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Letters

Many opinions on Costco

Jan 17, 2019 / 2:01 pm

Perhaps Mayor Basran and council should conduct a poll on what group the majority of voters belong to. I doubt the homeless and drug dependant carried you to...

A chance to be 'normal'

Jan 17, 2019 / 1:33 pm

Our city and province have grappled with homelessness for decades. Finally, we are making progress to end this unacceptable situation. The fears of seniors...

Nothing better to do?

Jan 17, 2019 / 1:29 pm

It appears that Lake Country’s finest have very little to do these days Let me provide a little background. I have been in dispute with a current and...

Support homeless, not here

Jan 17, 2019 / 1:23 pm

The decision on Agassiz Road is not about whether we support homeless people or not. It is a decision as to whether we do so with intelligent, evidence-based...

Important meeting tonight

Jan 17, 2019 / 1:09 pm

I'd like to mention an important meeting tonight. There will be a public hearing on a rezoning application, 6 p.m. at Kelowna City Hall, regarding a...

Misinformed on rentals

Jan 17, 2019 / 1:03 pm

The letter published Jan. 14, “Rental subsidies all wrong,” contained incorrect information about the eligibility of the 333 Drysdale Boulevard...

Rental subsidies all wrong

Jan 14, 2019 / 2:48 pm

Renters United has noticed that of the six projects being considered for a rental housing grant, one, at 333 Drysdale, is not even rental housing. According to...

What about our voices?

Jan 14, 2019 / 2:42 pm

I would like to know what people think of the fact the general public is being omitted from major, public-funded meetings such as the active safety committee...

Proper sidewalks needed

Jan 14, 2019 / 10:41 am

I live on Butt Road, which is one of the busiest roads in west Kelowna. The ambulance uses this road as well. I have complained to the city about how unsafe it...

Disgraceful and disgusting

Jan 12, 2019 / 9:00 am

Re: the letter No sympathy here Maybe that should say 'common sense.' Let me ask a simple question: if Alberta can’t provide the 1.5 million...

Your area could be next

Jan 12, 2019 / 9:00 am

Because the Agassiz Road supportive housing project is a very important subject to my neighbours and myself, I feel that we cannot just let it go. When we sold...

Blessed to be Canadian

Jan 12, 2019 / 9:00 am

Always had an issue with The West Wants In. This was a number of years ago, and I would ask “in what?" I've only lived in two provinces –...

Not giving up our dogs

Jan 10, 2019 / 6:00 pm

We have been hunting for a condo/townhome to buy in Vernon for quite some time now. We get blocked at 97 per cent of them. If the strata allows a dog (very few...

Keep the stink off buses

Jan 10, 2019 / 5:55 pm

I would ask people who ride Kelowna's transit system while carrying marijuana to please keep it sealed. Not all people like the smell of it, and some...

'Pure horse manure'

Jan 10, 2019 / 5:50 pm

President Trump withdrew from the greenhouse climate agreement over a year ago. He does not believe it, yet the U.S. being a developed country has far more...

Reality better for most

Jan 10, 2019 / 5:41 pm

Re: the letter Not the reality for all It seems Miss Knox doesn't have her facts straight, not even close. Fact: Black unemployment in the U.S. is at its...

It's all about winning

Jan 10, 2019 / 5:38 pm

While it may be a moot point now, I still feel the need to respond to the idea that a 14-0 trashing is appalling. The whole point behind playing the game is to...

Why support addicts?

Jan 10, 2019 / 5:31 pm

Tax increases... who didn’t see that coming? I don’t mind paying taxes when it is for something that is useful and important to my city, but putting...

Don't miss this exhibit

Jan 7, 2019 / 2:00 pm

If you haven’t seen “The Rossi Collection” and the “Journeys of a Pod” installation at Kelowna Art Gallery, I would not miss it....

Injustice to injured workers

Jan 7, 2019 / 1:58 pm

In 2008 I was working as a paramedic when I sustained a shoulder injury. WorksafeBC initially accepted my claim for a shoulder strain. In the following months...

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