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Letters

Sour taste left

Mar 22, 2018 / 5:00 am

As an Albertan I was very upset to hear of proposed tax in Kelowna, we have been coming to B.C. for summer and winter holidays for past 55 years (first to...

Landfill, a bad neighbor?

Mar 21, 2018 / 3:00 pm

I recently heard a City of Kelowna staff member suggest that the notion that the City's planning department is only concerned about the future of the rich...

Response to the tax

Mar 21, 2018 / 5:00 am

Many of the letters regarding the Speculation Tax are very short-sighted and are expressing false-information to the public. The speculation tax is set to,...

No serious thought given

Mar 20, 2018 / 3:00 pm

I do not have a second home to be worried about, however if I did have one in one I would not want to rent it. If I did it would be for hotel rates for short...

What products will you miss

Mar 20, 2018 / 5:00 am

In the midst of the disputes over Kinder Morgan Trans-Mountain pipeline, this is a reminder to all B.C. residents that the dispute is not just limited to the...

I will not support Hedley!

Mar 19, 2018 / 5:00 pm

Canadian or not, the behaviour reported by this band is inexcusable. This is not about bands from 20 years ago, or what others have done. This is about the...

Voting age

Mar 19, 2018 / 6:00 am

The people who pay a significant amount of taxes should have the vote in how their tax dollars are spent by electing the politicians. As most 16 year olds...

Ridiculous gas prices

Mar 18, 2018 / 4:00 pm

Gas on hwy 1 in Kamloops has been 112.9 all week since Monday, why are we here in Kelowna still paying upwards of 13 cents more a litre? Kamloops went up to...

Property tax exemption

Mar 18, 2018 / 6:00 am

Our property taxes keep going up for home owners in Kelowna. For some reason city council has decided to give a tax break to developers to build rental...

Save Diamond Mountain

Mar 17, 2018 / 3:00 pm

My wife and I are owner operators of Diamond-T Ranch, along with our son and his family. Our local cattle and hay operation is located in the North Glenmore...

Daylight savings

Mar 17, 2018 / 7:00 am

Why is it twice per year, every year, the media is all abuzz about the apparent (or at least claimed) ill effects of the changes to and from daylight savings...

Too dramatic for kids

Mar 16, 2018 / 5:00 pm

When I read of this decision, I had my issues with it to but not for the same reasons, I wondered about 11 and 12 year old's (from grade 6) moving on to...

Proposed tax

Mar 16, 2018 / 5:00 am

My husband and I have raised 6 fabulous, very successful children and spent most of our summer vacations and many winter ski holidays in beautiful B.C. We love...

A change of management

Mar 15, 2018 / 4:00 pm

I just read about a law suit between ICBC and the owner of a Ferrari. After reading the news article, it is obvious to me that the staff at ICBC has dropped the...

Support Hedley

Mar 15, 2018 / 6:00 am

I have to agree with a previous comment from Laura about all the controversy surrounding Hedley. My friends and I have been fans of the group for years and...

Unduly harsh tax

Mar 14, 2018 / 3:00 pm

The proposed punitive 2% annual speculation tax on non-resident owners of vacation or investment property in Kelowna and other identified locations is...

School Trustees decision

Mar 14, 2018 / 6:00 am

At a Feb 28, 2018 School Board Meeting, our elected trustees voted in favour (5 to 2) of a staged grade reconfiguration in West Kelowna and Peachland, effective...

Deserve this government?

Mar 13, 2018 / 3:00 pm

There is not a single day I would not find a reason to write a letter. I would write letters to individual politicians, but I found out that they either...

Get priorities in order

Mar 13, 2018 / 4:00 am

It was interesting, although not surprising, to hear at the recent tourism conference in Kelowna, the keynote speaker, Destination BC President Marsha Walden,...

Do not judge on allegations

Mar 12, 2018 / 3:00 pm

I really don't think that the Hedley concert should be cancelled based on allegations. There is so many sexual harassment and sexual assault allegations in...

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