Letters

Letter to Editor: Unsightly election signs

Letter to Editor: Unsightly election signs

Dear Mayor & Councillors, As I’m sure you have all noticed it…

Letter to Editor: Unsightly election signs
LETTER: Kootenay Lake Ferry

LETTER: Kootenay Lake Ferry

A recent press release “Kootenay Lake Ferry Service Improvements” reports that BC…

LETTER: Kootenay Lake Ferry
Wildfire near B.C.-Yukon border, August 2018. After two summers of widespread fires, 2019’s fire season has been mild with significant rain in July and August. (Jackie Hong/Yukon News)

LETTERS: B.C. Views column downplays urgency of climate change

‘Tom Fletcher should propose real solutions to climate crisis’

  • Aug 13, 2019
Wildfire near B.C.-Yukon border, August 2018. After two summers of widespread fires, 2019’s fire season has been mild with significant rain in July and August. (Jackie Hong/Yukon News)
LETTER: Removing recycling bins not the answer

LETTER: Removing recycling bins not the answer

Upon arriving for our volunteer host job at Home Basin in the…

LETTER: Removing recycling bins not the answer
We’re in a climate emergency, let’s act like it Wayne Stetski, M.P. (Kootenay – Columbia)

We’re in a climate emergency, let’s act like it Wayne Stetski, M.P. (Kootenay – Columbia)

One of the issues I hear about most frequently from constituents is…

We’re in a climate emergency, let’s act like it Wayne Stetski, M.P. (Kootenay – Columbia)
LETTER: Health Care system needs help

LETTER: Health Care system needs help

After and painful and frustrating week I have had time to reflect…

LETTER: Health Care system needs help
The Spartan Race was held last weekend in Kimberley. Corey Bullock Kimberley Bulletin file.

LETTER: Spartan Race

“Dear Residents of Kimberley and Staff of KAR, Thank you very much…

The Spartan Race was held last weekend in Kimberley. Corey Bullock Kimberley Bulletin file.
LETTER: Get off line and get to know your politicians

LETTER: Get off line and get to know your politicians

Your editorial “one day they love you, the next you’re a pinata”…

LETTER: Get off line and get to know your politicians
Letter: City of Kimberley should issue immediate moratorium on herbicides

Letter: City of Kimberley should issue immediate moratorium on herbicides

The news that Kimberley City Council (KCC) will be investigating alternatives to…

Letter: City of Kimberley should issue immediate moratorium on herbicides
LETTER: Teck responds to cross border pollution story

LETTER: Teck responds to cross border pollution story

To the Editor, Regarding the June 17 article ‘Eight U.S. senators write…

LETTER: Teck responds to cross border pollution story
Letters: Disappointed with deer carcass policy

Letters: Disappointed with deer carcass policy

I hope no one in town ever has the misfortune of having…

Letters: Disappointed with deer carcass policy
Louisiana Pacific has announced it is temporarily shutting down its oriented strandboard mill at Fort St. John B.C., while continuing production at its Grande Prairie, Alberta plant. Norbord has announced its 100 Mile House OSB plant is closing indefinitely. (Wikimedia Commons)

LETTER: British Columbia’s forest industry crisis being made worse

Andrew Wilkinson warns of regulatory overload by John Horgan’s NDP

  • Jun 15, 2019
Louisiana Pacific has announced it is temporarily shutting down its oriented strandboard mill at Fort St. John B.C., while continuing production at its Grande Prairie, Alberta plant. Norbord has announced its 100 Mile House OSB plant is closing indefinitely. (Wikimedia Commons)
Port Mann Bridge replacement nears completion, August 2012. The province said the Port Mann-Highway 1 project came in on budget, $2.46 billion for the design-build contract, $3.3 billion for the total cost. (TI Corp)

B.C. Building Trades, not taxpayers, financed my Red Seal training

Union representative responds to Tom Fletcher’s column

  • Jun 5, 2019
Port Mann Bridge replacement nears completion, August 2012. The province said the Port Mann-Highway 1 project came in on budget, $2.46 billion for the design-build contract, $3.3 billion for the total cost. (TI Corp)
Replacement of the Pattullo Bridge between Surrey and New Westminster is one of the projects designated for 19 international unions affiliated with the B.C. and Yukon Building Trades Council. (Black Press Media)

LETTER: Fletcher ‘blurs reality’ on B.C. union public construction

Bridge, highway projects awarded to companies, not unions

  • May 21, 2019
Replacement of the Pattullo Bridge between Surrey and New Westminster is one of the projects designated for 19 international unions affiliated with the B.C. and Yukon Building Trades Council. (Black Press Media)

Letter: Re Thefts from Vehicles

Given the gross irresponsibility of any vehicle owner who carelessly leaves a…

Letter to Editor: Zonk say the taxpayers

Letter to Editor: Zonk say the taxpayers

Taxpayers in Kimberley have witnessed huge cost overruns like the flume an…

Letter to Editor: Zonk say the taxpayers
B.C. Education Minister Rob Fleming at a funding announcement for new school playground equipment, March 2019. (B.C. government)

Building a better learning environment for B.C. students

Minister’s message for Education Week, April 23-27

  • Apr 20, 2019
B.C. Education Minister Rob Fleming at a funding announcement for new school playground equipment, March 2019. (B.C. government)

Letter: Thank you Dynamiters

As a volunteer goal judge for the past 23 years, I have…

Letter: Concerns about radio tower location

Letter: Concerns about radio tower location

I am writing to express my disappointment in the location choice for…

Letter: Concerns about radio tower location
LETTER: B.C.’s speculation tax is a wealth tax when it comes to second properties

LETTER: B.C.’s speculation tax is a wealth tax when it comes to second properties

Ingrid Rice is a cartoonist who lives in North Vancouver

  • Apr 15, 2019
LETTER: B.C.’s speculation tax is a wealth tax when it comes to second properties