Tag Archives: Letter to the Editor

Quiet revisions in OCP are concerning

Letter to the Editor In 2014 the valley public spent many hours and tax dollars toward development of an updated Official Community Plan (OCP). The update was supposed to bring the OCP into alignment with the Imagine Invermere 2030 (I.I. … > Read More

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Act protects B.C.’s precious resource

Letter to the Editor When it comes into force next year, British Columbia’s new Water Sustainability Act (WSA) will ensure our water is properly regulated, protected and conserved for future generations. It will do this by, among other things, regulating … > Read More

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Surplus doesn’t help people or services

Letter to the Editor In a mature society it is accepted reality that taxes pay for things we want. Things like decent healthcare, mental health services, proper care of our elderly and our veterans. Taxes fund education and provide support for those … > Read More

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Let’s stop fighting amongst ourselves

Letter to the Editor A recent letter called into question my commitment to work as the MLA for Kootenay East on behalf of resident hunters. Over the last 14 years I have worked hard to protect the right of rural … > Read More

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Businessman Bennett

Letter to the Editor Since winning the Liberal nomination on April Fool’s Day 2000 with many guides in attendance, Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett has had a difficult time explaining his partnership in a big game guiding business while claiming … > Read More

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C-51 gives police tools to fight terrorists

Letter to the Editor Horrifically, as we have seen in Canada, the international jihadist movement has declared war on us. Canadians are being targeted by these terrorists simply because they hate our society and the values it represents. One only … > Read More

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Paying it forward for the environment

Letter to the Editor Canada – a powerful word that until recently brought with it images of world-class wilderness, functioning ecosystems, serious concern for climate change and a belief in a healthy economy and a healthy environment. Where are we … > Read More

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Who to believe; a journalist or Bennett apologist?

Letter to the Editor Response to Doug Clovechok’s Feb. 8 letter to the editor: Facts? Or simply saying what Bill Bennett tells you to say? What does a government do when disaster happens on its watch, and absolutely everyone can … > Read More

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The noise that is NDP misinformation

Letter to the Editor It would seem like NDP Norm Macdonald (Columbia River-Revelstoke) is up to his regular antics, yet again attempting to distract constituents with his noise of NDP misinformation. Macdonald’s recent claims that the failure at Mount Polley … > Read More

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Students raise awareness for National Non-Smoking Week

Letter to the Editor As nursing students, we are eager to bring attention to National Non-Smoking Week 2015. We support the Canadian Cancer Society BC and Yukon in encouraging British Columbians to know the risks of flavoured tobacco in an … > Read More

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