Letters

LETTER: Tax money needed for road upgrades

Over the past two years, Summerland council defeated two hight tax income projects

  • Jun 11th, 2018

LETTER: Canada needs energy plan, not Crown corporation

Trudeau is losing an opportunity to create and develop a comprehensive National Energy Policy

  • May 26th, 2018

LETTER: Leadnow played role in 2014 election

Society provided funding for Stop the Swap campaign in Summerland

  • May 20th, 2018

LETTER: Thanks for maintenance at cemetery

Peach Orchard Cemetery has improved so much

  • May 20th, 2018

LETTER: Funds should be spent on electrical system

Summerland transferred $500,000 from the electrical department surplus to the general city coffers

  • May 20th, 2018

LETTER: Road sign colours should be changed

When drivers say they didn’t see the sign, if they are colour blind they are telling the truth

  • May 13th, 2018
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LETTER: A responsibility to protect the environment

I don’t support public money funding a project that hinders our ability to meet climate commitments

  • May 13th, 2018

LETTER: Summerland Trout Hatchery needs support

If the land above the water source is jeopardized, the hatchery’s future could be short lived

LETTER: Old-style politics is easier to cover

B.C.’s current party system offers more conflict, fewer solutions

LETTER: Forum examines proportional representation

We learned that proportional representation is used in most democratic developed countries

  • May 2nd, 2018

LETTER: Thanks for trails map

Congratulations to Summerland council and Henry Sielmann for their foresight and efforts

  • May 2nd, 2018

LETTER: Fletcher a corporate shill

Columnist’s anti-NDP tirades becoming tiresome.

  • May 2nd, 2018

B.C. Grade 8 student pens letter to premier on residential schools

Terrace teen writes current school curriculum underplays past violations of basic human rights

  • May 2nd, 2018

LETTER: Coal mining a serious concern

Coal is B.C.’s number one export and generates 25 per cent of world greenhouse gas emissions

  • Apr 25th, 2018

LETTER: School awards committee seeks support

Summerland Secondary School has reworked its student recognition awards

  • Apr 25th, 2018

LETTER: Oil spill history must be considered

There have been 80 recorded spills since 1961, six in Jasper National Park.

  • Apr 25th, 2018

Open letter to Premier John Horgan

LETTER: Group called First Things First Okanagan promotes action on climate change

Effort needed on Earth Day

LETTER: Vernon writer urges change in celebration of Earth Day Sunday

  • Apr 18th, 2018

LETTER: Province must address climate change

The promised examination of fracking excludes GHG emissions and public health risks

  • Apr 15th, 2018

LETTER: Antiquated voting system should be changed

A proportional representation system encourages thoughtful governance and civil discourse

  • Apr 15th, 2018