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Letter: Harm reduction-only approach inadequate

Letter: Harm reduction-only approach inadequate

'As harm reduction has its merits, it cannot stand alone in addressing the multifaceted nature of the drug crisis. We must prioritize comprehensive solutions that integrate treatment, prevention, enforcement and public safety measures. '
Letters: Getting behind biodiversity plan

Letters: Getting behind biodiversity plan

Letters: These landfill site contenders should be excluded

Letters: These landfill site contenders should be excluded

Editor: Re: Coast Reporter landfill report, February 5, 2024, “Area B potential landfill siting options scored lower.” At the SCRD committee of the whole meeting on Jan.
Letters: DMP has too many unknowns for community to accept blindly

Letters: DMP has too many unknowns for community to accept blindly

'The proposed dock management plan needs to be revised. More time is needed to create an adaptable plan. The provincial government has mishandled this roll out.'
Les Leyne: How was my budget experience? So glad you asked

Les Leyne: How was my budget experience? So glad you asked

In the interests of open government and transparency, which we are all big on, I’m filling it out publicly.
Adrian Raeside cartoon: What we'll reap from B.C.'s 2024 budget

Adrian Raeside cartoon: What we'll reap from B.C.'s 2024 budget

Opinion: Enough with the grey-beige on the Sunshine Coast

Opinion: Enough with the grey-beige on the Sunshine Coast

Now in a world with some depressing forecasts for the future, you know what helps? Vibrant colour – and this Coast needs some. 
Letters: Proposed DMP has far-reaching effects

Letters: Proposed DMP has far-reaching effects

'The proposed DMP has far-reaching effects on local residents and the community. We are concerned that not everyone has been adequately engaged in the process and that our concerns have been largely ignored. For example, providing some form of assurance regarding the inclusion of a grandfathering clause for existing docks could ease worries amongst the community. '
Rob Shaw: NDP gambles on overpriced timidity in latest B.C. budget

Rob Shaw: NDP gambles on overpriced timidity in latest B.C. budget

Premier David Eby and company will need devise a much more compelling plan for the fall election
Opinion: B.C.'s energy transition hidden in plain sight

Opinion: B.C.'s energy transition hidden in plain sight

In some B.C. communities, research shows a fully electric apartment or condo building can cost nearly a third less than when built with gas heating.