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Does James Have It?

Feb 28, 2005 / 1:01 pm

NDP Leader Carole James is now the official candidate in the riding of Victoria-Beacon Hill, winning acclamation at the party""s nomination meeting on Sunday....

Should Victoria Intervene?

Feb 27, 2005 / 8:59 am

Support staff at six community colleges in BC will be voting soon on tentative agreements reached over the past few days. The Labour minister got involved in...

Happy With Changes?

Feb 26, 2005 / 12:44 pm

Ambulance stations in Summerland, Peachland, and Westbank will soon be staffed by paramedics 24 hours a day to improve local response times, Okanagan-Westside...

Feel Safer In Kelowna?

Feb 25, 2005 / 12:20 pm

The Campbell government""s Safe Streets Act has so far failed to produce any immediate results in Kelowna. Among other things, the Act gives police the power to...

Federal Budget Reaction

Feb 24, 2005 / 7:15 am

Conservative Reaction Even before Finance Minister Ralph Goodale finished delivering his budget, speech Conservative Leader Stephen Harper said his party will...

Clarkson Out Of Bounds?

Feb 23, 2005 / 9:51 am

Gov. Gen. Adrienne Clarkson says the Stanley Cup is important to all Canadians and if the National Hockey League won""t award it this year, it should be the top...

Change Bus Stop Benches?

Feb 22, 2005 / 7:18 am

At Monday""s Council meeting Councillor Sharon Shepherd made a suggestion to reduce the City""s graffiti problem - change the bus stop benches. The current...

Budget Problems?

Feb 20, 2005 / 12:25 pm

The Federal government will release its budget this Wednesday and that could mean trouble for the Liberal minority. The opposition Conservatives have already...

Short NHL Season

Feb 18, 2005 / 7:39 pm

The NHL and NHLPA will meet in New York on Saturday in an attempt to reach agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement. Full story...

Safe Injection Sites Here?

Feb 17, 2005 / 4:34 pm

Don""t expect to see Safe Injection Sites in Kelowna. According to a task force examining Kelowna’s drug problem, Safe Injection Sites are not needed right...

Can The NHL Recover?

Feb 16, 2005 / 6:11 pm

From this moment on, the 2004-2005 NHL season will be marked with an asterisk and caption that simply reads "Season Cancelled."ou thin A tumultuous 48-hour...

Understand 4 Pillars?

Feb 15, 2005 / 5:08 pm

On Monday, the Central Okanagan Four Pillars Coalition released their report “Central Okanagan Framework for Action”. The report is their prescription for...

Salvage NHL Season?

Feb 14, 2005 / 5:12 pm

The National Hockey League will conduct a news conference with Commissioner Gary Bettman on Wednesday at 1pm et from New York where it is expected he will...

Should It Be A Stat?

Feb 13, 2005 / 9:01 am

February 15 marks the 40th Anniversary of the red maple leaf being declared our flag by Parliament. A Castanet reader, retired teacher and history buff Brenda...

Laws Tough enough?

Feb 12, 2005 / 10:43 am

A controversial website with links to Islamic terrorists was back on the internet Friday, after being shut down by a Kelowna company a day earlier. shareeah.org...

Is Martin Lying?

Feb 10, 2005 / 4:13 pm

Paul Martin, who may have the most to lose from the sponsorship scandal, wrapped up the first phase of the Gomery inquiry saying he knew the least about the...

Make Helmets Mandatory?

Feb 9, 2005 / 5:07 pm

A man is dead and a woman is recovering in hospital following two separate accidents on Silver Star and Big White last weekend. The fatal accident happened...

Satisfied With Transit?

Feb 8, 2005 / 4:36 pm

The regional transit operator is going to get a two year extension on its contract to run our public transit system. Farwest Transit Service""s five year...

Superbowl Overrated?

Feb 7, 2005 / 3:11 pm

Super Bowl ratings were down in both the U.S. and Canada. New England""s victory over Philadelphia on Sunday drew 3.1 million viewers on Global Television in...

Wear a Ski Helmet?

Feb 6, 2005 / 1:26 pm

Ski helmets may increase the risk of neck injury, especially for children, according to the analysis of accident reports on ski hills in Quebec. The study, by...

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