Letters to the Editor
I’ve just been reading your story “Only YOU can prevent cancer now” and can support wholeheartedly the mission of the PCN (Prevent Cancer Now) campaigners.
What I find ironical though, and even hypocritical in some instances, is that we often read about campaigns about...
In light of the recent resignation of 17 year veteran Liberal MLA John van Dongen from the Liberal caucus and party citing a lack of integrity in leadership in the Liberal government, many of us are wondering if BC’s governments and ministers have intentionally mislead us. You be the judge!
BC’s governments and ministers
- “Gave” our Premier a 53% front...
When the movie Avatar made its debut, it caught the hearts of people everywhere as they empathized with the Navi, a people whose world and way of life was threatened by the intrusion of a huge profit-focused corporation. What most fail to realize is the very same thing is happening right now - here in the real world, in our own country – in the West Chilcotin of interior...
Road maintenance in our area has deteriorated drastically over the last few years.
During the first 10 years of privatization of highways maintenance the system worked fine. The Ministry required the contractors to maintain the same number of employees, equipment and yards that the M.O.H. previously had.
The Ministry had full time inspectors making sure...
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...
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”...
At a council meeting on Monday night, Rossland City Council recommended eliminating Development Cost Charges and the Regional sewer service cost recovery charge and replace them with a connection charge. Instead of paying the current $3,362 and $2,500, respectively, for a single family dwelling, the charge will now be $1,850, i.e. a reduction of about 68%.
Your Commission appointed Robyn Gervais as Independent Legal Counsel for Aboriginal interests. We had no role or any say in this matter. She has now withdrawn as Independent Legal Counsel. We find it extremely disturbing that she has had to take this drastic step.
The First Nations Summit applied for standing and was granted Limited Participant status. Despite the fact the government...
The City of Rossland garbage tax is $85 per year. Of that money
- $50 goes to the contractor (Davies Sales and Service) for weekly pickup at curbside and delivery to the Trail landfill (that’s only 98 cents per week per household).
- $35 goes to the City for spring and fall debris curbside pick up (...
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