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Editorial

Editorial

FROM THE HILL: You learn a lot from people through travel

When the House of Commons rose in late June, my wife and I decided to take the train home from Ottawa instead of flying...

LETTER: We’re paying for Justin Trudeau’s big failures

Costs are going up for regular Canadian families – especially for those living in British Columbia. Liberal policies have raised the price of everything...

EDITORIAL: Cop guardian angel during the holidays

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle If you have to be pulled over by a cop, make sure (or hope) it’s officer Alex Shaw. Drive down a...

MLA REPORT: Referendum on proportional representation

And now we have the heat. Last year’s cycle seems to be repeating itself - first with flood levels far above the old “normal”...

LETTER: People have a chance to hold political leash

One of the things that first attracted me to proportional representation (PR) apart from the fact that it just made sense, is that it...

LETTER: Oliver is always changing

My first wife said to me “He’s right you know.” I said “Who’s he?” She said “The bloke from the paper.” I said “Which paper?” She said “That...

EDITORIAL: Could ridesharing be the new Greyhound?

By Vanessa Broadbent Oliver Chronicle I have never ridden a Greyhound bus, but I’ve been in an Uber. I was in San Francisco and tried it out, partly...

LETTER: No pathway for criminals

Please say it isn’t so July 8, 2018 the Oliver Chronicle reports: “Despite a budget deficit, the Town of Oliver is forging ahead with phase 2...

LETTER: We will not go quietly into the night

(This letter pertains to safety in our community and the recent forum attended by local police and municipal officials at the Oliver Community Centre.) Here...

LETTER: Hypocrisy dims future for many Canadians

Hypocrisy! Virtually all of us know what it means, most of us abhor it, and yet we see it on the political scene and,...

EDITORIAL: No end to bra debate

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Last week’s story about the woman who refuses to wear a bra at work garnered a lot of thought-provoking feedback. As...

LETTER: Dog park needs policing

Bylaw enforcement - who is it and what does it do? I was always under the impression that they were to enforce the bylaws...

LETTER: Too many questions about Oliver Landing

It’s interesting that rumours and rumblings are being listed as some of the reasons for delays for the Oliver Landing project. I would put...

LETTER: Time to explore other policing models in Oliver

In reply to questions I have been asked about my letter regarding district municipal policing. The policing methodologies for a smaller agricultural community tend to...

FROM THE HILL: Government should be giving pardons for marijuana charges

On June 20, the House of Commons rose for the summer break.  One of the last votes we took dealt with the message to...