Poll: Work Too Much?

Dec 4, 2004 / 12:05 pm

The Work Less Party of British Columbia says we all work too much. The upstart party is planning to run ten candidates in next May""s Provincial Election with a...

Poll: Join Missile Shield?

Dec 1, 2004 / 2:38 pm

U.S. President George W. Bush caught Canadian officials off guard on Wednesday in calling openly for joint action on a continental missile defense shield. Bush...

Poll: Panic Attacks

Nov 30, 2004 / 4:46 pm

Nearly one million adult Canadians have suffered some form of panic attack during their lives, a new study has found. Based on data collected for the "2002...

Poll: Running For Higher Office

Nov 29, 2004 / 7:00 am

Sixty-five year old Kelowna City Councilor Al Horning, now BC Liberal candidate in Kelowna-Lake Country, says he will let council decide if he is going to serve...

Rate Hike Justified?

Nov 27, 2004 / 11:41 am

The company that supplies electricity to most of the Okanagan wants to raise its rates by 4.4%. Fortis BC says it will spend $120 million on electrical system...

Poll: Pension Benefits For Gays

Nov 26, 2004 / 4:18 pm

Gays and lesbians in Ontario are entitled to survivor""s benefits under the Canada Pension Plan dating back to 1985, Ontario""s Court of Appeal ruled on Friday....

Poll: Do You Smoke Pot?

Nov 25, 2004 / 10:21 am

A major new study suggests marijuana use in Canada has doubled over the last decade. The Canadian Addiction Survey reports that 14 per cent of respondents used...

Poll: Which Road Option?

Nov 22, 2004 / 7:45 am

The final of two Roads Task Force open houses goes again today from 3-8 at the Grand. The open house is a showcase of the six options the task force has come up...

Satisfied With Liberals?

Nov 21, 2004 / 1:28 pm

The governing federal Liberals recently had the support of 40 per cent of Canadians, a shade above the popular vote they scored in last June""s election,...

Poll: Parrish Out Of Line?

Nov 20, 2004 / 12:41 pm

Carolyn Parrish says she deserved to be fired for criticizing Prime Minister Paul Martin and his inner circle, but doesn""t regret her ouster from the Liberal...

Poll: Should BC Pay For Autism

Nov 19, 2004 / 3:07 pm

Canada""s highest court ruled Friday that it""s up to the British Columbia government to decide whether to pay for costly early treatment for children with...

Poll: Move Drop In Centre

Nov 17, 2004 / 4:54 pm

The person in charge of Kelowna""s Drop-In-Centre says she""s not going anywhere. There""s a petition being circulated to local businesses demanding Kelowna...

Poll: Losing Your Job

Nov 16, 2004 / 4:40 pm

Twenty-eight percent of Canadians say there is a chance they could lose their job in the coming year, a significant drop in worker confidence from six months...

Poll: Road Rage

Nov 15, 2004 / 5:25 pm

More than 10 percent of drivers admit they have intentionally cut off other drivers or have wanted to force them off the road during the past year, according to...

Poll: Lions or Argonauts?

Nov 15, 2004 / 7:00 am

It""s the BC Lions and Toronto Argonauts in this Sunday""s Grey Cup. BC beat Saskatchewan 27-25 in the west semi-final. BC Lions kicker Duncan O""Mahony""s...

Poll: Online Wine Sales

Nov 14, 2004 / 12:31 pm

A court decision opening up the internet to wine sales in the US could be a huge opportunity for Okanagan wineries. A legal challenge to restrictions on out of...

Poll: Better Off Now?

Nov 13, 2004 / 6:59 am

A report from the Canadian Association of Food Banks says not only are the numbers up – but there are far more children using food banks in BC than there were...

Poll: Child Restraints In Buses

Nov 10, 2004 / 5:14 pm

The death of a four-year-old girl from Thunder Bay on a school bus in February has led Ontario""s chief coroner to recommend that buses be equipped with child...

Poll: Second Bridge

Nov 9, 2004 / 4:52 pm

Transportation Minister Kevin Falcon is in Kelowna this week to talk about the potential of building a second bridge. He took a helicopter tour of the area...

Poll: Mandatory School Age

Nov 8, 2004 / 12:14 pm

The Ontario government plans to introduce legislation that will require students to stay in school until they reach the age of 18, said the province""s minister...