Letters

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LETTER: Qualicum Beach council should reconsider vote against backyard chickens

I am very disappointed to hear the council of Qualicum Beach’s vote…

  • Mar 31, 2021
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LETTER: Parksville needs its community centre

On Dec. 30, we signed a petition being circulated that voiced the…

  • Mar 31, 2021
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LETTER: Keep bikes, skateboards off boardwalk in Parksville

Electric bikes, bikes and skateboards should not use the boardwalk on the…

  • Mar 31, 2021
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LETTER: Proposed RV campground not the best use of land in Parksville

Re: ‘Parksville council approves permit for RV campground, pool, restaurant at old…

  • Feb 13, 2021
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LETTER: Parksville has missed a big opportunity

Re: ‘Parksville council approves permit for RV campground, pool, restaurant at old…

  • Feb 13, 2021
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LETTER: RCMP deserving of appreciation

Did you know that the Lieutentant Governor of British Columbia issued a…

  • Feb 13, 2021
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LETTER: Political will needed to provide cold-weather shelter in Parksville Qualicum Beach

It’s February and still cold, wet people have no access to a…

  • Feb 12, 2021
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John Hinds, CEO of News Media Canada (formerly Newspapers Canada) reads an email from PayPal at his office in Toronto on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Hinds called it “scary” after PayPal froze his organization’s payments account over a weekly newspaper story about a Syrian refugee family in Manitoba. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel

LETTER: It’s time for Canadian politicians to ‘level the digital playing field’ for news

‘Google and Facebook… control the onramp to the internet highway in Canada’

  • Feb 4, 2021
John Hinds, CEO of News Media Canada (formerly Newspapers Canada) reads an email from PayPal at his office in Toronto on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Hinds called it “scary” after PayPal froze his organization’s payments account over a weekly newspaper story about a Syrian refugee family in Manitoba. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel
B.C. commercial fishers argue Canada’s oceans can play an important role in a new and revitalized economy, but only if the first step is to restore their natural productivity. (Black Press file photo)
B.C. commercial fishers argue Canada’s oceans can play an important role in a new and revitalized economy, but only if the first step is to restore their natural productivity. (Black Press file photo)
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LETTER: Use roundabouts with courtesy in Qualicum Beach

Re: ‘Don’t forget proper roundabout etiquette’ (Letters, PQB News, Jan. 6) I…

  • Jan 24, 2021
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LETTER: Residents provide some Christmas magic

2020 was a very challenging year, but one thing that remained steadfast…

  • Jan 24, 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: Don’t forget proper roundabout etiquette

With all the talk about roundabouts perhaps now is the time to…

  • Jan 10, 2021
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LETTER: Decisions on big issues in Qualicum Beach should be put on hold

In October 2018, the citizens of Qualicum Beach elected five members to…

  • Jan 10, 2021
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LETTER: Real Santa appears in Qualicum Beach

I, along with an undetermined number of other residents of our little…

  • Jan 10, 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: More people need to be wearing masks

Re: ‘Your Views’ (PQB News, Dec. 2) In your last edition, a…

  • Dec 8, 2020
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LETTER: Island Corridor Foundation CEO confident in survey results

Stevenson: ‘89% of Islanders said they would support rail if it met their needs’

  • Dec 7, 2020
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LETTER: Anger over decision on Parksville Community Centre

I am so angry with Parksville city council that for the first…

  • Dec 4, 2020
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