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Letters

Worthy of representation?

Oct 9, 2018 / 9:00 am

Yes it is true. Proportional representation fairly represents voters’ views in the Legislature: 40 per cent of the vote = 40 per cent of the seats. ...

Get informed, vote

Oct 8, 2018 / 9:00 am

If I vote in the municipal election, my X will be by the name of the councillor who impressed me during the past term. I judge council by their response to...

Ashamed to be Canadian

Oct 8, 2018 / 9:00 am

I am so sad. What kind of world are we living in? We have seniors and disabled people being removed from their homes with nowhere to go in the cold winter...

Touching, tragic moment

Oct 7, 2018 / 9:00 am

Recently, my wife and I were visiting Kelowna from Golden when we happened upon an incident that I felt necessary to share with the good citizens of Kelowna. In...

Current council has failed

Oct 7, 2018 / 9:00 am

Evaluating the current mayor and council of West Kelowna, all the missed opportunities and poor decisions, far outweigh the good decisions and running of...

Vote for common sense

Oct 6, 2018 / 9:00 am

After years of increased taxes, wildly soaring water, electricity and sewer rates and questionable spending, it is time for a simple, common sense council that...

The view from Scotland

Oct 6, 2018 / 9:00 am

Some commenters on the forthcoming referendum on the future voting system for British Columbia have suggested that proportional representation would result in...

Takeaways from forum

Oct 5, 2018 / 10:40 am

I went to the mayoral all-candidates forum in Penticton. 1. No female candidates; not a problem, unless you’re a woman. If a female candidate did her...

Put your big boy pants on

Oct 5, 2018 / 10:27 am

B.C. Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson has challenged Premier John Horgan to a public debate on the NDP’s proposal to fundamentally change the manner in...

Downtown danger

Oct 5, 2018 / 10:25 am

Over the last two years, my family has witnessed and has been impacted by the escalating dangers in downtown Kelowna. Over the years, we have noticed changes...

Christmas in September?

Oct 5, 2018 / 10:17 am

After working for a major retailer for over 10 years, Christmas in September is a normal occurrence. The first couple years it's kind of cool. You get to...

A brighter future

Oct 4, 2018 / 3:55 pm

Anyone watching the hearing into the lifetime appointment of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court will have had a front-row seat to political...

Happy to see them go

Oct 4, 2018 / 3:27 pm

So, the Inn From the Cold can't find a new home? Apparently, they have some strong good neighbour policies. I guess, if defecating in parking lots and...

Too early for Christmas

Oct 4, 2018 / 3:24 pm

Re: Retailing Christmas way too early I understand the need businesses have to make money, to survive. And quite often a factor is getting "the jump"...

Choose wisely on Oct. 20

Oct 4, 2018 / 3:21 pm

The Audience Group is made up of 71 dedicated voter households (150+ people) ranging the span of West Kelowna who are citizens concerned with how our municipal...

Save the bacon!

Oct 3, 2018 / 11:50 am

Re: the letter 'Bring on the bacon and eggs' Do you have any pets? Do you eat them? Would you zap them with an electric probe, almost killing them, let...

Reserved campsites panned

Oct 3, 2018 / 11:43 am

I recently heard they are make a bunch of B.C. campsites 100 per cent reservable. We went camping a few time in the Central Interior this past summer, and...

Misinformed on oilpatch

Oct 3, 2018 / 11:30 am

Re: the recent letter ‘Don’t confuse for oilpatch’ I highly doubt your claim of 40 years working in the patch, unless you were working as a...

West Kelowna mismanaged

Oct 3, 2018 / 11:13 am

With the candidates for West Kelowna council now established, it is important for voters to look at what they want – decisions to build grand schemes or...

Pet owners - beware coyotes

Oct 2, 2018 / 2:04 pm

Alas, I sadly see another lost cat poster on the mailbox in my Glenmore neighbourhood. It is a regular thing here, and why is that? Cat owners have to...

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