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Editorial

Editorial

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...

EDITORIAL: Safety forum missed plan of action

Oliver is not the sleepy little hamlet that it used to be. Gone are the days when you could leave your doors unlocked while you...

LETTER: Don’t just sit back, help cops fight crime

Here is my summary of the community safety forum meeting held Tuesday, June 19.   There was a very small attendance of citizens which was...

LETTER: First past post system gives the voter clarity

In B.C.’s two previous referenda on proportional representation (PR), the B.C. Liberal government took steps to seek a clear mandate: to pass, they needed...

LETTER: Get in on the tenancy act

Everyone should have a landlord tenant act booklet. I believe you can get one at the government office, and the people with computers can...

EDITORIAL: Some random musings

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle High school graduation brings back memories. I remember mine. On one hand I couldn’t wait to finish school; no more books,...

LETTER: Oliver needs independent police force

After reading the Chronicles'  article, "Council declines remuneration boost" I finally read something that made sense concerning our council members. Dave Mattes said, “I don’t think...