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Letters

In defence of development

Apr 6, 2012 / 5:00 am

Re: Monaco Towers: A blight The continuation of the assault on Kelowna's downtown by activists and environmentalists that don't even live downtown is a...

Road rules apply

Apr 4, 2012 / 8:14 am

Re: Knox Mountain reopens to vehicle traffic I would just like to raise awareness in regards to road etiquette, now that Knox Mountain is open to vehicles. My...

Monaco Towers: A blight

Apr 4, 2012 / 5:00 am

Re: Monaco Towers The continuation of the assault on Kelowna's downtown core by out-of-scale and ill-adapted tower construction would be a great theme...

Harsher penalties wanted

Apr 1, 2012 / 5:00 am

The justice system has once again shown us how outdated and flawed it is. The young man who was severely beaten downtown is in a hospital in critical...

Much to learn about teacher's dispute

Apr 1, 2012 / 5:00 am

I am writing in response to two letter regarding the teacher's strike; Don't accept civil disobedience and Teacher's math doesn't add up. At...

Why should teachers listen?

Apr 1, 2012 / 5:00 am

If the public guardians and trustee's of BC are empowered to act by Legislation but they operate outside the bounds of that Legislation without any penalty...

OCP compliance MIA

Apr 1, 2012 / 5:00 am

Municipal governments in the Okanagan valley have one thing in common; they have adopted an incredible disrespect for planning, and have consistently defied the...

Challenge accepted

Apr 1, 2012 / 5:00 am

Just wanted to say; Earth Hour challenge accepted, Walter Gray. Now I'd like him to do what I do - take transit everywhere. For one month I challenge...

What happened to anti-noise by-law?

Mar 31, 2012 / 5:00 am

Kelowna Mayor Walter Gray mentioned improvements to the quality of life in Kelowna in his interview with Castanet. Nobody can argue with that intention. So...

Make schools pay as you go

Mar 31, 2012 / 5:00 am

I have a simple solution for the education problem in BC. Make it a pay as you go system. The parents of children in school can cut a cheque each and every...

Sympathy for the Premier

Mar 30, 2012 / 5:00 am

I feel so sorry for Christy Clark, as I believe that she is doing her best in an impossible situation. Under different circumstances she probably would have...

Unions at fault

Mar 30, 2012 / 5:00 am

RE:quality not disobedience. Sub par schooling is a direct result of the teachers inefficiencies and the stubborn attitude of the union. The cost to provide...

A challenge to Mayor Walter Gray

Mar 28, 2012 / 10:20 am

Re: A challenge to the citizens of Kelowna I accept your challenge, Walter Gray. But now, I have a challenge for you, take transit everywhere. For one month...

Not amused with transit driver

Mar 28, 2012 / 12:00 am

I understand being a transit city bus driver might not be the easiest job, with all of the whacky downtown characters they are often forced to put up with...

It's about quality, not disobedience

Mar 26, 2012 / 5:00 am

RE: Don't accept civil disobedience I'm just wondering if you are going to accept sub-par schooling, or health care stretched to unsafe limits for the...

No time for left turns

Mar 26, 2012 / 5:00 am

There have been a lot of accidents caused by people trying to turn left on Hwy 97 on the yellow only to have straight-through traffic also try to burn through...

Defending the math

Mar 26, 2012 / 5:00 am

RE: Teacher’s math doesn’t add up. I would like to clarify some of my points, since it was lost in the writing of the article: 1) The...

Keep Canada's oil at home

Mar 25, 2012 / 5:00 am

This is an open letter for MP Ron Cannon. I would like to know why your boss, Stephen Harper has gone to China trying to sell our oil. According to Harper, we...

Then why walk out?

Mar 25, 2012 / 5:00 am

Trustee Chris Gorman stated in writing "Central Okanagan Teachers understand their responsibilities and they work tirelessly in the interests of our...

Left turns are scary

Mar 24, 2012 / 5:00 am

I am finally writing this letter not only to voice my concern but also to make people aware what they are doing is deadly. How many close calls have you had...

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