Letters

Used students

Sep 12, 2014 / 9:53 am

Dear students, So how does it feel to used? Used by the province and used by the union of teachers. You, the silent majority that is a pawn in all the...

Have we lost our minds?

Sep 12, 2014 / 9:48 am

I am a parent and I am embarrassed for the situation that we have put the teachers. This has become some petty drama between Christy Clark and her ego. We are...

Blame game

Sep 11, 2014 / 3:23 pm

It doesn’t matter anymore who is or is not to blame for this ongoing strike, it really does not. But what should matter, or be a priority above all...

Students need to step up

Sep 11, 2014 / 3:21 pm

With all the access to the Internet, why are the students not accessing it, to further their own education instead of blaming it all on the teachers? Future...

Downtown revitalization

Sep 10, 2014 / 7:25 am

Regarding downtown revitalization: It all looks nice but very impractical. The bike lane is too narrow and the sidewalk is too wide, the bike lane is not being...

Highway mayhem

Sep 10, 2014 / 7:23 am

Every day someone is killed or injured on our highways. If even one life was saved by having lower speed limits it would be worthwhile (just ask the relative of...

Children at risk

Sep 10, 2014 / 7:22 am

This strike is not an inconvenience. It is criminal, and it is putting many children at risk. The Early Childhood Educators of British Columbia (ECEBC) have...

Something has to give

Sep 7, 2014 / 8:50 am

NEVER DID - NEVER WILL In the case of the teachers strike of course, the title says it all....Never Did - Never Will. While I don't have school age children...

Clark's hidden agenda

Sep 7, 2014 / 8:47 am

Just wondering. Would Christy and the Lib's, be trying to get rid of the public school system and privatize it. Gone would be the BCTF (glee in...

Radar detectors detect tickets

Sep 7, 2014 / 8:39 am

Radar detectors: I laugh at the people who buy radar detectors and speed. Those are usually the idiots who get pulled over for speeding. Buying a radar detector...

Coldstream: profit before people

Sep 7, 2014 / 8:33 am

Re: New pellet plant It is hard to believe that a beautiful community like Coldstream would jeopardize the quality of life of its citizens for a marginal...

Bottleneck of contention

Sep 7, 2014 / 8:25 am

I am appalled at the poor behaviour of drivers these days – specifically with yet another construction zone on the top of bridge hill. Yes, the area is...

Backing the premier

Sep 7, 2014 / 8:20 am

Teachers' strike. Just t to let you know that I am with the premier on this topic, as I see it some of the teachers are just a bunch of lazy people that...

A student's opinion

Sep 3, 2014 / 10:53 am

Hello, this is a letter that is being sent in from yet another, unsatisfied student. I just wanted to voice my opinion on the teachers strike. All of the...

Letter from a student

Sep 3, 2014 / 7:26 am

I'm one of the students writing to you so I can give the student view on the whole strike. Many agree with me that if the teachers are doing this for us,...

The highway is not deadly

Sep 1, 2014 / 2:38 pm

Does nobody realize that it is not the Highway that kills but the people SPEEDING or driving impaired on said Highway. The posted limit is somewhere between 90...

Disheartened by government

Sep 1, 2014 / 2:36 pm

It's extremely disheartening to see our government undervalue education, placing greater strain on educators and limiting students' access to adequate...

Accidents on Hwy 97 North

Sep 1, 2014 / 2:35 pm

I am very sad for the victims of the crash on Saturday! I hope family has now come to them for support. The five hour delay to re-open the road has got me,...

Burning issue with wildfires

Aug 30, 2014 / 8:24 am

B.C. should fight its own wildfires Anyone else find it embarrassing and worrying that B.C. doesn’t fight its own large wildfires anymore? During busy...

Sure, keep marijuana illegal

Aug 27, 2014 / 12:09 pm

I totally agree – we need to keep marijuana illegal. Think about the kids! Nowadays, a friendly drug dealer will sell marijuana to anyone who has the...

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