Letters

LETTERS: Doctors speak out on surgical wait times for B.C. patients

‘Governments know they will lose private clinic lawsuit’

  • Aug 15, 2018

LETTER: Respect veterans by not putting up Christmas decorations

To honour veterans, store Christmas displays should go up only after Remembrance Day

  • Aug 12, 2018

LETTER: Missing the bigger picture

There seems to be a mentality as though even the largest contamination event can be safely absorbed

  • Aug 12, 2018
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LETTER: Sir John A. Macdonald’s role in residential schools

Canada’s first prime minister was progressive for his time

  • Aug 9, 2018

LETTER: Think before rushing for a wildfire picture

Residents need to move quickly during a fire evacuation order

  • Aug 5, 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 5, 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.’

LETTER: Public wants change in voting system

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

  • Jul 22, 2018

LETTER: Garbage fees rise, but service reduced

Changes with curbside collection system will affect residents

  • Jul 22, 2018

LETTER: New home sought for old magazines

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

  • Jul 22, 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 22, 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 16, 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 15, 2018

LETTER: Summerland municipal staffing has changed

Councillor responds to claims and statements in earlier letter

  • Jul 15, 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 8, 2018

LETTER: Third voting option should be considered

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

  • Jul 8, 2018

LETTER: Consider the effects of proportional representation

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

  • Jul 8, 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 4, 2018

LETTER: Councillor defends decision not to attend ceremony

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

  • Jul 4, 2018