Monday, November 18, 2019

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Wearing blackface has nothing to do with racism

Excellent editorial on Justin Trudeau (Oliver Chronicle - Sept. 26).  The political timing impeccable of the picture being released of Trudeau in blackface just when...

Big thanks to firefighters

 I would like to thank each and every firefighter who has helped battle our latest fire.  I was with the initial attack team with Parks...

Veterans eligible for medals

 I would like to inform your readers about two very special medals that are available for our veterans. These are the National Order of...

Letter: Some promotion

Setting aside the platitudes and accolades together with the Crocodile tears from those voted out in the last Municipal election, regarding the surprise departure...

Linda Larson’s column for August

It is summer and although it hasn’t started with the usual amount of sunshine, it has been warm. The intermittent rain has been a...

Letter: IH needs to stop ER closures

Once again Interior Health has announced that the emergency department in the Oliver Hospital was closed from 6 p.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. Sunday...

Letter: Don’t preach to us

This letter to the editor is in response to Celia Newman’s letter last week. Scofflaw? Should we be denigrating a member of our local citizenry and...

Letter: He showed much courage in apology

I would like to thank Jesse Norton for his public apology after he interrupted MP Richard Canning’s speech at the signing of the Memorandum...

Letter: Thanks to firefighters for quick response

The other day I received a call from a concerned neighbour asking if I could look into a vehicle fire on Fairview Road above...

Letter: Pipeline is a mistake

On February 22 Canada's National Energy Board officially recommended to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that the Trans-Mountain pipeline be built. But only after it...

Letter: Damn kids want us to move – not a chance

My first wife and I are in our mid-70s. I am semi senile, my first wife is beautiful and we live and love in...

Letter: Town has the right to regulate signage

I have been considering the language in the editorial published in the Oliver Chronicle June 27 and thinking about how to respond because it...

Editorial: Banner and bylaw against it are both silly

"I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it” - Evelyn Beatrice Hall, biographer for Voltaire   It’s...

Letter: Take our village back

How many folks in Okanagan Falls realize what a hold RDOS has over our community? And I am not including our Area D director...

Letter: MP has faith in the children

The globe is facing a climate crisis.   Children are protesting the inaction of adults around the world.  Scientists have been telling us for...