Letters

LETTER: Think before rushing for a wildfire picture

Residents need to move quickly during a fire evacuation order

  • Aug 5th, 2018

LETTER: Thanks to all who helped after fall

While recently attending a celebration of life, my wife had a bad fall and banged her head

  • Aug 5th, 2018

Open letter from Thompson Okanagan casino workers

‘Many of us, even those who have been with the company for over 10 years, still make $12-13/hour.’

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As long as you are in line by 8 p.m. you can vote
Advance polls not necessarily sign of higher voter turnout
Changes coming for speculation tax
Celebrating pot at the Legislature

LETTER: Public wants change in voting system

You as a constituent are robbed of true democratic representation under the present system

  • Jul 22nd, 2018

LETTER: Garbage fees rise, but service reduced

Changes with curbside collection system will affect residents

  • Jul 22nd, 2018

LETTER: New home sought for old magazines

To destroy or throw away three to four decades of National Geographic magazines is unthinkable

  • Jul 22nd, 2018

LETTER: Proportional representation a fair voting system

The proportional representation system accurately translates votes to seats

LETTER: Measure suggested to keep blue bags from recycling stream

Instructions with new carts direct the householder to put shredded paper into plastic bags

  • Jul 22nd, 2018

LETTER: Andrew Scheer may be most underrated political leader in Western world

Former MP John Weston writes about an evening he hosted with the federal Conservative leader

  • Jul 16th, 2018

LETTER: Time to reexamine our use of the written word

Lately I have been noticing how easy it can be for written words to be misconstrued or misunderstood

  • Jul 15th, 2018

LETTER: Summerland municipal staffing has changed

Councillor responds to claims and statements in earlier letter

  • Jul 15th, 2018

LETTER: Many staff and position changes at Summerland’s municipal hall

These are all highly paid positions with full benefits, located in the Okanagan.

  • Jul 8th, 2018

LETTER: Third voting option should be considered

The Two-Round System isa method used to elect a single winner in an election

  • Jul 8th, 2018

LETTER: Consider the effects of proportional representation

A proportional representation voting system would increase the number of parties in the legislature

  • Jul 8th, 2018

LETTER: Change to proportional representation needed

Under proportional voting, Ford would have 40 per cent of the power and Trump would not be president

  • Jul 4th, 2018

LETTER: Councillor defends decision not to attend ceremony

Personally, I don’t think that’s a prudent use of taxpayer’s money

  • Jul 4th, 2018

LETTER: Seafood cafe to close

We will to continue to provide the same quality food, fun and friendly service until our final day

  • Jul 4th, 2018

LETTER: Examining expenditures in municipal budget

Here are the facts from the District of Summerland comparing the income and expenses of our taxes

LETTER: Thanks to all who helped after fall

Summerland woman grateful for assistance after an accident

  • Jun 24th, 2018

LETTER: Elected officials absent at awards ceremony

Summerland had no representative from our elected officials at business awards

  • Jun 24th, 2018