Letters

LETTER: Congratulations to new Summerland council

Their re-election speaks volumes of the successful accomplishments of the previous council

  • Nov 1, 2018

LETTER: Majority of voters want change to system

More than 50 per cent wanted to change the electoral system

  • Nov 1, 2018

LETTER: Summerland Chamber did not consult membership

Recent comments on proportional representation were made without input from local businesses

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LETTER: Time to consider proportional representation system

Over the years voters have consistently expressed a clear dissatisfaction with the current system

  • Oct 29, 2018

LETTER: Referendum questions are clear and simple

This is not rocket science. There are no skill-testing questions. You don’t need calculus.

  • Oct 25, 2018

LETTER: Changes needed for a true democracy

Voting by itself is not democracy, it is only a democratic action

  • Oct 25, 2018

LETTER: Measures suggested to reduce environmental footprint

The most important challenge is to form or join groups to challenge governments to lead the way

  • Oct 24, 2018

Summerland has supported One Person Project

Medical and school supplies have been shipped to Tanzania

  • Oct 23, 2018

LETTER: Marijuana is not for everyone

THC was slowing and scattering my thoughts and generally dulling my sharpness and attention span

  • Oct 23, 2018

LETTER: Taunts and smear campaigns in Summerland’s election

Many electors were quick to believe accusations about various candidates

  • Oct 23, 2018

LETTER: Proportional representation a loss of democracy

In all three options, many Members of Parliament are appointed, not elected

  • Oct 23, 2018

LETTER: The minority will control the majority

Existing electoral system is stable, simple and successful.

  • Oct 23, 2018

LETTER: Thanks to all who ran in election

To those that were elected, I look forward to your collective stewardship

  • Oct 22, 2018

LETTER: Support candidates who will assist cannabis industry

Cannabis has often provided extra income for fruit growers or paid the bills for students

  • Oct 22, 2018

LETTER: Examine past record when voting

Summerland mayoral candidate Toni Boot approaches each issue in a fair and open minded manner

  • Oct 19, 2018

LETTER: Thanks to outgoing Summerland council

Council members listened to community on hatchery, waste treatment facility and skatepark

  • Oct 18, 2018

LETTER: Candidate’s comments on ALR exclusion were disturbing

Summerland mayoral candidate has said she would vote “no” on any ALR exclusion that came forward

  • Oct 18, 2018

LETTER: Peake worked hard as chamber liaison

Summerland mayoral candidate’s commitment exceeded expectations

  • Oct 18, 2018

LETTER: Summerland council and trustee candidates supported

Linda and Martin Van Alphen receive endorsement from neighbour and friend

  • Oct 18, 2018

LETTER: Candidate’s comments, past actions raise concerns

I would question the temperament of a man who was so quick to lash out during his campaign

  • Oct 18, 2018