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COLUMN: Explore our universe (at a distance)

COLUMN: Explore our universe (at a distance)

Okanagan Regional Library offers virtual summer program for children

  • Jun 11, 2020
COLUMN: Explore our universe (at a distance)
Dan Albas

COLUMN: Federal bill does not have unanimous support

Some measures in COVID-19 assistance bill were opposed by federal parties

  • Jun 10, 2020
Dan Albas
Kootnekoff: Facial Recognition Technology

Kootnekoff: Facial Recognition Technology

Lawyer Susan Kootnekoff discusses the possibility big brother might be watching you

  • Jun 9, 2020
Kootnekoff: Facial Recognition Technology
Fruit farming, including this orchard in Summerland, is a significant part of the British Columbia economy. (Summerland Review file photo)

COLUMN: Measures needed for agricultural sector

Provincial decisions are affecting farming and farmland

Fruit farming, including this orchard in Summerland, is a significant part of the British Columbia economy. (Summerland Review file photo)
Hubert Pomerleau picks Red Delicious apples from an orchard in Summerland in this 2016 photo. This year, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, fruit growers throughout British Columbia will face additional challenges. (Summerland Review file photo)

COLUMN: Efforts preserve and promote local agriculture

Farming will remain an important element in the region

  • Jun 4, 2020
Hubert Pomerleau picks Red Delicious apples from an orchard in Summerland in this 2016 photo. This year, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, fruit growers throughout British Columbia will face additional challenges. (Summerland Review file photo)
Dan Albas

COLUMN: Is parliament essential?

We need time to dig into the books and ensure that taxpayers are being respected

  • Jun 3, 2020
Dan Albas
Dan Albas

COLUMN: Diminished Parliament means diminished accountability for Canadians

Bloc Quebecois and NDP use resumption of parliament as bargaining chip

  • May 27, 2020
Dan Albas
COLUMN: The gentle art of the disagreement

COLUMN: The gentle art of the disagreement

Differing opinions can work as a strength

COLUMN: The gentle art of the disagreement
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COLUMN: Books come back with curbside pickup

Okanagan Regional Library begins first phase of reopening process

  • May 25, 2020
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COLUMN: Oversight of your tax dollars

COLUMN: Oversight of your tax dollars

As many as 200,000 CERB applications have been red-flagged as possibly fraudulent

  • May 20, 2020
COLUMN: Oversight of your tax dollars
There are plenty of streets to explore in communities around the province. This view, from the top of Giant’s Head Mountain in Summerland, shows a portion of the lakefront area in that community. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

COLUMN: Plenty to explore right here at home

Walking every street in Summerland has been a way to discover new things about this community

There are plenty of streets to explore in communities around the province. This view, from the top of Giant’s Head Mountain in Summerland, shows a portion of the lakefront area in that community. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Dan Albas

COLUMN: Should we ignore fraud?

MP Dan Albas raises concerns about fraud surrounding COVID-19 benefit program

  • May 13, 2020
Dan Albas
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. (CPAC)

COLUMN: Calming voices of leadership

During a time of crisis, leaders set the tone for the public

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. (CPAC)
Dan Albas

COLUMN: Examining the federal firearms ban

Public has raised questions about Prime Minister’s decision to ban certain firearms

  • May 6, 2020
Dan Albas
FIle photo

COLUMN: The little joys of homeschooling

Challenges exist for those now teaching their children at home

  • May 2, 2020
FIle photo
Kootnekoff: Is there a duty to disclose COVID-19?

Kootnekoff: Is there a duty to disclose COVID-19?

Susan Kootnekoff is a Kelowna barrister solicitor and a member of the B.C. and Alberta Bar

Kootnekoff: Is there a duty to disclose COVID-19?
Dan Albas

COLUMN: Tax filing and commercial rent subsidy

Changes have been made to this year’s tax filing deadlines

  • Apr 29, 2020
Dan Albas
Dan Albas

COLUMN: Questions remain about benefit packages

Students confused and frustrated as they try to determine if they qualify

  • Apr 22, 2020
Dan Albas
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COLUMN: Stop and smell the (virtual) roses

Video game has provided a diversion during COVID-19 pandemic

  • Apr 22, 2020
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COLUMN: Virtual gatherings during the pandemic

Video conferences bring friends and family together in a time of physical distancing

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