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Keith Thirkell on conflict issue

Keith Thirkell on conflict issue

Editor: With respect to a recent article in your paper regarding the claimed non-pecuniary conflict I may have relating to a biosolids plant in East Porpoise Bay, some elaboration is in order.
Positive healing experience

Positive healing experience

Editor: Having just returned from a mental health healing farm in North Carolina, which will serve as a model for Cottage Farm, I would like to share my experience.
Watch for deer - 'tis the season

Watch for deer - 'tis the season

Editor: As the autumn unfolds, just a reminder to drivers to pay attention to the roadsides for deer - and slow down.
Considering options for biosolids

Considering options for biosolids

Editor: It was revealed at last week's council meeting that Mayor Inkster, on behalf of council, has written a letter to Coun. Keith Thirkell stating the significant impact that the proposed biosolids plant will have on East Porpoise Bay properties.
Crisis in long-term care

Crisis in long-term care

Editor: Unless you are involved with someone waiting to be admitted to a long-term care facility, you are unaware of the crisis concerning the abysmal lack of registered (approved) care facilities on the Coast.
Council upholds MOTI's flawed position

Council upholds MOTI's flawed position

Editor: The following letter was sent to Sechelt Mayor and Council and copied to Coast Reporter for publication.
A right to be concerned

A right to be concerned

Editor: There is no question that the stigma of mental illness still pervades every part our society.
Considerable costs for ignoring input

Considerable costs for ignoring input

Editor: A recent Coast Reporter article ("Coast stimulus projects to beat 2011 deadline") noted that the SCRD received just under $3-million in funding for infrastructure projects through the federal government's economic stimulus grants.
Lessons from the back of the courtroom

Lessons from the back of the courtroom

Way back, a million years ago, when I was a criminal justice and public policy student in university, my professors used to lament with the class what we perceived as mediocre to abysmal crime reporting by the media.
Educated with facts, not fiction

Educated with facts, not fiction

Editor: You should practise what you preach, Ms. Roy. In your editorial of Oct. 15 regarding the mental health treatment facility proposed in Langdale, you encourage people to educate themselves on the issues at stake here.