Letters

LETTER: The garbage police are watching

LETTER: The garbage police are watching

Reader asks if other Mission resident feel like they ‘are living under a dictatorship’

  • Aug 17, 2020
LETTER: The garbage police are watching
LETTER: Who will care for frail elderly?

LETTER: Who will care for frail elderly?

We are now reaping the whirlwind of the COVID-19 fatalities in seniors’ care homes

  • Jul 30, 2020
LETTER: Who will care for frail elderly?
LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

One reader wants the province to create a more inclusive name for B.C.

  • Jul 20, 2020
LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia
LETTER: Council made a tough decision

LETTER: Council made a tough decision

Steelhead association thankful for denial of TUP

  • Jun 18, 2020
LETTER: Council made a tough decision
LETTER: Tax increase ‘outrageous’ considering current situation

LETTER: Tax increase ‘outrageous’ considering current situation

Council needs courage to demand every department keep their budget to the cost of living increase

  • Jun 8, 2020
LETTER: Tax increase ‘outrageous’ considering current situation
LETTER: Growing Mission’s economy should be a pressing issue

LETTER: Growing Mission’s economy should be a pressing issue

The previous election had no focus on sustainable economic development

  • May 29, 2020
LETTER: Growing Mission’s economy should be a pressing issue
LETTER: Mission tax increase should be trimmed

LETTER: Mission tax increase should be trimmed

Any increase above the rate of inflation is unsustainable

  • May 28, 2020
LETTER: Mission tax increase should be trimmed
Bob D’Eith, MLA for Maple Ridge–Mission, speaks about the importance of the arts and entertainment industry and helping artists during the pandemic. (Special to Black Press Media)

LETTER: Support for music and arts industry critical during COVID, says MLA

A Maple Ridge-Mission politician talks about the current state of the entertainment world

  • May 28, 2020
Bob D’Eith, MLA for Maple Ridge–Mission, speaks about the importance of the arts and entertainment industry and helping artists during the pandemic. (Special to Black Press Media)
LETTER: Bad time for a tax increase

LETTER: Bad time for a tax increase

Reader says ‘one has to balance any proposed increase with the reality of increased wages’

  • May 21, 2020
LETTER: Bad time for a tax increase
LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’

LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’

Seabridge Gold’s KSM project did incorporate independent and peer-reviewed science

  • May 19, 2020
LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’
LETTER: Let’s not forget our seniors

LETTER: Let’s not forget our seniors

‘The majority of our seniors are just getting by, and need help’

  • May 8, 2020
LETTER: Let’s not forget our seniors
Cedar Valley Lodge, LNG Canada’s main camp at Kitimat, nears completion. LNG Canada has reduced its workforce as a result of COVID-19 public health restrictions. (Bird-ATCO)

COLUMN: From flattening the COVID-19 curve to Team B.C. recovery

B.C. business leaders say they’re ready to restart economy

  • Apr 30, 2020
Cedar Valley Lodge, LNG Canada’s main camp at Kitimat, nears completion. LNG Canada has reduced its workforce as a result of COVID-19 public health restrictions. (Bird-ATCO)
LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

‘We are continuing our commitment to print our flyers and distribute them through community newspapers’

  • Apr 30, 2020
LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news
Demonstrators rallied against Teck’s Frontier mine in Alberta outside the office of Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson in North Vancouver on Jan. 20, 2020. (Indigenous Climate Action)

LETTER: Stop the spiral towards climate catastrophe

Former Green Party candidate pushes for rejection of Frontier Teck’s mining application

  • Feb 22, 2020
Demonstrators rallied against Teck’s Frontier mine in Alberta outside the office of Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson in North Vancouver on Jan. 20, 2020. (Indigenous Climate Action)
LETTERS: Mission needs to reopen public hearing on asphalt plant

LETTERS: Mission needs to reopen public hearing on asphalt plant

Closing the public hearing at this point circumvents the purpose of the public hearing process

  • Feb 7, 2020
LETTERS: Mission needs to reopen public hearing on asphalt plant
An escort leads a convoy down Hemlock Valley Road in the District of Kent on Monday. Up to 500 people were stranded at Sasquatch Mountain Resort when the road became impassable (Emil Anderson Maintenance/Contributed Photo)

LETTER: Treacherous Hemlock Valley Rd. negligence could someday be fatal

Government silence is equal to outrageous indifference, writes Aaron Nielsen

An escort leads a convoy down Hemlock Valley Road in the District of Kent on Monday. Up to 500 people were stranded at Sasquatch Mountain Resort when the road became impassable (Emil Anderson Maintenance/Contributed Photo)
Andrea Sinclair, president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils. (Submitted)

LETTER: We need to thank those who work in public education

Andrea Sinclair is president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils

  • Jan 29, 2020
Andrea Sinclair, president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils. (Submitted)
Joel Krahn/Yukon News file

LETTER: Old enough to know what’s been lost in B.C. salmon

Stephen Hume writes about the lack of discussion on the province’s dwindling salmon population

  • Jan 16, 2020
Joel Krahn/Yukon News file
LETTER: Adjusted tax increase still too high

LETTER: Adjusted tax increase still too high

Taxpayer’s pockets are only so deep and my pockets are almost empty

  • Dec 11, 2019
LETTER: Adjusted tax increase still too high
LETTER: Why is the air curtain burner necessary?

LETTER: Why is the air curtain burner necessary?

Maybe a more environmentally friendly alternative can be utilized

  • Dec 11, 2019
LETTER: Why is the air curtain burner necessary?