Letters

LETTER: Spare a thought for others in difficult times

LETTER: Spare a thought for others in difficult times

The world has got a problem And now it’s hit our shore,…

  • Apr 19, 2020
LETTER: Spare a thought for others in difficult times
Shame on those who didn’t stay away

Shame on those who didn’t stay away

Shame on you. You didn’t stay home. The very first ferry and…

  • Apr 14, 2020
Shame on those who didn’t stay away
(Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Vancouver Island teen says people are overreacting to COVID-19 pandemic

My name is Crystal Cox, a student at Edward Milne Community High…

  • Apr 13, 2020
(Black Press Media files)
LETTER: Be respectful of others while out shopping

LETTER: Be respectful of others while out shopping

I’m a senior and today I had to bark at someone to…

  • Apr 12, 2020
LETTER: Be respectful of others while out shopping
YOUR LETTERS: Who would have thought?

YOUR LETTERS: Who would have thought?

Who would have thought, in the blink of an eye, our lives…

  • Apr 8, 2020
YOUR LETTERS: Who would have thought?
YOUR LETTERS: Celebrating what is good in our world

YOUR LETTERS: Celebrating what is good in our world

During this very unsettled time in our world, we can all still…

  • Apr 8, 2020
YOUR LETTERS: Celebrating what is good in our world
Social distancing not being observed

Social distancing not being observed

This letter is for the two adults and two kids on bikes…

  • Mar 28, 2020
Social distancing not being observed
People not listening to ‘stay at home’ warnings

People not listening to ‘stay at home’ warnings

It was disarming to see a large group of teenagers, some with…

  • Mar 28, 2020
People not listening to ‘stay at home’ warnings
Gas prices are too high in Parksville area

Gas prices are too high in Parksville area

I am fully supportive of supporting local businesses, especially those who have…

  • Mar 28, 2020
Gas prices are too high in Parksville area
LETTER - Herring fisherman offers industry’s side of the debate

LETTER – Herring fisherman offers industry’s side of the debate

Paid protestors want to stop a way of life they know nothing about

  • Mar 11, 2020
LETTER - Herring fisherman offers industry’s side of the debate
Thanks to those involved with Wounded Warriors run

Thanks to those involved with Wounded Warriors run

I would like to give thanks to the people who supported the…

  • Mar 10, 2020
Thanks to those involved with Wounded Warriors run
Lawn bowling club offers thanks

Lawn bowling club offers thanks

The Parksville Lawn Bowling Club would like to say thanks so much…

  • Mar 10, 2020
Lawn bowling club offers thanks
Housing needs to be actually affordable

Housing needs to be actually affordable

I have lived in Parksville many years, seeing many changes, the recent…

  • Mar 9, 2020
Housing needs to be actually affordable
Quit stealing shopping carts

Quit stealing shopping carts

Do people not realize that it is wrong to take shopping carts…

  • Mar 3, 2020
Quit stealing shopping carts
Coombs Family Day a rousing success

Coombs Family Day a rousing success

The Arrowsmith Agricultural Association and Arrowsmith Community Recreation Association would like to…

  • Mar 3, 2020
Coombs Family Day a rousing success
Adults are a primary cause of bullying behaviour among children

Adults are a primary cause of bullying behaviour among children

After hearing much about the ongoing bullying problem that exists with today’s…

  • Mar 3, 2020
Adults are a primary cause of bullying behaviour among children
We need wetlands more than housing developments

We need wetlands more than housing developments

We spend part of our time living in Parksville and have done…

  • Feb 13, 2020
We need wetlands more than housing developments
Food security important for all

Food security important for all

As new residents we were surprised and pleased when a firefighter showed…

  • Feb 13, 2020
Food security important for all
See the wisdom in those who oppose pipeline

See the wisdom in those who oppose pipeline

As I approach 80, one of my greatest pleasures is to spend…

  • Feb 11, 2020
See the wisdom in those who oppose pipeline
EV cards should have dollar values

EV cards should have dollar values

I find it very odd indeed that my tax dollars, having paid…

  • Feb 11, 2020
EV cards should have dollar values