Letters

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
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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

LETTER: Seafood cafe to close

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

  • Jul 4, 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 24, 2018

LETTER: Elected officials absent at awards ceremony

Summerland had no representative from our elected officials at business awards

  • Jun 24, 2018

LETTER: Tax money needed for road upgrades

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

  • Jun 11, 2018

LETTER: Canada needs energy plan, not Crown corporation

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

  • May 26, 2018

LETTER: Leadnow played role in 2014 election

Society provided funding for Stop the Swap campaign in Summerland

  • May 20, 2018

LETTER: Thanks for maintenance at cemetery

Peach Orchard Cemetery has improved so much

  • May 20, 2018

LETTER: Funds should be spent on electrical system

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

  • May 20, 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 13, 2018