Letters

LETTER: Some points are unrealistic

LETTER: Some points are unrealistic

The strategic plan 2019-2022 for Mission promotes the Waterfront Development as apriority action

  • May 20, 2019
LETTER: Some points are unrealistic
LETTER: Keep the land in the ALR

LETTER: Keep the land in the ALR

Reader is absolutely opposed to the exclusion of six properties and any other Mission property

  • May 20, 2019
LETTER: Keep the land in the ALR
LETTER: Did we learn nothing?

LETTER: Did we learn nothing?

Shocked Mission needs additional $15 million to complete sewer line crossing the Fraser River

  • May 20, 2019
LETTER: Did we learn nothing?
LETTER: Thank you for saving our homes and lives

LETTER: Thank you for saving our homes and lives

Your relentless honking was the only reason that those families woke up in time to escape the fire

  • May 2, 2019
LETTER: Thank you for saving our homes and lives
B.C. Education Minister Rob Fleming at a funding announcement for new school playground equipment, March 2019. (B.C. government)

Building a better learning environment for B.C. students

Minister’s message for Education Week, April 23-27

  • Apr 20, 2019
B.C. Education Minister Rob Fleming at a funding announcement for new school playground equipment, March 2019. (B.C. government)
LETTER: Tartan references are outdated

LETTER: Tartan references are outdated

What about the cost of the art?

  • Apr 19, 2019
LETTER: Tartan references are outdated
LETTER: B.C.’s speculation tax is a wealth tax when it comes to second properties

LETTER: B.C.’s speculation tax is a wealth tax when it comes to second properties

Ingrid Rice is a cartoonist who lives in North Vancouver

  • Apr 15, 2019
LETTER: B.C.’s speculation tax is a wealth tax when it comes to second properties
LETTER: Students were exercising their rights

LETTER: Students were exercising their rights

They were appropriately taking action to call on our elected leaders to protect our environment

  • Apr 15, 2019
LETTER: Students were exercising their rights
LETTER: More changes to curbside pickup

LETTER: More changes to curbside pickup

Switch being made this summer for Mission to go from blue bags to blue bins

  • Apr 15, 2019
LETTER: More changes to curbside pickup
LETTER: Mission tartan has meaning

LETTER: Mission tartan has meaning

It was created to reflect the diversity of the natural and industrial history of the Mission area

  • Apr 13, 2019
LETTER: Mission tartan has meaning
Dokie Ridge wind farm near Chetwynd B.C. in 2010. B.C.’s existing wind energy is mostly near the Peace River dams in northeastern B.C. (Black Press files)

LETTERS: Student demand to stop carbon fuel use can’t be achieved

Nuclear power is the only technology that would do it quickly

  • Apr 2, 2019
Dokie Ridge wind farm near Chetwynd B.C. in 2010. B.C.’s existing wind energy is mostly near the Peace River dams in northeastern B.C. (Black Press files)
(Black Press file photo)

LETTER: Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon name change not because of shame

MP Jati Sidhu says the proposed name change for his riding is to make it more representative

  • Mar 30, 2019
(Black Press file photo)
Jati Sidhu, the newly-elected Liberal MP for Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon, gives a victory speech at his campaign event on election night in the Abbotsford Banquet Centre.

LETTER: Why is Jati Sidhu ashamed of his riding?

Lytton’s Christopher di Armani shares his dismay at the potential name change of the MP’s riding

Jati Sidhu, the newly-elected Liberal MP for Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon, gives a victory speech at his campaign event on election night in the Abbotsford Banquet Centre.
LETTER: Let Jody speak

LETTER: Let Jody speak

If you are so confident that you did nothing wrong, then let her speak

  • Mar 23, 2019
LETTER: Let Jody speak
LETTER: The cancellation of the tartan art piece was indeed good news

LETTER: The cancellation of the tartan art piece was indeed good news

Amid all the negatives of social media it is nice to see a positive outcome

  • Mar 23, 2019
LETTER: The cancellation of the tartan art piece was indeed good news
LETTER: How does a tartan represent Mission?

LETTER: How does a tartan represent Mission?

The new city council has a lot to learn from this experience

  • Mar 22, 2019
LETTER: How does a tartan represent Mission?
Chilliwack grad says modest dress codes don’t protect girls from assault

Chilliwack grad says modest dress codes don’t protect girls from assault

Sardis alumni was ‘catcalled, harassed, and groped by my male classmates’ despite modest clothing

  • Mar 18, 2019
Chilliwack grad says modest dress codes don’t protect girls from assault
B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson and MLAs at the B.C. legislature. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

LETTER: Fletcher forgets B.C. Liberals’ ‘weasel party’ at legislature

Salary escalation occurred under Gordon Campbell’s watch

  • Feb 12, 2019
B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson and MLAs at the B.C. legislature. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
Specialty lumber production at Western Forest Products’ Cowichan Bay sawmill. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

LETTER: Western Forest Products remains focused on B.C. employment

$350 million invested on B.C. coast in last six years, CEO says

  • Feb 11, 2019
Specialty lumber production at Western Forest Products’ Cowichan Bay sawmill. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix (B.C. government)

LETTER: Seniors home care, day programs expanding, Adrian Dix says

B.C. health minister responds to latest Seniors Advocate report

  • Jan 23, 2019
B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix (B.C. government)