Letters

LETTER: Cats and their behaviour are misunderstood

One longtime cat owner from Port Alberni

LETTER: No good reason to let cats roam

Once you let your cat out, they may bring home fleas or disease…

  • Aug 5, 2020

LETTER: Crushing debt should not be cost of COVID-19 and climate change

This thinking will crush people with trillions of taxpayer funded debt

  • Aug 5, 2020

LETTER: Wanting a cat bylaw is not hating on cats or owners

The message quite clearly states that we are not cat haters, we are concerned residents

  • Jul 29, 2020

LETTER: Letter writers show dislike for cats

It’s frustrating to read your letter-writers’ pet politics and plain contempt towards cats

  • Jul 22, 2020

LETTER: Cats and dogs should be treated equally in Port Alberni

I think the time has come to treat cats in this city as we currently treat dogs

  • Jul 22, 2020
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LETTER: Tanker’s a ticking time bomb in Yemen

Being a retired Deep-Sea Tanker Master I read marine websites on a daily basis…

  • Jul 22, 2020

LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

One reader wants the province to create a more inclusive name for B.C.

  • Jul 20, 2020

LETTER: Cat owners need to show more respect for neighbours

If you loved your cat then you would not let them run loose.

  • Jul 15, 2020

LETTER: Landscaping can protect gardens from troublesome cats

Pet owners should be responsible. Some are, some are not.

  • Jul 15, 2020

LETTER: COVID-19 pandemic shows the need for scientific literacy

To practice philosophy, and also science, is to follow the question wherever it leads

  • Jul 15, 2020

LETTER: Fishing vessel a welcome addition to Port Alberni’s waterfront

To the Editor, Wow, the Sunderoey fishing vessel is a showstopper! It…

  • Jul 10, 2020

LETTER: Dementia doesn’t stop for COVID-19

To the Editor, Each May in communities around B.C., people unite to…

  • Jul 9, 2020

LETTER: More care needed in separating seniors’ care

Long-term care homes should be run by professionals, says writer

LETTER: City of Port Alberni needs a cat bylaw, says writer

To the Editor, I am an animal lover, but I draw the…

  • Jun 24, 2020

LETTER: Irony of ‘buy local’ program with outside websites not lost on writer

What a disappointment this program is…

  • Jun 17, 2020

LETTER: Gov’t has ignored Bamfield Road for too long

On average, 340 vehicles a day dare to travel this hazardous and deplorable logging road…

  • Jun 17, 2020

LETTER: Pandemic shows need for national pharmacare program

Writer urges Liberal government to get it done in wake of COVID-19

  • Jun 17, 2020

LETTER: What do I get in return for paying the City of Port Alberni for my tax increase?

My tax bill only went up 110 percent over last year’s bill…

  • Jun 10, 2020

LETTER: Mosaic must live up to its commitment

In the Aug. 9, 2018 press release that announced the formation of Mosaic Forest Management…

  • Jun 10, 2020