Back to top

Letters to the Editor

by Contributor on 13 March 2012 - 7:57am

On March 8th, the NDP Opposition put forward the following “reasoned amendment” which would stop the progress of Bill 22 through the Legislature:

It is not in the best interests of the education system in British Columbia for the government to legislate teachers back to work when an independent mediator could be appointed by the government and the Labour...

by Contributor on 13 March 2012 - 7:48am

Dear editor,

I would like to add my voice to the growing chorus of citizens who are concerned about the present approaches to capacity planning and recovery of incremental costs from ongoing development.

I believe the core problem lies in the abundance of numbers being used variably for new homes from projected future development: anything from the presents OCP’s “build-out”...

by Contributor on 13 March 2012 - 7:48am

Dear editor,

I would like to add my voice to the growing chorus of citizens who are concerned about the present approaches to capacity planning and recovery of incremental costs from ongoing development.

I believe the core problem lies in the abundance of numbers being used variably for new homes from projected future development: anything from the presents OCP’s “build-out”...

by Contributor on 29 February 2012 - 2:46pm

Dear editor,

It is ironic that today, February 29, 2012, Anti-Bullying Day, debate on Bill 22, the Education "Improvement" Act, will commence in our "democratic" provincial legislature.

This "legislation" (more like dictate) will complete the "draconian" (Supreme Court of Canada description), "Run Silent, Run Deep", Neo-liberal, union-busting, contract-stripping agenda that ...

by Contributor on 29 February 2012 - 2:46pm

Dear editor,

It is ironic that today, February 29, 2012, Anti-Bullying Day, debate on Bill 22, the Education "Improvement" Act, will commence in our "democratic" provincial legislature.

This "legislation" (more like dictate) will complete the "draconian" (Supreme Court of Canada description), "Run Silent, Run Deep", Neo-liberal, union-busting, contract-stripping agenda that ...

by Anonymous on 15 February 2012 - 4:49pm

Editor, The Nelson Daily

On January 6, 2012, the Health Employers Association of BC suddenly announced a unilateral 9%-14% wage rollback for B.C.’s hospital pharmacists.

The wage rollback is certain to aggravate an ongoing staffing shortage in
BC’s hospital pharmacies, putting all British Columbians at risk.

For years, hospitals across BC have been...

by Anonymous on 15 February 2012 - 4:49pm

Editor, The Nelson Daily

On January 6, 2012, the Health Employers Association of BC suddenly announced a unilateral 9%-14% wage rollback for B.C.’s hospital pharmacists.

The wage rollback is certain to aggravate an ongoing staffing shortage in
BC’s hospital pharmacies, putting all British Columbians at risk.

For years, hospitals across BC have been...

by Contributor on 7 February 2012 - 4:58pm

An open letter to the community of Castlegar;

Interior Health would like to apologize to the residents of Castlegar and area for not properly informing you of the temporary closure of the emergency department last Saturday.

Interior Health has contingency plans in place when facing a service interruption like this, which includes notifying community officials, the public, and the...

by Contributor on 7 February 2012 - 4:58pm

An open letter to the community of Castlegar;

Interior Health would like to apologize to the residents of Castlegar and area for not properly informing you of the temporary closure of the emergency department last Saturday.

Interior Health has contingency plans in place when facing a service interruption like this, which includes notifying community officials, the public, and the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on 29 January 2012 - 2:35pm

Editor, The Nelson Daily

Do we accept Stephen Harper’s “new Canadian patriotism”?

We in the Kootenays, with pacificist traditions from Quakers, Doukhobors, and Viet Nam war resisters, surely must be alerted by a Prime Minister with a vision of Canada standing tall with military muscle beside imperial nations like America and Britain.

I fear that maybe...

Pages