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Letters

Another Money Grab

Feb 13, 2005 / 5:30 am

While you are checking into passports, find out why Canadians receive only a five year passport. Most other countries, if not all receive a ten year passport...

OUC Not To Blame

Feb 13, 2005 / 5:05 am

J.B. and H.K. pointed out a couple of problems they currently face with OUC, and they seem to think that these problems will magically vanish once the North...

Students Being Affected

Feb 12, 2005 / 5:30 am

I totally agree with the OUC student about us being ripped off. I too attend classes in the buildings that are being worked on and have watched my instructor...

Real Passport Office

Feb 12, 2005 / 5:30 am

A couple of years ago we sent our son""s passport in to be renewed. His trip was to be in March, so we sent all the relevant documents at the end of November....

Transit System Flawed

Feb 11, 2005 / 5:30 am

I am absolutely dissatisfied with Kelowna transit. It is time that transit users in Kelowna join together and form a bus riders union to advocate for better...

Students Ripped Off

Feb 11, 2005 / 5:30 am

OUC is shut down again. The support staff is not getting paid, the professors are not getting paid, but OUC will not give students a tuition refund. Each...

Distorted Facts

Feb 10, 2005 / 5:30 am

Mr Schmidt has distorted certain facts in order to bolster his position. The delivery time for a passport after approval at a receiving station, such as at...

Live With Choices

Feb 9, 2005 / 3:53 pm

This is in response to Blair Loland""s letter about the downtown youth. It was a very compelling letter, blaming everyone but the youth themselves. How are we...

Air Canada Policy

Feb 9, 2005 / 5:30 am

As the end of January Air Canada deleted its 75% subsidy for passengers that find themselves needing to make a trip to attend a family member""s funeral. The...

Defender Of Children

Feb 9, 2005 / 5:30 am

This is C.W. Carla Waniandy. I am not ashamed to let people know I am. I do not need to defend my children because my children are well taken care of and I...

Shut Down The Highway

Feb 8, 2005 / 10:30 am

I read your article on the two killed near Merritt at 6:30 Sat. morning. I drive a Transport Truck over the Coquihalla to Delta and back nightly. I was...

Poor Choices Of Individuals

Feb 8, 2005 / 5:30 am

I understand that often people are feeling a sense of hopelessness and the isolation that a life on the streets can cause but to blame Kelowna residents for the...

Who Provides Bail?

Feb 8, 2005 / 5:30 am

I know these guys (Kelowna stabbing) as well and don""t tell me they are a misfortuned production of society. If they are so poor and they have no families how...

Camera Never Lies

Feb 7, 2005 / 5:30 am

C.W. you have some serious issues to deal with. You don""t want your kids being photographed by anyone because you fear they are pedophiles? Give your head a...

Real Estate 101

Feb 7, 2005 / 5:15 am

Congratulations John McColl Not being a registered Real Estate Salesman I do not know if there is in fact a Real Estate Economics 101 course. But if there is,...

Thoughts On Downtown Crime

Feb 7, 2005 / 5:00 am

I have lived downtown for almost all of my childhood life. Since 1992, I have learned everything that makes me the young man I am today with downtown as a...

No Problem Labeling

Feb 6, 2005 / 5:05 am

For a person who does not pass judgment you sure have no problem labeling others. Someone taking pictures of kids throwing objects is surely a Pedophile. I""m...

Parenting Thoughts

Feb 6, 2005 / 5:00 am

My feelings on kids getting away with everything. We went through stuff with my young boy, a long time ago because now he is over 30, but within the time that...

Don""t Pass Judgment

Feb 5, 2005 / 5:30 am

I am writing in regards to the column about "Local Seniors Terrorized". I don""t think it fair of those seniors who accused some child of what happened to their...

Real Estate 101

Feb 4, 2005 / 5:30 am

The recent letter condemning high-rises in Kelowna is so full of inaccuracies it had to be a political tongue in cheek report. If it wasn’t then John...

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