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Letters to the Editor

by Letters to the editor on 11 December 2018 - 6:29am

To The Editor:

The advent of legalized marijuana has brought up an important issue to government and private sectors alike: the possibility of marijuana impairment in the workplace causing damage, financial loss, personal harm, or even death.

  • The RCMP have a 28-day drying out period before officers can return to active duty.
  • Airlines...
by Letters to the editor on 7 December 2018 - 6:55am

To The Editor:

I'm pleased, even uplifted, at bad news from Alberta's tar-sands industry; their product is falling in market value. The purchase of TransMountain by Trudeau for $4.5 billion has not salvaged this filthy industry. It must suffer a quick death for the sake of fighting climate change.

Tough luck, Canadian capitalists and your economics, we...

by Letters to the editor on 4 December 2018 - 7:50pm

To The Editor:

Dear:  Honourable John Horgan, Premier

Cc: Honourable George Heyman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy Honourable Michelle Mungall, Minister of Energy and Mines

From:  Climate Change Scientists and Climate Policy Experts

Date:  December 2,...

by Letters to the editor on 28 November 2018 - 7:25am

To The Editor:

It is a sign of our times that the most important political decision of our time is sitting in a ballot on our kitchen table (or misplaced in our junk mail).
 
We have in front of us an opportunity to change the voting system in our Province. We can remain with a system that limits choice and places decision making...
by Letters to the editor on 27 November 2018 - 7:45pm

To The Editor:

In light of the Greyhound bus lines reducing service in British Columbia, the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) wanted to take the opportunity to reach out to any people living with cancer who may be impacted by this withdrawal of service. No matter where you live, CCS is here to ensure that no Canadian has to face cancer alone.

Like other...

by Letters to the editor on 24 November 2018 - 12:28pm

To The Editor:

I am truly appreciative of all the voters who have contacted me because they are trying to figure out for themselves how they might vote in this important referendum . I voted for Proportional Representation.

Why? Because I am a Green Party supporter?

No.

I grew up in the UK under both Conservative and Labour governments who ...

by Letters to the editor on 21 November 2018 - 10:52am

Don’t worry!
The Group of Twenty (G20), composed of nineteen countries (including Canada) and the European Union, will meet in Buenos Aires (Argentina) November 30th and December 1st.

By then, newspapers and media analysts will most likely tell us again that they won’t all get along on some major issues during this summit.

But please...

by Letters to the editor on 20 November 2018 - 9:14pm

To The Editor:

It is a sign of our times that the most important political decision of our time is sitting in a ballot on our kitchen table (or misplaced in our junk mail).

We have in front of us an opportunity to change the voting system in our Province. We can remain with a system that limits choice and places decision making in the hands...

by Letters to the editor on 12 November 2018 - 3:54pm

To The Editor:

BC taxpayers miss out on almost a billion dollars every year due to our government's dangerous and misguided fossil fuels subsidies; dangerous because fossil fuel expansion threatens to further degrade the health of BC's citizens and environment, misguided as it unfairly skews the market away from the clean energy economy we so urgently need...

by Letters to the editor on 8 November 2018 - 3:48pm

Dear Editor,

BC taxpayers miss out on almost a billion dollars every year due to our government's dangerous and misguided fossil fuels subsidies; dangerous because fossil fuel expansion threatens to further degrade the health of BC's citizens and environment, misguided as it unfairly skews the market away from the clean energy economy we so...

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