Opinion

EDITORIAL: Attitudes about alcohol have changed

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

  • Jun 27, 2020

EDITORIAL: Celebrating Canada despite COVID-19

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

  • Jun 25, 2020

Mitchell’s Musings: Leading the way through a pandemic

Columnist Glenn Mitchell sings Dr. Bonnie Henry’s praises in his latest Musings

  • Jun 25, 2020

Finlayson: B.C.’s economy devastated by pandemic – and the measures taken to contain it

‘Policy-makers should be acutely sensitive to the financial health of the overall business sector’

  • Jun 24, 2020

Police should not have access to data from coronavirus contact tracing apps

‘This is not the first time that public health, privacy and law enforcement have collided’

  • Jun 24, 2020

COLUMN: Graduation during the time of COVID-19

This year, the traditional graduation ceremonies could not proceed

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Kootnekoff: B.C. Violated French Education Rights

Lawyer Susan Kootnekoff discusses police brutality, discrimination and accountability in Canada

  • Jun 23, 2020

LETTER: Unsung heroes helped deliver food packs

Program provided assistance to families in Summerland

LETTER: Summerland solar project could benefit all

Project could have advantages in the future

  • Jun 20, 2020

LETTER: Summerland should not be ‘player’ in utility game

Council has been considering solar project for community

  • Jun 19, 2020

HAWTHORNE: Social motivation

Personal trainer Sean Hawthorne asks, if we know what to do, then why don’t we do it?

  • Jun 19, 2020

COLUMN: I sneezed, I coughed, so I got tested for COVID-19

Accessing a swab test is easy these days, but the actual test can more than a little daunting

COLUMN: Our pre-pandemic world will not return

After some of the changes I’ve been seeing, I don’t want life to go back to the way it was earlier

COLUMN: A message to the resilient, innovative, storytellin’ Class of 2020

The upheavals you’ve experienced has given you inner strength, even if you don’t yet realize it

  • Jun 12, 2020

COLUMN: Explore our universe (at a distance)

Okanagan Regional Library offers virtual summer program for children

  • Jun 11, 2020

LETTER: Summerland RCMP thanks public for support

Community has provided motivation for police force

  • Jun 11, 2020

Fight to end racism begins at home

There are things everyone can do to address racism in Canada, only…

COLUMN: B.C.’s labour minister should look at COVID-19 financial carnage amid minimum wage increase

The timing couldn’t be worse for any government decision that drives up costs for business, writes Jock Finlayson

  • May 28, 2020

COLUMN: Canada needs to remember rural communities as thoughts turn to pandemic recovery

Small towns often rely on tourism, which has been decimated by COVID-19

  • May 28, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: B.C. COVID-19 survey brings answers closer

275,000 responses so far, broader health information helps

  • May 22, 2020