Letters to the Editor

21st Century parenting

I had the displeasure of having to watch two young boys throwing rocks at the feeding migrating geese while their parents sat on the logs and watched them with their dog running loose at the Spit the other day.

The boys got so rowdy that the parents had to ask the grandparents to get them to settle down. What a magnificent display of 21st century parenting! No regard for wildlife, no regard to the leash law and no discipline for their children. What does that say for the future of society?

Lorne Scott

Campbell River

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Family frustrated with lack of progress in murder investigation
 
THE BIG PERSONALITY: Marcus Roberts
 
Avian flu outbreak that started in Chilliwack crosses U.S. border
‘Logically’ if Baybrook goes, so should Filberg
 
U.S.: Cuban cigars still no smoking matter
 
Sally Ann kettle campaign short on help
Christians and Muslims join together to spread holiday cheer to the homeless
 
Exotic cat loose then hit by truck
 
Toy Run food fun

Community Events, December 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Dec 17 edition online now. Browse the archives.