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Letters to the Editor

by Contributor on 26 June 2011 - 2:56pm

Dear Editor;

I am so happy at the way the government is handling the harmonized sales tax (HST) question. It has assured me that although the head of the snake has been cut off, the rest of the snake continues to wiggle in deceit.

The head of the snake was forced to resign when his popularity and credibility fell below 10% but Gordie was recently appointed by Stevie Harper to the...

by Nelson Daily Editor on 23 June 2011 - 11:10am

To the Editor:

It has been brought to my attention that gas prices have fallen 17 cents in the past three weeks, but not in Nelson.

It has been reported by people at the "Mall" that seniors are tired of paying through the nose for gasoline in Nelson, when all other surrounding cities have much cheaper gas prices.

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by Contributor on 22 June 2011 - 4:55pm

Dear editor,

My recent expulsion from a Rossland City Council meeting has been widely reported.  What wasn’t reported was the events leading to that situation or the inaccurate, unfounded, and misleading statements presented by Mayor Granstrom.

I commend RCMP Constable Scott Powell for the professionalism he displayed in handling the situation.  I was impressed by his knowledge...

by Contributor on 13 June 2011 - 10:45am

RE:

Budget fails to make life more affordable for Canadian families: Atamanenko

To the Editor,

Your story “Budget fails to make life more affordable for Canadian families: Atamanenko” is misleading. As Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification...

by Anonymous on 7 June 2011 - 2:50pm

To the Editor:

We, the undersigned write to express our shock and revulsion following your publication on June 1st of an abhorrent caricature by notorious anti-Semitic cartoonist, Carlos Latuff.

While we favour a broad marketplace of ideas, those which contribute to hatred against the Jewish people have no place in a publication like...

by Nelson Daily Editor on 30 May 2011 - 2:03pm

To the Editor:

Bicycles should not be allowed in any natural area. They are inanimate objects and have no rights.

There is also no right to mountain bike. That was settled in federal court in 1994: http://home.pacbell.net/mjvande/mtb10.

It's...

by Contributor on 18 May 2011 - 9:41am

To the Editor,

Why are Bill Vander Zalm and Chris Delaney afraid of local voices? The B.C. government has announced it will hold HST public dialogues featuring speakers from the No and the Yes sides in 10 different communities across the province.

It is clear that the intent was to have local participation from both sides so that attendees would have access...

by Harvey Oberfeld on 5 April 2011 - 9:56am

Ask anyone who has lived under a dictatorship and they will tell you of its ugly features: A Supreme Leader who rules with an iron fist; legislation pushed through by a rubber stamp legislative assembly with little or closured debate; government officials ordered into silence or fearful of speaking up; and a press denied the right to even ask questions, let alone get any answers.

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by Robin Yassin-Kassab on 21 February 2011 - 6:29pm

Our thoughts and prayers are with the heroes and heroines and martyrs of Libya, and with our brave correspondent in Tripoli, now under fire. Communication is on and off, mainly off. Here is her most recent report. Since she sent it the phone lines have been cut entirely and the city’s electricity is also disconnected.

I live in the Ben Ashour area of Tripoli. Minutes ago my...

by Nelson Daily Editor on 15 February 2011 - 11:54pm

An open letter to the president and CEO of BC Hydro, president and CEO of FortisBC, president of Axor, chair and CEO of the BC Utilities Commission, the BC Minister of Energy, the BC Minister of Environment and Federal Minister of Environment, and all our respective MLAs and MPs in the hope that someone will step forward to make common sense prevail.

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