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Letters

UBCO has an obligation

Dec 11, 2015 / 11:02 am

An open letter to the Faculty of Education and to UBCO: I am currently a third year UBCO student who was preparing to enter the final stage in my education,...

Wanting to help

Dec 11, 2015 / 10:21 am

My name is Dustin Wills and I am asking for any information on where I can volunteer some of my time with any Syrian refugees who wish to go for coffee, get a...

Deer crossing signage

Dec 11, 2015 / 10:18 am

I am writing this letter to you in hopes that together we can prevent an accident waiting to happen. I live on Lakeshore in the lower mission across from a...

Median surfers

Dec 11, 2015 / 10:06 am

Median surfers: dangerous waters. Illegal, extremely dangerous and perhaps encouraged by the public, especially during the holiday seasons. Here in Kelowna we...

Post box swap

Dec 10, 2015 / 11:46 am

Tuesday morning I went to my community mailbox to collect my mail, much like I do most mornings. This morning was different as there was a new box in place. I...

Ba humbug

Dec 10, 2015 / 11:06 am

This morning I arrived at the Salvation Army with my new, unwrapped toy to exchange for the waiving of my parking ticket. To my dismay I learned that this...

Working to keep costs low

Dec 10, 2015 / 11:02 am

Providing good customer service, as well as a safe and reliable supply of electricity at the lowest reasonable cost, is a priority for us. On December 4, a...

A fun game

Dec 10, 2015 / 10:59 am

I have often thought it would be a terrific idea to have a hockey game between the Vancouver Canucks and our very own Kelowna Rockets. This would be meant as a...

Dog bylaw

Dec 9, 2015 / 2:16 pm

Recently two official-looking dog bylaw officers arrived at my front door. They knew we had a licensed dog in 2014 and were told were being charged $300.00 for...

UBCO student speaks out

Dec 9, 2015 / 2:11 pm

I would first like to thank Castanet for running the story regarding the cancellation of the ETEP program at the University of British Columbia- Okanagan (UBCO)...

Democracy denied

Dec 8, 2015 / 12:21 pm

Last week, city council passed a second and third reading for a 9-plex to be built on the corner of Homer and Houghton Roads in Rutland. 304 local residents...

UBCO has failed us

Dec 8, 2015 / 12:16 pm

I’m writing today to share with you the tragic tale of the University of British Columbia Okanagan lying to and cheating their current students. I’m...

Take the One Night Stand

Dec 8, 2015 / 12:11 pm

Earlier this year, the results of my prostate biopsy demanded immediate medical action. With prostate cancer, the greatest danger is having the cancer spread...

Senate can work from home

Dec 8, 2015 / 12:05 pm

Get the Senate and Senators out of the bricks and mortar buildings! They/you, can sit in their/your pjs at home, with no cost to taxpayers and still...

Drug related deaths

Dec 7, 2015 / 1:15 pm

The amount of recent drug related deaths in Kelowna is alarming. These deaths are extremely unfortunate and completely preventative, and I am writing to you as...

Ignoring neighbourhoods

Dec 7, 2015 / 1:00 pm

The purpose of Kelowna's 11 neighbourhood associations is to communicate members' concerns to the city. However, I know enough about my community to say...

Dog license visit

Dec 7, 2015 / 12:51 pm

I have been a dog owner for most of my life and I have never been more put off by how low the regional district has gone. Dog control officers are going door...

Keep the economy strong

Dec 7, 2015 / 12:44 pm

Strong and free? Maybe not anymore! My fellow citizens of this great country Canada, I write to you in earnest in regards to Canada and it’s involvement...

Rights of free speech

Dec 7, 2015 / 12:34 pm

Why is it, in this great free country called Canada, that if you voice your honest opinion (and I accept that not everyone will go along with my opinion) you...

Fortis customer fee

Dec 4, 2015 / 3:23 pm

Another complaint and criticism of an irresponsible and unethical corporation, FortisBC. I and thousands of consumers are being ripped-off by this greedy energy...

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