Letters

A corridor cleared for power poles is overgrown with invasive Japanese knotweed. (Invasive Species Council of B.C.)

Knotweed thrives on studies

There is more knotweed every year and the sooner it is dealt with, the less herbicide will be used.

  • Jul 21, 2017
A corridor cleared for power poles is overgrown with invasive Japanese knotweed. (Invasive Species Council of B.C.)

Canada: 150 years of oppression

“To Canada, talk is the cheapest commodity in the whole world.”

  • Jul 14, 2017

A community thank-you from Margaret Charman

“In my book, humour gets you through almost anything.”

  • May 18, 2017
A crude oil tanker leaves Westridge Terminal in Burnaby through Second Narrows

LETTERS: On oil tankers, fuel barges and cruise ships

Readers from Bella Bella to Victoria respond to Tom Fletcher's column on reaction to the sinking of a tugboat on B.C.'s Central Coast

  • Oct 25, 2016
A crude oil tanker leaves Westridge Terminal in Burnaby through Second Narrows
In a frame from protesters' video

LETTER: U.S. foundations protecting salmon

Representative of Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation says it doesn't support efforts to stop oil and gas development

  • Jul 28, 2016
In a frame from protesters' video
Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson tours trades training facilities at Okanagan College

LETTER: Where are jobs for apprentices?

Pre-apprentice graduates are having trouble finding work after training in B.C. schools, grandparent says

  • May 30, 2016
Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson tours trades training facilities at Okanagan College
Protesters claiming to act independently of a network including Sierra Club BC and Wilderness Committee attempt to disrupt logging near Carmanah-Walbran Provincial Park

LETTER: Walbran columnist ‘pig-biting mad’

Tom Fletcher reminds Victoria reader of Ed Anger, Korean War veteran who penned 'My America' rants in Weekly World News

  • Jan 31, 2016
Protesters claiming to act independently of a network including Sierra Club BC and Wilderness Committee attempt to disrupt logging near Carmanah-Walbran Provincial Park
Premier Christy Clark chats with Global Affairs Minister Stephane Dion at United Nations climate conference in Paris

LETTERS: Readers respond to climate change column

Readers respond to Tom Fletcher, questioning effectiveness of carbon tax, rate of warming and promotion of oil sands

  • Dec 10, 2015
Premier Christy Clark chats with Global Affairs Minister Stephane Dion at United Nations climate conference in Paris