Letters to The Province: Neglecting folks with debilitating drug addictions unacceptable

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I’ve suffered sufficient unrelenting ACE-related hyper-anxiety and have identified, loved and appreciated the nice launch upon consuming alcohol or THC.

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But, I as soon as was a kind of who, whereas sympathetic, would look down on those that had “allowed” themselves to turn out to be hooked on alcohol and/or illicit “exhausting” medication.

Neglecting folks coping with debilitating drug dependancy by failing to make correct remedy obtainable to low- and no-income folks ought to by no means have been a suitable or preferable political choice.

Frank Sterle Jr., White Rock

Maybe we’d like ‘senior’ minister of housing

Re: B.C. strata adjustments: Boomerang youngsters allowed in 55-plus strata buildings.

A number of years in the past my husband and I moved right into a 55-plus strata advanced that didn’t enable renters. That selection has been altered with out our consent and in opposition to our needs in an undemocratic method.

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Permitting one renter will necessitate many adjustments to strata governance. Can we count on our volunteer council members to take that on? Will our strata charges improve to include these main concerns?

Maybe we’d like a ‘senior’ minister of housing, somebody who is definitely a senior him/herself.

If our authorities cares about seniors, this isn’t the best way to indicate it.

Judy Lee, Langley

Politicians ignore what they preach on local weather change

It strikes this reader that we have now two guidelines on this small planet. Those that inform us what to do for planet-warming and those self same leaders who squander fossil fuels galore in personal jets to journey wherever they want.

It positive is troublesome to get on-board when our supposed leaders on local weather change completely ignore what they’re preaching to the voters.

Originally posted 2023-05-09 01:00:11.