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Letters

Letters

Fletcher in Liberal’s pocket

Editor: Re: Tom Fletcher’s column of Feb. 14: (‘Election budget sets the state’): Fletcher obviously is in the Liberal Party’s pocket. Why else would he deflect...

Thank you, Tim at Hillside Centre

Editor: I wish to tell the people about a wonderful 59-year-old nurse at Hillside Centre, named Tim. While I was a patient there for one...

Kamloops lawyer was a ‘remarkable human being’

Editor: The First Nations Women of B.C. lost a truly remarkable advocate for the rights of our women and children. I am the last founding...

Doctor recruitment takes time

Editor: Re: Feb. 10 letter to the editor (“Building won’t solve doctor shortage”): Kamloops is my hometown — it’s a great place to live, work and...

Shift workers appreciate two-week break with their kids

Editor: I have two words in support of a two-week spring break: Shift work. My husband works in the ER and his shifts frequently...

Start attracting immigrant doctors to fill shortage

Editor: We are constantly being told there is a severe doctor shortage in this country. Baby boomers, like myself, are now at the leading...

Where is the accountability for teachers?

Editor: In light of the controversial debate over spring break, I think now is a good time to bring up another issue affecting the education...

Building won’t solve doctor shortage

Editor: In the wake of the government’s announcement that a new tower will be built to add to Interior Health’s buildings portfolio, something magical has...

Milobar, Cavers should step down from council

Editor: When Mayor Peter Milobar and Coun. Donovan Cavers ran and won, they made a commitment to the people of Kamloops to hold those positions until the...

Ajax won’t help doctor shortage

Editor: Due to the extreme shortage of general practitioners in Kamloops, we should be aware and concerned citizens are now driving to Logan Lake for...

Kamloops about to enter ‘Dark Ages’ of recycling

Editor: I experienced complete disbelief and disappointment as I read the rationale and details of the long list of what cannot be recycled with the...

City making recycling more difficult

Editor: With respect to new recycling rules to be established under the city’s contract with Multi-Material BC, I really have to ask: is this a...

Under new recycling deal, more items will be bound for landfill

Editor: I can appreciate that some items, such as glass in recycling bins, could present issues for recycling sorters. However, with the extended “not permitted” list,...

Would-be thugs will like this sentence

Editor: Re: Jan. 27 KTW story (‘Men who attacked, knocked out Kamloops Mountie avoid prison’): Although it’s difficult to see the whole picture in these cases,...

Godspeed, Christal, you left a mark on my soul

Editor: There are people who come into your life and leave an indelible mark upon your soul. A young lady came into our midst to be...

Please — do not feed bread to the birds

Editor: The vast amounts of bread and bagels being fed to the wildfowl at Riverside Park is not good for the swans, geese or ducks. It...

Transportation minister vows to solve road-line problem

Editor: I recognize that fading highway line paint is a safety concern, and one my ministry takes very seriously. Ministry staff and engineers have been working...

Why do road lines on Lower Mainland seem to last?

Editor: Regarding letter writer Ken Wells’ reply to fellow letter writer J.M. Birk about disappearing road lines: Take a look at the many traffic cameras in...

Seems like amateur hour when planning hospital parkade

Editor: What amazes me most about the Royal Inland Hospital parkade issues is that this is not the first parkade in the world, built by...

Disappointed, angry about Trudeau’s broken campaign promise

Editor: Prior to the 2015 election, the federal Liberal platform stated: “We are committed to ensuring that 2015 will be the last federal election conducted...