Tag Archives: Letter to the Editor

We must carefully choose who we send to Ottawa

Letter to the Editor The emails emerging from evidence at former Conservative Senator Mike Duffy’s criminal trial in Ottawa send a chill down the spine. They implicate the Prime Minister’s Office, senior Conservative senators and other high-level Conservative Party operatives … > Read More

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Responding to jeer about enforcement

Letter to the Editor I would like to respond to the jeers comments (in a valley print newspaper) where the person complaining of traffic enforcement in the park and not having a police officer manning the four way stop in … > Read More

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Connor gave much to his community

Letter to the Editor Cranbrook and District Community Foundation (CDCF) would like to express deep sadness for the loss of Connor Stewart, a wonderful individual who helped the community achieve many great accomplishments. We are sincerely grateful to Connor Stewart … > Read More

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Lies, damned lies and Stephen Harper

Letter to the Editor On August 9, Stephen Harper made an astonishing campaign announcement, broadcast on CBC TV. First, he proposed new legislation that would make it illegal for Canadians to travel to a number of “terrorist” areas internationally. Second, he made … > Read More

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Have a safe and happy B.C. Day

Letter to the Editor Since B.C.’s humble beginnings as a colony, there has been a lot of change. Our province is now home to over 4.5 million people, and has become a pillar of confederation: vibrant, multicultural, and prosperous. This … > Read More

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Kudos and not-so-kudos for group of seven

Letter to the Editor Major kudos to the ‘Group of Seven’ for accomplishing the removal of Cranbrook’s ‘corner of death’ (11th Ave and 2nd Street South), by lowering the lovely, but accursed brick wall that obstructed the view for drivers … > Read More

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Five major questions must be answered

Letter to the Editor June 18 was a momentous date for the people of the Kootenays and British Columbia. The cancellation of the Environmental Assessment Certificate (EAC) for Jumbo Glacier Resort must now mark the end of a decades-long struggle … > Read More

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Will MP Wilks show up for all the debates?

Letter to the Editor Recently, the Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce announced that it is already organizing an all candidates’ event for the upcoming federal election. Wonderful! The looming question is: Will MP David Wilks show up for all the debates? In 2011 … > Read More

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Kudos to the Sam Steele Society and volunteers

Letter to the Editor On behalf of Mayor and Council and the entire City of Cranbrook, I want to thank the organizers of the 2015 Sam Steele Days and all of the volunteers and event sponsors. Every year the festival … > Read More

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Bench for bus riders would be nice

Letter to the Editor I would like to make a suggestion to the District of Sparwood on a possible donation from a club or organization for a park bench for passengers on the Elk Valley Community Bus from Elkford to … > Read More

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