Editorials

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EDITORIAL: Accommodating Okanagan fruit pickers

Campsite for agricultural workers to open in Summerland

  • Jul 8, 2020
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EDITORIAL: Attitudes about alcohol have changed

EDITORIAL: Attitudes about alcohol have changed

The 1991 Penticton riot is not a good argument against allowing alcohol in public

  • Jun 27, 2020
EDITORIAL: Attitudes about alcohol have changed
EDITORIAL: Celebrating Canada despite COVID-19

EDITORIAL: Celebrating Canada despite COVID-19

Canada Day is not just about getting together for a flag-raising ceremony

  • Jun 25, 2020
EDITORIAL: Celebrating Canada despite COVID-19
COVID affects everyone, but numbers don’t lie and women suffer the worst. (Pixabay)

Pandemic is worse for women

The effects of COVID are felt, particularly, by women. Stop right there.…

COVID affects everyone, but numbers don’t lie and women suffer the worst. (Pixabay)
Is it time to ground the Snowbirds?

Is it time to ground the Snowbirds?

As a group, they are an iconic Canadian symbol that rivals the…

Is it time to ground the Snowbirds?
Editorial: New math may prompt parents to send kids back to school

Editorial: New math may prompt parents to send kids back to school

Province announces greater detail on plans for Jan. 1 in-class instruction

  • May 15, 2020
Editorial: New math may prompt parents to send kids back to school
B.C. provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry takes questions at the B.C. legislature, April 29, 2020 (B.C. government)

EDITORIAL: Restrictions continue

COVID-19 directives will not be lifted all at once

  • May 8, 2020
B.C. provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry takes questions at the B.C. legislature, April 29, 2020 (B.C. government)
Sorry - alcohol does not protect you from COVID-19

Sorry – alcohol does not protect you from COVID-19

And spraying it on your body doesn’t work either

Sorry - alcohol does not protect you from COVID-19
Playgrounds and active recreation facilities in Summerland have now been closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Trails, green spaces and beaches remain open, provided users maintain a social distance of at least two metres from each other. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

EDITORIAL: COVID-19 is not over yet

Provincial directives are still needed in order to limit scope of pandemic

  • Apr 22, 2020
Playgrounds and active recreation facilities in Summerland have now been closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Trails, green spaces and beaches remain open, provided users maintain a social distance of at least two metres from each other. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
COVID Canada: Calm, cool and collected

COVID Canada: Calm, cool and collected

As tests of leadership go, a global pandemic must be considered fearsome.…

COVID Canada: Calm, cool and collected
OPINION: Local journalism matters

OPINION: Local journalism matters

Support local journalism during COVID-19

  • Apr 13, 2020
OPINION: Local journalism matters
The B.C. and Alberta governments as well as the Columbia Shuswap Regional District have asked that residents of both provinces do not travel and stay at home over the Easter weekend. (File photo)

Column: Looking north for direction on B.C./Alberta border concerns

In Plain View by Lachlan Labere

  • Apr 10, 2020
The B.C. and Alberta governments as well as the Columbia Shuswap Regional District have asked that residents of both provinces do not travel and stay at home over the Easter weekend. (File photo)
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EDITORIAL: Stay home

Message about COVID-19 must be taken seriously to slow spread of pandemic

  • Mar 25, 2020
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EDITORIAL: When hate shows in comments

Disturbing ideologies can flourish, in part because their messages can spread in online environments

  • Mar 5, 2020
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CARE FACILITY                                An administrator has been appointed to manage operations at Summerland Seniors Village (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

EDITORIAL: Standards of care

The decision to appoint an administrator at Summerland Seniors Village raises important questions

  • Feb 27, 2020
CARE FACILITY                                An administrator has been appointed to manage operations at Summerland Seniors Village (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
A cannabis plant. (From Kelowna Capital News)

EDITORIAL: Revisiting cannabis regulations

Recent retail license application has brought up concerns about present policy in Summerland

  • Feb 19, 2020
A cannabis plant. (From Kelowna Capital News)
EDITORIAL: Thoughtless posts to Facebook cause real harm and stress

EDITORIAL: Thoughtless posts to Facebook cause real harm and stress

At the risk of resembling a broken record, it needs to be…

EDITORIAL: Thoughtless posts to Facebook cause real harm and stress
COMMEMORATING HOCKEY                                Canada Post’s stamp for Black History Month 2020 is a recognition of the Colored Hockey Championship, a Maritime hockey league in place from 1895 to the early 1930s. (Canada Post photo)                                (Canada Post photo)

EDITORIAL: Black History Month stamp a reminder that there’s more to the story

A Canada Post stamp for Black History Month represents inadequate understanding of Canada’s past

  • Feb 6, 2020
COMMEMORATING HOCKEY                                Canada Post’s stamp for Black History Month 2020 is a recognition of the Colored Hockey Championship, a Maritime hockey league in place from 1895 to the early 1930s. (Canada Post photo)                                (Canada Post photo)
MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Leave our currency alone

MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Leave our currency alone

The Bank of Canada is considering replacing Wilfrid Laurier on the five dollar bill

  • Jan 24, 2020
MITCHELL’S MUSINGS: Leave our currency alone
Vernon Carnival brings back historic ice palace for Queen Silver Star LX

Vernon Carnival brings back historic ice palace for Queen Silver Star LX

Check it out during coronation, one of hundreds of Winter Carnival events

Vernon Carnival brings back historic ice palace for Queen Silver Star LX