Opinion

British Columbia Premier John Horgan highlights a paragraph as Finance Minister Selina Robinson tables the budget in a speech in the legislative assembly at the provincial legislature in Victoria, Tuesday, April 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

FINLAYSON: 3 takeaways from the new B.C. budget

‘Perhaps most notable is what’s happened in the labour market since last spring’

  • May 10, 2021
Memorials have been set up to honour those who died during the Second World War. (Pixabay.com)

COLUMN: It’s time to stop making comparisons to Hitler

The deadliest, most destructive war in human history should not become a metaphor

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LETTER: Grads thanked for mushroom manure delivery

Volunteers took on a big job

  • May 7, 2021
Horses graze contentedly near the Kettle Valley Railway trail south of Summerland. The trail, south of the railway trestle bridge, was once the route of the railway when Summerland had passenger and freight train service. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

COLUMN: Preserving Summerland’s network of trails

The trail network in our community provides a variety of experiences

  • May 7, 2021
Horses graze contentedly near the Kettle Valley Railway trail south of Summerland. The trail, south of the railway trestle bridge, was once the route of the railway when Summerland had passenger and freight train service. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
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LETTER: Action needed to protect water supply

Concerns have been raised about quality of water at Darke Lake

  • May 7, 2021
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Penticton is very lucky to have a stand alone hospice that offers the finest of care.

LETTER: Large donation bolsters already amazing Penticton hospice

Moog and Friends Hospice House represents the very finest in care

  • May 6, 2021
Penticton is very lucky to have a stand alone hospice that offers the finest of care.
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LETTER: 50 year resident of Green Ave. and friend of Kampe says no to towers

Increased traffic and swampy conditions make this a bad decision

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Work on the first section of the Lake to Lake bike route is getting underway with these steel barriers along Martin Street. (City submitted picture)

LETTER: Why not put the $10M-plus Lake-to-Lake bike path to a referendum?

Skaha Marina contract is going on the June ballot, why can’t the cycle route?

  • May 4, 2021
Work on the first section of the Lake to Lake bike route is getting underway with these steel barriers along Martin Street. (City submitted picture)
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LETTER: Riparian area should be protected

Summerland development could have effect on waterfront area

  • May 4, 2021
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Medical staff is shown preparing a patient outside a hospital in New Delhi. From the start of the pandemic, there have been 19.9 million cases of COVID-19 reported in India until May 3, 2021. 16.3 million have recovered, and there have been 219,000 deaths. (Photo submitted by Vivek)

Column: Let’s uplift the heroes in India’s battle against COVID-19

India reported over 360,000 infections on Monday, May 3

Medical staff is shown preparing a patient outside a hospital in New Delhi. From the start of the pandemic, there have been 19.9 million cases of COVID-19 reported in India until May 3, 2021. 16.3 million have recovered, and there have been 219,000 deaths. (Photo submitted by Vivek)
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EDITORIAL: Canada’s $1 trillion national debt

Canada’s national debt has topped $1 trillion for the first time in…

  • Apr 30, 2021
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Wild Sky Sisters: Cosmic unconditional love

Wild Sky Sisters is a joint venture between Angela Moffitt and Tamara McLellan

  • Apr 30, 2021
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LETTER: Neighbours have concerns about Summerland development

Questions raised about council decision on Jubilee Road proposal

  • Apr 30, 2021
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Chronicle Editor, Cole Schisler taking part in the ageing senses challenge. (Kara Olson photo)

Schisler: Try actually walking a mile in an elder’s shoes

Workday spent with artificially aged senses a real eye-opener

Chronicle Editor, Cole Schisler taking part in the ageing senses challenge. (Kara Olson photo)
Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, an Okanagan based-law practice, and provides Kelowna Capital News with weekly stories from the world of local, national and international law. (Contributed)

Kootnekoff: Travel restrictions – is public health’s statistical modelling flawed?

Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, her diverse legal career spans over 20 years

  • Apr 29, 2021
Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, an Okanagan based-law practice, and provides Kelowna Capital News with weekly stories from the world of local, national and international law. (Contributed)
Kayakers visiting Penticton two weeks ago were disgusted by all the garbage on the lake bottom. (File photo)

LETTER: Tourist says Penticton should clean up its act

Visitor from White Rock says lake floor full of litter as was channel shores

  • Apr 25, 2021
Kayakers visiting Penticton two weeks ago were disgusted by all the garbage on the lake bottom. (File photo)
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EDITORIAL: High marks for Canada’s democratic process

Accusations of widespread corruption do not hold up

  • Apr 22, 2021
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will issue an apology for Canada’s treatment of Itaian-Canadians during the Second World War. (CPAC)

COLUMN: Apologizing for an uncomfortable wartime decision

Canada’s government will apologize for its treatment of Italian-Canadians during the Second World War

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will issue an apology for Canada’s treatment of Itaian-Canadians during the Second World War. (CPAC)
Are you considering any ambitious home renovation projects? The Okanagan Regional Library can help. (Black Press file photo)

COLUMN: Redecorate your home with help from the library

Plenty of resources in place for home decoration projects

  • Apr 22, 2021
Are you considering any ambitious home renovation projects? The Okanagan Regional Library can help. (Black Press file photo)
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COLUMN: Plenty of Earth Week activities scheduled

Summerland is holding 15th annual Earth Week activities

  • Apr 22, 2021
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