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Letters

Adult basic education

Feb 28, 2017 / 1:50 pm

The BC Government continues to fail British Columbians with their refusal to fund adult basic education. Adult basic education is simply providing adults an...

We deserve better

Feb 28, 2017 / 12:21 pm

Re: Health care needs work I am an independent Medical Transcriptionist with a contract to an Australian company for the past one year. I have been debating...

Tourism Kelowna lease

Feb 28, 2017 / 12:13 pm

Only two of many reasons, why Tourism Kelowna should not be allowed to build on the Queensway Jetty. Firstly: Then Minister of Municipal Affairs Honourable...

Christy Clark failed

Feb 28, 2017 / 11:54 am

Christy Clark just released a budget that she hopes will make you forget everything that has happened in the 16 years since the B.C. Liberals took power. Her...

Neighbourhood crime poll

Feb 28, 2017 / 11:45 am

Please, stop with this kind of ridiculous poll. Statistics show that crime is and has been decreasing for decades. This kind of silliness only serves to make...

Our community is amazing

Feb 27, 2017 / 3:03 pm

Our community is amazing! John and I can't express how deeply thankful we are. Through the generosity and support of this community, we are now able to...

Criminal record checks

Feb 27, 2017 / 11:10 am

I received an email this week from my child's soccer association. The first part read: As our season start draws to a close, all coaches and bench staff...

Health care needs work

Feb 27, 2017 / 11:04 am

I can not believe what is happening to our health system in BC. I am hearing about 2 separate cases of an Abbotsford hospital sending people home without...

Tourist Centre

Feb 27, 2017 / 11:01 am

City of Kelowna staff have acknowledged that there were and additional 91 letters received in opposition to the rezoning of parkland at the foot of Queensway to...

Canada is about diversity

Feb 27, 2017 / 10:59 am

I really don't understand how you can say that "we have to change our traditions, religions, culture and way of life to their’s” just...

Re: Syrian refugee poll

Feb 24, 2017 / 3:00 pm

The recent poll on whether Okanagan readers support a Trump style ban on Syrian refugees, like other Castanet polls, is not necessarily an accurate reflection...

We all have rights

Feb 24, 2017 / 2:55 pm

I am a proud Canadian and I am an immigrant. I came to Canada to seek a better life for myself and my family. Sure we have traditions that we have brought with...

For the record

Feb 24, 2017 / 2:45 pm

The letter to the editor below is in response to letters from residents about the Tourism Kelowna Visitor Centre public hearing correspondence: For the record...

Hate breeds hate

Feb 23, 2017 / 2:39 pm

I feel obligated to write this after seeing the Castanet poll on banning Syrian refugees and how there is a vast majority who support a Trump-style ban. If...

Canada's great reputation

Feb 23, 2017 / 2:35 pm

I was very disappointed to view the poll on Syrian refugees on Castanet this morning. Over 70% of the voters support a ‘Trump’ style ban on Syrian...

Exorbitant courier fees

Feb 23, 2017 / 2:21 pm

I, as do so many others, do a lot of online shopping these days. I try and buy most things from within Canada, but from time to time it's unavoidable...

Easy to support budget

Feb 23, 2017 / 11:15 am

It is very easy to support the BC Government’s 2017 budget, not only from what has been presented recently, but from the consistent and prudent record...

BC budget

Feb 22, 2017 / 2:48 pm

I'm very disappointed that there is no raise in income assistance rates in the new budget. It is impossible for people to live on $600/month. These low...

Out-of-bounds decision

Feb 22, 2017 / 11:30 am

Hopefully, the UBCO brains trust will take a mulligan over its out-of-bounds decision to cancel the varsity golf program. The university's move to scrap...

Immigration

Feb 22, 2017 / 11:14 am

What is so wrong with a country that wants to deport illegal and undocumented aliens? They are in the country illegally. The Allies in WW2 fought and died to...