Opinion

LETTER: Too hard to understand?

Time to give Pro Rep a chance

  • Nov 22, 2018

LETTER: Chamber letter should be retracted

I am shocked at this partisan action taken without consultation of the chamber’s members

  • Nov 22, 2018

LETTER: Why no mention of donors?

Reader says individual contributions need to be recognized

  • Nov 22, 2018
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LETTER: Pro Rep a needed reform

Reader says pro rep is a comprehensive change

  • Nov 22, 2018

COLUMN: A potential change in the governing process

Proportional representation would likely result in more minority or coalition governments

COLUMN: Higher interest rates will slow B.C. economy after ‘unusually robust’ show

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Nov 20, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Setting speed limits in a post-fact political environment

Media prefer ‘speed kills’ narrative, even when it fails to appear

Wineology: If your grandma is drinking Sherry she’s a classy lady

Check out Okanagan sommelier Shanyn Ward’s wine column

  • Nov 16, 2018

Letter: The Pro Rep debate

Green Party should have been included in debate

  • Nov 16, 2018

Letter: Chamber shouldn’t take sides

Summerland chamber member upset over referendum letter

  • Nov 16, 2018

Social media leaves anyone with an opinion vulnerable to scorched-earth attacks

Demonize and dog-pile. If you disagree with me, you are not only wrong, you are evil. The enemy…

  • Nov 15, 2018

Opinion: Human behaviour is at the root of orca plight

Guest column from David Suzuki

  • Nov 15, 2018

Auntie Says: A time to remember the freedoms we have today

Faye Arcand is a freelance writer for the Penticton Western News

  • Nov 11, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Seniors home worker discrimination finally ending

Health Minister Adrian Dix righting a serious wrong

COLUMN: Reflecting on the terrible costs of war

The message of Remembrance Day is still needed today

Wolf: Keeping score is part of life

Fun is always paramount in youth sports - but winning and losing provide valuable lessons