Letters

LETTERS: Doctors speak out on surgical wait times for B.C. patients

‘Governments know they will lose private clinic lawsuit’

  • Aug 15th, 2018

LETTER: Sir John A. Macdonald’s role in residential schools

Canada’s first prime minister was progressive for his time

  • Aug 9th, 2018

Open letter from Thompson Okanagan casino workers

‘Many of us, even those who have been with the company for over 10 years, still make $12-13/hour.’

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

LETTER: Old-style politics is easier to cover

B.C.’s current party system offers more conflict, fewer solutions

B.C. Grade 8 student pens letter to premier on residential schools

Terrace teen writes current school curriculum underplays past violations of basic human rights

  • May 2nd, 2018
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Canadian Armed Forces arrive in Vernon
Two West Kelowna homes gutted by fire

Open letter to Premier John Horgan

LETTER: Group called First Things First Okanagan promotes action on climate change

Effort needed on Earth Day

LETTER: Vernon writer urges change in celebration of Earth Day Sunday

  • Apr 18th, 2018

Equality, Indigenous equality

Letter from chiefs applauds efforts being made with federal budget

  • Mar 26th, 2018

LETTER: Voting system works well, why change it?

Billy Potash shares his thoughts about Canada’s current electoral system

  • Mar 18th, 2018

LETTERS: Two views of oil pipeline protests

U.S. and other petroleum-rich countries aren’t cutting production

Computer scams can happen to anyone

Donna Stocker shares her experience with being scammed through the computer

  • Feb 26th, 2018

B.C. mom shares the heartbreak of an addicted child

With every fiber of my being as his mother, I have stood resolutely, phone in hand, and said No, I cannot help you with that.

  • Feb 23rd, 2018

Letter: BC forest practices need to change

Letter writer says forestry is in need of an overhaul

Keremeos councillor asks RCMP to re-examine charging pot shop owner

Arlene Arlow, second term Keremeos councillor asks RCMP to relook at charges against pot shop owner

  • Feb 19th, 2018

LETTER: Some residents still fighting Smart meters

Some Similkameen residents not allowing Fortis to install smart meters because of safety concerns

  • Feb 8th, 2018

LETTER: Weaver fiddles while B.C.’s economic prospects burn

Skeena MLA warns of damage to B.C. investment from Green threats

  • Feb 6th, 2018

LETTER: New resident fed up with Keremeos dog poo problem

A new resident to Keremeos disgusted by the amount of pet owners that don’t pickup after their dogs

  • Jan 29th, 2018

Carpet bowlers have been excluded from BC 55+ Games and Canada 55+ Games

Gold medal carpet bowling winners not able to defend their titles in 2018

  • Jan 18th, 2018