Letters

LETTERS

Necessary and important speech will often, perhaps almost always, offend someone

In this time of cancel culture, mainstream media bias, and the extraordinary…

  • Jan 16, 2021
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Salmon farm decision did not come out of the blue

Dear North Vancouver Island Mayors, I am writing to you after reading…

  • Jan 14, 2021
Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)

LETTER: Public Fishery Alliance clarifies stance on ways to restore B.C.’s salmon population

‘Fishing is enjoyable, but that’s not why the public fishery supports adipose fin clipping all chinook production’

  • Jan 14, 2021
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BC Hydro crew worked under crazy conditions

A Symphony of Fireworks of thanks to the heroes of the BC…

  • Jan 13, 2021
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Aquaculture companies to blame for job loss, not DFO

I have seen lots of stories lately in the Campbell River Mirror…

  • Jan 13, 2021
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Aquaculture industry is under seige and needs our support

I was alarmed to learn recently that our federal government had unilaterally…

  • Jan 12, 2021
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Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)

LETTER: Compulsory trades training for B.C. apprentices makes sense

B.C. Building Trades women’s group endorses NDP’s move

  • Jan 7, 2021
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)
North Island mayors say their voices should be heard by DFO before final decisions are made about fish farms. (Black Press file photo)

LETTER – Reader upset with ‘one-sided’ article regarding mayors’ reactions to fish farming developments

Dear editor, Re: Vancouver Island mayors say they weren’t consulted on B.C.…

  • Jan 6, 2021
North Island mayors say their voices should be heard by DFO before final decisions are made about fish farms. (Black Press file photo)
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Discovery Islands fish farm decision not based on science

I don’t think I have ever written a letter to a newspaper…

  • Dec 28, 2020
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Neighbourhood angst has not been alleviated

To City Council: Shame! Shame! Shame! on the mayor and city council…

  • Dec 18, 2020
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CEO: Malahat commute could take two hours in 2038, Island rail part of the solution

LETTER: Island Corridor Foundation CEO Stevenson confident in survey results

  • Dec 9, 2020
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Let’s make the new library spectacular

I definitely do not think the new Library should be built on…

  • Dec 1, 2020
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No one suggested saying no to a new library

Re: City should consider “fresh alternative” to library plan – Campbell River…

  • Nov 25, 2020
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There must be some room for a second look

In response to Dan Samson’s letter of Nov. 4, I wish to…

  • Nov 25, 2020
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Now the work in the forest needs to begin

Dear FLNR Minister, Congratulations on the new NDP government. Now let work…

  • Nov 24, 2020
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BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

LETTER: Teachers union encourages culture of mask wearing in B.C. schools

BCTF President Teri Mooring asks parents to talk with children about wearing masks in school

  • Nov 24, 2020
BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
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Our RCMP are heros

On Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, your article, “City’s Crime Severity Index Up,”…

  • Nov 24, 2020
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LETTER: Joint replacement wait times in B.C.

Arthritis society’s call for government to make reducing wait times a priority

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Apartment approval could become the ‘thin edge of the wedge’

I’m writing to draw attention to a couple of potentially disturbing concerns…

  • Nov 5, 2020
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The Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) has informed its partner communities what their levies will be for this year. The approximate five per cent increase in the levy will go towards retaining existing services and improving the organization's E-resources, where it is seeing increasing demand. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

City should consider fresh alternative to the library plan

This letter is in response to your Oct. 28 article outlining Mayor…

  • Nov 4, 2020
The Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) has informed its partner communities what their levies will be for this year. The approximate five per cent increase in the levy will go towards retaining existing services and improving the organization's E-resources, where it is seeing increasing demand. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror