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We are awake

Feb 16, 2017 / 1:27 pm

Re: Wake up and smell the roses No person is going to agree with every move that any particular politician makes, that’s the nature of the beast. At the...

Speech doesn't deliver

Feb 15, 2017 / 1:48 pm

Re: 'We'll pay you back' The pre-election throne speech delivered this week is the latest missed opportunity for the provincial government to stand...

Our Canadian anthem

Feb 15, 2017 / 1:26 pm

CBC had a Canada wide poll on whether the word “God” should be kept or removed from our anthem. They were totally amazed at the result of the poll....

Over population of deer

Feb 14, 2017 / 2:03 pm

My grand children came for a visit the other day and wanted to play in my backyard. I had to tell them no. The backyard was off limits because gramdpa cannot...

Refusing the flu vaccine

Feb 14, 2017 / 1:59 pm

It certainly is interesting to note that over 50% of those responding to the Castanet Poll on getting the annual flu shot say they “never” get one....

Thank you

Feb 14, 2017 / 11:48 am

You might've heard about the guy who almost left some of his grey matter on the ice at the curling rink Friday night. Well, that was me. Flat on my back,...

City has gone too far

Feb 14, 2017 / 11:44 am

The Amendments to the Municipal Act made in 1998 to allow Private /Public partnerships have allowed the City of Kelowna to go too far with respect to Tourism...

Re: This bud's not for you

Feb 14, 2017 / 11:41 am

I recognize the importance of police enforcement. But, focusing on a business that provides relief to many in pain, or suffering from a medical condition,...

Flu vaccine

Feb 10, 2017 / 2:34 pm

It is indeed interesting that over 50% of those responding to the Castanet Poll on getting the annual flu shot say they “never” get one. That could...

Thank you, KGH Ward 4B

Feb 10, 2017 / 2:31 pm

I would like to write a thank you, to the staff at the Kelowna General Hospital “Ward 4B”. My father, Doug Morden, passed away Feb 24, 2016. I...

Good in the world

Feb 9, 2017 / 2:06 pm

I would like to recognize one of the Blue Star Tours drivers, Brad. Brad was the driver on Feb 4, 2017, on the bus route from Big White to Rutland and Kelowna....

Wake up and smell the roses

Feb 9, 2017 / 1:50 pm

I am no Trump supporter, but he was properly elected President by the people of his country, and right now we as Canadians should respect that and be looking at...

Slow going

Feb 9, 2017 / 1:44 pm

Yes, it is winter and with that comes snow. Even if all of it at once is not what anyone expected this year. Maybe it's just me but has anyone else noticed...

ICBC windshield coverage

Feb 9, 2017 / 1:40 pm

So ICBC is going to cover windshield repairs. I suggest they talk to their friends in Ministry of Highways since they are the reason for most of the windshield...

No disrespect to Mary

Feb 9, 2017 / 1:22 pm

I have found what I consider to be the perfect analogy to the president of the United States. I compare him to Ted Knight from the Mary Tyler Moore Show. Enough...

Re: Tainted water

Feb 9, 2017 / 11:52 am

Re: Tainted water: election issue It is important to note that there is extensive coordination occurring between several government ministries and Interior...

Corporate greed & bailouts

Feb 8, 2017 / 4:13 pm

Five or six months ago Bombardier said they did not need Federal money; this week they got $372 million dollars in new Federal “loans”. Which is it...

Proportional ballot

Feb 8, 2017 / 3:35 pm

Open letter to our Members of Parliament: Millions of Canadians have responded to our Prime Minister’s commitment to put an end to our destructive,...

Policing

Feb 7, 2017 / 3:28 pm

It seems here in Kelowna, if we are told to not do something, the majority does it even more! Texting, speeding, talking on the phone while driving, not...

Snow removal trucks

Feb 7, 2017 / 3:26 pm

Just an observation. Flashing amber lights are to be activated when actually removing snow and/or de-icing. You can turn them off when driving from point A to...

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