Letters

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: Racial profiling was disgusting

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

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

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

  • Jan 15, 2020
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Penticton Indian Band stands in solidarity with the Wet'suwet'en
Robbie Burns Night 2020
Caught on camera: RCMP takedown in Penticton
Raccoons cause ruckas on roof in Penticton

LETTER: Thanks to Summerland Thrift Store staff

Store opened its doors for residents of Dr. Andrew Pavilion

  • Jan 13, 2020

LETTER: Van was damaged on Summerland street

Motorist hit two unmarked trenches in December

  • Jan 13, 2020

LETTER: Summerlanders have shown generosity

While fires rage in Australia, visitor notices community spirit in Summerland

  • Jan 3, 2020

LETTER: Utility increases, RDOS pay increase are disappointing

Increases will affect those on low incomes

  • Jan 3, 2020

Christmas characters can mislead kids

Letter to the editor

  • Dec 23, 2019

Patient gives thanks for medical care

Letter to the editor

  • Dec 23, 2019

LETTER: Trudeau takes lesson from fable

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau seems to be a lot like Grasshopper

  • Dec 20, 2019

LETTER: Utility rate increases will hurt those on fixed incomes

Summerland’s water, sewer and electrical rates will all increase in 2020

  • Dec 16, 2019

LETTER: Universal pharmacare program needed

Millions of Canadians are waiting for this historic step

  • Dec 13, 2019

LETTER: Support needed to eradicate polio

As long as it exists the disease can suddenly erupt and spread anywhere

  • Dec 13, 2019

Letter: Time to do away with Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

Writer says Christmas classic revolves around bullying, false friendship

  • Dec 9, 2019

Letter: Keep religion and government separate

“After I read the letter by Mike Bugyi and I was irked for several reasons”

  • Dec 7, 2019

Letter: Climate activists need to reconsider their advocacy efforts

“Deliberately denying these rights seems an inappropriate way to promote a cause.”

Letter: Save our Medicare

“Opposition to Dr. Day’s attempt to dismantle our medical system in Canada”

  • Dec 6, 2019