Penticton Western News letters to the editor.

Letter: Going from green province to greed province

Mr. Horgan your stance on the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline is disgraceful

Mr. Horgan your stance on the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline is disgraceful.

I realize that you must appear environmentally conscious in order to appease Mr. Weaver and not jeopardize your tenuous grasp on your position as minority leader but there are a lot of other areas you could address other than one that will damage the Canadian economy.

British Columbia likes to come across as a province that cares for the environment but what about the waste management and recycling program that is years behind the rest of the world? And then there is the issue of dumping raw sewage into the ocean jeopardizing marine wildlife.

When it comes to renewable resources such as wind and solar very little is ever mentioned. Rather than encouraging solar power you allow FortisBC to limit the amount of solar panels someone can install and still tie into the grid resulting in people going off grid and having to invest in batteries which is another environmental nightmare.

If B.C. does not start addressing the simple problems of how to clean up the environment they have created at home it will become known as a greed province rather than a green province.

Amanda Vallette

Oliver

Just Posted

Penticton Vees drop regular season finale in overtime

Vees end the season with 5-4 loss to Silverbacks

Reel Reviews: The Wakanda Way

We say, “Black Panther is too shallow to be deep, too disposable to be important.”

Medical foundation closing in on goal with lots of help

Coming right on the heels of the 2018 Scotties women’s curling championships… Continue reading

Robinson Crusoe+Friday sails into Penticton

Children’s Showcase presents Axis Theatre’s take on the classic tale

Helping others is his present

Turning his birthday into a gift for others

The 2018 B.C. Games wrap up in Kamloops

The B.C. Winter Games comes to a close after a weekend of fun and excitment

Street Sounds: Glossy ear candy meets deep roots

MGMT’s new drop, Little Dark Age, delves deeper song by song.

How to keep local news visible in your Facebook feed

Facebook has changed the news feed to emphasize personal connections. You might see less news.

Naval ship spills 30,000 litres of fuel in the Strait of Georgia

HMCS Calgary spilled fuel east of Nanaimo and Parksville on Saturday

Book Talk: Praise for the novella

It’s too long for a short story and too short for a novel, but the novella is gaining in popularity

B.C. Games athletes try out wheelchair badminton ahead of Paralympic debut

Wheelchair basketball and badminton give wheelchair badminton a shot

B.C. boosts support for former youth in government care

More support coming for rent, child care and health care while they go back to school

Luna Fest issues callout for artist submissions

Festival’s art installations transform downtown Revelstoke in the fall

Most Read