Letters

“Today it is seldom remembered but the valor of our Canadian veterans shines brightly with the people of South Korea who have not forgotten the 516 Canadian service men who died defending their country,” writes Guy Black. Photo: Unsplash

Letter: In 2022 our veterans will not be forgotten

Letter to the Editor from Guy Black

  • Jan 2, 2022
“Today it is seldom remembered but the valor of our Canadian veterans shines brightly with the people of South Korea who have not forgotten the 516 Canadian service men who died defending their country,” writes Guy Black. Photo: Unsplash
B.C. Seniors’ Advocate Isobel Mackenzie asks every British Columbian to continue to follow the public heath guidelines to protect vulnerable seniors. Photo: B.C. government

B.C. public health guidelines protect vulnerable seniors

Letter from Isobel Mackenzie, B.C. Seniors Advocate

  • Dec 30, 2021
B.C. Seniors’ Advocate Isobel Mackenzie asks every British Columbian to continue to follow the public heath guidelines to protect vulnerable seniors. Photo: B.C. government
Interior Health medical health officer Dr. Silvina Mema. Photo: Submitted

Interior Health; Stay safe as COVID cases rise

Letter from Dr. Silvina Mema

  • Dec 30, 2021
Interior Health medical health officer Dr. Silvina Mema. Photo: Submitted
“If you would like to organize a small discussion group, CCL can help you get started,” Robinson writes.Photo: Unsplash

Looking for a West Kootenay climate discussion resource?

Letter to the Editor from Ron Robinson of Nelson

  • Dec 17, 2021
“If you would like to organize a small discussion group, CCL can help you get started,” Robinson writes.Photo: Unsplash
The Tattoo will feature 400+ performers including First Nations, massed pipes and drums, precision drills, highland and ethnic dancers and more. Photo: Submitted

Okanagan Military Tattoo returns this summer

Phone 250.549.2123 or toll free 1.866.311.1011 or go online to ticketseller.ca.

  • Dec 17, 2021
The Tattoo will feature 400+ performers including First Nations, massed pipes and drums, precision drills, highland and ethnic dancers and more. Photo: Submitted
“The powers that be need to hire more staff for the Trail laboratory,” writes Ken Schroeder. Photo: Unsplash

Letter: Wait times at Trail lab are unacceptable

Letter to the Editor from Ken Schroeder of Warfield

“The powers that be need to hire more staff for the Trail laboratory,” writes Ken Schroeder. Photo: Unsplash
The revolving door refers to the scenario that arrested suspects can be quickly released on bail (or no bail) after they’ve been processed into the system. Photo: Unsplash

Letter: Rules of law differ on 3 levels

Send letters to editor@trailtimes.ca

  • Dec 14, 2021
The revolving door refers to the scenario that arrested suspects can be quickly released on bail (or no bail) after they’ve been processed into the system. Photo: Unsplash
Trophy Town director Robert Barrett

A heartfelt thank you to ‘Trophy Town’ community

Trophy Town director grateful for Greater Trail response to ‘39 and ‘61 Smoke Eaters tribute

Trophy Town director Robert Barrett
Reader is hoping for a lot of locals to participate in the free educational series via Zoom by Ryan Dowd. Photo: Unsplash

‘Respect and Connect’ will benefit the Greater Trail community

Letter to the Editor from RaNae Nicholls

  • Dec 7, 2021
Reader is hoping for a lot of locals to participate in the free educational series via Zoom by Ryan Dowd. Photo: Unsplash
Through photosynthesis, plants use CO2 from the atmosphere, water from the ground, and energy from the sun to create sugars used for growth and fuel. Photo: Nagy Arnold/Unsplash

Leave plant food alone

Letter to the Editor from Warren Watson

  • Nov 28, 2021
Through photosynthesis, plants use CO2 from the atmosphere, water from the ground, and energy from the sun to create sugars used for growth and fuel. Photo: Nagy Arnold/Unsplash
“There is a distinct border around community, that line is the line of marginalization,” writes Austin Hager.

Natural disasters in B.C., and the opiate epidemic

Letter to the Editor from Austin Hager

  • Nov 25, 2021
“There is a distinct border around community, that line is the line of marginalization,” writes Austin Hager.
Email: editor@trailtimes.ca.

Advocate calls on B.C. seniors to get their booster

Letter from Isobel Mackenzie, B.C. Seniors Advocate

  • Nov 25, 2021
Email: editor@trailtimes.ca.
“ … workers, businesses, and communities are left in a vacuum of uncertainty awaiting details on potentially false promises by government,” writes Bob Brash. Photo: Zetong Li/Unsplash

What specifically will replace family supporting jobs B.C. is eliminating?

Letter to the Editor from Bob Brash

  • Nov 23, 2021
“ … workers, businesses, and communities are left in a vacuum of uncertainty awaiting details on potentially false promises by government,” writes Bob Brash. Photo: Zetong Li/Unsplash
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95 % of B.C. considered unceded lands

To the editor; It’s time to have an open and honest discussion…

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“A more informed population is needed, not more stigma and blame,” writes Marie Skinner. Photo: Hanna Morris/Unsplash

‘Not afraid at all,’ writes Trail leader about the city’s downtown

Letter to the Editor from Marie Skinner

  • Nov 16, 2021
“A more informed population is needed, not more stigma and blame,” writes Marie Skinner. Photo: Hanna Morris/Unsplash
“As a society, we need to provide these individuals with every opportunity to change their lives for the better,” writes Dan Deresh. Photo: Jon Tyson/Unsplash

No easy answers to addiction and homelessness in Trail

Letter to the Editor from Dan Deresh

  • Nov 16, 2021
“As a society, we need to provide these individuals with every opportunity to change their lives for the better,” writes Dan Deresh. Photo: Jon Tyson/Unsplash
Send letters to editor@trailtimes.ca. Photo: File

Unease with moving community kitchen to downtown Trail

Letter from Virginia Clover of Warfield

  • Nov 10, 2021
Send letters to editor@trailtimes.ca. Photo: File
“As we emerge from almost two years of COVID, the Platinum Jubilee celebrations should be able to lighten the mood and remind all British Columbians of our home and heritage.” Photo: Mark de Jong/Unsplash

Plans lacking in Canada for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Letter from Derek Hall of Vernon

  • Nov 4, 2021
“As we emerge from almost two years of COVID, the Platinum Jubilee celebrations should be able to lighten the mood and remind all British Columbians of our home and heritage.” Photo: Mark de Jong/Unsplash
Writer recounts moving to Trail in 1999 and the changes seen in the city since. Photo: Unsplash

Response to Trail Times letter, “I no longer feel safe going downtown alone”

“My family and I had moved from Creston to Trail for work and business reasons.”

  • Nov 4, 2021
Writer recounts moving to Trail in 1999 and the changes seen in the city since. Photo: Unsplash
Sidney Lambert, Neil Conner and Bert Coulson made a difference in the lives of generations of amputees that continues today. Photo: The War Amps
Sidney Lambert, Neil Conner and Bert Coulson made a difference in the lives of generations of amputees that continues today. Photo: The War Amps