Letters

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LETTER: Complaints about Rupert Square handicap parking area

One woman questions driver’s use of handicap parking permit

  • May 16, 2019
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Canadian Parliament (Stock photo)

Bill C-69 to pass because we have a constitutional right to life

Dear Editor: Bill C-69, dubbed the Impact Assessment Act, would overhaul Canada’s…

  • May 16, 2019
Canadian Parliament (Stock photo)
Prince Rupert doctor shortage beyond stressful

Prince Rupert doctor shortage beyond stressful

Resident writes in about not having a doctor since Aug. 31, 2018

  • May 9, 2019
Prince Rupert doctor shortage beyond stressful
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Luanne Roth took a photo of the Bulk Columbia in 2015 when she said it was drifting rapidly astern past her home in Prince Rupert. (Luanne Roth photo)

LETTER: Responding to the Port Authority on anchor dragging

Ken Veldman’s letter to the editor says the Port welcomes dialogue but it is time for action

  • Apr 25, 2019
Luanne Roth took a photo of the Bulk Columbia in 2015 when she said it was drifting rapidly astern past her home in Prince Rupert. (Luanne Roth photo)
B.C. Education Minister Rob Fleming at a funding announcement for new school playground equipment, March 2019. (B.C. government)

Building a better learning environment for B.C. students

Minister’s message for Education Week, April 23-27

  • Apr 20, 2019
B.C. Education Minister Rob Fleming at a funding announcement for new school playground equipment, March 2019. (B.C. government)
Ken Veldman, vice president, public affairs and sustainability, Prince Rupert Port Authority. (Northern View file photo)

LETTER: Port authority responds to anchor dragging letter

Port of Prince Rupert’s Ken Veldman on marine safety practices and procedures

  • Apr 18, 2019
Ken Veldman, vice president, public affairs and sustainability, Prince Rupert Port Authority. (Northern View file photo)
LETTER: B.C.’s speculation tax is a wealth tax when it comes to second properties

LETTER: B.C.’s speculation tax is a wealth tax when it comes to second properties

Ingrid Rice is a cartoonist who lives in North Vancouver

  • Apr 15, 2019
LETTER: B.C.’s speculation tax is a wealth tax when it comes to second properties
Luanne Roth took a photo of the Bulk Columbia in 2015 when she said it was drifting rapidly astern past her home in Prince Rupert. (Luanne Roth photo)

LETTER: Anchor dragging is a significant event

Response to Port of Prince Rupert president’s speech at chamber luncheon

  • Apr 11, 2019
Luanne Roth took a photo of the Bulk Columbia in 2015 when she said it was drifting rapidly astern past her home in Prince Rupert. (Luanne Roth photo)
Port Edward, B.C. is in a dispute with its neighbour, the City of Prince Rupert, over the Ridley Island Tax Sharing Agreement. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

LETTER: Dispute over Ridley Island taxes

Port Edward resident defends his community amid the dispute with the City of Prince Rupert

  • Apr 4, 2019
Port Edward, B.C. is in a dispute with its neighbour, the City of Prince Rupert, over the Ridley Island Tax Sharing Agreement. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Dokie Ridge wind farm near Chetwynd B.C. in 2010. B.C.’s existing wind energy is mostly near the Peace River dams in northeastern B.C. (Black Press files)

LETTERS: Student demand to stop carbon fuel use can’t be achieved

Nuclear power is the only technology that would do it quickly

  • Apr 2, 2019
Dokie Ridge wind farm near Chetwynd B.C. in 2010. B.C.’s existing wind energy is mostly near the Peace River dams in northeastern B.C. (Black Press files)
LETTER: Apologizing for the Mayor’s behaviour

LETTER: Apologizing for the Mayor’s behaviour

Prince Rupert resident unimpressed with the ongoing dispute between neighbouring communities

  • Mar 28, 2019
LETTER: Apologizing for the Mayor’s behaviour
LETTER: Without Prejudice — Psst…Want to buy some magic beans?

LETTER: Without Prejudice — Psst…Want to buy some magic beans?

Prince Rupert resident asks why so much secrecy from the mayor and the city

  • Mar 28, 2019
LETTER: Without Prejudice — Psst…Want to buy some magic beans?
LETTER: Do the right thing, return the birthday package

LETTER: Do the right thing, return the birthday package

Former Rupertite requests whoever stole her children’s gift to their uncle to turn it in

  • Mar 7, 2019
LETTER: Do the right thing, return the birthday package
Kaien Island has three tidal rapids that one resident thinks should be harnessed for alternative energy. (Google Maps image)

LETTER: Harnessing Lax Kxeen tidal energy

Prince Rupert resident says we are missing the tide with this huge push toward LNG

  • Feb 28, 2019
Kaien Island has three tidal rapids that one resident thinks should be harnessed for alternative energy. (Google Maps image)
Charter protection needed for rural Canadians

Charter protection needed for rural Canadians

Writer on ICBC “relief” for rural rates, and says lack of protection means subsidizing urban voters.

  • Feb 20, 2019
Charter protection needed for rural Canadians
An anti-pipeline protest was held in Prince Rupert on Jan. 8, coorindated with protests happening across the country in support of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation people opposing the Coastal GasLink pipeline. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)                                An anti-pipeline protest was held in Prince Rupert on Jan. 8, coorindated with protests happening across the country in support of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation people opposing the Coastal GasLink pipeline. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Re: “In Our Opinion” column of January 17, 2019

A response by Lou Allison to an editorial on Wet’suwet’en protests

  • Feb 14, 2019
An anti-pipeline protest was held in Prince Rupert on Jan. 8, coorindated with protests happening across the country in support of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation people opposing the Coastal GasLink pipeline. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)                                An anti-pipeline protest was held in Prince Rupert on Jan. 8, coorindated with protests happening across the country in support of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation people opposing the Coastal GasLink pipeline. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson and MLAs at the B.C. legislature. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

LETTER: Fletcher forgets B.C. Liberals’ ‘weasel party’ at legislature

Salary escalation occurred under Gordon Campbell’s watch

  • Feb 12, 2019
B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson and MLAs at the B.C. legislature. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
Specialty lumber production at Western Forest Products’ Cowichan Bay sawmill. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

LETTER: Western Forest Products remains focused on B.C. employment

$350 million invested on B.C. coast in last six years, CEO says

  • Feb 11, 2019
Specialty lumber production at Western Forest Products’ Cowichan Bay sawmill. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
Delta schools have lead levels back under control after re-piping that took place over the summer. (Grace Kennedy photo)                                Prince Rupert resident frustrated with city council over boil water notice. (File photo)

LETTER: Keyboard warriors, Facebook trolls and one intelligent question

More questions for city council from Prince Rupert resident, Glen Boychuk

  • Jan 24, 2019
Delta schools have lead levels back under control after re-piping that took place over the summer. (Grace Kennedy photo)                                Prince Rupert resident frustrated with city council over boil water notice. (File photo)
B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix (B.C. government)

LETTER: Seniors home care, day programs expanding, Adrian Dix says

B.C. health minister responds to latest Seniors Advocate report

  • Jan 23, 2019
B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix (B.C. government)