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Letters

Why not Rutland?

May 19, 2017 / 1:45 pm

How come all around Kelowna and other areas (Mission/Glenmore) you have gorgeous flower beds/planters, cool sidewalk benches/tables/art statues, and then you...

Health & parking concerns

May 18, 2017 / 1:58 pm

Dear Mayor Fortin, members of council, Peachland staff and members of the media, I am writing to you today with serious concerns about the proposed water park...

Electoral reform

May 18, 2017 / 1:53 pm

Mr Stephen Fuhr, The provincial election results have British Columbians thinking about electoral reform again. 31,924 British Columbians signed petition e-616...

Info about lake levels

May 16, 2017 / 2:31 pm

Thank you Castanet for your constant update about potential flood warnings and lake levels, in particular the website link from Environment Canada showing why...

Carbon taxes

May 15, 2017 / 3:28 pm

We are bombarded constantly about how carbon taxes will save the world, that they will save civilization. BC has a carbon tax that has no measurable effect...

People in Kelowna

May 15, 2017 / 3:24 pm

What makes people show me the finger when I am just waiting and not doing anything? This is not the first time either. I was just waiting in front of Superstore...

Gas pricing

May 11, 2017 / 2:02 pm

In January 2015, the Canadian dollar was worth 84.5 cents/USD. Now CAD is 73.3 cents/USD, a drop of 15%. Oil is priced per USD not CAD. The oil price in...

Crazy people in Ottawa?

May 11, 2017 / 1:58 pm

Latest from Ottawa: considering buying 12 submarines, 120 attack helicopters and much more. Are we in need of more submarines? The four we bought from Britain...

Amazing people

May 10, 2017 / 12:36 pm

This is a big bouquet to all the people at KGH last Tuesday, May 2nd, who played a part in finding my purse and ensuring that I got it back safely. Thank you...

Bylaw opposition

May 10, 2017 / 12:33 pm

Please be advised of my opposition to amend the Zoning Bylaw No. 8000 for 550 Truswell Rd; 3814 to 3838 Capozi Rd and 3786 Lakeshore Rd. I feel that the City...

Wildlife in BC

May 10, 2017 / 12:24 pm

I have always been a fan of the outdoors. BC boasts and hosts some of the last true wilderness on Earth and I'd like it to remain that way. Wildlife in BC...

Gas prices

May 10, 2017 / 12:19 pm

So, for the readers, some history: January 9th, 2015, Castanet reports gas under 1.00 a litre, oil is 48.36 a barrel. Two years later, gas 118.9 per litre,...

Gray has backbone

May 10, 2017 / 11:28 am

I am 100% in agreement with Darlene Stewart's letter regarding Councillor Tracy Gray’s stand against hiring 20 more city hall staff. Good for you...

My full support

May 9, 2017 / 2:26 pm

I'm supporting Norm Letnick for MLA in Kelowna Lake Country. His work has helped secure funding for so many important local projects including the Cardiac...

Letters

May 9, 2017 / 10:47 am

The majority of the Okanagan adult population is more than aware of the small problems here in town, not to mention the greater worldly problems. Castanet is a...

Take a close look

May 9, 2017 / 10:40 am

On May 1, Christy Clark was a no show at the Kelowna West All Candidates Forum, but managed to arrive in Kelowna the next day (May 2) for a 15 minute rally at...

Liberal political machine

May 9, 2017 / 10:35 am

I like Norm Letnick. I like the many service activities that Norm has done over his career. I like the fact that Norm was cautious about the changes that the...

Make an informed choice

May 9, 2017 / 10:32 am

It's frustrating to read letters from people who say that it’s “stupid to vote” or that there is “no good choice” for our...

Safety concerns

May 9, 2017 / 10:27 am

I am emailing as a concerned parent. I am concerned about the general safety of students with the election. Typically, we promote "stranger danger...

Budget b&w, with no Gray

May 5, 2017 / 3:32 pm

How many people took time to read the story about Tracy Gray stating how she feels about Kelowna City Council budget and the hiring of 20 new staff positions?...

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