139246
139627

Letters

Morality and flexibility

Mar 19, 2019 / 12:44 pm

In following the SNC-Lavalin affair, I have concluded that it shows a clash between the politics of conviction and the more flexible politics of pragmatism....

Renters are people, too

Mar 19, 2019 / 12:37 pm

Shame on letter writer Peter Haslock for painting all renters with the "horror stories" brush. I am a senior renter in Kelowna, work full time, and...

It hasn't worked elsewhere

Mar 19, 2019 / 12:28 pm

There has been a lot of news about the Agassiz Road neighbourhood lately. Some are calling area residents NIMBYs because they have concerns about a homeless...

SNC scandal long in making

Mar 19, 2019 / 12:21 pm

Re: the letter Not legal, but often the way. Writer Mike Bell infers that the SNC-Lavalin scandal only relates to overseas bribery and bid rigging. He seems to...

Crime shouldn't pay

Mar 19, 2019 / 12:15 pm

Deferred Prosecution Agreements should never mean crime can pay. I think everyone should agree a corporation that the World Bank has put high on its list of...

Facts about carbon dioxide

Mar 19, 2019 / 12:10 pm

I would like to take a moment to respond to some of the misconceptions and fallacies of a recent letter by Roger von Dach. As Roger says regarding arguments for...

Can we save our salmon?

Mar 18, 2019 / 2:47 pm

I read the article claiming B.C. salmon need our help. It states: "Despite billions of dollars in public and private investments over the past 30 years to...

Half-baked non-apology

Mar 18, 2019 / 2:40 pm

Is the PM’s half-baked public non-apology for criminal intervention sufficient? We all have heard how Prime Minister Trudeau, Finance Minister Morneau and...

Export GHG commitments

Mar 18, 2019 / 2:35 pm

Refining bitumen in Alberta, close to where it is mined, is the most efficient way to capitalize on this resource. And it will employ Albertans in high-quality...

No wonder we're angry

Mar 18, 2019 / 2:31 pm

The time is long overdue to define the difference between hate and anger, and to challenge Prime Minister Trudeau’s attempts to paint us all as racists...

Shame on the Liberals

Mar 18, 2019 / 2:26 pm

So the events of recent weeks and the preceding six months of Liberal “business as usual” do not strike MP Fuhr as inappropriate. What part of...

Trade Trudeau for Trump

Mar 18, 2019 / 2:16 pm

I think the solution to political woes in both countries would be simply to trade Trudeau for Trump. The U.S. would get what the Democrats are trying...

Lost home and belongings

Mar 17, 2019 / 9:00 am

I'm a person who picked the wrong roommate. On Feb. 14, the RCMP surrounded my apartment on Bernard Avenue. I fortunately was not there at the time however,...

Figured our PM out

Mar 17, 2019 / 9:00 am

I've just come realize how incredibly stupid our prime minister is. Wow! I think I must be even dumber not to have figured it out until now. A drama teacher...

Trudeau has let us down

Mar 17, 2019 / 9:00 am

Our boyish PM has chosen to undermine Canada’s rule of law, the same rule of law he scolds China about. Like many Quebec born prime ministers, this PM...

Who am I to disagree?

Mar 16, 2019 / 9:00 am

I cannot believe the garbage Roger von Dach spewed in his letter to the editor. He starts off stating that most people don’t know what they are talking...

We need an inquiry

Mar 16, 2019 / 9:00 am

I watched the testimony of the former attorney general. Besides being a prolific note taker, she has excellent recall for detail, and more credibility and...

Short-term rental madness

Mar 16, 2019 / 9:00 am

It’s astonishing that some people think Colin Basran and his councillors represent progressivism. The winner at the hearing on short-term rentals was not...

Council doesn't have a clue

Mar 15, 2019 / 12:56 pm

"Council's double flip flop," Castanet, March 5, 2019, is another clear indicator that The Colin & Crew haven't a clue about Kelowna's...

MP's gold-plated pension

Mar 15, 2019 / 12:53 pm

Re: NDP MP Nathan Cullen retires It’s nice to see that the member is retiring. But it should be noted, and the public needs to be reminded, that the MP...

137595
137824
139440