Friday, August 23, 2019

Editorial

Editorial

Letter: PR reflects electorate

A voting system that is proportional reflects the true wishes of the electorate.  I have been studying our choices since February and am convinced that...

Letter: Each vote counts in PR

The Vancouver Sun editorial of Saturday, October 27, “Vote no on electoral reform” made me sit up and take notice, for all the wrong...

Letter: Cop glad he’s retired in view of workload

Mr. Pat Hampson raises a number of points on a regional policing model that I think deserve a serious look by the incoming councils...

Letter: Love the new carts

I would like to extend my thanks to Town council for the provision of these wonderful new garbage carts. Whether or not it elevates...

Letter: Saying a big ‘no’ to PR

I received the “Voters Guide” a few days ago and decided to give it a good look so I could make an informed choice...

Editorial: Don’t go in the woods

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The weird tales my dad used to tell freaked me right out. Especially the one about the poor farmer who went looking...

Letter: The forever mistake

What do Oliver and Penticton have in common? Both communities have booted out their mayors. What did both mayors have in common? Both mayors...

Letter: Policing needs review

There have been many comments about a lack of police presence and I have expressed my concern that senior officers in Ottawa may be...

Letter: New Area C director says thank you

I would like to thank the residents of Area C for giving me the opportunity to represent you. The stress of the month of campaigning...

Editorial: Farmers deserving of compensation

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The right-to-farm act in B.C. is a powerful piece of legislation, which is why the Forbes/Dias dispute in Oliver is so...

Editorial: You’ve got the power

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle There was no clear winner at the end of last week’s all-candidates forum, however, there were some interesting comments made. Incumbent Mayor...

Letter: Water councillor ordeal concerns Machial

As a Water Councillor, I found the recent decision by Town Council to only allow water councillors to participate at the Council Table only...

Letter: Let’s fix the disconnect

Thanks to the Chronicle for putting on this very revealing all-candidates forum last week. Throughout my years in the military I have had the pleasure...

Letter: Just say a big yes to ‘proportional’ reform on upcoming ballot

Anyone watching the senate hearing into the lifetime appointment of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court will have had a front-row seat...

Letter: Municipal force idea should be explored

What an interesting development on the crime and policing front. Abandon our local police detachments and centralize all policing for the area out of Penticton. This...