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Letters to the Editor

by Contributor on 30 September 2014 - 8:19pm

By Don McRae
Minister of Social Development and Social Innovation

The Government of B.C. has set out to become the most progressive place for people living with disabilities in Canada by 2024.

We believe that when barriers are removed, and people with disabilities are able to contribute to their communities, support their families, reach their...

by Letters to the editor on 19 September 2014 - 10:22am

A letter from Kootenay Lake School District Superintendent Jeff Jones on the return to school guidelines after the BC Teachers Federation and BC Public School Employers’ Association finalized a new contract earlier this week.

September 19, 2014...

by Letters to the editor on 19 August 2014 - 8:41pm

Editor, The Nelson Daily

Every week we see a news item about the homeless — here in our own town, in Vancouver and, well, just about everywhere.

A couple of weeks ago the Vancouver Sun ran a letter to their editors from a distinguished doctor, researcher and former cabinet minister, Dr. Pat McGeer and his wife. 

His point was that much of the...

by Letters to the editor on 14 August 2014 - 9:44am

Editor, The Nelson Daily

On July 31, The Nelson Daily published a letter from Maurice A. Rhodes who raised concerns about a new fire rating sign at the Kootenay Lake Zone office north of Nelson on Highway 3A...

by Letters to the editor on 10 August 2014 - 8:07pm

Editor, The Nelson Daily

We're writing to set the record straight in response to concerns raised by Maurice A. Rhodes in his July 31st letter published in The Nelson Daily about the new sign at...

by Letters to the editor on 31 July 2014 - 7:27pm

Editor, The Nelson Daily

Has the Forest Ministry fallen to the current bureaucratic craze? 

I point to the one evident in the City of Nelson and the Regional District which  to use consultants when the solution to a simple problem should be within the grasp of  any manager worth his salt - witness the recent kafuffel over space in the RDCK and the...

by Letters to the editor on 26 June 2014 - 2:13pm

Editor, The Nelson Daily

Dear Minister Fassbender and Government Bargaining Team:


We would like to express our extreme disappointment in the current strike/lockout situation in our school district. We believe this is an unacceptable position for our students and our employees and it...

by Letters to the editor on 17 June 2014 - 7:54am

Editor, The Nelson Daily
I would be remiss if I did not respond to Mr. Tony Brummet’s letter which appeared in (the media).
Interestingly, in an edition of the Osoyoos Times which appeared the same day there was an article paying tribute to Mr. Brummet for his many years of service to Osoyoos and to our province.  It is fitting...

by Letters to the editor on 12 June 2014 - 7:38pm

Editor, The Nelson Daily

To Our SD8 (Kootenay Lake) Community

BCTF Strike Action

Further to the letter I sent you yesterday, I regret to inform you that the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation has served notice of their intent to move to a full strike and withdrawal of services.


by Letters to the editor on 5 June 2014 - 7:57pm

Editor, The Nelson Daily

We would appreciate you including this letter of gratitude to the health professionals who so ably supported the birth of our child.

As I sit here writing this letter after holding my two-day-old healthy baby girl for three hours skin to skin on my chest with my wife Michelle recovering in the bed beside me I'm feeling so...