Letters

The MV Frances Barkley can be seen in the harbour in Bamfield in this undated photo. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

LETTER: Visitor from Ontario excited at news MV Frances Barkley will still sail

It hardly needs repeating that COVID-19 has exacted a terrible toll on Canadians…

  • Sep 22, 2021
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LETTER: Bad behaviour of one person mars Toy Run trip for visiting couple

My wife and I are here for our third time to attend the Port Alberni Toy Run…

  • Sep 22, 2021
A beaver lodge can be seen in one of two ponds along the Log Train Trail near what is known as the Burde Street Beaver Ponds. A group of Port Alberni residents is concerned that development in the area will compromise habitat in the wetlands. (PHOTO COURTESY SANDY MCRUER)

LETTER: Port Alberni beaver ponds in danger from proposed development

The Burde Street ponds are under threat from a proposed massive housing development…

  • Sep 22, 2021
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LETTER: Show up and vote Sept. 20

On September 20, voters will pass judgment on the Trudeau government…

  • Sep 15, 2021
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LETTER: How many times have you been ID’d?

I truly hope people are respectful at businesses now that the vaccine passports are in effect…

  • Sep 15, 2021
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LETTER: Nothing will get better without action

Forty years ago I paid $5.00 to camp at a provincial campground and could do so spontaneously…

  • Sep 15, 2021
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LETTER: New development on Burde Street means more traffic, more noise

There is also an increased danger to the pedestrians, including children, who use the route…

  • Sep 8, 2021
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LETTER: Tougher penalties are needed for bad drivers

Our legal system is completely inane when it comes to drivers…

  • Sep 8, 2021
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LETTER: Beavers, birds and wetlands are covered by gov’t statutes

Former conservation officer reminds San Group there are rules regarding development

  • Sep 8, 2021
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LETTER: City of Port Alberni deserves kudos, not negative comments

Uptown merchant says growth shows confidence in city

  • Sep 1, 2021
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LETTER: Editorial on abandoned roosters was foul, says writer

Hen Harbor says chickens and roosters have unfair reputation

  • Sep 1, 2021
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LETTER: Removing kitchen waste from landfill will have positive effect

For a small city and region like ours, those kinds of reductions make a huge difference…

  • Sep 1, 2021
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LETTER: How about a bandshell for Somass Sawmill site?

Writer encourages Port Alberni to think about building an outdoor performance space

  • Sep 1, 2021
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LETTER: Kitchen waste isn’t the CO2 culprit everyone thinks it is

Writer objects to Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District’s plan for compost bins

  • Aug 18, 2021
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LETTER: Linking high property values to higher taxes is ‘a fallacy’

That is a fallacy that has been used for decades…

  • Aug 18, 2021
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LETTER: Port Alberni council hasn’t done enough to warrant pay increase next term

Resident expresses concern over upcoming pay increase

  • Aug 11, 2021
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LETTER: Canadians dealing with hidden charges from cellphone companies

I ran into a bit of a conundrum recently when making a phone call…

  • Aug 11, 2021
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LETTER: Alberni Valley residents need to be invested in watershed issues

Interference needed to keep forestry companies on straight and narrow, says writer

  • Aug 11, 2021
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LETTER: Tax and wage numbers were skewed in July 28 letter

Using percentages to your advantage is always a simple way of expressing your point…

  • Aug 4, 2021
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LETTER: Writer questions Port Alberni council’s decisions over land

From Somass Sawmill to parkland, city resident has concerns

  • Aug 4, 2021
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