Letters

Lynda Riordan, Sherrie Jamison and Brenda from the Ladysmith Rotary Club picking up trash on the first annual Rotary Earth Day. (Gerry Beltgens photo)

LETTER: First annual Rotary Earth Day celebration a success in Ladysmith

Community pitches in to pick up trash

  • Apr 26, 2022
Herring fishery. Photo, Simon Ager

LETTER – Fishery restrictions not strict enough to protect herring in the Strait of Georgia

Dear editor, I will start with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans…

  • Jan 12, 2022
NE Tolt Hill Road closed due to flooding. File photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record.

LETTER: Alternate transportation needed to combat road closures

I’m sure everyone who was stuck because the Island Highway was closed…

NE Tolt Hill Road closed due to flooding. File photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record.
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LETTER: Be careful what you wish for when it comes to logging

Let us protest logging and save the world. I have no doubt…

  • Oct 23, 2021
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LETTER: Everything but the kitchen sink in media

Re: journalists editorial As a broadcast journalist, writer, producer, foreign correspondent for…

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The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has announced improvements to the intersection at South Davis Road and the Trans-Canada Highway in Ladysmith. (Ministry of Transportation and Infastructre graphic)

LETTER: South Davis Road “upgrades” disappointing

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure’s (MOTI) definition of upgrade must be…

  • Oct 21, 2021
The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has announced improvements to the intersection at South Davis Road and the Trans-Canada Highway in Ladysmith. (Ministry of Transportation and Infastructre graphic)
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LETTER: Leadership in short supply in Ladysmith

‘Council hasn’t even discussed whether town employees should be vaccinated,’ says letter writer

  • Oct 14, 2021
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LETTER: Time to transition from fossil fuels

The vast majority of fossil fuel workers in Canada want the government…

  • Oct 12, 2021
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LETTER: This is what students learn about truth and reconciliation

‘Older generations were never taught these things’

  • Oct 5, 2021
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Logging trucks from around the province arrive at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in downtown Vancouver to protest forest industry job loss, Sept. 27, 2019. (Kat Slepian/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Embattled B.C. forest industry needs government leadership

Industry getting attention ‘for all the wrong reasons’

  • Oct 5, 2021
Logging trucks from around the province arrive at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in downtown Vancouver to protest forest industry job loss, Sept. 27, 2019. (Kat Slepian/Black Press Media)
The BC Teachers’ Federation urges parents to use caution around COVID-19 this back-to-school season.

LETTER: Back to school approach needs to be cautious

BC Teachers’ Federation urges parents to get eligible children vaccinated

  • Sep 10, 2021
The BC Teachers’ Federation urges parents to use caution around COVID-19 this back-to-school season.
Some residents held a counter-rally at the North Island Hospital Comox Valley campus Thursday afternoon, showing support for health care workers. (Submitted photo)

LETTER: It’s time to support healthcare workers again

We need to counter the behaviour of protesters with support, letter writer says

  • Sep 3, 2021
Some residents held a counter-rally at the North Island Hospital Comox Valley campus Thursday afternoon, showing support for health care workers. (Submitted photo)
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LETTER: We need to help people who are addicted to drugs

Betska K-Burr writes that it’s time for a new approach to address addictions

  • Jun 8, 2021
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Balancing economic needs with preservation of ancient forests

New generation and community continues the cause as it was in 1993 film

  • Apr 29, 2021
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Dr. Richard Stanwick, chief medical health officer for Island Health, speaks at a press conference on fentanyl at the Victoria Police Department on Nov. 5, 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)
Dr. Richard Stanwick, chief medical health officer for Island Health, speaks at a press conference on fentanyl at the Victoria Police Department on Nov. 5, 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)
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OPINION: Wait until the new OCP is done before granting any OCP variances

Russ Barling writes in opposition to the condo proposal at Dalby’s Automotive

  • Apr 1, 2021
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John Hinds, CEO of News Media Canada (formerly Newspapers Canada) reads an email from PayPal at his office in Toronto on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Hinds called it “scary” after PayPal froze his organization’s payments account over a weekly newspaper story about a Syrian refugee family in Manitoba. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel

LETTER: It’s time for Canadian politicians to ‘level the digital playing field’ for news

‘Google and Facebook… control the onramp to the internet highway in Canada’

  • Feb 4, 2021
John Hinds, CEO of News Media Canada (formerly Newspapers Canada) reads an email from PayPal at his office in Toronto on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Hinds called it “scary” after PayPal froze his organization’s payments account over a weekly newspaper story about a Syrian refugee family in Manitoba. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel
B.C. commercial fishers argue Canada’s oceans can play an important role in a new and revitalized economy, but only if the first step is to restore their natural productivity. (Black Press file photo)
B.C. commercial fishers argue Canada’s oceans can play an important role in a new and revitalized economy, but only if the first step is to restore their natural productivity. (Black Press file photo)
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LETTERS: Responses to Pateron’s Perspective

Jacqueline Leitch-Murphy, and Richard Tarnoff respond to Duck Paterson’s column

  • Jan 21, 2021
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