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Letters

Business parking woes

Jun 9, 2018 / 8:00 am

I own a small business in downtown Kelowna, on Lawrence avenue. The parking for our guests is getting unbearable. They can’t come in and just relax while...

A Liberal no more

Jun 8, 2018 / 11:19 am

I first voted 50 years ago, and always supported the federal Liberals. No more. I will vote Green from now on, and urge everybody opposed to the dilbit pipeline...

Now you own a pipeline...

Jun 8, 2018 / 11:14 am

Now the federal government is purchasing the Kinder Morgan pipeline, what does that mean for Canadians? Ottawa has said Canadians will not be on the hook for...

Furious over pipeline deal

Jun 8, 2018 / 11:08 am

I am furious about the federal government’s interference and "buyout" of Kinder Morgan. This is just another example of corporate welfare. If...

Long live SEKID

Jun 7, 2018 / 4:11 pm

South East Kelowna Irrigation District, 1920-2018. It is with sadness we announce the demise of a local pioneer. Born from the necessity of water to develop...

Free trade - how to play?

Jun 7, 2018 / 3:53 pm

Re: Trump's tariffs against Canada We as individuals have power. Where and how do you spend your money? Which gas stations are Canadian/American? Which...

No to 10-storey tower

Jun 7, 2018 / 3:48 pm

The architect for the proposed 10-storey tower Ollala development in Lakeview Heights has clarified the developer’s view of the neighbourhood and new...

It's a real waste

Jun 7, 2018 / 3:36 pm

The article about best-before dates on food and how much gets thrown away makes me mad. Who came up with that "best-before" garbage? I am certain it...

Legislate, don't purchase

Jun 7, 2018 / 3:29 pm

The Kinder Morgan pipeline should go on through an act of legislation. The federal government should stay out of the purchase of this project, but the pipeline...

Pipeline a win for Canada

Jun 7, 2018 / 3:27 pm

Premier John Horgan's decision-making is dictated by the Green Party. Like it or not, Canada has a resource-based economy. I am retired, however, I want to...

Worse than children

Jun 7, 2018 / 3:25 pm

I can’t believe that politicans in B.C. and Ottawa are acting worse than two-year-old kids. It just shows they all have zero respect for taxpayers'...

Remember this at election

Jun 6, 2018 / 10:43 am

Like pigs with their heads in the taxpayers' trough, our mayor and councillors voted themselves a very nice pay rise – and they can all justify it in...

Balloons - more hot air

Jun 6, 2018 / 10:40 am

Roger von Dach puts an interesting spin in his letter on the rules for balloon landings. The regulations do not say the pilot can land anywhere that he chooses...

Taxpayers will lose

Jun 6, 2018 / 10:37 am

The Liberal government’s decision to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline was not smart from an overall economic perspective. No doubt, in the short term, the...

Buying a dead horse

Jun 6, 2018 / 10:32 am

With other large energy companies divesting themselves of big oil projects, I am afraid the federal government has bought a dead horse in the Trans Mountain...

Problem with protesters

Jun 6, 2018 / 10:26 am

I think it's great that Ottawa stepped up to the plate on Trans Mountain for such an important project for our country’s economic health. But are the...

How to fix bridge woes

Jun 6, 2018 / 10:22 am

There's no point in a third northbound lane on the bridge. Not until the problem caused by old apartment on the southeast corner of Abbott and Harvey, which...

Trans Mountain blues

Jun 5, 2018 / 3:18 pm

It is typical of our federal Liberal government to throw money into a project, whether it be wisely spent or not. In the case of the Trans Mountain pipeline, I...

Traffic light, not bridge woes

Jun 5, 2018 / 3:14 pm

Re: No highway forethought Up to a point, the writer is right. However, I don't think that it is a bridge problem, it's a city problem. But the city...

Bikers breaking the rules

Jun 5, 2018 / 3:10 pm

I watch for motorbikes on the road all the time, keep an eye on were they are. I never want to be the reason someone doesn’t make it home. That being...

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