Letters to the Editor
I read with interest the article that appeared in the December 9, 2011, edition of The Castlegar Source entitled, “MP wants bottled water banned.”
Open letter to: Sue Keenan B.C. School Sports (BCSS), Teresa Rezansoff, School District 51, and Honorable George Abbott, Rick Davis and Alison Sidow, Ministry of Education, Tim Gayda, SportBC.
Re: Student pursues legal angle to get the right to play volleyball by Mona Mattei on 27 Nov 2011
In September, Andrew Bennett wrote, “Rossland is a “fat” energy town using about 36% more electricity than the average BC home. It’s time for an eco-vention”. So should we Rosslanders hang our heads in shame?
Whilst I am 100% in agreement that we should all...
Recently I came across the Boundary Sentinel editorial entitled Beating a Dead Borsht. As a proud Canadian Doukhobor (not Russian as the editorial implies Doukhobors to be), I was offended by the tone of the editorial with respect to Doukhobors.
First, I was not able to detect what positive result your editoiral writer hoped to achieve.by indulging in juvenile...
Canadians across the country are mobilizing to oppose the rushed passage of the Omnibus Crime Bill. If passed, Bill C-10 would shift Canada to a cruel, costly and failed fill-the-prisons approach to justice. The 150+ cross-country actions at MP’s constituency offices are focused on Thursday at 1PM, with some taking place throughout the day and Friday.
Bill Micklethwaite recently wrote a letter to the editor, "Zoning bylaw takes away Rosslanders' voices." Here I offer some different facts and a different interpretation of them.
By no means does the new zoning bylaw "drastically curtail" Rosslander's ability to give...
I wonder how many Rosslanders realize that their ability to have input on changes to zoning and housing in their neighbourhoods will be drastically curtailed next Monday, November 14th unless a significant number of us object?
Staff and Council are proposing a major re-write of the present Zoning Bylaw. While the changes address the commendable goals of making...
To the editor:
A couple of mornings ago, I was listening to the latest news on the Eurozone (17 independent states, 13 official languages, over 330 million inhabitants...) After hearing of these nations’ immense political effort to finally reach a financial deal to try and bring to a halt the slide into economic chaos, I could not stop thinking about the pettiness of our regional/...
To the Editor;
Shaun Eadie and Brian Thomas, a gay couple, wanted to spend the night at a bed and breakfast in Grand Forks which turned out to be run by a Christian couple. When the Christians refused, Eadie and Thomas sued.
But why would Eadie and Thomas even want to stay in a devoutly Christian household? Would they be suing if it had turned out to be a Muslim couple? Rights...
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