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Letters

Proud To Be In Westbank, NOT Kelowna

Oct 16, 2005 / 6:30 am

Once again I come across a news item about Kelowna""s Westside. Now, being from Westbank, the town of Westbank, with it""s own fire department, community police...

Keep Sex Offender Behind Bars

Oct 16, 2005 / 5:30 am

Unbelievable! The facts as we know them. David Caza, age 42 was released from jail after completing a 10-month sentence for possessing Child Pornography. He has...

93% Of Teachers Agree With Strike

Oct 16, 2005 / 5:00 am

If, as the BCTF stated, 80% of 43,000 teachers voted, then that means that 34,400 teachers voted, and of the voters, 31,132 voted yes to strike. The ones who...

One Teacher’s Concerns

Oct 15, 2005 / 7:30 am

After having read countless letters to the editor from both sides, I would like to weigh in with my own thoughts regarding the teachers’ strike. I’ve been...

Cracks In Picket Line Exaggerated

Oct 15, 2005 / 7:22 am

Just a note to comment on your amazing coverage of the teacher""s strike. Today""s headline story is about the one of two or three teachers (out of 1400) who...

Court Ruling Disturbing

Oct 15, 2005 / 6:00 am

Regardless of who we feel is more at fault, the government or the teachers union, there now a bigger concern to the people of B.C. By the courts not imposing a...

Sex Offender On The Loose

Oct 15, 2005 / 5:30 am

You have got to be kidding!! A high risk sex offender let back into the community without treatment? What are the courts thinking? I have little tolerance for...

Support For Teachers

Oct 15, 2005 / 5:30 am

If anyone is being selfish in this whole Teachers Strike, its the MMMM Campbell Soup Government. The Government has a surplus of cash, because of all the...

Thanks To Returning Teacher

Oct 15, 2005 / 5:30 am

Mr Kneller, thanks for being the crack that showed up in the wall! Somebody finally showed some common sense to take the initiative to move. Certainly the...

Stand Up For What You Believe

Oct 15, 2005 / 5:30 am

Stand up for what you believe in! It""s an interesting concept. It""s a concept that teachers say they are conveying to our children by breaking the law and...

Coverage Biased Against Teachers

Oct 15, 2005 / 5:00 am

Funny how it seems that the longer the teacher strike continues, the more negative letters to the editor seem to appear. I have taken the opportunity to speak...

Break Up The BCTF!

Oct 14, 2005 / 9:15 am

As a taxpayer and a parent, I have a serious problem with the BCTF. It is a troubled and outdated organization that demands to be dissolved. The public school...

Fire The Teachers!

Oct 14, 2005 / 5:30 am

There""s a very simple solution. Remember how Reagan fired all the air traffic controllers? Well firing all the teachers will not put anyone in peril. According...

Sad That Old KSS Torn Down

Oct 14, 2005 / 5:30 am

As a former student of KSS who attended class at the old site, I""m saddened to hear the old KSS brick building has been demolished. It was such a beautiful...

Changes In Education

Oct 14, 2005 / 5:30 am

More pay...smaller classes? I read with great interest recently an article in the local newspaper about Pearson Rd. Elementary School. The upshot of the article...

Union Holding Us Hostage

Oct 14, 2005 / 5:30 am

Once again a union is holding us hostage without thought of the thousands of lives they are impacting. Not only are our children not in school, daycares are...

Great Show Jan Arden

Oct 14, 2005 / 5:30 am

The teachers on strike is an important issue, and is affecting many students and parents and I think everyone has given their point of view. I read Castanet...

Student""s View Of The Strike

Oct 13, 2005 / 6:26 am

I am writing this letter in concern of the Government and the teacher strike. I wanted to let the government know what we the students or at least myself and a...

Decided Not To Teach

Oct 13, 2005 / 5:30 am

I can understand why some people who look at the teachers’ strike complain that teachers should be thankful for the many job benefits they enjoy. Certainly,...

Teacher Left The Country

Oct 13, 2005 / 5:30 am

I taught for three years at George Pringle. And in my third year we had a particularly nasty round of bargaining. Now, I don""t like to complain, but when the...

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