New Sewer Line

Feb 19, 2005 / 5:30 am

We received our invoice today from the City of Kelowna requesting payment for our new sewer line. We went to all the pre-sewer meetings, to try and learn about...

Use Correct Words

Feb 18, 2005 / 5:30 am

I""m amazed that the word ""Landlord"" is still being used. In so politically correct Canada, where they hate to use the word man, fisherman, chairman etc, they...

Return Our Money

Feb 18, 2005 / 5:30 am

Today a friend phoned in tears. She took her son to school this afternoon and someone stole her wallet from her vehicle. She had all her credit cards stolen,...

Campbell""s Days Numbered

Feb 17, 2005 / 5:30 am

The B.C. Government is once again giving signing bonuses to other BCGEU members, but is not even willing to have talks with College employees. The point that I...

Passports On Time

Feb 17, 2005 / 5:30 am

This letter is in response about the "Passport Delivered On-time". They had mentioned that by going directly to the passport office does not decrease the amount...

Help Working Poor

Feb 17, 2005 / 5:30 am

It is with happiness that I see the government has decided to help the working poor. If you make less than $16,000.00 a year, you don""t have to pay BC taxes...

Insatiable Market

Feb 16, 2005 / 5:30 am

Developer John McColl’s position of allowing the insatiable market to decide Kelowna’s development fate is simplistic, foolish, and dangerous. Obviously,...

Letter To Walter Gray

Feb 15, 2005 / 3:18 pm

Dear Mr. Gray, Re: Boppart Property The current Nature’s Shores development proposal for the Boppart property adjacent to Knox Mountain Park requests a...

Dealing With Problems

Feb 15, 2005 / 5:30 am

There is a difference between thinking that the current problems at OUC will magically disappear, and sincerely hoping that new administration will be more...

Passport Delivered On-time

Feb 15, 2005 / 5:30 am

I""ve noticed a lot of rumblings about the length of time it takes to have a passport issued and the high cost involved. I would like to say that my experience...

Some Suffer More

Feb 14, 2005 / 5:30 am

Another note on the BCGEU job action at OUC. Although most students in Arts, Sciences, and Fine Arts classes are missing days in their 12-13 week semester, they...

New Grocery Code Problems

Feb 14, 2005 / 5:05 am

This is my 1st letter to the Editor, and it may seem silly to others, but for me I""m a mommy of 2 and my life is very busy. I go to my local grocery store in...

Flag Day February 15

Feb 13, 2005 / 8:57 am

I""m sure you""re aware that February 15th -- just two short days from now -- will mark the 40th Anniversary of the red maple leaf being declared our flag by...

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...