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Elections In Iraq

Feb 1, 2005 / 5:30 am

I would like to compare citizen participation in elections in Iraq with citizen participation in Canada. In B.C. voter turn out is often less than 30% Media,...

Caution When Running

Feb 1, 2005 / 5:30 am

It is so nice to see you take advantage of the warmer weather and get out to run on the weekends! Please run safe and allow us the motorists a safe lane as...

Never Rid Of Homeless

Feb 1, 2005 / 5:30 am

I agree with the businesses of downtown. The Gospel Mission should be moved and located so the homeless would still be able to access it but not be such a...

Highrises Undesirable

Jan 31, 2005 / 5:30 am

Having just read the latest Thompson Report “Do We Have Land Problems?” and the comments of Rick Baker of Remax regarding the need for Lawson Landing and...

Return Grocery Carts

Jan 31, 2005 / 5:15 am

Regarding the cleanup of downtown: The police must take away the grocery carts!! First off they look disgusting, piled with junk, and what homeless person needs...

Elect Judges

Jan 31, 2005 / 5:00 am

I believe the only way that Canada will get a better court system is to elect our Judges and not appoint them. Lets start this coming election...

Judge Is Wrong

Jan 30, 2005 / 5:15 am

I can""t believe that some two bit crappy excuse for a judge could rule that you can sit in front of a window with no curtains and masturbate. This judge, woman...

My Side of Strike

Jan 30, 2005 / 5:05 am

On the subject of the OUC strike I currently attend OUC north Kelowna campus and am also a member of the support staff working on campus. I don""t want to say...

People Need Laws

Jan 30, 2005 / 5:00 am

I would like to respond to the comments that imposing a teen curfew is a lack of respect, and that parenting in today""s generation with the current young...

No Value Pointing Fingers

Jan 29, 2005 / 5:30 am

On behalf of the Kelowna Homelessness Steering Committee, I would like to comment on the poll currently running on Castanet in regard to laying blame for the...

Kids Survive Rules

Jan 29, 2005 / 5:30 am

Come on readers. You say that a parent is not responsible for the wrong doings of their children. Well who is raising them? You are at least partially to blame...

Need Foot Patrol

Jan 28, 2005 / 5:30 am

Policing the downtown core isn""t being conducted properly, obviously. Oh sure, cruisers pass by once and a while and during the summer months, officers on...

Youth Offenders Act

Jan 28, 2005 / 5:30 am

It sounds like maybe you are not raising teens in this generation. I would like you to maybe research before you open your big mouth and say that parents need...

Where Are Police?

Jan 28, 2005 / 5:30 am

I am writing to say that not too long ago my car was broken into and hundreds of dollars of my things were taken. I called the Winfield RCMP promptly that...

Overlooking Real Problem

Jan 28, 2005 / 5:30 am

Why do we constantly have this inane ability to overlook the real problem? The result of the problems we have created, is "the kids". As adults in this society,...

Lack Of Respect

Jan 28, 2005 / 5:30 am

This is in response to a letter written on the subject of "Curfew for Teens". I was appalled at the absolute lack of respect he had for teenagers in Kelowna. I...

Nothing Is Free In Life

Jan 27, 2005 / 5:30 am

Free Heroin? Nothing in life is free and seldom easy. Why should I have to pay for drug users addiction? I see people writing in stating how hard it is for the...

Time To Listen Mayor

Jan 27, 2005 / 5:30 am

Its time that the Mayor and Council started to listen to the taxpayers and the business owners of the downtown core. Time after time people bring this issue to...

Coalition For Homeless

Jan 27, 2005 / 5:30 am

The Kelowna Homelessness Steering Committee recognizes and shares the frustration businesses feel about the change in the downtown core. There is a criminal...

Curfew For Teens

Jan 27, 2005 / 5:30 am

Well the Mayor wants us to work together, good idea, however I think that statement is a little late and not enough to smooth the wrinkles out. In a show of the...

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