Letters

LETTER: Not all can afford private health insurance

The private insurance industry is not in the business of covering those with high needs

  • Dec 4, 2019

LETTER: Health model profits from patents’ suffering and desperation

Health care should be based on need not the ability to pay

  • Dec 4, 2019

Letter: Time to do away with Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

Writer says Christmas classic revolves around bullying, false friendship

  • Dec 9, 2019

LETTER: Canada must benefit from its own oil supply

Until an alternative is found, oil is in

  • Dec 3, 2019

LETTER: Safety measures needed at Summerland Skatepark

Council must prevent accident before it happens

  • Dec 2, 2019

LETTER: Public solutions needed for surgical wait times

Private surgery centres increase health care costs without providing more positive outcomes

  • Nov 29, 2019
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LETTER: Homeless people are not a ‘plague’

Dear editor, I am of the view the homeless population are human…

  • Nov 28, 2019

Letter: Video games stripped of content a money grab

Writer encourages people to research before buying

  • Nov 29, 2019

LETTER: Campaign supports Don Cherry, veterans with mental health issues

Purchase of pins established as a fundraising opportunity

  • Nov 28, 2019

LETTER: Inadequate funding behind Vernon hospital quality

Before asking for a handout, try to fix what you can

  • Nov 29, 2019

LETTER: Millennials not to blame for climate crisis

Boomer generation just as responsible for plastics, climate crisis

  • Nov 29, 2019

LETTER: Court decision could lead to two-tier health care system

Dr. Day’s proposals will create longer waiting times for those who cannot afford to pay

  • Nov 27, 2019

Letter: No cost to showing respect, decency to Salmon Arm’s homeless population

Writer asks you to imagine yourself in the shoes of someone living on the street

  • Nov 27, 2019

LETTER: Sound system issues will be fixed

Complaints received about sound quality during Summerland’s Remembrance Day ceremony

We all know what Cherry meant with ‘You people’ remark

It is very disheartening for me to have read such a full…

  • Nov 27, 2019

Don Cherry situation war on PC

Thanks for your article about Don Cherry. You are right, digital footprints…

  • Nov 27, 2019

LETTER: Phone scam has become annoying

Summerland woman has had repeated calls about refund

  • Nov 22, 2019

LETTER: Kudos to Vernon councillors for saying ‘nay’ to speed increase

On Nov. 12, the contentious issue of speed limits along the Commonage…

  • Nov 22, 2019

LETTER: We want results, not rhetoric

Councillors need to provide some tangible solutions to advance the community

  • Nov 22, 2019

Deforestation displaces wildlife

As cold weather approaches, being homeless in Vernon is indeed a sad…

  • Nov 22, 2019