Opinion

Dan Albas

COLUMN: Disaster relief funding may not be enough

MP Dan Albas questions the existing structure of federal assistance for affected communities

  • Dec 1, 2021
Giving Tuesday is right around the corner. (Instagram photo)

Giving Tuesday : The world’s largest generosity movement

Giving Tuesday is on Nov. 30

  • Nov 30, 2021
Employees at packing stations are seen at Amazon’s Kent, Wash., fulfillment center on June 11, 2020. Ken Lambert | The Seattle Times

COLUMN: Commercials fall short of portraying a positive workplace

A couple of recent television commercials for Amazon show a dismal view…

NDP MP Sheila Malcolmson speaks with the media about her private members bill regarding abandoned vessels, in Ottawa on Thursday, November 30, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

MALCOLMSON: B.C. expects feds to ‘make our application a priority’ on drug decriminalization

B.C. is the first province to offer a safer supply program

  • Nov 29, 2021
NDP MP Sheila Malcolmson speaks with the media about her private members bill regarding abandoned vessels, in Ottawa on Thursday, November 30, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Photo Andrea DeMeer

EDITORIAL: Keep your head above water – take care of your mental health

The trauma and stress of what the community is experiencing can hit like a tsunami

Photo Andrea DeMeer
Barry Gerding.

Column: COVID vaccine a matter of faith

President of Canadian Medical Association wades into vaccine debate

Barry Gerding.
Dan Albas

COLUMN: Considering in-person or hybrid Parliament meetings

MP Dan Albas addresses choice of whether MPs need to be present in the House of Commons for debates

  • Nov 24, 2021
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LETTER: More B.C. land must be protected

25% of province’s land base must be protected by 2025

  • Nov 24, 2021
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November is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. (Pixabay)

Vernon university women’s group advocates for change

Women and men urged to attend presentation on eradicating violence against women

November is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. (Pixabay)
Rossland's religious communities came together to celebrate the Christmas season of Advent at the Advent Music Celebration at Sacred Heart Church on Thursday, Dec. 3. Picture here, a child lights the first Advent candle.

TAYLOR: Starting anew with a breathless hush

First Sunday of Advent Nov. 28 a time to practice silence

  • Nov 25, 2021
Rossland's religious communities came together to celebrate the Christmas season of Advent at the Advent Music Celebration at Sacred Heart Church on Thursday, Dec. 3. Picture here, a child lights the first Advent candle.
From January until the end of September 2021, a total of 1,534 overdose deaths were recorded in British Columbia. (Black Press file photo)

EDITORIAL: A health emergency continues to rage

Illicit drug overdose deaths are a serious problem throughout British Columbia

  • Nov 24, 2021
From January until the end of September 2021, a total of 1,534 overdose deaths were recorded in British Columbia. (Black Press file photo)
Bad Tattoo owner Lee Agur stepped down in September after coming out in refusing to check vaccine passports at his Penticton brewery. (Google Maps)

Letter: Penticton Chamber faces criticism for choice in Business Leader of the Year Award

Bad Tattoo owner Lee Agur won the prestigious award after thumbing nose at vaccine mandates

  • Nov 21, 2021
Bad Tattoo owner Lee Agur stepped down in September after coming out in refusing to check vaccine passports at his Penticton brewery. (Google Maps)
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COLUMN: Puzzle your way to the library

It is hard to walk away from a puzzle once it takes hold

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Interior Health's 310-MHSU number connects callers directly to the closest mental health and substance use centre in their community.

B.C.’s mental health crisis is bad and getting worse

Nearly half of British Columbians polled said their mental health was worse due to COVID-19

  • Nov 18, 2021
Interior Health's 310-MHSU number connects callers directly to the closest mental health and substance use centre in their community.
Dan Albas
Dan Albas

COLUMN: Preparing for emergencies

Devastation and destruction result from flooding

  • Nov 17, 2021
Dan Albas
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LETTER: Efforts needed to deal with natural disasters

Federal government should spend money on search and rescue efforts

  • Nov 17, 2021
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Wild Sky Sisters

Wild Sky Sisters: Sagittarius Season, where transformation meets exploration

Wild Sky Sisters is a joint venture between Angela Moffitt and Tamara McLellan

  • Nov 16, 2021
Wild Sky Sisters
A neighbour of a Penticton senior said the person fell coming out of the Vees game Nov. 10 and allegedly waited 1.5 hours for an ambulance. (Black Press file photo)

Letter: Senior who fell at Penticton Vees game waits 1.5 hours for ambulance

The person in their 80s had to lie on the cold ground with a broken hip

  • Nov 16, 2021
A neighbour of a Penticton senior said the person fell coming out of the Vees game Nov. 10 and allegedly waited 1.5 hours for an ambulance. (Black Press file photo)
On D-Day, June 6, 1944, Allied troops landed on the beaches at Normandy. This day is part of Canada’s military history. (Contributed)

COLUMN: A time to reflect, not a time to predict

Events of past wars should not be used to promote outrage

On D-Day, June 6, 1944, Allied troops landed on the beaches at Normandy. This day is part of Canada’s military history. (Contributed)
Lance Corporal Thomas Knowles (right) and Sergeant Alec Jack of the 54th Kootenay Battalion. Both men survived the war, becoming officers in the process. They returned to Hedley and were a key part of the Cenotaph Committee in August 1919. Copyright Knowles Family/ Hedley Museum. Photo colourized by Phil McLachlan, Black Press Media.

Remembering the sacrifices of the Hedley boys

52 young men from a small town signed up to fight in the First World War

Lance Corporal Thomas Knowles (right) and Sergeant Alec Jack of the 54th Kootenay Battalion. Both men survived the war, becoming officers in the process. They returned to Hedley and were a key part of the Cenotaph Committee in August 1919. Copyright Knowles Family/ Hedley Museum. Photo colourized by Phil McLachlan, Black Press Media.