Letters

BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

LETTER: Teachers union encourages culture of mask wearing in B.C. schools

BCTF President Teri Mooring asks parents to talk with children about wearing masks in school

  • Nov 24, 2020
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LETTER: What happens to our compostable material?

Re: ‘Regional District of Nanaimo deals with issues impacting automated garbage collection’…

  • Nov 14, 2020
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LETTER: Concerns over Qualicum Beach cell tower remain

Re: ‘Qualicum Beach council approves location of Telus communications tower’ (www.pqbnews.com, Oct.…

  • Nov 14, 2020
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LETTER: Joint replacement wait times in B.C.

Arthritis society’s call for government to make reducing wait times a priority

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Letters to the editor.

LETTER – Comox doctor requesting consideration of Island Health COVID-19 ‘bubble’

The following is an open letter to Island Health medical health officer,…

  • Nov 2, 2020
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LETTER: Smoke from wood-burning fireplaces is offensive and unhealthy

Fall has arrived and with it the toxic fume season has returned.…

  • Oct 29, 2020
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LETTER: Thoughts and actions must be more ecocentric when it comes to single-use plastics

Re: ‘Ban of some single-use plastics only the start’ (PQB News, Oct.…

  • Oct 29, 2020
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LETTER: Thanks to community for fundraising help

On Sept. 25, Adam Fras and I held a fundraiser for Cops…

  • Oct 28, 2020
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LETTER: Qualicum Beach drivers are quite courteous

I was shocked to read ‘Your Views’ comments (PQB News, Oct. 7)…

  • Oct 17, 2020
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LETTER: Here’s a system to help with those heavy bins

LETTER: Here’s a system to help with those heavy bins

After observing homeowners struggling to trundle out the RDN’s new blue supersize…

  • Oct 11, 2020
LETTER: Here’s a system to help with those heavy bins
LETTER: Rail discussion has gone on for far too long

LETTER: Rail discussion has gone on for far too long

Letter sent to Island Rail: Couldn’t find your survey so we are…

  • Oct 11, 2020
LETTER: Rail discussion has gone on for far too long
LETTER: Rail venture holds only nostalgia value

LETTER: Rail venture holds only nostalgia value

I spent my career in transportation, working in all four modes. I…

  • Oct 11, 2020
LETTER: Rail venture holds only nostalgia value
Although B.C. has not made masks mandatory in public indoor spaces, some business owners are requiring all customers to wear them before entering their store. (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)

LETTER: ‘People probably don’t understand science behind the need for masks’

I’m disturbed by the growing numbers of people refusing to wear masks.…

  • Oct 5, 2020
Although B.C. has not made masks mandatory in public indoor spaces, some business owners are requiring all customers to wear them before entering their store. (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
LETTER: Kudos to preservation society, Town of Qualicum Beach

LETTER: Kudos to preservation society, Town of Qualicum Beach

Re: ‘Town of Qualicum Beach defers discussions with preservation society regarding wetlands’…

  • Oct 1, 2020
LETTER: Kudos to preservation society, Town of Qualicum Beach
LETTER: Ways must be found to deal with new waste stream

LETTER: Ways must be found to deal with new waste stream

The Regional District of Nanaimo and its citizens are widely recognized as…

  • Sep 30, 2020
LETTER: Ways must be found to deal with new waste stream
LETTER: Errington Farmers’ Market Society thankful

LETTER: Errington Farmers’ Market Society thankful

It has been a challenging season for farmers’ markets, but Errington farmers…

  • Sep 30, 2020
LETTER: Errington Farmers’ Market Society thankful
LETTER: Things are not changing for the better in Qualicum Beach

LETTER: Things are not changing for the better in Qualicum Beach

I have lived right downtown Qualicum Beach for 10 years now and…

  • Sep 25, 2020
LETTER: Things are not changing for the better in Qualicum Beach
LETTER: Thanks, best wishes to Longmuirs

LETTER: Thanks, best wishes to Longmuirs

With some sadness, but much gratitude, I want to publicly say a…

  • Sep 19, 2020
LETTER: Thanks, best wishes to Longmuirs
LETTER: Sorry state of affairs in many nations

LETTER: Sorry state of affairs in many nations

As all government debts erupt from the COVID-19 pressures, governments are being…

  • Sep 19, 2020
LETTER: Sorry state of affairs in many nations
LETTER: Lack of physicians in Parksville a troubling problem

LETTER: Lack of physicians in Parksville a troubling problem

I am writing about a distressing situation affecting many of your readers.…

  • Sep 18, 2020
LETTER: Lack of physicians in Parksville a troubling problem