Letters

Old growth in burn pile north of Revelstoke. Photo: Wildsight

B.C. old growth and forestry jobs in steep decline

Letter to the Editor from Eddie Petryshen, Wildsight conservation specialist

  • Mar 4, 2021
Coby Reid helped rescue this bobcat from where it had frozen to the train tracks. Photo: Coby Reid

Bobcat deliverer shares details from Kootenay train track rescue

Coby Reid helped rescue a bobcat that was frozen to train tracks near Waneta bridge

  • Mar 4, 2021
Examples of wall hangings by local students that were sent in ArtBoxes to Greater Trail seniors who signed up for the program. Photo: VISAC Gallery/Instagram

Kudos to ArtBoxes and Art PenPals

Letter to the Editor from Virginia Clover of Warfield

  • Feb 25, 2021
Letter to the editor

Rave to Fruitvale cafe for going above and beyond

Letter to the Editor from Mike Breezy of Trail

  • Feb 23, 2021
Letter to the editor
“The Canadian society is at a dangerous crossroad,” writes Dave Carter. Photo: Hermes Rivera on Unsplash

Kootenay man calls for unity

Letter to the Editor from Dave Carter of Castlegar

  • Feb 18, 2021
“The Canadian society is at a dangerous crossroad,” writes Dave Carter. Photo: Hermes Rivera on Unsplash
The Society for Protection and Care of Seniors asks people to pause on Feb. 19 to reflect on services lost and problems seniors face with health care. Photo: K. Chirag on Unsplash

Trail vigil postponed; take a moment to reflect services lost, seniors

Letter to the Editor from the Society for the Protection and Care of Seniors

  • Feb 18, 2021
The Society for Protection and Care of Seniors asks people to pause on Feb. 19 to reflect on services lost and problems seniors face with health care. Photo: K. Chirag on Unsplash
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West Kootenay Healthcare Professionals for a Healthy Climate pen an open letter. Photo: Kristine Wook on Unsplash

West Kootenay healthcare group pens open letter

Letter to the Editor from Judith Fearing, RN IBCLC

  • Feb 11, 2021
West Kootenay Healthcare Professionals for a Healthy Climate pen an open letter. Photo: Kristine Wook on Unsplash
This B.C. trail camera captured this moose nursing her calf. Photo: Evan Saugstad

Letter: Without prey, there are no predators

Letter to the Editor from Robin Unrau, President, Hunters for BC SCI

  • Feb 11, 2021
This B.C. trail camera captured this moose nursing her calf. Photo: Evan Saugstad
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
Letters to the editor can be emailed to editor@trailtimes.ca.

The dementia journey can be isolating

Letter to the Editor from Ruth Cordiner, Alzheimer Society of B.C., West Kootenay region

  • Feb 4, 2021
Letters to the editor can be emailed to editor@trailtimes.ca.
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)
Letters to the Editor can be emailed to editor@trailtimes.ca. Photo: File

Help available to obtain BC Recover Benefit at Trail FAIR Society

Letter from Naomi Bain, Poverty Law Advocate, Trail FAIR Society

  • Jan 21, 2021
Letters to the Editor can be emailed to editor@trailtimes.ca. Photo: File
Interior Health president and CEO Susan Brown. (Contributed)

COLUMN: Overcoming unimaginable odds in health care

Interior Health CEO Susan Brown reflects on 2020, expresses hope for 2021

  • Jan 14, 2021
Interior Health president and CEO Susan Brown. (Contributed)
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
Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)
The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA) is a nonprofit animal welfare organization which advocates for animal protection legislation, operates animal shelters, and runs educational workshops and public awareness programs throughout British Columbia. Photo: BC SPCA

BC SPCA pleas for rabbit owners to spay or neuter their pets

In just one year, a single female rabbit could have as many as 144 baby bunnies.

  • Jan 14, 2021
The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA) is a nonprofit animal welfare organization which advocates for animal protection legislation, operates animal shelters, and runs educational workshops and public awareness programs throughout British Columbia. Photo: BC SPCA
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)

LETTER: Compulsory trades training for B.C. apprentices makes sense

B.C. Building Trades women’s group endorses NDP’s move

  • Jan 7, 2021
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)
Bailey Theatre Facebook page.

Shout out to the Bailey Theatre and Royal Theatre

Letter from Virginia Clover, Warfield

  • Dec 31, 2020
Bailey Theatre Facebook page.
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Canadian Wildlife Federation sets new goals for Citizen Science in 2021

“There are about 100,000 people signed up … we need to keep up the momentum in 2021.”

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Make a safe and sober ride home your first New Year’s resolution Image: MADD.ca.

Make a sober ride home your first New Year’s resolution

Message from Jaymie-Lyne Hancock, MADD Canada National President

  • Dec 31, 2020
Make a safe and sober ride home your first New Year’s resolution Image: MADD.ca.
Dementia doesn’t just affect the person living with a diagnosis; it affects caregivers, family, friends, and their community. Photo: Submitted

Trail, Rossland can help change the future for people affected by dementia

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month begins Jan. 4

  • Dec 30, 2020
Dementia doesn’t just affect the person living with a diagnosis; it affects caregivers, family, friends, and their community. Photo: Submitted