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When comparing rates

Feb 9, 2018 / 5:00 pm

ICBC’s books show they are suffering a 1.3 billion dollar loss because the BC government took 1 billion dollars out of their reserve fund. That is 1...

Understand pipeline safety

Feb 9, 2018 / 12:00 pm

Some people are just against any technology they don’t understand, like the hecklers at Prime Minister Trudeau’s recent town hall in BC. They get...

All Canadians treated equal

Feb 9, 2018 / 6:00 am

In two town hall meetings with the PM when asked by severely wounded veterans when he was going to bring back the life long disability pension and live up to...

Opinions on fixing ICBC

Feb 8, 2018 / 5:00 pm

I think ICBC is doing a fine job and a public corporation for auto insurance is the way to go. Other provinces that have privatized auto insurance have only...

Increasing danger on roads

Feb 8, 2018 / 12:00 pm

It seems as though today's motorists are for the most part, simply entitled, enraged, steering wheel holders. The recent enforcement of distracted drivers...

BC Greens representing

Feb 8, 2018 / 5:00 am

Kelowna West has been without a MLA for six months. Many, however, feel they haven’t been represented since Ben Stewart gave up the seat in 2013 putting...

Theft is theft

Feb 7, 2018 / 4:00 pm

The NDP government publicly insists the previous government “stole” $1.3 billion from the drivers of British Columbia by transferring funds from...

Electoral reform bad?

Feb 7, 2018 / 12:00 pm

One might well ask why Andrew Wilkinson, the new leader of the BC Liberals, is so afraid of proportional representation. Is it because it is bad for British...

ICBC losses

Feb 7, 2018 / 5:00 am

Many years ago, I worked for a private insurance company in Alberta. Already, back then the company required mandatory visual inspections on all vehicles 10...

Canadian anthem change

Feb 6, 2018 / 5:00 pm

What other country in the world considers/or has considered/or has changed the wording of their National Anthem? We are going to strive to become so politically...

Open dialogue needed

Feb 6, 2018 / 10:00 am

As a mental health practitioner who specializes in helping adolescents overcome Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI), I was appalled to read of a SD 67 School Board...

Senseless attack on cat

Feb 6, 2018 / 6:00 am

In December we came home to find our cat sitting at the door waiting for us with a severe eye injury. We took him to the vet and the eye had to be removed, it...

Elderly punished

Feb 5, 2018 / 4:00 pm

This month as a retired person who was employed for many years and worked hard and fought horrendous Vancouver traffic, I was given a raise this month by the...

Be responsible pet owners

Feb 5, 2018 / 2:55 pm

To the writer whose dog was attacked on Knox Mountain, this is the 3rd time I have heard about these two particular dogs, and I am certain because the owners...

Inept Competition Bureau

Feb 5, 2018 / 5:00 am

The Canadian Competition Bureau is capitalizing on the recent bread pricing scandal. Unfortunately, they only found out about the scam when it was reported to...

ICBC fiasco

Feb 4, 2018 / 3:00 pm

I find it astounding that there are people out there who somehow think the current government had anything to do with the ICBC financial fiasco. This mess can...

Looming worker shortage

Feb 4, 2018 / 6:00 am

Kelowna and the whole Okanagan valley doesn't get it, there are very few places in Canada where there is such a huge gap between the wages paid for a given...

RE: Concerns for furry

Feb 3, 2018 / 2:00 pm

As a response to Martha Cantarini’s letter entitled “Concerns for furry friends” regarding no 24/7 Vet Hospitals in Penticton. There are...

Unfortunate incident

Feb 3, 2018 / 6:00 am

I take my lovely 8 years old dog up to Knox mountain almost everyday. We exercise, take in some fresh air, relax and enjoy that peaceful bound on our walks. ...

Bylaws for some, not others

Feb 2, 2018 / 3:00 pm

I live in the City of West Kelowna and in said city there is a bylaw about roadside parking. The bylaw states: “Highway” includes all public...

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