Letter to the Editor – Lawrence Kazdan of Vancouver BC – Harper Chicken to Debate Ignatieff – April 1, 2011

Letter to the Editor – Lawrence Kazdan of Vancouver BC – Harper Chicken to Debate Ignatieff – April 1, 2011

Dear Editor, Re:  Why won’t Harper take Ignatieff on in head-to-head debate?STEVEN CHASE, BILL CURRY AND JANE TABER, Thursday, March 31, 2011 http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/ottawa-notebook/why-wont-harper-take-ignatieff-on-in-head-to-head-debate/article1965334/  Was Harper being truthful when he said he would debate Ignatieff one-on-one?  Gilles Duceppe has already called him a liar when Harper said there was no plan in 2004 to build a […]

Letter to the Editor – Mr. Eugene Parks of Victoria BC on Nuclear Safety and the Harper Government – March 30, 2011

Letter to the Editor – Mr. Eugene Parks of Victoria BC on Nuclear Safety and the Harper Government – March 30, 2011

Dear Editor, What does the nuclear crises in Japan, Chernobyl and our federal election have in common? Mr. Harper’s administration has been responsible for Canada’s Chalk river nuclear facility, which had two Maple reactors that were unstable during normal operation plus a fifty year old reactor that was 20 years beyond its expected lifespan. During […]

Letter to the Editor by DJ Skinner of Victoria BC – Border Management and Canadian Autonomy – March 23, 2011

Letter to the Editor by DJ Skinner of Victoria BC – Border Management and Canadian Autonomy – March 23, 2011

Victoria BC – Mr. D.J. Skinner of Victoria, British Columbia wants Canadians to participate in the Government’s Beyond Border Working Group.   Here is his Letter to the Editor: Thank you for the opportunity to provide input regarding the proposed border management Plan. There are many aspects of border management that can be improved. 1. […]

Letter to the Editor – Larry Kazdan Not Happy with the F-35 – March 13, 2011

Letter to the Editor – Larry Kazdan Not Happy with the F-35 – March 13, 2011

Dear Editor Re:  PM comes to defence of attack aircraft, Terry Pender,  Mar 12 2011 http://www.therecord.com/news/local/article/500718–pm-comes-to-defence-of-attack-aircraft The F-35 purchase will no doubt create high-tech jobs, but so would many other government expenditures totaling between $16 to $30 billion.  But why are we spending this enormous sum through an untendered contract for these particular planes? The […]

Letter to the Editor Brian Marlatt – Objects to Government of Canada Being Referred to as Harper Government – March 9, 2011

Letter to the Editor Brian Marlatt – Objects to Government of Canada Being Referred to as Harper Government – March 9, 2011

Dear Editor, The recent disingenuous response by Dimitri Soudas, director of communications in Stephen Harper’s PMO, to public outrage concerning the replacement on government documents of “The Government of Canada” by “The Harper Government” is self-serving partisan politics, an abuse of the term. Within parliament the government is the prime minister and cabinet. That is […]

Letter to the Editor – Mr. Eugene Parks of Victoria British Columbia Not Happy With MP’s Elections Canada Statements – March 2, 2011

Letter to the Editor – Mr. Eugene Parks of Victoria British Columbia Not Happy With MP’s Elections Canada Statements – March 2, 2011

Dear Editor, Sixty-seven conservative candidates knowingly submitted false statements to Elections Canada, including 10 conservative members of parliament. . The matter has been tried in court and they have been found guilty by the Canadian Federal Court of Appeal for falsifying returns. . The appropriate legal remedy for violating the elections act is that they […]

Letter to the Editor – Brian Marlatt of White Rock British Columbia on the F 35 – February 28, 2011

Letter to the Editor –  Brian Marlatt of White Rock British Columbia on the F 35 – February 28, 2011

Dear Editor, Why should Canada bail out the F-35 Money Pit? Of little use in Canada’s airspace, the F-35 is described by US aerospace analysts as “too big to fail”.  In January, US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates said the F-35B  “should be cancelled” if the costly delays of the main variant are not corrected […]

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