Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Editorial

Editorial

Editorial: Guaranteed sick pay would go a long way

By Sophie Gray Local Journalism Initiative There's something that’s been bothering me. It has to do with sick pay, and how, less than six months ago,...

A farm worker’s rebuttal

(The following letter is addressed to MLA Linda Larson, Oliver Mayor Martin Johansen and Osoyoos Mayor Sue McKortoff.) I read the Oliver Chronicle’s article, “Possible...

What better time to try universal basic income in Canada?

Dale Boyd Osoyoos Times  The old ways are over. Accept it. Our world and economy will not be the same when the pandemic ends. Considering the increased debate...

Many Canadians not eligible for support during pandemic

From the Hill By MP Richard Cannings The COVID-19 crisis continues to dominate the news across the country and around the world. As the news gets grimmer...

Could COVID-19 be 1945 again?

Editorial By Russell Work Special to the Chronicle As you stay in self-isolation, you may wonder why and how your actions and inactions are significant in...

Local doctor resigns

It is with a heavy heart that I inform you that as of July 1, 2020, I will no longer be providing medical services...

Praise for Sunnybank staff

 In this difficult time of COVID19 we wanted to express our thanks to the staff at Sunnybank Centre who looked after our mom so...

We will never be the same after COVID-19

By Lyonel Doherty, editor As you have already figured out, it’s going to take some time before we curtail the spread of COVID-19.  We may not win...

Only the good news about COVID-19

By Lyonel Doherty Believe it or not, there’s a lot of good news surrounding the coronavirus.  Not many media outlets are reporting anything positive, but the fact...

Support for chiefs

Letter to the editor The standoff between the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs and the provincial government over the Coastal Gaslink pipeline highlights unresolved issues of aboriginal...

We’re not all dirty old men

Letter to the editor What a mind numbing dirty inference has been branded on every elderly gentleman in our area. (See “Man with puppy innocent”...

Survey a wake-up call

By Lyonel Doherty Being a teenager today can be a mental nightmare, according to the results of the 2018 BC Adolescent Health Survey. Involving more than...

Taxpayers not willing to cover royal costs

While the Canadian Taxpayers Federation is making it clear taxpayers aren’t willing to cover additional costs for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince...

Reading tutors needed for Oliver schools

The One-to-One Children’s Literacy Program uses a unique approach that provides one-to-one tutoring to elementary school students who are struggling with reading.  Volunteer tutors work...

Royals welcome but not the cost

By Lyonel Doherty So, Harry and Meghan want to make Canada their part-time home. Most countries would be honoured, in particular B.C. But what we...
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