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Letters

Don't accept civil disobedience

Mar 24, 2012 / 5:00 am

Public servants and unions don’t run this province. This is my province. I pay the taxes and elect the law makers. I pay a lot of salaries and expect the...

Intersection safety

Mar 24, 2012 / 5:00 am

People would be a lot less inclined to take risks at Kelowna intersections if there were more turning lights at busy intersections. Especially Highway 97. The...

Teachers deserve more respect

Mar 23, 2012 / 5:00 am

Given my personal interactions with School District No. 23’s dedicated teachers – the same teachers who provide exceptional learning environments...

Gas prices make no sense

Mar 23, 2012 / 5:00 am

Anyone notice how gas prices have been wildly fluctuating lately? One minute it is $1.32 a litre, then mere hours later it is $1.27, then hours after that it is...

Ask first

Mar 23, 2012 / 5:00 am

Dear Thief, You know who you are, young able bodied man who needed a pair of work boots last week but obviously couldn’t afford them so you tried them...

Teacher's math doesn't add up

Mar 23, 2012 / 5:00 am

If students are being rotated, this means that 60 students does not equal Anna Broadhurst's equation of 60 students x 6.5 hours x 192 days. To state that...

Paid well for a job well done

Mar 23, 2012 / 5:00 am

I believe that you should be paid well for a hard days work. I also believe that most teachers put up with a lot and deserve to be paid accordingly. I believe...

Wrong people getting raises

Mar 19, 2012 / 5:00 am

Whether you agree with the teachers' requests or not, the fact is that Christy Clark's governance is autocratic and that just doesn't fly in a...

Class size a big concern

Mar 19, 2012 / 5:00 am

I have young children who will be starting school in the next few years. I too am concerned about class size. I have worked with children with behavioural...

Thanks for the help

Mar 19, 2012 / 5:00 am

Thursday afternoon my mom and her husband were coming up from the coast to visit my family when the were involved in a 2 vehicle collision between Falkland and...

Smart meters not so safe

Mar 18, 2012 / 5:00 am

Smart Meters' are not 'Safe Meters', in my opinion. Here's why. 1 "Smart Meters' do not conform to C.S.A protocol. 'Provincial...

Teachers should settle now

Mar 17, 2012 / 5:00 am

As a former school teacher and having a daughter who will become a qualified school teacher in a matter of months, as well as a parent of 5 children who have...

Reckless road rage

Mar 16, 2012 / 5:00 am

I knew Kelowna had terrible drivers before I moved here two months ago. There is at least one accident daily and countless would be accidents I see on my...

Sympathy for the teachers

Mar 16, 2012 / 5:00 am

Re: No sympathy for teachers Teachers today face a far different environment than when we grew up, so you can't compare apples with bananas. Students...

Tobacco lawsuit blowing smoke

Mar 16, 2012 / 5:00 am

I have read with interest about how BC is launching a lawsuit against tobacco companies to recover smoking-related health care costs. According to the CBC, in...

Stop the smart meters

Mar 16, 2012 / 5:00 am

RE: Smart meters also safe meters While it is disappointing that the BC Utilities Commission, once our public protectorate, does not feel this is a serious...

Do the math

Mar 16, 2012 / 5:00 am

I have been reading many articles of late that refer to the teacher’s strike as a money grab and just another way for teacher’s to get a pay raise....

Not impressed with Liberal performance

Mar 12, 2012 / 5:00 am

Shame on you, Premier Christy Clark and shame on your government. Call an election, let the people have a voice. I voted Liberal, but now I am ashamed. My...

Kelowna's pesticide debate

Mar 12, 2012 / 5:00 am

Is it not completely astonishing that the pesticide/chemical companies had their top PR person as a speaker at the recent Building Sustainable Communities...

No sympathy for teachers

Mar 12, 2012 / 5:00 am

Why is it that when most of us had larger classrooms of 36 and up, one teacher taught several courses, and we all turned out fine. We can count, read, and...

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