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Letters

Job Market Booming

May 13, 2004 / 5:30 am

Why are these kids on the street? I don""t feel there is any reason for them to be there. Kelowna""s job market is booming. New jobs are being created daily. My...

One-Way Streets

May 13, 2004 / 5:30 am

I have watched with great interest the pros and cons of making more one way streets in Kelowna. From my office window at the corner of Leon and Bertram I see...

Ban Squeegie Boys

May 12, 2004 / 6:20 am

I believe the proposed law to ban squeegie boys is wonderful. Most people in the Okanagan and within the Interior, or even in the north, know what is happening...

Oil Companies & Govt Crooks

May 12, 2004 / 6:16 am

Not sure who are worse the oil companies or the government? One thing is for sure - they are both crooks. You can be sure that we won""t get any help from the...

Traffic Congestion

May 11, 2004 / 5:30 am

The official Community Plan seems to be on a collision course with Traffic requirements. We as a community have just spent much time & money in developing &...

Why Are Kids On Street?

May 11, 2004 / 5:30 am

I just heard about MLA Lorne Mayencourt trying to pass a private legislature bill to ban aggressive squeegee kids. I have not laughed that hard in a long time....

Hansen On Patient Care

May 10, 2004 / 7:23 am

Colin Hansen has been saying all along that that it is patient care that is of utmost important since this dispute began. When asked if the government was...

Westjet Gloats

May 10, 2004 / 7:14 am

After reading your article about Westjet""s woes, I must state that it interests me somewhat. Mr. Beddoe certainly gloated so much about his airline""s approach...

Managers Got $5000 Bonus

May 9, 2004 / 6:00 am

The Managers of Hospitals in B.C. received a Bonus of around $5,000 and during the strike they had catered food brought in just for them. After all giving the...

In The Real World

May 9, 2004 / 5:30 am

In the real world the lazy man does not receive the promotion because he was hired first. In the real world an employer signs your paycheck. In the real world...

No Right To Appeal

May 8, 2004 / 5:30 am

It drives me nuts to read articles about hard-working foreigners, such as Blasted Church winemaker Willem Grobbelaar, who is being deported for technical...

Selling B.C. Piece By Piece

May 8, 2004 / 5:30 am

This government is selling off B.C. piece by piece. The latest is CN Rail. Well not only do they(CN Rail)get an awesome deal but now we find out that they do...

Instill Respect For Others

May 7, 2004 / 5:30 am

Well, I am on my first day off since the HEU protest ended Sunday evening. I am reading the letters to the editor on the Castanet website on the internet, which...

Lumped Into Same Union

May 7, 2004 / 5:30 am

In response to "Sold Out by the Union", I don""t think many would deny your services are unique, necessary, and only "do-able" by certain very special...

Notification of Slash Burning

May 7, 2004 / 5:30 am

This letter is in regards to the unnecessary 911 calls that were made due to the "slash burning" in the Glenmore area. We have become a little more than...

Months Without Work

May 6, 2004 / 5:30 am

I am self-employed and feel very fortunate to have a job in this valley. This letter is to those who are out on the picket lines feeling that they are being...

Wise Up Kelowna

May 6, 2004 / 5:30 am

As an everyday Kelowna transit user I am concerned about the lack of involvement toward the Kelowna Queensway transit station. Again this morning I was greeted...

Nurses Have Had Enough

May 6, 2004 / 5:30 am

I am a Registered Nurse. I am a highly trained, unionized, government employee. I am not a superhero or athlete. I do not act as God, nor do I even think I am...

Sold Out By Union

May 5, 2004 / 5:30 am

I am an HEU member and work as a long term care-aide. Even though I feel I was sold out by my union with the fast acceptance of a legislated contract that will...

Private Vs Union Workers

May 5, 2004 / 5:30 am

What planet are you on? The "bulk" of people in B.C. work in the private sector in non-union positions, with a huge amount of those people working for small...

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