Mosaic Forest Management Only Has Contempt

(Background: “Logging near cemetery a ‘shock’ for Port Alberni residents”) Dear Editor, I am not shocked. Mosaic’s (formerly Island Timberlands and Timberwest) recent logging adjacent to the cemetery and Hole in the Wall shows in the worst way that it respects the dead as much as it respects streams, watersheds, public access and amenities, wildfire …

Thank you Helen and Mike – Tragic links in hard times

This letter was sent to the AV News on January 29, 2024 and published in the February 7, 2024 edition and published online. Dear Editor, Usually the words come easily but it has been hard to write about the recent tragic passing of two people. You may have known Mike Stewart. He was a passionate …

Education is a right. Make it free.

(Sent to the Globe and Mail June 30, 2023 – letters@globeandmail.com) Dear Editor, Canada is not the United States of America yet we have gradually followed that country’s decades long descent into a world where education is only available to those with the ability to pay up front or for 20 years after completion. It …