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Here we go again

Oct 7, 2015 / 11:42 am

Let us not forget the history of Ron Cannan’s Conservative Party. In 2006 the Conservatives committed election fraud with the ‘In and Out’...

Thank you KGH

Oct 6, 2015 / 1:07 pm

Three weeks ago I had a massive heart attack. After being rushed to Emergency at KGH the team went into action immediately. I did not have much time to live...

TPP poll

Oct 6, 2015 / 1:05 pm

I'm amazed and stunned by how many willfully and totally ignorant people there responding to your poll about the TPP. Even if I trusted our politicians to...

Harper not a Conservative

Oct 6, 2015 / 1:02 pm

Harper is not a Conservative, and the Conservative Party of Canada is not the party it was ten years ago. The party that evolved with the merger of the...

Extra hotel charges

Oct 6, 2015 / 12:56 pm

While touring the Craters of the Moon in Idaho, and the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, we stayed in a Salt Lake City hotel. The room was nice, the staff were...

Irrigation districts

Oct 5, 2015 / 2:46 pm

I think the Mayor should be commended for raising this issue and recognizing there may be a better way of delivering water through the region at a reasonable...

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...

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