Letters

A note left on the windshield of an Alberta woman, while she was shopping in Parksville. (Submitted photo)

LETTER: Bride-to-be from Alberta greeted with nasty note in Parksville

‘How I wish there was a vaccine for stupidity and ignorance’

  • Jul 29, 2021
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LETTER: Noisy, toxic fireworks are ‘so yesterday’, says PQB News reader

Fireworks are so yesterday, right up there with coal-powered trains. Widespread noise…

  • Jul 21, 2021
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LETTER: Motorcycling ‘loud pipes crowd’ just looking for excuses to make noise

If quiet motorcycles are unsafe the roads should be littered with crashed…

  • Jul 18, 2021
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LETTER: Fire hazards in Parksville should be closely monitored

I want to draw everybody’s attention to a very dangerous practice in…

  • Jul 18, 2021
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LETTER: Motorcycle noise disturbing to Qualicum Beach resident

We have always been proud of our area as a nice, laid-back…

  • Jul 9, 2021
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LETTER: Parksville Qualicum Beach residents need to be prepared when it comes to the heat

Today there’s a slight breeze I hope I don’t freeze Oh where…

  • Jul 8, 2021
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Dr. Richard Stanwick, chief medical health officer for Island Health, speaks at a press conference on fentanyl at the Victoria Police Department on Nov. 5, 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)
Dr. Richard Stanwick, chief medical health officer for Island Health, speaks at a press conference on fentanyl at the Victoria Police Department on Nov. 5, 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)
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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
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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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