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: 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

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

Purchase of pins established as a fundraising opportunity

  • Nov 28, 2019

Letter: Video games stripped of content a money grab

Writer encourages people to research before buying

  • Nov 29, 2019
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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

LETTER: Phone scam has become annoying

Summerland woman has had repeated calls about refund

  • Nov 22, 2019

Letter: Spouse of Shuswap first responder shares challenges, gratitude

One in three first responders suffer in silence, resources available to help them and their families

  • Nov 21, 2019

LETTER: Change is the only consistency

Global Warming? Climate Change? The climate has been changing the entire history…

LETTER: Donors to Summerland Centre Stage Theatre must be recognized

Donor plaques are missing from theatre lobby

  • Oct 28, 2019

LETTER: Help needed for homeless problem

Homeless population was an election issue

  • Oct 25, 2019

Letter: Observations from a federal election scrutineer

System of checks and balances assure job done with utmost care

  • Oct 24, 2019

LETTER: Middle class better off with Trudeau’s child benefit boost

It’s a transfer, not a tax cut, but it helps families get ahead

  • Oct 21, 2019

LETTER: On the future of salmon farming in B.C.

Ecologists have been sounding the alarm for decades

  • Oct 20, 2019

LETTER: Bylaws needed for short-term rentals

There are still no bylaws in Summerland regarding where short-term rental units are allowed

  • Oct 18, 2019

LETTER: The importance of universal pharmacare

Most people can’t afford their prescription drugs

  • Oct 18, 2019

LETTERS: Wolf kills, wilderness protection and caribou recovery

Readers respond to Tom Fletcher’s column on B.C. program

  • Oct 17, 2019