Letters

John Hinds, CEO of News Media Canada (formerly Newspapers Canada) reads an email from PayPal at his office in Toronto on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Hinds called it “scary” after PayPal froze his organization’s payments account over a weekly newspaper story about a Syrian refugee family in Manitoba. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel

LETTER: It’s time for Canadian politicians to ‘level the digital playing field’ for news

‘Google and Facebook… control the onramp to the internet highway in Canada’

  • Feb 4, 2021
Letter to the editor

Vulnerable persons need to be protected from Bill C-7, medical assistance in dying

If this law was in effect in 2015, I would not be alive today

  • Feb 2, 2021
Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)

LETTER: Public Fishery Alliance clarifies stance on ways to restore B.C.’s salmon population

‘Fishing is enjoyable, but that’s not why the public fishery supports adipose fin clipping all chinook production’

  • Jan 14, 2021
Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)

LETTER: Compulsory trades training for B.C. apprentices makes sense

B.C. Building Trades women’s group endorses NDP’s move

  • Jan 7, 2021
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)
Becca Shears, Registered Clinical Counsellor in Vanderhoof, B.C. (Facebook photo)

Letter: We need dialogue not confrontation

Dear Editor, I would like to direct this letter to Vanderhoof Mayor…

  • Dec 9, 2020
Becca Shears, Registered Clinical Counsellor in Vanderhoof, B.C. (Facebook photo)
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BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

LETTER: Teachers union encourages culture of mask wearing in B.C. schools

BCTF President Teri Mooring asks parents to talk with children about wearing masks in school

  • Nov 24, 2020
BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
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LETTER: Joint replacement wait times in B.C.

Arthritis society’s call for government to make reducing wait times a priority

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Dr. Rebecca Janssen. (Submitted photo)

Letter: Assume COVID is in your community; Act accordingly

Chief of Staff at St. John Hospital writes letter to residents of the Omineca region

  • Sep 21, 2020
Dr. Rebecca Janssen. (Submitted photo)
Dr. Rebecca Janssen. (Submitted photo)

Letter: ‘Be kind, be calm and be safe’

St. John Hospital’s Chief of Staff quotes Dr. Bonnie Henry in letter to residents of the Omineca region.

  • Aug 24, 2020
Dr. Rebecca Janssen. (Submitted photo)
LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

One reader wants the province to create a more inclusive name for B.C.

  • Jul 20, 2020
LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia
LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’

LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’

Seabridge Gold’s KSM project did incorporate independent and peer-reviewed science

  • May 19, 2020
LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’
Cedar Valley Lodge, LNG Canada’s main camp at Kitimat, nears completion. LNG Canada has reduced its workforce as a result of COVID-19 public health restrictions. (Bird-ATCO)

COLUMN: From flattening the COVID-19 curve to Team B.C. recovery

B.C. business leaders say they’re ready to restart economy

  • Apr 30, 2020
Cedar Valley Lodge, LNG Canada’s main camp at Kitimat, nears completion. LNG Canada has reduced its workforce as a result of COVID-19 public health restrictions. (Bird-ATCO)
LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

‘We are continuing our commitment to print our flyers and distribute them through community newspapers’

  • Apr 30, 2020
LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news
Conservative Todd Doherty. (Angie Mindus - Williams Lake Tribune)

MP for Cariboo-Prince George writes a letter to residents amidst COVID-19

‘Partisan politics have no place in a pandemic,’ writes MP Todd Doherty

Conservative Todd Doherty. (Angie Mindus - Williams Lake Tribune)
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Letter: Update on post spring-break plans from SD91

By Manu Madhok, Superintendent of Schools Dear Parents/Guardians, As we officially end…

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Letter: Don’t panic at the sight of our protective gear

Community Paramedic and Acting Paramedic Chief in Vanderhoof pens a letter to residents.

  • Apr 1, 2020
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Letter: We go to work for you, stay home for us

By Dr. Rebecca Janssen, Chief of Staff, St. John Hospital, Vanderhoof Dear…

  • Mar 30, 2020
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Letter to the residents of Vanderhoof by Mayor Gerry Thiessen

Letter: Lets stay strong

By Gerry Thiessen, Mayor of Vanderhoof March 27, 2020 It’s been two…

Letter to the residents of Vanderhoof by Mayor Gerry Thiessen
Better COVID-19 testing results needed in the north

Better COVID-19 testing results needed in the north

Former senior Northern Health official also wants work camps shut down

  • Mar 28, 2020
Better COVID-19 testing results needed in the north