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Editorial

Editorial

EDITORIAL: Paramedics risk health and safety every day

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle I’ve worked with many paramedics in the past, so I felt a special connection when reporting on the recent cycling tour...

LETTER: Fire tax increases result of ineptness

The tax increases (some pay more than $2,000) for Willowbrook are a result of provincial government ineptness, but the real blame must lie with...

LETTER: Ready, set . . . vote

B.C. Attorney General David Eby has recommended that a referendum on electoral reform be held by mail-in ballot in October and November. We should remind...

LETTER: Victims of accident thank communities

We’re the folks in the motorhome/big rig accident on April 28 by Deer Park Estates on Highway 97. We just wanted to say thank...

EDITORIAL: Corporate bail-out will no doubt see big fallout

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle We wonder how much Prime Minister Justin Trudeau realized the respect he lost in one day when his government announced the...

EDITORIAL: Negativity on social media very contagious

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Social media makes us shake our heads in utter dismay sometimes. Why do some people have to be so rude, critical, audacious,...

LETTER: Don’t remove letter grading for pupils

(This letter is regarding the issue of removing letter grades as a measure to determine how well students are doing in school.) So we are...

LETTER: Let’s not pave way for ‘fake park’ here

When Canadians see the words “national” and “park” together they have a vision: magnificent landscapes of national significance in a largely natural ecological condition,...

EDITORIAL: Smokers don’t have a chance in new bylaw

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Looks like Town council is playing hardball with smokers via its new Smoke Free Bylaw. We can’t really blame them considering the...

LETTER: When will flooding end?

The weeks of flooding stories and media are starting to make us wonder if it will ever end. For almost two months, we have...

LETTER: Oliver Theatre goes above and beyond

I am writing this in hopes to shed some light on the new ownership of the Oliver Theater. I am from the Okanagan area...

EDITORIAL: Students still learning stuff they won’t use

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle School districts are changing under the so-called “new curriculum” in B.C. Soon we may see no more letter grades on report cards,...

LETTER: Doctors only human

Whilst sitting in the doctor’s office looking at all the charts on the walls showing pictures of your heart and pipes and giblets and...

LETTER: Thanks to those who assume danger

This is regarding your editorial, “The moral dilemma” in the May 9 edition of the Oliver Chronicle. Moral dilemmas develop in fractions of a second....

FROM THE HILL: Seeing flood devastation up close and personal

By Richard Cannings, MP Special to the Chronicle All the flood situations in the South Okanagan and Boundary regions have dominated the news for the past...