Letters

Prince Rupert resident, Tom Kertes, wants to help organize Community for Clean Water to bring clean drinking water back to the city. (Pixabay photo)

LETTER: City council should open civic engagement, not shut it down

Tom Kertes on the boil water notice and clean water crisis in Prince Rupert

  • Jan 17, 2019
Prince Rupert resident, Tom Kertes, wants to help organize Community for Clean Water to bring clean drinking water back to the city. (Pixabay photo)
LNG Canada CEO Andy Calitz announces project proceeding to engineering and environmental assessment, joined by officials from PetroChina, Mitsubishi and Korea Gas as well as Premier Christy Clark and Natural Gas Development MInister Rich Coleman, April 30, 2014. (Black Press files)

Statement from Andy Calitz, CEO LNG Canada

LNG Canada CEO says consortium continues Kitimat facility construction despite pipeline opposition

  • Jan 11, 2019
LNG Canada CEO Andy Calitz announces project proceeding to engineering and environmental assessment, joined by officials from PetroChina, Mitsubishi and Korea Gas as well as Premier Christy Clark and Natural Gas Development MInister Rich Coleman, April 30, 2014. (Black Press files)
B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson is gearing up for the B.C. legislature session that resumes Feb. 12. (Hansard TV)

LETTER: Andrew Wilkinson says B.C. minister’s pipeline protest visit a bridge too far

Premier John Horgan should remove Doug Donaldson from cabinet, opposition leader says

  • Jan 10, 2019
B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson is gearing up for the B.C. legislature session that resumes Feb. 12. (Hansard TV)
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Prince Rupert resident frustrated with city council over boil water notice. (File photo)

LETTER: Without prejudice, on the boil water notice

Prince Rupert resident is fed up with council’s stance on ongoing water issues

  • Jan 10, 2019
Prince Rupert resident frustrated with city council over boil water notice. (File photo)
Boil water notice has been in effect in Prince Rupert since Dec. 14, 2018. (Northern View photo)

LETTER: Tired of the pitchforks aimed at city hall over boil water notice

Prince Rupert resident suggests anger should be steered toward the federal, provincial governments

  • Jan 10, 2019
Boil water notice has been in effect in Prince Rupert since Dec. 14, 2018. (Northern View photo)
Message from Coastal GasLink president after RCMP action

Message from Coastal GasLink president after RCMP action

A message from the President of Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project

  • Jan 8, 2019
Message from Coastal GasLink president after RCMP action
Screenshot from 1949 musical film Neptune’s Daughter, featuring 1944 song ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside.’

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
Screenshot from 1949 musical film Neptune’s Daughter, featuring 1944 song ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside.’
LETTER: Is the referendum a fair process?
LETTER: Is the referendum a fair process?
Marie Lewis, President, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 27 at the Remembrance Day ceremony. (Northern View photo)

President of the Prince Rupert legion on recent editorial

A response to the In Our Opinion editorial on names missing on the cenotaph

  • Nov 15, 2018
Marie Lewis, President, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 27 at the Remembrance Day ceremony. (Northern View photo)
This video screen grab should not have been on the Now-Leader’s home page, argues Surrey councillor-elect Steven Pettigrew. What do you think? (Black Press TV)

LETTER: Disturbing Halloween imagery will keep me off website until after holiday is over

Surrey councillor-elect says photo showing woman dressed as zombie should never have been on home page

  • Oct 31, 2018
This video screen grab should not have been on the Now-Leader’s home page, argues Surrey councillor-elect Steven Pettigrew. What do you think? (Black Press TV)
Ridley Island Sharing Tax Agreement between Prince Rupert and Port Edward has become a hot subject during the local elections. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

LETTER: Mayor takes a tone of divisiveness

Port Edward resident concerned about the renegotiation tactics by Prince Rupert mayor

  • Oct 25, 2018
Ridley Island Sharing Tax Agreement between Prince Rupert and Port Edward has become a hot subject during the local elections. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Notification cards are in the mail this month. (Elections B.C.)

LETTER: Yet another referendum?

First Past the Post electoral system because it is straight forward to understand

  • Oct 18, 2018
Notification cards are in the mail this month. (Elections B.C.)
A building downtown Prince Rupert that has been empty for years. (Quinn Bender photo)

Paper criticizing council for things out of their control

Prince Rupert resident states city hall could enforce bylaws to upkeep downtown buildings

  • Sep 13, 2018
A building downtown Prince Rupert that has been empty for years. (Quinn Bender photo)
Airport ferry dock on Digby Island. (File photo)

Misleading article on Airport Society

Former volunteer on the Prince Rupert Airport Society responds to statements in previous article

  • Sep 13, 2018
Airport ferry dock on Digby Island. (File photo)
Letter to the Editor: Port Edward more concerned with LNG than seniors

Letter to the Editor: Port Edward more concerned with LNG than seniors

Paul Lagace praises new seniors homes, but asks where protection was for trailer park residents

  • Aug 30, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Port Edward more concerned with LNG than seniors
Letter to the editor: Wildfire management in B.C. could be done better writes a former Ranger-in-charge

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 to the editor: Wildfire management in B.C. could be done better writes a former Ranger-in-charge
Ground crews, air support and equipment continue to work on the Alkali Lake wildfire near Telegraph Creek. If conditions allow, crews will use burn operations to increase containment, remove pockets of fuel and create fireguards. (BC Wildfire Service photo)

Tahltan government requests hunting ban throughout territory

Tahltan Central Government is concerned about the safety of all hunters during the wildfires

Ground crews, air support and equipment continue to work on the Alkali Lake wildfire near Telegraph Creek. If conditions allow, crews will use burn operations to increase containment, remove pockets of fuel and create fireguards. (BC Wildfire Service photo)
Letter to the Editor: In response to “In all fairness”

Letter to the Editor: In response to “In all fairness”

Marg Ciccone writes in about tax reductions for housing projects in Prince Rupert

  • Aug 16, 2018
Letter to the Editor: In response to “In all fairness”
M’akola Group of Societies. (File photo)

Letter to the Editor: On the topic of affordable housing in Prince Rupert

Readers write in responses to Top Comments

  • Aug 16, 2018
M’akola Group of Societies. (File photo)
Wait times for surgery and diagnostic scans are a continuing problem in B.C., and pressure on health care system is increasing. (Black Press files)

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

‘Governments know they will lose private clinic lawsuit’

  • Aug 15, 2018
Wait times for surgery and diagnostic scans are a continuing problem in B.C., and pressure on health care system is increasing. (Black Press files)