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by Letters to the editor on 13 May 2021 - 5:35am

To The Editor:

Just before last fall’s election, the BC NDP released its report on old-growth logging.  They said they were implementing all the panel’s recommendations and that they were protecting hundreds of thousands of hectares of forest. One of the recommendations was immediate deferral of logging old-growth forests.

But forestry experts tell us...

by Letters to the editor on 9 May 2021 - 8:20am

To The Editor:

Brittny Anderson, MLA Nelson-Creston

Hello Brittny,

Belated best wishes on your election as our representative in the British Columbia legislature.  Also congratulations on your appointment as the Premier’s Special Advisor on Youth.  I certainly do not envy you in that position of...

by Interior Health Authority on 5 May 2021 - 3:16pm
COVID-19 has impacted each of us in many ways. One of the areas that we are monitoring closely is mental health. Mental health affects all of us.

As we mark the 70th annual Mental Health Awareness Week I’d like to take this opportunity to recognize the toll that the ongoing pandemic is having on people’s feelings of stress, loneliness, and anxiety.

After...

by Letters to the editor on 5 May 2021 - 2:39pm

To the Citizens of Rossland From Rossland City Council:

Rossland Mayor Kathy Moore is currently in the USA. While not breaking any laws, she travelled contrary to current Federal and Provincial Public Health recommendations against non-essential travel which has raised significant concerns in our community.

While Mayor Moore has responded publicly on...

by Letters to the editor on 4 May 2021 - 3:14pm

To The Editor:

It is with great sadness that we must announce the Cancellation of Rossland Golden City Days and the Rossland Fall Fair.

The Golden City Days Committee and the Rossland Fall Fair committee have made the difficult decision to cancel this year's event due to COVID-19. 

After discussing the current circumstances surrounding COVID-19,...

by Letters to the editor on 13 April 2021 - 1:16pm

To The Editor:

On Tuesday, Nelson City Council will make a decision whether the 300-block of Victoria Street will become a parking lot for buses, a transit exchange. I’m opposed to this.

Many of the people most directly affected by this decision (home- and property-owners, businesses, service providers) have expressed frustration with the public...

by Letters to the editor on 12 April 2021 - 9:35am

To The Editor:

I’m sure that the residents who live on Washington St. are litterly shaking their head over this article. Speeding on Washington Street is just as bad as it ever has been. The narrower roadway has made no difference.

As Washington Street is a busy street, I can assure you that the police officer hasn’t even exited his car before everyone...

by Letters to the editor on 9 April 2021 - 5:49am

To The Editor:

Open letter to Katrine Conroy, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

I am deeply distressed with the decisions your government has made and is continuing to make on old growth logging in BC. Fairy Creek is currently the contentious area, but other areas have and will follow...

by Letters to the editor on 6 April 2021 - 3:04pm
Open letter to Katrine Conroy, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

I am deeply distressed with the decisions your government has made and is continuing to make on old growth logging in BC. Fairy Creek is currently the contentious area, but other areas have and will follow...

by Letters to the editor on 16 February 2021 - 11:27am

An Open Letter to Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, Katrine Conroy:

Dear Minister Conroy,

Congratulations on your appointment as Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. We hope you will usher in considerable change from the former destructive...

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