In response to Deb McIntosh’s recent letter re: the Community Harvest Food Bank’s struggles to assist families and individuals living in poverty, we suggest it is high time that our wealthy province makes some meaningful policy changes so that the families of one in five children in BC don’t have to be dependent on charity to survive.
There’s an insidious either/or mentality invading our political lexicon that I think is actually becoming an outstandingly effective camouflage for genuine evil, and it’s making me crazy to see how few people seem to realize how totally they are being manipulated by it.
A flurry of letters and Facebook posts demanding we stop the Syrian refugee immigration and take care of our homeless and vets before refugees got us thinking.
Dear Premier Clarke, Katrine Conroy MLA, Richard Cannings MP, Prime Minister Trudeau,
"Most people will experience at least one diagnostic error in their lifetimes, sometimes with devastating consequences." This statement is from a recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Why a retrospective?
Eileen Delehanty Pearkes has been researching and writing about the history and politics of water in the upper Columbia Basin since 2005.
I am Mark Wilson - School Trustee for the Trail area and after reading the Article on the Sale of Blueberry School dated October 30/15 in your paper, I would like to clarify a few items. These are my opinions backed by facts.
1. The vote to sell this school for $1 was passed by the slimmest majority on October 27/15, not by a strong majority as mentioned by Trustee Ganzert.
Daily there are thousands of migrants fleeing to Europe from Syria and Iraq. This year there have been over 300,000 refugees arriving on European shores. People are fleeing the savage rule of ISIS in parts of Iraq and Syria and the ongoing civil war in Syria.