Letters

LETTER: Universal pharmacare program needed

Millions of Canadians are waiting for this historic step

  • Dec 13, 2019

LETTER: Support needed to eradicate polio

As long as it exists the disease can suddenly erupt and spread anywhere

  • Dec 13, 2019

LETTER: Not all can afford private health insurance

The private insurance industry is not in the business of covering those with high needs

  • Dec 4, 2019

LETTER: Health model profits from patents’ suffering and desperation

Health care should be based on need not the ability to pay

  • Dec 4, 2019

Letter: Time to do away with Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

Writer says Christmas classic revolves around bullying, false friendship

  • Dec 9, 2019

LETTER: Safety measures needed at Summerland Skatepark

Council must prevent accident before it happens

  • Dec 2, 2019
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LETTER: Public solutions needed for surgical wait times

Private surgery centres increase health care costs without providing more positive outcomes

  • Nov 29, 2019

Letter: Video games stripped of content a money grab

Writer encourages people to research before buying

  • Nov 29, 2019

LETTER: Campaign supports Don Cherry, veterans with mental health issues

Purchase of pins established as a fundraising opportunity

  • Nov 28, 2019

LETTER: Sound system issues will be fixed

Complaints received about sound quality during Summerland’s Remembrance Day ceremony

LETTER: Court decision could lead to two-tier health care system

Dr. Day’s proposals will create longer waiting times for those who cannot afford to pay

  • Nov 27, 2019

Letter: No cost to showing respect, decency to Salmon Arm’s homeless population

Writer asks you to imagine yourself in the shoes of someone living on the street

  • Nov 27, 2019

LETTER: Thanks to Apple Barn

Summerland business has provided community gifts

  • Nov 25, 2019

LETTER: Phone scam has become annoying

Summerland woman has had repeated calls about refund

  • Nov 22, 2019

LETTER: Pipeline process could not be speeded up

How do Justin Trudeau’s detractors think his government could more quickly complete the pipeline?

  • Nov 22, 2019

Letter: Spouse of Shuswap first responder shares challenges, gratitude

One in three first responders suffer in silence, resources available to help them and their families

  • Nov 21, 2019

Letter: Need to reduce fossil fuels

How can the city’s operation emissions from buildings and vehicles be reduced?

LETTER: Donors to Summerland Centre Stage Theatre must be recognized

Donor plaques are missing from theatre lobby

  • Oct 28, 2019

LETTER: Thanks for Summerland’s downtown decoration

Displays add charm and warmth to downtown core

  • Oct 28, 2019

LETTER: Help needed for homeless problem

Homeless population was an election issue

  • Oct 25, 2019