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Letters

Cheaper gas

Oct 5, 2015 / 1:58 pm

I was in North Vancouver on the weekend. How is it that gas is cheaper (113.9) there than it is here in Kelowna (117.9) when they have a transit tax on top of...

Voter turnout

Oct 5, 2015 / 1:56 pm

It's a perennial complaint and on-going dilemma -- "Why is Voter turnout so low and continues to fall?" It's really not Rocket Science, though...

Water restrictions proposed

Oct 5, 2015 / 1:52 pm

Again the city will probably spend money to study this proposal and they are exempt from this study. I walk the Rails with Trails every morning, and every...

A huge thanks

Oct 5, 2015 / 12:08 pm

My family and I are new to BC. Since we have gotten here we have noticed how friendly the people are compared to the big city. Last week my boys and I went to...

World Teachers' Day

Oct 1, 2015 / 3:08 pm

In honour of World Teachers’ Day, the Central Okanagan Board of Education is pleased to recognize the contributions of the 1500 teachers within the...

Taxing the rich

Oct 1, 2015 / 2:06 pm

“Taxing the rich/corporations will hurt the economy”. This was a headline in the Courier this morning (Oct.1st). This is what the Tory’s...

Niqab issue

Oct 1, 2015 / 2:01 pm

As the issue of the Niqab has seemingly become a major election issue, I felt the need to step back and look at what’s really going on here. I’ll...

Stop welfare abuse

Oct 1, 2015 / 1:55 pm

I have known people in Kelowna who misuse welfare - the food bank and all other services available to the needy. WM is correct in saying that all of these...

Alcohol sales

Oct 1, 2015 / 10:23 am

Why is BC so backward about alcohol sales? In Europe, every supermarket sells beer wine and spirits along with grocery items. They don’t seem to have any...

Permissive tax exemptions

Oct 1, 2015 / 9:28 am

On behalf of the 1,500 plus people who call Kelowna Gospel Fellowship Church home, I want to say thank you for the contribution the City makes in the form of a...

Strange lights in sky

Sep 29, 2015 / 12:58 pm

After reading the story written by reporter Jon Manchester about the strange lights in the sky, I'd like to add that I also witnessed something that what...

Promises

Sep 29, 2015 / 12:42 pm

I hope someone is keeping track of all the Harper promises, especially in this particular riding. Gordon Boothe...

Re: Basran vs. Water District

Sep 28, 2015 / 12:28 pm

A recent letter challenging Mayor Basran’s concerns about water quality states in part ‘all domestic water in all of our districts throughout...

United Way says thanks

Sep 26, 2015 / 8:00 am

Thank you to each and every one of the bus-pull teams for your enthusiasm, your willingness and your support of United Way and the work you are helping us to do...

Basran vs. Water Districts

Sep 25, 2015 / 1:07 pm

It's become quite apparent that Colin Basran, the relatively newly elected mayor of Kelowna, has taken quite an interest in water quality in Kelowna, why?...

Time for a bypass

Sep 25, 2015 / 12:28 pm

The Okanagan is truly a treasure of British Columbia. The only thing it has going against it is Hwy 97 that plows through Kelowna, WestBank and Peachland. If...

Trudeau is amazing

Sep 24, 2015 / 1:32 pm

I adore the fact that Trudeau has, yet again, shoved his misleading Fiberal foot into his own mouth. Justin, it was the Liberals under Chretien in 1999 that...

What's the fuss?

Sep 23, 2015 / 12:52 pm

What is the big fuss about what Clark says and how she says it? After all, she is of your generation. How often I find people today acting like they are...

F-35 aircraft

Sep 23, 2015 / 12:48 pm

Regardless what the Conservatives and the NDP say, Canada has no contract to buy the F-35. Trudeau is bang on by saying he will cancel this huge possible...

Fuelled up and fed up

Sep 22, 2015 / 5:00 pm

Re: Ripped off at the pumps. The excuse for us being ripped off at the pumps is “there is no competition," ie: Costco gas bar. We have Superstore...

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