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Cop Means Copper

Mar 7, 2005 / 5:00 am

FYI: The word " COP ", meant to refer to a police officer, comes from the 1920 "" s . It""s history comes from the gangster era in Chicago where the badges...

Cap Population Growth

Mar 6, 2005 / 7:36 pm

There has been considerable discussion lately regarding the looming water shortage in the Okanagan. Some like Mayor Walter Gray from the “We Must Have Growth...

My View On War

Mar 6, 2005 / 5:45 am

DS...so my letter offended you did it? Well, take off your rose colored glasses and face the facts. Sure a lot of people were "pissed off" with America. War is...

Call Them Police Officers

Mar 6, 2005 / 5:15 am

Yes I do agree that a POLICE OFFICER, should not be called a cop, let us have respect for the brave individuals that risk their lives everyday to keep us safe....

RCMP OK, City Not

Mar 6, 2005 / 5:00 am

RCMP - Police... Thank you. You are appreciated more than you know by people like myself & my children ... and we know your daily life is filled with an...

What To Believe?

Mar 6, 2005 / 5:00 am

Believe elected officials? Is he serious? Imagine my surprise when I read the statement Thursday, in Paul Wilcock’s Courier article titled Teacher ads OK....

Canada Should Fight Back

Mar 5, 2005 / 8:00 pm

Re - beef cattle, softwood lumber, etc. etc. I think it is about time that Canada stands up for itself as an individual not just the nice neighbor to the north...

Dirty Hospital Conditions

Mar 5, 2005 / 5:00 pm

Finally someone is speaking out about the how dirty our hospitals are. KGH is cleaner then most but you can see the dust and dirt in any patients room you look...

Statue Opponents Small-Town

Mar 5, 2005 / 4:00 pm

Last night I watched the CHBC news, in particular the story on Penticton""s "Baggage Handler" statue. I was shocked as I have watched the story develop over the...

Too Many Thieves In Vernon

Mar 5, 2005 / 7:51 am

Vernon is the worst place to visit and shop. My husband went to Vernon and picked up groceries from Canadian Wholesale for the six of us. Our four children are...

What COP Stands For

Mar 4, 2005 / 9:19 pm

I always thought that COP was an acronym for Constable On Patrol. Sincerely, A....

Mountie - Not Cop

Mar 4, 2005 / 9:18 pm

I think with very little effort Castanet could have used the word ""Mountie"" rather than ""Cop"". My father was a ""Mountie"" for 25 years and we have never...

Poem To Fallen RCMP

Mar 4, 2005 / 8:32 am

OUR GUARDIAN ANGELS I sit alone on this terrible day, And try to put to words, what my heart wants to say. The tears run silently down my face, As I think to...

4 “COPS” Killed Headline

Mar 4, 2005 / 8:06 am

Re: 4 “COPS” Killed Headline – I would like to pass on the fact that I think calling 4 RCMP/Police Officers who have been killed in the line of duty,...

Westside Lands Frozen

Mar 4, 2005 / 6:36 am

OPEN LETTER TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT On the Westside the sale of all public lands should be frozen while governance is being studied...

Priority On Tinted Windows

Mar 4, 2005 / 5:30 am

I am so glad the RCMP are finally stopping cars with tinted windows. Tinted windows, emblems on lights, fancy license plate frames etc. are all very dangerous....

Proud To Be Canadian

Mar 4, 2005 / 5:30 am

I was reading through some of your letters, and I have to say there was one that offended me quite a lot. The post was titled “Ashamed being Canadian.” I...

Too Soft On Crime

Mar 4, 2005 / 5:30 am

While I have recently moved from Kelowna to Vancouver, I am still interested in news in and around my ""hometown"". I was appalled to read about the January 30...

Seatbelts Saved Us

Mar 3, 2005 / 9:16 am

We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to all those wonderful people that assisted us after our serious crash on the Coquihalla Connector...

Ashamed Being Canadian

Mar 3, 2005 / 5:30 am

Canada I have lost all respect for you in your decision to not support the North American defense. I guess the United States will soon be singing your anthem,...

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