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Letters

Start At The Bottom

Jul 29, 2004 / 5:30 am

I agree with some of the many letters and comments regarding EI and Welfare recipients. I am a 25 year old female who works 4 part-time jobs - for a few...

Emergency Room A Walk-In?

Jul 29, 2004 / 5:30 am

I""m concerned at the number of people that use the emergency room as a walk-in clinic. July 1, 2004 I was in KGH emergency room to receive an infusion for my...

Why Bother Working!

Jul 28, 2004 / 5:30 am

I 100% agree with G.B.! There are many people out there that are capable of working, but when your getting money for nothing why bother. There are lots of...

Rebate Checks From E.I.

Jul 27, 2004 / 5:30 am

I have to only partly agree with what G.B. has to say. I have been in the work force for twenty years and pay my E.I. every month off my cheque. If I ever need...

Thank You For Information

Jul 27, 2004 / 5:30 am

Again I thank you, almost one year to the anniversary of the Okanagan Park fire. Upon awakening this morning and looking outside and opening the back door to...

Give Us Back Excess EI

Jul 26, 2004 / 6:00 am

I have to only partly agree with what G.B. has to say. I have been in the work force for twenty years and pay my E.I. every month off my cheque. If I ever need...

Canada Post Remove Graffiti

Jul 26, 2004 / 5:30 am

In regards to vandalized mail boxes. I have a mail box outside my house, on city property. I carefully maintain the city property. However, the Canada Post mail...

Work For Your E.I. Cheque

Jul 25, 2004 / 6:00 am

I totally agree with C.R. It""s not rocket science picking fruit. All it takes a a little sweat and some hard work and you can make good money at it. The fact...

Employ Canadians First

Jul 25, 2004 / 6:00 am

It is about time that the Canadian Government start keeping the money in Canada. We just awarded a U.S. company a multimillion dollar contract to Sikorsky to...

Buy Canadian Copters

Jul 24, 2004 / 9:49 am

What gives? Are Canadian firms not good enough to supply our own military? Do we have to continue to suck US exhaust fumes and piggyback our way around the...

RCMP Responsible

Jul 24, 2004 / 9:47 am

Just a short note to further the conversation regarding the collision between the RCMP Cruiser and the black pickup on Elk Road. What has failed to be mentioned...

Donations Over Phone

Jul 23, 2004 / 5:30 am

Two years ago I was telephone solicited by the RCMP for money for some event (I forget what it was!). They would take credit cards for your donation. (How else...

Compensated For Abortion

Jul 23, 2004 / 5:30 am

The settlement awarded to a Prince George woman for a botched abortion is indicative of just how twisted and perverse our attitude toward abortion has become....

Fear Of Growth

Jul 22, 2004 / 5:30 am

I live very close to the Sarsons Rd. development project. So close my children go to school (within catchment) with children living in that area. I really want...

Right Of Way

Jul 22, 2004 / 5:30 am

I would like to enlighten the rest of Kelowna in regards to the unfortunate collision between the truck and R.C.M.P. cruiser at the corner of Red Cloud Rd. and...

Paid By Piecework

Jul 22, 2004 / 5:30 am

I find it hard to believe that if you are as hardworking as you say you could only earn $4.65 per hour. For many years as I was growing up in Kelowna, my mother...

Support Our Olympians

Jul 21, 2004 / 5:30 am

Watching CBC last night I was informed that the average Canadian Olympic level athlete receives less than $20,000 in support each year. With this they need to...

Less Than Minimum Wage

Jul 21, 2004 / 5:30 am

This letter is in response to "Local Wages too Low" and "Get Pickers From HRDC". I used to work in the orchards, I returned every summer for 8 years. I earned...

What Is A 4-Way Stop?

Jul 20, 2004 / 5:30 am

I am writing this because I feel that I need to voice my opinion when I hear something so ridiculous uttered by a member of the RCMP. This is regarding the...

Resources For Finding Pickers

Jul 20, 2004 / 5:30 am

To the Valley Orchardists, Am I correct in hearing that the valley""s orchardists are short on pickers? If that is so, maybe they could go to Human Resources...

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