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Masks are for Halloween

Oct 15, 2015 / 10:07 am

Masks are for Halloween. I can’t believe we even allow this to be an issue when it comes to voting or getting a drivers licence. How stupid are we? Canada...

Proportional ballot

Oct 15, 2015 / 10:03 am

About two thirds of the votes in every election are wasted, because our politicians insist on using an electoral system that is designed to award the winning...

Covering face when voting

Oct 15, 2015 / 5:00 am

It is great that people are free to protest their believes in Canada. However, in Canada we do not cover our faces so be prepared to respect our rules and...

Health Care

Oct 15, 2015 / 4:00 am

Until we actually needed health care, we always thought we had an excellent health care system. I won't comment on the actual care received in KGH during...

Face covering while voting

Oct 14, 2015 / 7:49 pm

Allowing people to cover their face while conducting any kind of business is ludicrous. If it is allowed we might as well dispense with photo ID. I had to show...

Face coverings

Oct 14, 2015 / 3:42 pm

This should have never been allowed. Our Prime Minister was overruled by the Liberal judges sitting in the court. The female Muslim in Montreal has plenty of...

Wearing a mask to vote

Oct 14, 2015 / 3:41 pm

I would like to begin by stating that I am supportive to those women who wish to wear a covering veil pertaining to the ever prominent Niqab debate in Canada...

Vote strategically

Oct 14, 2015 / 3:36 pm

Castanet has been full of letters and op-eds from across the political spectrum for an exhausting and combative few months now, which is as it should be in a...

Advanced polling stations

Oct 14, 2015 / 3:33 pm

Can someone please explain how the advanced polling stations were determined? My husband and I live in Rutland near the Middle School, but the advanced polling...

Harper, a desperate man

Oct 14, 2015 / 3:32 pm

Re: the Daily Courier article “Watch your tax breaks vanish” dated October 13th 2015, where harper, in one of his asinine tv commercials, is playing...

A cannibal's picnic

Oct 13, 2015 / 6:17 pm

Our electoral process has become a cannibal's picnic. "You're not ready." "You're an opportunist." "The polls suggest...

Sandwich boards downtown

Oct 13, 2015 / 1:41 pm

Dear Mayor Basran et al, While I was out with clients this afternoon, the bylaw officer came by and seized one of two Fair Realty sandwich boards but left the...

The Conservative legacy

Oct 13, 2015 / 1:28 pm

With the Federal Election only days away, we need to take a look back at how Canada has faired under Mr. Harper’s leadership since 2006, despite the...

Harper's economic record

Oct 13, 2015 / 1:22 pm

I really do have to give it to Stephen Harper, he's somehow managed to keep up the charade that he's a "economic steward" or a "steady...

And so it begins

Oct 13, 2015 / 1:04 pm

And so it begins. A whole slate of second level and lesser politicians begin tugging hard on the "party" line to try to ramp up support for the...

I am not voting Conservative

Oct 13, 2015 / 12:51 pm

I have been mulling over this letter and the thoughts in my head since the election was called. With Oct. 19th. quickly approaching I have to express my...

Chamber applauds TPP

Oct 8, 2015 / 1:39 pm

The Kelowna Chamber applauds yesterday's announcement that Canada has successfully concluded negotiations to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), as the...

New vs experienced drivers

Oct 8, 2015 / 11:27 am

I’d like to talk about ’N’ or ‘L’ drivers. You hear so much these days about how terrible they are at driving. I have a different...

Kelowna waterfront access

Oct 8, 2015 / 11:15 am

My wife and I moved to Kelowna in March 2015. We love it here. One thing that concerns us is that many homeowners and businesses along the lakefront erect...

Odd flare of light last night

Oct 8, 2015 / 11:13 am

Has anyone in the South Okanagan reported a flare of bright light on the western horizon at about 1:45am? I was up for a bit at that time (couldn't sleep)...

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