Tag Archives: Letter to the Editor

Celebrate BC Arts and Culture Week

Letter to the Editor Arts and culture thrive today in British Columbia. Cultural activities contribute to our economy and help our communities shine as great places to live, work, play and visit. BC Arts and Culture Week, April 20-26, presents … > Read More

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Local government is non-partisan

Letter to the Editor “Think Globally, Act Locally.”  The actual quote has been attributed to a number of different people but the principle is said to have been put forward initially by a Scots planner, Patrick Geddes, as far back … > Read More

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CRA commish addresses the Heartbleed bug

Letter to the Editor After learning that the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) systems were vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug, the CRA acted quickly to protect taxpayer information by removing public access to its online services on April 8. Since then, … > Read More

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Making life easier for small business in B.C.

Letter to the Editor Small business has been clear when it comes to what would help them sell more goods and services to government – level the playing field so small businesses could apply and compete for work. That’s why, … > Read More

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Still waiting for an admission of responsibility

Letter to the Editor Cranbrook Councillor Gerry Warner’s letter about Development Cost Charges (DCCs) completely misses the point, something I experienced on a regular basis when Mr. Warner covered politics for the Daily Townsman. The city council at a public … > Read More

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Councillor responds to DCC comments from MLA

Letter to the Editor I would like to clarify some misconceptions perpetrated by Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett in a recent letter in the Daily Townsman about the City of Cranbrook’s handling of the Development Cost Charges (DCCs) issue. Contrary … > Read More

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We need to bring the people back into our democracies

Letter to the Editor This is a call out to people who may be interested in running for municipal council in the upcoming election. I am spearheading a collaborative creation of a Government 2.0 municipal election platform – so I … > Read More

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You have to be there!

Letter to the Editor This won’t be news for those who have been there, but the Kootenay ICE and Calgary Hitmen’s Western Hockey League playoff series has been amazing! End-to-end rushes, great scoring plays and incredible emotion – both on … > Read More

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Lowering barriers, growing prosperity

Letter to the Editor Most people experience their government via the services they depend on: schools, highways, and hospitals. For the most part, these services are free – and very expensive to maintain, much less make new investments in. With … > Read More

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Thanks film festival fans!

Letter to the Editor Hello movie fans! Thank you so much for your support throughout our film series ending with our Rockies Film Festival in early March. We tried something new and different this year by opening the festival at the … > Read More

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