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Letters

Blessed to be Canadian

Jan 12, 2019 / 9:00 am

Always had an issue with The West Wants In. This was a number of years ago, and I would ask “in what?" I've only lived in two provinces –...

Not giving up our dogs

Jan 10, 2019 / 6:00 pm

We have been hunting for a condo/townhome to buy in Vernon for quite some time now. We get blocked at 97 per cent of them. If the strata allows a dog (very few...

Keep the stink off buses

Jan 10, 2019 / 5:55 pm

I would ask people who ride Kelowna's transit system while carrying marijuana to please keep it sealed. Not all people like the smell of it, and some...

'Pure horse manure'

Jan 10, 2019 / 5:50 pm

President Trump withdrew from the greenhouse climate agreement over a year ago. He does not believe it, yet the U.S. being a developed country has far more...

Reality better for most

Jan 10, 2019 / 5:41 pm

Re: the letter Not the reality for all It seems Miss Knox doesn't have her facts straight, not even close. Fact: Black unemployment in the U.S. is at its...

It's all about winning

Jan 10, 2019 / 5:38 pm

While it may be a moot point now, I still feel the need to respond to the idea that a 14-0 trashing is appalling. The whole point behind playing the game is to...

Why support addicts?

Jan 10, 2019 / 5:31 pm

Tax increases... who didn’t see that coming? I don’t mind paying taxes when it is for something that is useful and important to my city, but putting...

Don't miss this exhibit

Jan 7, 2019 / 2:00 pm

If you haven’t seen “The Rossi Collection” and the “Journeys of a Pod” installation at Kelowna Art Gallery, I would not miss it....

Injustice to injured workers

Jan 7, 2019 / 1:58 pm

In 2008 I was working as a paramedic when I sustained a shoulder injury. WorksafeBC initially accepted my claim for a shoulder strain. In the following months...

Time for rational thinking

Jan 7, 2019 / 1:40 pm

One thousand million dollars is what Kelowna area, our tourism industry, has reached. Ninety million dollars is what MP Steve Fuhr has brought to the Kelowna...

A glaring omission

Jan 6, 2019 / 9:00 am

In the article on the recent building collapse in Russia, the pictures clearly shows that the concrete was devoid of rebar. When the building was constructed,...

No excuses left

Jan 6, 2019 / 9:00 am

Modern day auditors and related financial folks strive for full cost accounting of business and government operations. This builds confidence in decision...

Homeless need our support

Jan 6, 2019 / 9:00 am

I’ve watched the video that claims 600 seniors are living in fear of the Agassiz Road supportive housing project. What about another clip that declares...

Clear that snow off cars

Jan 5, 2019 / 9:00 am

After the recent snow, again you see people not clearing it off their vehicles. In order to drive in snow, you require traction. When you leave snow on your...

Pedestrians fair game?

Jan 5, 2019 / 9:00 am

Before anyone gets going on how stupid some pedestrians can be, believe me, I know. I've seen them, too. So, let me preface. I am far too long in the tooth...

Poor job of plowing

Jan 5, 2019 / 9:00 am

As the city requires residents to clear sidewalks adjacent to their homes after a big snowfall, on Saturday morning, almost all of us on Graham Road between...

No sympathy here

Jan 4, 2019 / 9:54 am

I was born and raised in Alberta, and most of my family still lives there. So, I feel I can comment on this subject. I have a hard time feeling sorry for my...

Would you want this?

Jan 4, 2019 / 9:49 am

Excellent letter written by Gordon and Janet Brooks regarding the proposed "wet" facility at 2025 Agassiz Rd. in Kelowna. I think if you asked any...

Thanks to early immigrants

Jan 4, 2019 / 9:46 am

As soon as a person takes an opposing view on immigration, border jumping, or migrants, we are considered evil. By the end of 2020 our federal government is...

Downloading on taxpayers

Jan 3, 2019 / 11:08 am

OK, so new taxes – I won’t even get into what a farce this is, but – I have a question for the city, as all three levels of government are...

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