Tag Archives: Letter to the Editor

What the numbers really tell us

Letter to the Editor When I went to university I majored in Science and minored in Economics for my first degree. Facts and numbers are important to me – you will often hear me responding to information with “Show me … > Read More

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CDAC has acted in good faith

Letter to the Editor In Response to Ms. Dodgson’s letter to the Townsman April 14: It is unfortunate, Ms. Dodgson, that you did not contact a member of the Cranbrook and District Arts Council (CDAC) prior to writing your letter. … > Read More

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More questions about public works use by volunteers

Letter to the Editor In Response to Mr. Chris Zettel’s letter in the Thursday, April 9 issue of e-KNOW. Firstly—the 1929 ladder truck in question may now be the property of the Cranbrook Firefighter’s Association, but it was originally purchased … > Read More

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Another example of volunteers keeping city heritage alive

Letter to the Editor Kudos to volunteers Larry, Paul, Cody and Murray for willingly putting many volunteer hours into maintaining the vintage 1929 Cranbrook Fire Department Ladder Truck. If a list was ever developed of surviving vehicles with heritage significance … > Read More

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Like selling family jewels to buy cigarettes

Letter to the Editor An open letter to Cranbrook’s Mayor, Council and Citizens. I am writing regarding the current issue surrounding the Fire Hall No. 1 and would like to share a couple of observations that I haven’t seen mentioned … > Read More

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City reviewing independent use of facilities

Letter to the Editor In response to Mr. Simon’s recent letter to the editor regarding the antique 1929 international ladder truck, it is important to recognize that this antique vehicle is the property of the Cranbrook Firefighters Association and not … > Read More

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Why is a city volunteer chased away?

Letter to the Editor As I was driving by my neighbour’s house the other day, I couldn’t help but notice an old fire truck in his front yard. I asked myself, “What’s with the fire truck in his front yard?” … > Read More

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Our ‘lasting structure’ merits our collective say

Letter to the Editor Our Cranbrook ‘Group of Seven’ is beginning to paint a grim picture of the future of our Fire Hall No. 1. In recent City of Cranbrook council meetings it would seem that some of our present … > Read More

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A critical step in making a great city

Letter to the Editor Dear City of Cranbrook Mayor and Council I write to you in support of the Cranbrook and District Arts Council’s endeavour to re-purpose the former Cranbrook Fire Hall No. 1 as a gallery, workshop and meeting … > Read More

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Cities don’t like sprawl but people do

Letter to the Editor Some of us are gregarious and love city life, and some of us prefer space and a natural environment in which to raise our children. In 1973, B.C. boasted 4.6% agricultural land in the province, but that has … > Read More

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