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by Letters to the ... on Monday Feb 13 2017

To The Editor:

I happened to be in downtown Nelson recently and appreciated the huge job the City still has to do.  At the same time, I appreciate why so many people are walking on the roads – many sidewalks continue to be impassible. 

by Letters to the ... on Thursday Feb 09 2017

To The Editor:

The Liberal Government under Justin Trudeau has chosen to abandon its commitment to reform our voting system. This is something that the Canadian voting public should not take laying down.

by Dermod Travis on Thursday Feb 09 2017

Splat. It would seem British Columbia's 41st general election is well underway.

The uproar this week over news that someone may have hacked the B.C. Liberal party's website is a harbinger of things to come, so fasten your seat belts.

Lost in the charges and counter-charges over the alleged hack is a characteristic most hackers share.

by Letters to the ... on Wednesday Feb 08 2017

To The Editor:

I am a person with a physical disability who is writing to voice my displeasure over the new garbage rules. 

These new garbage rules are whack. I understand less weight, but I am a person with a physical disability, who thankfully has nice neigbours who are willing to put out my garbage and recycling out on the morning of garbage day.

by Letters to the ... on Sunday Feb 05 2017

To The Editor:

I cannot believe the new system that City Hall has instituted now with garbage pick up.

by Letters to the ... on Thursday Feb 02 2017

To The Editor:

Where is BC’s leadership on climate change? Moving first can be risky. Doubt says leaping into the clean energy economy is like coming to the edge of a mountain pool and you cry “Lets jump in!” everybody responds “Great idea!”, so you bound into the air and just before landing in the water you turn and see that nobody has followed. 

by The Fraser Institute on Thursday Feb 02 2017

Government employees in Ontario get higher wages, on average, than comparable workers in the private sector and they retire earlier and take more days off per year, finds a new study by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

by Michelle Mungall on Tuesday Jan 31 2017

With 2017 settling in, topping news and Facebook discussions is the US election. Big changes down south, and many are worried about what the future will bring. Mass rallies for human rights while the new US President acts swiftly to dismantle President Obama’s Affordable Care Act and approve the previously rejected Keystone and Dakota pipelines.
 

by Wayne Stetski on Sunday Jan 29 2017

Pop-Up Constituency Offices

by Michael Jessen on Sunday Jan 29 2017

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<p><strong>&ldquo;Government was intended to suppress injustice, but its effect has been to embody and perpetuate it.&rdquo;</strong> &ndash; William Godwin</p>
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