Letters

Letter: Sustainable and equitable world needed to survive virus and its aftermath

Writer says now is time to find a way to carry on that is not dependant on growth

  • Mar 27, 2020

LETTER: More efforts needed to stop spread of COVID-19

People in Summerland not all practicing social distancing

  • Mar 23, 2020

Letter: Premier Horgan’s performance disappointing

Leader compromising values he once held dear

  • Mar 22, 2020

LETTER: Accessible businesses are needed

After 10 years in Summerland, I have learned which businesses are not accessible, and ignore them

  • Mar 11, 2020

Letter: What’s the delay on sticking with daylight saving time?

Writer questions why B.C. government has yet to eliminate time change

  • Mar 11, 2020

Letter: Filthy treatment of public toilets perplexing

Writer lifts the lid on unsanitary use of public facilities

  • Mar 11, 2020
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LETTER: Excavating crew was thoughtful and professional

Workers dug up portion of Quinpool Road in Summerland

  • Mar 11, 2020

LETTER: Gardens should be encouraged

I have a good sized vegetable garden and a large box which my son built

  • Mar 9, 2020

LETTER: Childrearing courses should be taught in schools

Along with their physical wellbeing, children’s sound psychological health should a priority

  • Mar 2, 2020

Letter: Make Wet’suwet’en land part of Canada’s protected territory

Writer argues LNG dirtier not cleaner as replacement to coal

  • Mar 2, 2020

LETTER: Forestry practices will affect property values

Logging these water purifying ecosystems affects B.C. communities

  • Feb 21, 2020

LETTER: Thanks to Fyffe Road Snow Angel

Snow-clearing efforts have been appreciated

  • Feb 21, 2020

LETTER: We need to thank those who work in public education

Andrea Sinclair is president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils

  • Jan 29, 2020

LETTER: Kindness and compassion needed around cats

I’ve observed callous disregard, and sometimes even contempt, exhibited towards these sentient beings

  • Jan 24, 2020

LETTER: Dog dirt – hefty fines suggested

Okanagan might solve poop problem by implementing hefty fines like the U.K.

Letter: Canada could have its own king if Prince Harry, Meghan Markle move to B.C.

Royals could take up residence in one of Victoria’s homeless camps during Empress reno

  • Jan 21, 2020

LETTER: Old enough to know what’s been lost in B.C. salmon

Stephen Hume writes about the lack of discussion on the province’s dwindling salmon population

  • Jan 16, 2020

LETTER: Racial profiling was disgusting

Recent arrest of a First Nations grandfather and his granddaughter was appalling

LETTER: Efforts needed to save B.C.’s forests

Our forests have been permanently, radically altered, now our forest industry must follow

  • Jan 15, 2020

LETTER: Thanks to Summerland Thrift Store staff

Store opened its doors for residents of Dr. Andrew Pavilion

  • Jan 13, 2020