Opinion

Pipelines, speed and fuel consumption, democracy

I would like to comment on a few letters; Ian Kimm's, Marylou Spencer's and Bob Conibear's.

  • Oct 23rd, 2017

COLUMN: Time to address past mistakes

A revised citizenship oath and a federal apology are necessary and long overdue.

National park marine area would devastate shoreline

Environmental regulations in this conservation area would be raised to levels seen in national parks

  • Oct 23rd, 2017

EDITORIAL: The effects of high housing costs

For those who live in the Okanagan, the cost of housing is a significant obstacle

  • Oct 23rd, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Horgan fumbles salmon farm threat

Lana Popham falls for anti-aquaculture propaganda

Reminiscing about my times with Dr. David Suzuki

Dear Dr. David Suzuki,

  • Oct 23rd, 2017

Risk of pipeline expansion and shipping too great

On Oct. 19 I was fortunate to see the beautiful film The Living Salish Sea at Duncan United Church

  • Oct 23rd, 2017

Letter: Questioning thinking of Kelowna city council

Kelowna letter writer says the Green Square development shouldn't get another chance at council

  • Oct 23rd, 2017

Current voting system has led to crazy results

Canada is one of few democracies which does not have some form of proportional representation.

  • Oct 23rd, 2017

Dogs

I live in Armstrong and everyone in my neighbourhood recently received a letter from someone who is concerned about the aggressive behaviour of three pitbulls from a resident.

  • Oct 22nd, 2017

More information is needed

This is so sad, and it is also hard to find one solution that fits all since the group we see camping along-side the park is a diversified group just like the rest of the population.

  • Oct 22nd, 2017

LETTER: Park spending a drop in the bucket

In my last two letters, I've bemoaned the lack of support for Mount Douglas Park by both the Parks Department (and indirectly council) and by residents. The park is deteriorating and will continue to do so, due to the the lack of TLC by the department in particular and by residents'/users' apathy in general.

  • Oct 22nd, 2017

Homeless crisis in the spotlight

The issue of homelessness isn't just splashed across the front pages of this newspaper. It's a reality we are increasingly being exposed to on all fronts.

  • Oct 22nd, 2017

LETTER: Taken aback by Greyhound’s proposed cut

From readers Yvon Gauthier and Denise Seguin

  • Oct 22nd, 2017

LETTER: Driver deaf to noise complaints

Mr. Dustin Hamilton states that he would "Yeah, totally, I'll turn it down, but you can't fix something when you don't know what's wrong." (Saanich News Oct. 18, 'Loud car stereo brings driving prohibiton')

  • Oct 22nd, 2017

Saanich can’t afford EDPA bylaw

The Diamond Head Report covered most aspects of the Environmental Development Permit Area (EDPA) bylaw but certain important issues were omitted. Having lived in Saanich for 50 years, I have never encountered such a divisive bylaw, or other issue, which has generated such extensive distrust, angst, anger, outrage, fear and hatred directed against staff and councillors.

  • Oct 22nd, 2017

View from the gallery: Art creating conversation

Penticton Art Gallery creating conversations with their exhibits

  • Oct 22nd, 2017

There is a better way to deal with panhandlers

I recently listened to an eye-opening Ted Talk by Albuquerque Mayor Richard J. Berry

  • Oct 22nd, 2017

Climate change

I recently read Barry Novak's letter to the editor concerning climate change.

  • Oct 22nd, 2017