Opinion

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LETTER: Discrimination against mask exemption

From reader Christine Berger

  • Apr 25, 2021
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LETTER: Problems with the Balfour ferry upgrades

From reader Roskva Fenner

  • Apr 23, 2021
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LETTER: Fossil fuel subsidies: the elephant in the room

From reader Sandra Hartline

  • Apr 22, 2021
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Letter: Reaching net zero

From reader Ron Robinson

  • Apr 22, 2021
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Dr. Katherine Oldfield is a naturopathic physician, mother, and active member of the Nelson-West Kootenay chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby. Photo: Submitted

COLUMN: Restore our Earth, restore our health

Katherine Oldfield marks Earth Day by writing about the priorities we need to have

Dr. Katherine Oldfield is a naturopathic physician, mother, and active member of the Nelson-West Kootenay chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby. Photo: Submitted
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LETTER: Lessons from Afghanistan

From reader Charles Jeanes

  • Apr 21, 2021
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Each year, less than one per cent of the area designated for sustainable timber harvesting by B.C.’s independent chief forester is harvested. (B.C. government photo)

GUEST COLUMN: A strategy for forests that benefits all British Columbians

Industry, union leaders seek balance on old-growth preservation

  • Apr 15, 2021
Each year, less than one per cent of the area designated for sustainable timber harvesting by B.C.’s independent chief forester is harvested. (B.C. government photo)
"You are paying too high a price for our indulgences. I see you and I am working hard so you never have to see me," writes Cindy McCallum Miller. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

LETTER: Thanks to healthcare workers

From reader Cindy McCallum Miller

  • Apr 14, 2021
"You are paying too high a price for our indulgences. I see you and I am working hard so you never have to see me," writes Cindy McCallum Miller. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
“Kootenay Lake is dead. Everyone wonders why there are no fish. Well, it is pretty obvious to me,” writes Garry Meadows. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

LETTER: Help our grandchildren go fishing

From reader Garry Meadows

  • Apr 13, 2021
“Kootenay Lake is dead. Everyone wonders why there are no fish. Well, it is pretty obvious to me,” writes Garry Meadows. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
“In a time when we should be looking to the future health of B.C. and its peoples, indeed of the planet and all its occupants, you are still entrenched in century-old thinking, of cut it down, dig it up, ship it out,” writes Ann Remnant. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
“In a time when we should be looking to the future health of B.C. and its peoples, indeed of the planet and all its occupants, you are still entrenched in century-old thinking, of cut it down, dig it up, ship it out,” writes Ann Remnant. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
The 300 block Victoria Street is the site of Nelson’s proposed transit exchange. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

LETTER: Nelson City Council, please reconsider transit hub plan

From seven property and business owners near the intersection of Victoria and Kootenay Streets

  • Apr 12, 2021
The 300 block Victoria Street is the site of Nelson’s proposed transit exchange. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
"This is much too complex a community to be summed up in the word 'progressive' and I count myself out of that circle," writes Charles Jeanes. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

LETTER: Don’t label me progressive

From reader Charles Jeanes

  • Apr 8, 2021
"This is much too complex a community to be summed up in the word 'progressive' and I count myself out of that circle," writes Charles Jeanes. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
“Investors are increasingly aware of the risks on their returns if they support concerns that do not have realistic strategies to deal with transition, and for this reason also it is hazardous to our economy to continue to promote oil production,” writes Marylee Banyard. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

LETTER: Conservatives, please admit that carbon pricing works

From reader Marylee Banyard

  • Apr 7, 2021
“Investors are increasingly aware of the risks on their returns if they support concerns that do not have realistic strategies to deal with transition, and for this reason also it is hazardous to our economy to continue to promote oil production,” writes Marylee Banyard. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Photo: Bill Metcalfe

LETTER: MP Morrison, lead the charge on taxing heavy emitters

From readers Sue Cairns and Judeth Betts

  • Apr 7, 2021
Photo: Bill Metcalfe
“The park is not, nor has it ever been, an off-leash area at any time of year. Dogs are not allowed on the main beach at all,” writes Joanne Siderius. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

LETTER: No dogs allowed in Kokanee Creek Provincial Park

From reader Joanne Siderius

  • Apr 6, 2021
“The park is not, nor has it ever been, an off-leash area at any time of year. Dogs are not allowed on the main beach at all,” writes Joanne Siderius. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Photo: Bill Metcalfe

LETTER: An appeal to B.C. Timber Sales

From reader Gerry Warner

  • Apr 5, 2021
Photo: Bill Metcalfe
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FINLAYSON: Where does the money come from? The B.C. government’s top revenue sources

Governments around the world have taken on mountains of debt during the pandemic to support the economy

  • Apr 1, 2021
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Opinion: This time, Boulder. Next time, anywhere, USA.

Just 15 minutes before the shooting started, I had driven through the King Sooper parking lot.

  • Mar 27, 2021
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