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Letters to the Editor

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...

by Letters to the editor on 23 April 2014 - 5:07pm

Nelson, Earth Day, April 24, 2014

Dear Premier Clark:

The proposed changes to the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) in Bill 24, don't take into account that the ALR is just one leg of what should have been a two prong approach to agriculture from the start. While the ALR mostly succeeded in protecting our farm land, it did nothing for BC farmers,...

by Letters to the editor on 22 April 2014 - 3:30pm

Editor, The Nelson Daily

To: The SD8 (Kootenay Lake) Community
RE: Strike Action

As you are aware, negotiations between the BC Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) and the BC Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA) are ongoing. From March 4 – 6, 2014, teachers across the Province held a strike vote.


by Letters to the editor on 14 April 2014 - 3:14pm

Editor, The Nelson Daily

I just watched P. M. Harper do his cold warrior toughest-man-on-the-block pose for the world's media. Here is a quote, more or less:

"We know from History, that those who make it their historical mission to turn back the clock, as Mr. Putin has done, will ultimately fail."

He added three fine adjectives to...

by Letters to the editor on 10 April 2014 - 5:41pm

Editor, The Nelson Daily

The headline in a March 23, 2014 article appearing in The Nelson Daily is misleading (at best) and there is some seriously self-serving spin in the content and quotes attributed to Mr. (John)...

by Letters to the editor on 9 March 2014 - 12:04pm

Editor, The Nelson Daily

ALR- Agricultural Land Reserve.

I had never given much thought to the ALR. Honestly, I took it for granted because it's just common sense to protect the farmland which feeds us, period.

The ALR town hall meeting in Nelson saw a room packed with people who care about food.


Because the BC government is...