The key for determining which conflicting views should be published and which ones disregarded is whether they can contribute to a productive dialogue for the better of a community. By publishing a letter accusing First Nations peoples of unreasonably holding on to their supposedly outdated "tribal system," the Nanaimo Daily Times has failed this test.
About 100 people protested outside the offices of the Nanaimo Daily News Tuesday afternoon, after the paper published a letter to the editor this week criticizing First Nations people. In the letter...
The Nanaimo Daily News has prompted swift outrage on social media with the publication of a letter to the editor in which First Nations are criticized for "refusing to evolve as equal Canadian citizen...
The Nanaimo Daily News has apologized for printing a "racist" letter that stated First Nations have a history that is "notable only for underachievement." Don Olsen's letter in the Vancouver Island ne...
Turn off the ignorance. Do away with this "handouts" and claims of "special treatment" nonsense.
Instead of foolishly insisting that everything to do with First Nations was either "primitive" or a long time ago, let us stand together to create a better future for the next seven generations of people who reside in this land.