Worried About Mad Cow?

Jan 8, 2005 / 12:50 pm

Despite the rapid pace of their investigation, Canadian officials say they can""t yet rule out the possibility so-called mad cows have entered the food system....

Poll: Donate More Tsunami Aid?

Jan 7, 2005 / 4:47 pm

Canada is promising to increase its financial commitment to tsunami-devastated South Asia in advance of a meeting of international aid givers in Jakarta,...

Poll: Seen A UFO?

Jan 6, 2005 / 5:29 pm

A national survey by an independent research consortium has found that 9.6% of all Canadians believe they have seen UFOs. "This translates into nearly 3 million...

Poll: Elections In Iraq

Jan 4, 2005 / 4:48 pm

Iraq""s Minister for National Security Qassim Dawoud says the assassination of Baghdad""s governor won""t stop his government from holding elections later this...

Poll: Donate This Week?

Jan 3, 2005 / 12:52 pm

The federal cabinet has decided to double Canada""s aid to tsunami victims "to at least" $80 million from $40 million, Prime Minister Paul Martin said Sunday...

Poll: Making Resolutions?

Jan 2, 2005 / 12:58 pm

The New Year is traditionally the time to make resolutions about changes in your personal life. They include quitting smoking, losing weight, saving more money...

Poll: Biggest Local News Story

Jan 1, 2005 / 3:00 pm

What do you think was the biggest local news story of 2004? Kelowna City Council drops the One-Way Couplet from the OCP and appoints a Roads Task Force to find...

Poll: Ugliest Sporting Event

Dec 31, 2004 / 4:26 pm

There were a number of ugly moments in sports in 2004. 1. Todd Bertuzzi""s attack on Steve Moore. 2. Alexander Perezhogin""s stick swinging incident 3. The...

Poll: Donate Yet?

Dec 29, 2004 / 4:58 pm

Southeast Asia needs our help. The devastating earthquake and tsunami toll has topped 80,000. Canada has committed a total of $40 million and the province of BC...

Poll: Taking Down Decorations

Dec 27, 2004 / 12:14 pm

A survey shows that most Canadians, 53%, take down their holiday decorations between January 1 and 12. Some Canadians leave decorations up into February, 23% do...

Poll: Wait to Buy Gifts?

Dec 26, 2004 / 11:35 am

Half of the 5.7 million Canadian shoppers on Boxing Day are still buying holiday gifts for 2004. A Visa Canada survey says sales will total $782...

Poll: Open Gifts?

Dec 23, 2004 / 3:51 pm

A new poll from Visa Canada says one in four Canadians will open their gifts Christmas Eve, four in ten on Christmas morning and one in five on Christmas Day....

Poll: Stanley Cup

Dec 22, 2004 / 3:04 pm

A new Ipsos-Reid/TSN survey released this week shows that even if the National Hockey League season is cancelled, the majority of Canadians (62%) do not think...

Poll: Should Bertuzzi Do Time?

Dec 21, 2004 / 4:34 pm

Vancouver Canucks star Todd Bertuzzi will accept a plea bargain in court Wednesday, says a broadcast report. CBC Newsworld, quoting a source close to the...

Poll: Done Xmas Shopping?

Dec 20, 2004 / 12:56 pm

The Retail Council of Canada says last weekend was the busiest weekend of the year for retailers. The council""s Keith Evans says Canadians are more time...

Poll: Expropriation

Dec 18, 2004 / 11:46 am

The City of Kelowna says it is a last resort to settle the lingering Mission Creek Greenway dispute, expropriation. For nearly eight years, private landowners...

Poll: Xmas Spending

Dec 16, 2004 / 4:44 pm

Canadians are cautiously embracing the shopping spirit this Christmas, with the majority planning to spend a little more this season compared to last year. ...

Poll: Should Gray Run Again?

Dec 13, 2004 / 4:24 pm

He admits to thinking about it, but Kelowna Mayor Walter Gray is keeping his cards close to his chest when it comes to the issue of retirement. It was eight...

Poll: Holiday Shopping Patterns

Dec 12, 2004 / 11:52 am

The traditional last-minute Christmas shopping spree may not be so last-minute, according to Statistics Canada. The agency recently released an analysis of...

Poll: Security Certificates

Dec 11, 2004 / 12:36 pm

The Federal Court of Appeal ruled Friday that security certificates used to detain suspected terrorists indefinitely for months without charge are...