Opinion

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LETTER: Closure of Civic Arena is short-sighted

From reader Chad Smith

  • Feb 3, 2021
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The CAHOOTS program in Eugene, Ore., works with city police on de-escalation, cultural competency and crisis intervention. Photo: CAHOOTS

COLUMN: What happens if we defund the police?

Erica Scott and Randy Janzen offer alternatives from around North America

The CAHOOTS program in Eugene, Ore., works with city police on de-escalation, cultural competency and crisis intervention. Photo: CAHOOTS
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LETTER: Money was available to keep the Civic Arena open

From reader Jennifer McDonnell

  • Feb 3, 2021
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LETTER: A different perspective on the Epoch Times

From reader Jerry Svida

  • Feb 2, 2021
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LETTER: Rob Morrison needs to consider bigger picture

From reader Ruth Kamnitzer

  • Jan 28, 2021
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Kamloops-South Thompson MLA Todd Stone questions the NDP government in the B.C. legislature, Feb. 25, 2020. (Hansard TV)

Todd Stone: More action needed to save B.C. businesses

‘This pandemic recovery effort is about people’

  • Jan 27, 2021
Kamloops-South Thompson MLA Todd Stone questions the NDP government in the B.C. legislature, Feb. 25, 2020. (Hansard TV)
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LETTER: Don’t log bat habitat

From reader Bill Wells

  • Jan 27, 2021
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Caroline Lafond is a Recreation Fish and Wildlife student at Selkirk College. Photo: Submitted

Ecological Comment: Help keep the goats of Gimli wild

A column written by Recreation Fish and Wildlife students at Selkirk College

Caroline Lafond is a Recreation Fish and Wildlife student at Selkirk College. Photo: Submitted
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LETTER: Canadians participating in U.S. riots

From reader Sue Moffat

  • Jan 21, 2021
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The Youth Climate Corps is seen here planting garlic at a permaculture farm while learning about food security. Photo: Submitted

COLUMN: Canada’s first Youth Climate Corps gets to work

Fourteen young adults are working to advance local climate change mitigation

The Youth Climate Corps is seen here planting garlic at a permaculture farm while learning about food security. Photo: Submitted
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LETTER: MLA Anderson faces big environmental problems

From reader Keith Wiley

  • Jan 20, 2021
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Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)

LETTER: Public Fishery Alliance clarifies stance on ways to restore B.C.’s salmon population

‘Fishing is enjoyable, but that’s not why the public fishery supports adipose fin clipping all chinook production’

  • Jan 14, 2021
Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)
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LETTER: Brainwashing comes to Canada and Nelson

From reader Mary Nishio

  • Jan 13, 2021
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Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)

LETTER: Compulsory trades training for B.C. apprentices makes sense

B.C. Building Trades women’s group endorses NDP’s move

  • Jan 7, 2021
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)
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LETTER: Nelson’s climate change plan falls short

From reader Brian Zacharias

  • Jan 7, 2021
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Laura Sacks of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby. Photo: Submitted

COLUMN: Some local good news climate stories you may have missed

From Laura Sacks and Judy O’Leary of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby

Laura Sacks of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby. Photo: Submitted
A big, juicy slug. Photo: Creative Commons
A big, juicy slug. Photo: Creative Commons