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A column to the 100 Mile Free Press by Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Donna Barnett
A Langley letter writer understands Hecht's argument but not his fix for the issues
A letter to the editor for the 100 Mile Free Press
From reader R. Johnson
Editor, The Times:
Council bypasses the real referendum process to implement its plans without real public input.
Are you sick of the election TV spots yet? Because I sure am.
Politics has recently dominated the conversation with the looming Canadian federal election, the age of Trump, and Brexit.
You don't vote for Prime Minister, so vote for who you want as your voice in that big room in Ottawa
At the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y) we base our conservation advocacy on sound science. Science has been clear for decades: to recover mountain caribou, you need to protect caribou habitat. We were shocked to see Forests Minister Doug Donaldson quoted in your newspaper (B.C. Interior caribou protection area big enough, minister says), saying "we think we have enough tools at our disposal not to require additional [caribou] habitat protection areas."
I think we've all heard of roosters being alarm clocks. Cocka-doodle-doodling during the wee hours of the morning. But have you heard of lambs being alarm clocks? Because that's my life right now. Our previously-bottle-fed lamb likes to "baaahhhh" everyone out of bed around 5 a.m.. The sheep are no where near my house but it doesn't mean I don't hear her.
The conservation officer is so right when it comes to relocating problem bears.
Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC