Letters

Support for new centre

Apr 27, 2016 / 1:19 pm

I would like to submit my support for the new visitor centre proposed by Tourism Kelowna. As an operator of a tourism based business in Kelowna, I believe we...

Going up in smoke

Apr 26, 2016 / 3:50 pm

It wasn’t all that long ago that discovering a grow-op in our city would result in police action, drug seizures, and even confiscation of cash and...

Respect the covenant

Apr 26, 2016 / 2:16 pm

I question just how stupid Toursim Kelowna thinks the people of Kelowna are? The argument that the visitor centre needs to be on the lakefront to showcase the...

Fintry for Tourist Centre

Apr 25, 2016 / 2:47 pm

To the Mayor and Council, The recent news of Sharon Simpson evoking the Covenant for the proposed Tourist Information Centre at the foot of Queensway has...

Re: Tourism Centre location

Apr 25, 2016 / 12:02 pm

After meeting with the CEO of Tourism Kelowna and their Board Chair, I have sent the following letter: I appreciate that your association feels a central...

Thanks KGH!

Apr 25, 2016 / 11:54 am

I had to stop everything and get this down in writing, before I forget. Today was my first day back home after spending 8 of the most excruciatingly painful...

Proposed new float design

Apr 25, 2016 / 11:48 am

Get rid of the Ogopogo on our float and replace it with the stunning and awe-inspiring theme of "outdoor recreation"? We could be confused with...

Kelowna will have its Centre

Apr 22, 2016 / 2:16 pm

The public's objection to the tourism centre has been focused on its location and cost. Whether or not you believe Tourism Kelowna's argument that a...

Re: Why not the Bluff?

Apr 22, 2016 / 2:10 pm

Just wanted to write a quick response to the letter posted under the aforementioned title, asking why the Bluff lands are not used for uses such as the new...

Wrong location for centre

Apr 22, 2016 / 2:06 pm

Just wondering if anyone has thought about using the old McDonald's site for a new tourism centre? That area is an eyesore and is not being used. There is...

Should the bullies win?

Apr 21, 2016 / 3:36 pm

Not in my opinion. We live in a free democratic society where we have the right (if we meet certain criteria) to vote in elections and take part in any other...

Wrong location for centre

Apr 21, 2016 / 11:02 am

It's great to read the thoughtful letters regarding the obtrusive tourism building proposed for our downtown waterfront. The logic and facts presented by...

A couple of thoughts

Apr 21, 2016 / 10:58 am

I have a couple of thoughts here. One is about the $8,000,000 for a trail to walk on. Rip out the train tracks and make a path. The money would be better spent...

Why not the Bluff?

Apr 20, 2016 / 3:27 pm

It’s not been mentioned in the dialogue so far, but the Bluff location just up the hill from the bridge would be a fabulous location for the...

Saving pets up poles

Apr 20, 2016 / 2:18 pm

I would like to think that BC Hydro make enough money to look after events like this one, which does not happen too often. It would not be safe for an...

No better location?

Apr 20, 2016 / 2:14 pm

Is the Kelowna Council taking money under the table? I can’t think of any other explanation. I took a rare walk along the waterfront yesterday and my...

Amphitheatre concerns

Apr 20, 2016 / 11:11 am

I am writing to express my concern and dissatisfaction with the plan to build an amphitheatre in the gully below the Okanagan College. It feels like such a...

Position on amphitheatre

Apr 20, 2016 / 10:56 am

I would like to clarify the Okanagan College Board’s position on the Okanagan Summer Festival Society’s proposal for an amphitheatre on our Vernon...

A proud Canadian company

Apr 19, 2016 / 2:15 pm

Last week, Ms. Niemier alleged that the process of selecting a tour operator/agency was unfair and that Collette should not have been chosen due to its United...

Sports fields overwatering

Apr 19, 2016 / 2:07 pm

To our city council: Seeing as water is apparently your top priority this year, why not cut back on the wasteful use of it on the sports fields? Try the...

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