Letters

Former Haisla Nation chief councillor Ellis Ross, now Skeena MLA, served briefly as B.C.’s minister for natural gas development before the minority B.C. Liberal government was defeated last summer. (Hansard TV)

LETTER: Weaver fiddles while B.C.’s economic prospects burn

Skeena MLA warns of damage to B.C. investment from Green threats

  • Feb 6, 2018
Former Haisla Nation chief councillor Ellis Ross, now Skeena MLA, served briefly as B.C.’s minister for natural gas development before the minority B.C. Liberal government was defeated last summer. (Hansard TV)

Hey, Tim Horton’s, where’s the other 90 per cent?

Dear Editor, “The sky is falling” is the battle cry of minimum-wage…

  • Feb 1, 2018

Privileged upbringing clouds our empathy

Dear Editor, Andre Carrel, in his Terrace Standard Guest Comment (Jan. 18),…

  • Feb 1, 2018
Northwest LNG supporters must speak up

Northwest LNG supporters must speak up

Dear Editor, As a small business owner in Terrace I believe we…

  • Feb 1, 2018
Northwest LNG supporters must speak up
File photo/Dustin Godfrey                                Writer criticizes B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix and his announcement of a second hospital for Surrey, saying he is forgetting hospitals like St. Paul’s and the one for Terrace.

Adrian Dix not updating himself on hospital needs

Dear Editor, Adrian Dix just announced that his minority NDP government is…

File photo/Dustin Godfrey                                Writer criticizes B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix and his announcement of a second hospital for Surrey, saying he is forgetting hospitals like St. Paul’s and the one for Terrace.
Carpet bowlers have been excluded from BC 55+ Games and Canada 55+ Games

Carpet bowlers have been excluded from BC 55+ Games and Canada 55+ Games

Gold medal carpet bowling winners not able to defend their titles in 2018

  • Jan 18, 2018
Carpet bowlers have been excluded from BC 55+ Games and Canada 55+ Games
Thank you for paying our tax bill

Thank you for paying our tax bill

Dear Editor, Ron and Delphine Dame want to thank the community for…

  • Jan 18, 2018
Thank you for paying our tax bill
Readers say they reuse plastic bags and there are other priorities for cleaning up the environment. (Black Press files)

LETTERS: Plastic bags an ‘easy feel-good fix’

Bags have secondary uses, other problems more pressing

  • Jan 12, 2018
Readers say they reuse plastic bags and there are other priorities for cleaning up the environment. (Black Press files)

NDP following path of kindness, decency

Dear Editor, I was raised on Bible verses such as, “Anyone who…

Thanks for the support during busiest year ever

Dear Editor, As another year has come to a close we want…

  • Jan 4, 2018
This map comes from the PEW Research Center, a nonpartisan think tank based in Washington, DC, and shows how the Freedom House rates the electoral systems in the world.

Proportional representation but may only legitimize marginality

Dear Editor, Electoral reform intends to better represent citizens. Proportional representation may…

  • Dec 14, 2017
This map comes from the PEW Research Center, a nonpartisan think tank based in Washington, DC, and shows how the Freedom House rates the electoral systems in the world.
Let them eat cookies

Let them eat cookies

From a recent Terrace Standard report, I learned that City Council denied…

  • Dec 14, 2017
Let them eat cookies
Provincial elections could undergo a dramatic change if a referendum on proportional representation passes next fall. (Black Press files)

LETTER: Proportional representation makes votes count

Fair Vote Canada representative responds to Tom Fletcher column

  • Dec 12, 2017
Provincial elections could undergo a dramatic change if a referendum on proportional representation passes next fall. (Black Press files)
B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver speaks in the legislature, Oct. 29, 2017. (Hansard TV)

LETTER: I’m voting ‘yes’ to electoral reform

Tom Fletcher defends corporate-backed B.C. Liberals

  • Dec 7, 2017
B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver speaks in the legislature, Oct. 29, 2017. (Hansard TV)
Enough Doom and Gloom

Enough Doom and Gloom

Dear Editor, I was saddened to read the article [about] Liberal MLA…

  • Dec 7, 2017
Enough Doom and Gloom

Thank you for your help and patience

Dear Editor, I am writing this letter to thank Constable Desa and…

Skiers on Jumbo Mountain in the Purcell Range, known to the Ktunaxa Nation as Qat’muk. (Jumbo Mountain Resort)

LETTER: Jumbo Valley is part of Ktunaxa territorial claim

Ktunaxa Nation Council responds to Tom Fletcher column

  • Nov 21, 2017
Skiers on Jumbo Mountain in the Purcell Range, known to the Ktunaxa Nation as Qat’muk. (Jumbo Mountain Resort)

Can Canada be an energy export superpower?

Dear Sir: Canada is only 0.5 per cent of the world population,…

  • Nov 16, 2017

When the community is concerned, a name is everything

Dear Editor, Northwest Community College was born in 1975 when the NDP…

  • Nov 9, 2017
Indigenous protesters occupy Marine Harvest salmon farm at Swanson Island, east of Port Hardy, August 2017. (Facebook)

LETTER: First Nations defending their waters

Response to Tom Fletcher from salmon farm occupiers

  • Nov 6, 2017
Indigenous protesters occupy Marine Harvest salmon farm at Swanson Island, east of Port Hardy, August 2017. (Facebook)