Opinion

FILE  - In this Friday, Jan 1, 2021 file photo, a lorry driver's documents are scanned on a phone as he passes a checkpoint for the train through the Eurotunnel link with Europe in Folkestone, England. One month after Britain made a New Year split from the European Union's economic embrace, businesses that once traded freely are getting used to frustrating checks, delays and red tape. Meat exporters say shipments have rotted in trucks awaiting European health checks. Scottish fishermen have protested at Parliament over the catch they can no longer sell to the continent because of byzantine new paperwork. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)

FINLAYSON: Government should focus on strengthening B.C.’s leading export industries

To revive the economy, this piece in the strategy is integral, writes Jock Finlayson

  • Mar 1, 2021
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LETTER: Summerland affordable housing proposal opposed

“For a building that will change the dynamic of a small town, I would have expected more discussion.”

  • Feb 27, 2021
(Northern Vancouver Island Tourism/Steven Fines)

OP-ED: 1 year into pandemic, B.C.’s tourism sector hopes for a light at the end of the tunnel

Only about 17 per cent of businesses have been operating as usual in B.C.

  • Feb 26, 2021
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LETTER: Options available for medical care

Telephone and online methods allow people to contact doctors

  • Feb 26, 2021
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EDITORIAL: The freedom to read

Books have been challenged many times in the past

  • Feb 24, 2021
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LETTER: Consider all facts when discussing Summerland’s energy

When comparing energy sources, one must do a full, lifecycle carbon accounting

  • Feb 23, 2021
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LETTER: Time to do better in disagreements

Agree to disagree, but keep it professional

  • Feb 23, 2021
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LETTER: Solar grants mean little financial risk for Summerland

Proposed system would pay for itself quickly if federal funding is available

  • Feb 22, 2021
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LETTER: Summerland residents should decide on solar initiative

Many countries have already set up solar installations

  • Feb 22, 2021
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LETTER: Majority of Summerland councillors supported solar project

Dissenting councillors need to respect outcome of votes

  • Feb 22, 2021
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Recreation amenities, including pickleball courts, are under consideration as the municipality of Summerland is making its plans. (Photo submitted)

COLUMN: Active lifestyles important in Summerland’s plans

Municipality has been examining recreation and healthy lifestyles amenities

  • Feb 19, 2021
Recreation amenities, including pickleball courts, are under consideration as the municipality of Summerland is making its plans. (Photo submitted)
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LETTER: Access to healthcare observed during pandemic

COVID-19 has resulted in changes for those who need medical help

  • Feb 18, 2021
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LETTER: Consider the facts before proceeding with solar

Summerland should reconsider project

  • Feb 18, 2021
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COLUMN: Growing efforts to moderate social media platforms

Major platforms are now paying closer attention to the content posted to their sites

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EDITORIAL: COVID-19 restrictions continue

Preventing a new outbreak is far easier than coping with an increase in the number of new cases

  • Feb 18, 2021
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David Black speaks at a 2017 news conference urging B.C. to bid on the 2022 Commonwealth Games, after serving as a director for the 1994 event hosted by Victoria. (Black Press Media files)

OP-ED: B.C. tourism needs a boost from 2026 Commonwealth Games

‘Far more profitable’ than 1994 event hosted by Victoria

  • Feb 17, 2021
David Black speaks at a 2017 news conference urging B.C. to bid on the 2022 Commonwealth Games, after serving as a director for the 1994 event hosted by Victoria. (Black Press Media files)
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LETTER: Summerland solar project will create greenhouse gases

Coun. Richard Barkwill raises objections to solar energy project

  • Feb 13, 2021
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LETTER: Cancel Summerland’s solar project

Council should not spend any more money on initiative

  • Feb 13, 2021
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LETTER: Act of kindness appreciated

Bill was paid at Summerland pharmacy

  • Feb 12, 2021
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