Letters

Rainbow booster

Editor:

Re: Looking for rainbow reversion, May 29.

Recently, my dear friend from Mexico stood upon that rainbow crosswalk and had his picture taken because he was so proud to be connected, even only as a visitor, to a country full of people who showed their appreciation for diversity and minorities through the rainbow symbolism of the crosswalk.

I am so very grateful that he left a few days before your letter was printed. It would have shamed me to have him read that not all Canadians are open-minded and open-hearted.

Might I add, I am also very grateful that I will not find myself shopping in downtown Castlegar and run into you for as long as that beautiful rainbow crosswalk is there. In fact, if it fades, I just might offer to cover the cost to repaint it.

 

Cherie Parker

Castlegar

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Flu season mild compared to last year’s numbers
 
Growing trade through Port of Prince Rupert boosts Northwest employment numbers
 
Passengers stranded at airport for 10 hours
Familiar faces appointed to the Northwest Community College board table
 
Warming up for Coldsmoke
 
Dream Music Festival takes shape
After years of rising property tax rates, City of Terrace aims for zero tax hike
 
Zoning, Thornhill, bylaw officers, and budget participation surface in Terrace council chambers
 
Keep an eye out for two wanted people in Terrace B.C.