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by Letters to the ... on Thursday Apr 12 2018

To The Editor:

I find it very disgusting that big business continues to manipulate public opinion with there ill gotten fortunes.

by Michael Jessen on Wednesday Apr 11 2018

“The road we have long been traveling is deceptively easy, a smooth superhighway on which we progress with great speed, but at its end lies disaster.”Rachel Carson

by Letters to the ... on Tuesday Apr 10 2018

To The Editor:

Asking if pain killers should taste like candy seems like a ridiculous question doesn't it?

by Kyra Hoggan on Sunday Apr 08 2018

I have agonized for days – in fact, years – over what and how to write in this situation.

I am unspeakably angry with the IIO for torturing you like this, and with the provincial government for creating such a body, then ignoring what damage they do, thus brutalizing the public servants we so fundamentally need. Not to mention the public at large, who no longer know whom to trust.

by Letters to the ... on Sunday Apr 08 2018

To The Editor:

The Nelson Leafs Hockey Society Board of Directors, Organization, Coaching Staff, Players and Fans would like to send our utmost sincere condolences to the Humboldt Broncos Hockey Organization, of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League.

This tragedy hits to the core foundation of all involved in hockey and its fabric within Canada.

by Letters to the ... on Thursday Apr 05 2018

To The Editor:

When I use the terms: fee, tax and price, there is always money involved; but the context varies.  When we pay the price of a dozen eggs – it is clear what the money is for.  Similarly, a fee is often attached to a service such as having others deal with my waste at the Transfer Site. 

by Sara Golling on Wednesday Apr 04 2018

Readers may have noted that the overwhelming response to the current opinion poll on the voting age in BC opined that “16-year-olds are still too immature to vote responsibly.” Given some of the electoral decisions made by adult registered voters, one may wonder if adults are also too immature to vote responsibly.

by David Suzuki on Tuesday Apr 03 2018

Scientists, academics, environmentalists and communicators have urged governments to take the climate crisis seriously for decades. We’ve outlined the overwhelming evidence, generated discussion and offered myriad solutions.

by Letters to the ... on Tuesday Apr 03 2018

To The Editor:

The release (March 29th, 2018) of a public report by the Independent Investigations Office of British Columbia (IIO BC) into the fatal police-involved shooting (near Slocan) that occurred in October 2014, raises a number of concerns.

by Contributor on Monday Apr 02 2018

As people receive their T4 slips and other information for their income tax preparation, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is giving suggestions on how people can reduce or eliminate their taxes. In doing so, they can also leave a legacy for their children and grand-children or in honor of loved ones.

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