Letters

Letters: Joe David is a living treasure

As a new participant in the Carving On The Edge festival in…

  • Dec 21, 2018

If you’re going to pull Baby It’s Cold Outside, pull these songs too, B.C. man writes

Parksville resident Bernie Smith points to other offensive holiday tunes

  • Dec 5, 2018

Letter: Gwaii Trust change would sow division

A change of representation for the non-Haida communities of Gwaii Trust has…

  • Nov 5, 2018
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Mounties charge one of their own under national secrets law
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Letter: Small dog attacked by Sangan river otters

Editor, On Wednesday, Sept. 19, my wife and I were fishing at…

  • Oct 5, 2018

Letter to the Editor: More Haida and local seafood, please

I recently spent 10 wonderful days on the islands of Haida Gwaii.…

  • Sep 7, 2018

Letter to the editor: Wildfire management in B.C. could be done better writes a former Ranger-in-charge

It is patently obvious that B.C. is in a crisis situation relative to wildfire control

  • Aug 25, 2018

Letter: Compassion, collaboration for the Village of Queen Charlotte

During this period of our lives, where homelessness runs rampant globally, to…

  • Aug 24, 2018

LETTERS: Doctors speak out on surgical wait times for B.C. patients

‘Governments know they will lose private clinic lawsuit’

  • Aug 15, 2018

LETTER: Sir John A. Macdonald’s role in residential schools

Canada’s first prime minister was progressive for his time

  • Aug 9, 2018

LETTER: Andrew Scheer may be most underrated political leader in Western world

Former MP John Weston writes about an evening he hosted with the federal Conservative leader

  • Jul 16, 2018

Letter: Haawa for a SAR exercise well done

On behalf of the Sandspit Lifeboat Station, I would like to express…

  • Jun 3, 2018

Reflecting on a day with the Odd Squad

I’m writing because of two girls I once knew. (And all the…

  • May 18, 2018

LETTER: Old-style politics is easier to cover

B.C.’s current party system offers more conflict, fewer solutions

Letter: Sandspit speeder had no cause to complain about big rig

I am a 60-year-young professional truck driver. I have been driving big-rig…

  • May 3, 2018

B.C. Grade 8 student pens letter to premier on residential schools

Terrace teen writes current school curriculum underplays past violations of basic human rights

  • May 2, 2018

Letters: Observer editorials echo too much Tom

I’m a big supporter of local journalism and have been a continuous…

  • Apr 26, 2018

Letters: Cartoon spread a negative business vibe

I’m writing in response to The Happy Clam cartoon in the April…

  • Apr 17, 2018

Equality, Indigenous equality

Letter from chiefs applauds efforts being made with federal budget

  • Mar 26, 2018

LETTERS: Two views of oil pipeline protests

U.S. and other petroleum-rich countries aren’t cutting production

B.C. mom shares the heartbreak of an addicted child

With every fiber of my being as his mother, I have stood resolutely, phone in hand, and said No, I cannot help you with that.

  • Feb 23, 2018