Letters

February 6, 2019 – Minister Farnworth Response to Norm Martin

Dear Bev and Norm Martin, I would like to thank you as well as the other members of the Newsome Creek Watershed Action Group for your Dec 2, 2018 emails, addressed to Premier John Horgan, and me... Read more

January 21, 2019 – Cheryl Webb (DFO) response to Jocelyn Gilbert

Dear Ms. Gilbert, The conservation and protection of Canada's marine resources is a top priority for Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)... Read more

January 7, 2019 – Jocelyn Gilbert to Minister Wilkinson

Dear Minister Wilkinson, This letter is to ask for your immediate support... Its frustrating and we feel helpless trying to protect our properties, home and businesses... Read more

December 28, 2018 – Email Response from Paul Rasmussen, Assistant Deputy Minister, South Area

Dear Bev and Norm Martin: Thank you for your letters of November 29, December 3 and 5, 2018, to Premier John Horgan, Minister Doug Donaldson and Minister George Heyman, expressing your concerns about erosion and bank stability of the Newsome Creek watershed... Read more

December 20, 2018 – Letter from CSRD to Minister Wilkinson, Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Gaurd

Dear Minister Wilkinson, This letter is to ask for your immediate support in regards to an impending disaster affecting homes, businesses and potentially, lives, in the area surrounding Newsome Creek in Sorrento... Read more

December 6, 2018 – Letter from NCWAG to Okanagan Shuswap District Manager Steve Sirett

Dear Mr. Sirett, This letter is sent to ask for information and to apprise you of a potential disaster for some people in Sorrento. BC who could lose their homes by way of their houses falling fifty feet or more into the Newsome Creek gully... Read more

November 28, 2018 – Letter to Minister Donaldson from CSRD Board Chair

Dear Minister Donaldson: During the 2017 and 2018 spring freshet events, the banks of Newsome Creek below the Trans-Canada Highway in Sorrento were severely eroded, affecting many properties along Caen Road... Read more

October 31, 2018 – Letter From NCWAG to Premiere Horgan

Dear Premier: Re: Your action required to resolve threats to life and property on Newsome watershed. We are a group of landowners norht of the Trans-Canada Highway along Newsome Creek which empties into Shuswap Lake in the village of Sorrento... Read more

October 31, 2018 – Letter From NCWAG to Minister Trevena

Re: Your action required to resolve threats to life and property on Newsome watershed... Read more

October 31, 2018 – Letter From NCWAG to Minister Farnworth

Re: Your action required to resolve threats to life and property on Newsome watershed... Read more

October 31, 2018 – Letter From NCWAG to Minister Donaldson

Re: Your action required to resolve threats to life and property on Newsome watershed... Read more

June 1, 2018 – Letter to Director Demenok re Newsome Creek Area C CSRD (response)

Dear Mister Demenok, Thank your for your letter of May 18, 2018, to Honouralbe Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Land, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development... Read more

May 3, 2018 – Letter From Area C Director Paul Demenok to FLNRORD Minister Doug Donaldson

Dear Minister Donaldson: As the Electoral Area C Director for the Columbia Shuswap Regional District, this letter is to alert you to an impending and preventable tragedy, and to request your Ministry's immediate assistance... Read more