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Letters

Educate Us On Nutrition

Oct 24, 2004 / 5:30 am

Banning junk food in schools? Great idea! I am a teacher at a school here in Kelowna and our school has already taken all the pop out of the machines and...

Dear Cop Radar Tickets

Oct 24, 2004 / 5:30 am

Dear Cop: If there is radar set up on the side of the road, is it by law that they must give you a speeding ticket if they pull you over, and then a ticket for...

Student Speaks Out

Oct 23, 2004 / 5:30 am

I am a grade 12 student at Rutland Senior Secondary and when I read today that they were planning on placing a ban on junk foods in schools in BC I disagreed...

Agree With Banning

Oct 23, 2004 / 5:30 am

I would like to ask this simple question to owners of non pitbulls. Has anyone ever come across a friendly lovable pitbull? I for one have not! If ever I go...

Dear Cop Vehicles Unlicensed

Oct 22, 2004 / 6:00 pm

Dear Cop: I have always wondered about unlicensed farm vehicles i.e.: tractors of various sorts. I see them barreling around East Kelowna and South Rutland...

Dear Cop Rules On Passing

Oct 22, 2004 / 5:30 am

Dear Cop: What are the rules governing whether you can pass a transit bus when he is stopped to pick up or let off passengers on streets like Bouchiere Road or...

Clueless In Kelowna

Oct 21, 2004 / 5:30 am

Have you read the front page of The Daily Courier? Ms. Susan Ray of the Kelowna Poverty Task Force thinks Parkinson Rec. Center should open their doors after...

Naive About Unions

Oct 21, 2004 / 5:30 am

In response to RDWs Wave goodbye to Unions letter, he says he is a business owner. I wonder if he offers his employees any kind of pension plan, medical and...

Call And Make A Difference

Oct 21, 2004 / 5:30 am

I couldn’t agree more with C.K.’s letter regarding crime in our fair city. We have let this city deteriorate into one infested with crime and drugs and the...

Employers Push Limits

Oct 21, 2004 / 5:30 am

This letter is in response to RDW’s letter regarding waving goodbye to unions. Unions are not obsolete due to the employment standards laws. Those laws have...

Keep Jobs In U.S.A,

Oct 21, 2004 / 5:30 am

I would like to respond to the little philosophy in regards to the Western Star Trucks plant closure in Kelowna. I would like to remind this individual, and all...

Dog Owner Beware!

Oct 20, 2004 / 1:13 pm

This letter is in response to a conversation I had with my wife this morning. She relayed to me what happened last evening as she was taking her walk. A dog...

Gov""t Causing Crime

Oct 20, 2004 / 5:30 am

All I can say about crime rising in Kelowna the answer why it is increasing is in front of us. The gov""t cuts have had people resort to crimes to support their...

Need Of Rehab Center

Oct 20, 2004 / 5:30 am

I have noticed that many of the letters that are being printed on Castanet are about the homeless, drug addicts, and crime. Does anyone see a pattern here? The...

Unions Shut Down Companies

Oct 20, 2004 / 5:30 am

Whatever happened to Western Star Trucks? Well let me tell you as I was affiliated with Western Star. Unions can be a very good thing as without them, we would...

Stomp Out Crime

Oct 20, 2004 / 5:30 am

I am also Fed Up With Crime. I hear you when you say, “I can’t imagine what has happened to all the other residents of Kelowna.” I wonder about that to....

Wave Goodbye To Unions

Oct 20, 2004 / 5:30 am

As a business owner, I would have to disagree with those who are pro-union. I do believe that they served their place, but now with labor regulations,...

Where Are Kelowna Mugshots?

Oct 20, 2004 / 5:30 am

Isn""t it a little discriminatory to only publish mugshots of Vernon""s Bad Guy of the Week when Kelowna likely has no shortage of the same? We can be on the...

Trail Hypocrisy

Oct 18, 2004 / 5:58 am

In all the letters about the pro motorized or pro non-motorized use of the KVR trails, I have yet to see any mention of the hypocrisy of the hiker/bikers who...

Still Non Union

Oct 18, 2004 / 5:30 am

In response to S.F. and J.W.- With my letter about my experience at the courthouse I did not mean to start a union debate.....but since I did, I have to...

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