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Letters

Clarkson Doing Her Job

Feb 24, 2005 / 6:00 am

Is Gov. Gen. Adrienne Clarkson out of step by commenting on the NHL strike and the Stanley Cup? In actual fact it is the Gov General""s responsibility to ensure...

Property Investors Not Bad

Feb 24, 2005 / 5:45 am

In regards to the letter from S.K. concerning Landlord Responsibilities. Dear S.K.: You are absolutely correct in your remark that prices have nearly tripled in...

Clarkson Idea Good

Feb 24, 2005 / 5:30 am

I fully endorse Gov. Gen. Adrienne Clarkson""s recommendation to award the Stanley Cup to a female hockey team this year. Although the Stanley Cup has...

No To Abortion Posters

Feb 24, 2005 / 5:15 am

To: Marlon Bartram President, OUC Student For Life I don’t agree with your point of view but aside from that I don’t want my 8 year old daughter looking at...

Don""t Add Sewer To Taxes

Feb 24, 2005 / 5:00 am

I am writing this letter in response to Rob Willms letter about the invoice for the Rutand Sewer System that has just come in the mail. We too were originally...

Response to Harding""s Abortion Talk

Feb 23, 2005 / 6:00 am

I would like to thank John Harding for his time and effort in presenting his views on the pro-life/pro-choice battle at OUC. He was very effective in capturing...

No Stanley For Women

Feb 23, 2005 / 5:45 am

Give the Stanley Cup to the women""s hockey league? Clarkson should mind her own business. She can barely take care of her own affairs in Ottawa let alone get...

Leon Business Revisited

Feb 23, 2005 / 5:30 am

I would like to respond to an article on Castanet Monday, Feb. 21 called “Leon Business Revisited”. It is great that Susan Raulin’s business has picked up...

CBC Curling Coverage

Feb 23, 2005 / 5:15 am

It was bad enough that the Canadian Curling Association contracted with CBC Sports to cover curling for the next few seasons and dump the excellent coverage...

I Apologize

Feb 23, 2005 / 5:00 am

I am writing in response to the letter about having personal responsibility. I am a physically challenged man that is recovering from depression, anxiety and I...

Have Some Compassion

Feb 22, 2005 / 6:00 am

I can""t believe Markus Naslund""s comments on the Steve Moore issue. "He wasn""t a good player." Open your eyes Markus. Your goon Bertuzzi just about put Moore...

Gouged At the Pumps

Feb 22, 2005 / 6:00 am

This is an old topic, but nothing ever seems to get done about it. The gas companies are still getting away with price fixing at the pumps. Last Thanksgiving...

Steroid Use Understandable

Feb 22, 2005 / 5:00 am

Steroids are extremely unhealthy and should be avoided at all costs. However, I can understand why professional athletes use steroids as a performance enhancing...

Where Is Good Samaritan?

Feb 21, 2005 / 5:15 am

On Feb the 14/05 my wife had been visiting our daughter in Rutland and as she was leaving with her hands full to get in the car, she inadvertently left her...

Garbage Cans Trashed

Feb 21, 2005 / 5:05 am

To the punks who decided to go down my alley late Friday night between Royal and Richter and wreck all of our garbage cans, I hope you are ashamed of...

Renters Outlook

Feb 20, 2005 / 5:15 am

In response to the rental issues over the past couple of days, here is another point of view. I am a renter, who is a good renter, and I have also been burned...

Landowner Responsibilities

Feb 20, 2005 / 5:05 am

I feel very sorry for the landowners who have been victimized by negligent tenants. Truly the laws favor the tenant. However as someone not involved in either...

Pride Where You Live

Feb 19, 2005 / 5:30 am

My deepest heartfelt sympathies to Janine Reiss, the landlord who is stuck cleaning up the mess left by a drug addict. There are so many rules and regulations...

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...