Poll Feb 2017

Poll: crime on rise?

Feb 25, 2017 / 10:02 am

Crime is on the rise in Vernon. According to a report from Vernon RCMP, the detachment recorded a 14.93 per cent increase in criminal cases during the last...

Poll: budget a winner?

Feb 23, 2017 / 3:55 pm

Premier Christy Clark says her government considered cutting the provincial sales tax, but decided slashing B.C.'s medical service premiums would keep more...

Poll: Trump-style ban

Feb 22, 2017 / 2:39 pm

One in four Canadians would support a Donald Trump-style ban on Syrian refugees coming to Canada, according to a new poll. Still, six in 10 Canadians say the...

Poll: creepy probe

Feb 21, 2017 / 5:54 pm

British Columbia's privacy watchdog has launched a probe into a controversial vigilante group. The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner...

Poll: free the whales

Feb 20, 2017 / 5:22 pm

The Vancouver Aquarium says it will not have any more belugas in captivity by 2029, but in the meantime it will be bringing in new ones. The announcement, which...

Poll: need for (less) speed

Feb 17, 2017 / 9:39 pm

Is 50 km/h too fast? Residents on a quiet Coldstream street want the speed limit dropped to 30 km/h. Robb and Sara Thompson say there seems to be little regard...

Poll: useful or not

Feb 16, 2017 / 12:48 pm

Results are mixed for public elementary schools in the Central Okanagan, according to the latest report card issued by the Fraser Institute. While 90 per cent...

Poll: protective shield

Feb 15, 2017 / 2:15 pm

A driver who was attacked while behind the wheel of a BC Transit bus acted heroically, says the local union president. "I'm stunned," said Scott...

Poll: Family Day change

Feb 14, 2017 / 9:42 am

As British Columbians enjoy the long weekend, thousands say the province is celebrating Family Day at the wrong time. A petition on Change.org is calling for...

Poll: Family Day

Feb 10, 2017 / 4:56 pm

With Family Day just around the corner, parents may be looking for something to do to entertain their young ones who will have the day off from school. Luckily...

Poll: getting the flu shot

Feb 9, 2017 / 5:29 pm

This season's influenza vaccine is estimated to have been more than 40 per cent effective in preventing illness with the dominant H3N2 viral strain in...

Poll: your No. 1 issue

Feb 8, 2017 / 2:41 pm

Hundreds of people came out to hear Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran's “state of the city” address to the Chamber of Commerce Wednesday. During the...

Poll: Broken promise

Feb 7, 2017 / 12:41 pm

The CEO of the Kelowna-Lake Country Green party riding association is lashing out at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Gary Blidook has condemned the prime...

Poll: rating Mr. Plow

Feb 6, 2017 / 11:20 am

The snow just keeps on coming. After a weekend of the white stuff, the Okanagan is in store for more. Read more.

Poll: tune in for Super Bowl

Feb 4, 2017 / 8:50 am

You can watch the Super Bowl online for free, but there are a few catches. For starters, you're out of luck on phones unless you're a Verizon customer....

Poll: pay more to pump

Feb 3, 2017 / 10:50 am

British Columbians expect to pay higher gasoline prices. A poll by Insights West said three in five British Columbians believe the provincial economy is doing...

Poll: time to fit the crime

Feb 1, 2017 / 5:45 pm

A Metro Vancouver drug dealer has been sentenced to 14 years in jail for trafficking in deadly fentanyl. Walter James McCormick was sentenced Monday. The Crown...