Letters to the Editor
As most people will recall, the NDP sent out a cartoonish flyer last fall, which discussed the Canada-European Union: Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, also known simply as CETA. Since then, there has been much discussion about the issue and recently, our current MP has spent time criticizing both local constituents and the local media about the situation....
Rossland Council has taken a step toward turning the Columbia/Washington infrastructure project into another financial fiasco like the Ophir Reservoir project. The project is based on the assumption that a maximum of $6 million will have to be borrowed to pay for the work.
Questions arise whether that will be enough money and what will we get for it?
Ed. Note. This letter was sent to Leslie Paul, PAC Chair, McLean Elementary School and Diana Wilkes, PAC Chair, Rossland Secondary School. The Telegraph was cc'd on the e-mail
City staff are giving away City property and Rossland Council is doing nothing about it.
In October 2010, a building permit was issued for the construction of a garage in the 1900 block of Second Ave. The problem is the garage is being built so that it crosses the property line and encroaches about 7 feet onto the City’s road allowance.
When asked why a building...
This letter is in response to (a series of articles and commentary in local media, inlcuding a letter written by Roland Vogel).
Mr. Vogel, as far as I am aware, appears to be the voice of people in the Glenmerry area. He is fairly representative of the views of Trail concerning Trail’s place amongst our local communities. I will not respond to the various partial...
Congratulations to both the Rossland Learning Centre Project and to the Nelson Skate Park project for making it to the finalist stage of the Aviva Community Fund Competition. Good luck in the finals.
In his essay “Propaganda and Demotic Speech” (1944) George Orwell lamented “the bloodless dialect of Government” and the “inflated bombastic style” with which newspapers report on governments. Orwell held out the hope that “someday we may have a genuinely democratic government, a government which will want to tell people what is happening, and what must be done next, and what sacrifices are...
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