Poll: UBCM Waste Of Money?

Sep 20, 2004 / 5:07 pm

As many as 15 hundred politicians will be in Kelowna this week for the annual Union of B.C. Municipalities convention. Hotels are booked solid for the event...

Poll: Flu Shot?

Sep 19, 2004 / 7:38 am

Mark down October 11 on your calendar for the second annual Kelowna Medical Society-Kiwanis Clubs of Kelowna Health Fair and Free Flu Shot Clinic. More than...

Poll: Bush Or Kerry?

Sep 17, 2004 / 4:43 pm

Two new national polls suggest the race between U.S. President George W. Bush and Democratic challenger John Kerry has tightened up again, with both...

Will Health Cash Make A Difference?

Sep 16, 2004 / 5:33 pm

The provinces and the federal government signed a landmark 10-year, $41B deal at the first ministers health summit in Ottawa early Thursday morning. The...

Poll: Care About NHL Strike?

Sep 15, 2004 / 5:06 pm

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman apologized to millions of hockey fans Wednesday afternoon while informing them the league has no choice but to lock out more than...

Poll: Paying To Jump The Queue

Sep 14, 2004 / 4:59 pm

A Penticton man in need of knee surgery has put out an ad offering to pay to jump the queue. Bill Binfet""s ad reads: "Do You Need Money? I need a new knee...

Poll: Referendum On Pool?

Sep 13, 2004 / 4:09 pm

A report to Kelowna City Council Monday suggests a referendum be held next spring to determine if a new swimming pool is built in the Mission. The staff report...

Poll: Premier""s Leverage?

Sep 12, 2004 / 6:17 am

Canada""s premiers are hopeful that Prime Minister Paul Martin""s tenuous grip on a minority government will give them leverage to drive a hard bargain at this...

Poll: Keep Pot Cafe Open?

Sep 10, 2004 / 4:15 pm

A Vancouver coffee shop that was busted this week for selling pot is back in business. Police raided the Da Kine cafe Thursday which has been openly selling...

Poll: Get Rid Of Bush

Sep 9, 2004 / 4:39 pm

The world wants President George Bush out of the White House, according to a poll released on Wednesday that shows in 30 of 35 countries people preferred...

Poll: Support PSAC?

Sep 8, 2004 / 5:21 pm

More than 20,000 workers at Revenue Canada begin job action this week. Picket lines are expected to go up at work sites across the country. This comes after the...

Poll: Give Athletes More Cash?

Sep 7, 2004 / 4:19 pm

Canada""s sports minister says the federal government has no immediate plans to provide more money for Olympians. Stephen Owen, minister of state for sport,...

Get To The Bottom?

Sep 6, 2004 / 12:17 pm

The sponsorship scandal that did so much to reduce the federal Liberals to minority government is back to haunt them, just as Prime Minister Paul Martin...

Just Another Day Off?

Sep 5, 2004 / 12:23 pm

The Labour Day holiday weekend is the traditional end of summer and the final weekend before a new school year. A lot of us take advantage of the long weekend...

Expect A Raise?

Sep 4, 2004 / 12:09 pm

Canadian employers expect to give raises averaging 3.2 per cent next year according to a new survey by a national managing consulting firm. Hay Group said the...

Poll: New Alcohol Tax

Sep 3, 2004 / 3:51 pm

The head of BC""s Centre for Addictions Research says this province should impose a levy on alcoholic beverages to fund alcohol treatment and prevention...

Poll: Did Castanet Go Too Far?

Sep 2, 2004 / 10:50 am

Castanet came under heavy criticism this week for running a story about the execution of 12 Nepalese hostages at the hands of Iraqi militants. We ran a story...

Poll: Forbidding Big Oil Companies

Sep 1, 2004 / 5:09 pm

A special committee says the Nova Scotia government should push retail gasoline prices down by forbidding big oil companies from owning gas stations in the...

Poll: Ban Pit Bulls

Aug 31, 2004 / 4:48 pm

Ontario is considering a province-wide ban on pit bulls following a weekend attack on a Toronto man, the province""s attorney general says. Municipalities...

Poll: Feel Safe In City Park?

Aug 30, 2004 / 5:26 pm

Is Kelowna City Park getting out of control? That question is being addressed by various parties following an increase in complaints. "A lot more people...