Tag Archives: Letter to the Editor

No justification for secrecy

Letter to the Editor In response to some of the comments about my earlier deer cull letter, I’d like to clarify a few points. I support the City of Cranbrook’s deer cull. I did when I was a councillor and I … > Read More

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$10-million for brave search and rescues in B.C.

Letter to the Editor Somewhere in the province, almost every single evening, a volunteer leaves the comfort of bed or the dinner table, or gives up the opportunity to celebrate a birthday or to read their child a bedtime story, … > Read More

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No need for council to apologize

Letter to the Editor Liz White, a founder and board member of the Animal Alliance of Canada, also leads the Animal Alliance Voters Party, a federal political party registered on December 10, 2005, with the aim of allowing donors to … > Read More

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Open letter to Mayor Pratt and council

Letter to the Editor I am a Director of Animal Alliance of Canada and I am writing for three reasons. The first is to clarify our long involvement in the discussion of deer culls in Cranbrook. The second is to … > Read More

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A challenge to apologize

Letter to the Editor Say it ain’t so, Cranbrook city hall! I still have difficulty believing that mayor, city council and CAO would approve a clandestine deer cull (kill) in-camera without the taxpayers knowledge while telling the public they were … > Read More

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As to Mayor Pratt’s reflections

Letter to the Editor Recently an article appeared in the local newspaper where City of Cranbrook Mayor Lee Pratt reviewed the actions of the city council over the past year. It contained several statements that are inaccurate. Mention was made … > Read More

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Government’s energy and fiscal policies shameful

Letter to the Editor BC Hydro has become burdened with enormous financial debt load and obligation due to their contracting (by law) to Independent Power Producers or IPPs. The former Premier Gordon Campbell believed that demand for ‘green’ power in … > Read More

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The challenge is ours to take

Letter to the Editor I spent 50 years in the newspaper business as a reporter, editor, and publisher at weeklies and dailies in all four western provinces. Throughout my career I witnessed up close the disconnect between aboriginal people and … > Read More

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Merry Christmas, happy holidays and prosperous New Year

Letter to the Editor Over 2,000 years ago, a child was born to travelling parents during a tumultuous time in history. For millions of Christians from many denominations in British Columbia and around the globe, his birth literally changed the … > Read More

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ALC boundary review causing concerns

Letter to the Editor RE: Exclusions to ALR in Columbia River-Revelstoke Dear Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick: My office has been contacted by numerous constituents who have been informed by the Agricultural Land Commission (ALC) that the ALC is conducting a … > Read More

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