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Letters

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...

Minor Recreation Centre

Jan 26, 2005 / 5:30 am

For the life of me I can not understand why the City Council of this fair city did not convert the gym of the old KSS into a minor recreation centre for the...

Head In The Sand

Jan 26, 2005 / 5:30 am

There is an increasing awareness emerging in our city that we have a city council that just doesn’t have what it takes to do the job. This realization is...

Clean Downtown For Youth

Jan 26, 2005 / 5:30 am

I would like to see the downtown core cleaned up for the sake of our own youth, currently growing up in Kelowna, who for many reasons, are being attacked to...

Rallying The Troops

Jan 24, 2005 / 5:00 pm

City Council Meeting: Thanks for the great response to my letter, secondly the City Council Meeting Tuesday 7pm City Hall, I would love to see the residents of...

Downtown Business Fed Up

Jan 24, 2005 / 5:58 am

Thank you, T.C. for your well put letter. I would like to invite (and encourage) you and any other concerned citizens, business owners, and landlords to join us...

Try Volunteering

Jan 24, 2005 / 5:58 am

I would like to ask what J.Z. thinks should be done & how J.Z. is helping to solve this problem. Is J.Z. going to Leon Avenue & helping at the Gospel Mission?...

My Two Cents Worth

Jan 24, 2005 / 5:30 am

I must put my two cents in with all the letters coming into Castanet about the downtown situation. I used to work part time down town in the summer and felt...

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