Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: Big unions living large in public construction-land

The boys like their steak, bosses like a beefy slush fund

EDITORIAL: Responding to a fire season

The fires this year have served as a reminder to be prepared, since wildfires can affect us here

Foundation Notes: Campaign rolling along

John Moorhouse is communications officer for the South Okanagan Similkameen Medical Foundation

  • Jul 28th, 2018
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Postal workers strike in Victoria
As long as you are in line by 8 p.m. you can vote
Advance polls not necessarily sign of higher voter turnout
Changes coming for speculation tax

COLUMN: The difficult quest to buy Canadian

Food, clothing, electronics and other items come to us from other countries

LETTER: Public wants change in voting system

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

  • Jul 22nd, 2018

LETTER: Garbage fees rise, but service reduced

Changes with curbside collection system will affect residents

  • Jul 22nd, 2018

LETTER: New home sought for old magazines

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

  • Jul 22nd, 2018

LETTER: Proportional representation a fair voting system

The proportional representation system accurately translates votes to seats

B.C. VIEWS: Unions regain control of public construction

B.C.’s 40-year battle swings back to international big labour

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 22nd, 2018

EDITORIAL: Controlling cat numbers

While cats do not know how to add, they can multiply

Learning he was homeless, I invited him for coffee and Linda’s cookies.

Unpacking the realities of addiction

  • Jul 20th, 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 16th, 2018

Stargazing: Blowing dust on Mars

Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton

  • Jul 18th, 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 15th, 2018

LETTER: Summerland municipal staffing has changed

Councillor responds to claims and statements in earlier letter

  • Jul 15th, 2018

GUEST COLUMN: Participation, practice and musical achievement

The “putting kids in” ideology doesn’t work for the study of music

  • Jul 15th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Making private health care illegal again

Adrian Dix battles to maintain Cuba-style medical monopoly

EDITORIAL: Coping with gas pains

Motorists are stunned as gasoline prices jumped suddenly

  • Jul 14th, 2018

Stargazing: Lights in the sky

Ken Tapping, astronomer with the National Research Council’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory

  • Jul 11th, 2018