Letters

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)
Nav Canada is considering closing its Castlegar operation. Photo: Betsy Kline
Nav Canada is considering closing its Castlegar operation. Photo: Betsy Kline
(Pixabay photo)

LETTER: Joint replacement wait times in B.C.

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

(Pixabay photo)
Applications are due Sept. 4. (Photo by Clément Coclet on Unsplash)

Wildsight to hire and train West Kootenay youth for climate action

Spots available for 10 West Kootenay youth, ages 19-29, for a climate and youth leadership program

  • Sep 1, 2020
Applications are due Sept. 4. (Photo by Clément Coclet on Unsplash)
MLA’s pen joint message on challenges the pandemic has placed on tourism in the Kootenays. (Black Press file image)

Phase three presents new opportunities for Kootenay tourism

Message from MLA Michelle Mungall and MLA Katrine Conroy

  • Aug 3, 2020
MLA’s pen joint message on challenges the pandemic has placed on tourism in the Kootenays. (Black Press file image)
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
Kootenay Columbia educators committed to inclusion

Kootenay Columbia educators committed to inclusion

Letter to the Editor from School District 20 leaders

  • Jun 16, 2020
Kootenay Columbia educators committed to inclusion
Children and Family Development Minister Katrine Conroy visits a daycare. (B.C. government)

B.C. Minister reflects on Child Care Month

Minister Katrine Conroy is MLA for Kootenay West

  • May 28, 2020
Children and Family Development Minister Katrine Conroy visits a daycare. (B.C. government)
‘Bigger is not always better’ says Canadian cattle farmer

‘Bigger is not always better’ says Canadian cattle farmer

Letter to the Editor from Fred Tait, Vickie Burns, MB

  • May 22, 2020
‘Bigger is not always better’ says Canadian cattle farmer
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
(Black Press file image)

Thank you to educators, families and students for adapting to this new reality

Letter to the Editor from two Kootenay MLAs

  • Apr 30, 2020
(Black Press file image)
Major J. Gordon Titsworth of the Trail Pipe Band warming up for Robbie Burns/Tartan Day, April 2019. (Sheri Regnier photo)

Pause to remember lives lost in the workplace

Letter to the Editor from J. Gordon Titsworth

  • Apr 27, 2020
Major J. Gordon Titsworth of the Trail Pipe Band warming up for Robbie Burns/Tartan Day, April 2019. (Sheri Regnier photo)
Andrea Sinclair, president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils. (Submitted)

LETTER: We need to thank those who work in public education

Andrea Sinclair is president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils

  • Jan 29, 2020
Andrea Sinclair, president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils. (Submitted)
Joel Krahn/Yukon News file

LETTER: Old enough to know what’s been lost in B.C. salmon

Stephen Hume writes about the lack of discussion on the province’s dwindling salmon population

  • Jan 16, 2020
Joel Krahn/Yukon News file
Children play at a Vancouver daycare centre, Sept. 5, 2019. (B.C. government)

LETTER: Middle class better off with Trudeau’s child benefit boost

It’s a transfer, not a tax cut, but it helps families get ahead

  • Oct 21, 2019
Children play at a Vancouver daycare centre, Sept. 5, 2019. (B.C. government)
(Black Press Media file)

LETTER: On the future of salmon farming in B.C.

Ecologists have been sounding the alarm for decades

  • Oct 20, 2019
(Black Press Media file)
Caribou herds in B.C. are divided into four groups, southern mountain (shown), central mountain, northern mountain and boreal. (B.C. government)

LETTERS: Wolf kills, wilderness protection and caribou recovery

Readers respond to Tom Fletcher’s column on B.C. program

  • Oct 17, 2019
Caribou herds in B.C. are divided into four groups, southern mountain (shown), central mountain, northern mountain and boreal. (B.C. government)
LETTER: Sources in cannabis cultivation story could be better balanced

LETTER: Sources in cannabis cultivation story could be better balanced

A reader responds to part of Black Press Media’s special series on cannabis agriculture in B.C.

  • Sep 19, 2019
LETTER: Sources in cannabis cultivation story could be better balanced