Will Israel""s Wall Bring Peace?

Jul 11, 2004 / 3:08 pm

Israel""s Prime Minister Ariel Sharon vowed "to fight, using all diplomatic and legal means" against Friday""s ruling by the UN""s top court. On Friday, the...

Put Saddam To Death?

Jul 10, 2004 / 4:52 pm

To the editor: I may not be the most religious person on the planet but does it not say an eye for an eye a tooth for a tooth? As far as I am concerned Saddam...

Should Svend Go To Jail?

Jul 9, 2004 / 4:53 pm

Disgraced BC MP Svend Robinson is going to plead guilty to stealing a ring. The longtime New Democrat admitted to stealing the expensive ring from an auction...

Are You A Pirate?

Jul 7, 2004 / 4:30 pm

Canada lost $990 million in pirated software sales last year, the Canadian Alliance Against Software Theft said in a statement on Wednesday. The group made the...

Bridge Survey Worth Delays?

Jul 6, 2004 / 5:00 am

The BC government has finally released the results of an extensive survey on traffic on the Okanagan Lake Floating bridge. The three day survey was done at the...

How Long Before Next Election?

Jul 4, 2004 / 6:00 am

With the new Liberal minority government elected last week, Canadian politics suddenly got much more interesting. The Liberals do not have enough seats on their...

Warm Enough To Swim?

Jul 3, 2004 / 6:59 am

It""s July now. Our temperature highs regularily reach the 30""s. Our areas"" lakes, including Okanagan Lake, provide a quick way to cool off in the summer...

Taking Today Off?

Jul 2, 2004 / 6:00 am

With Canada Day on Thursday this year, many are taking a holiday today to make for an extra long weekend. So far the weekend weather is looking pretty good with...

Audit Councilors?

Jul 1, 2004 / 6:00 am

Thanks to a Castanet reader who suggested today""s poll question. They write... It often seems that the councilors represent the interests of developers more...

Should Harper Quit?

Jun 29, 2004 / 3:19 pm

Stephen Harper opened the door Tuesday to the possibility of relinquishing his leadership of the new Conservative party he helped create and led through a...

Poll: How Closely Should Council Follow Its OCP?

Jun 29, 2004 / 4:00 am

Yesterday council allowed the controversial McKinley Landing project to go one step further by making a change to the Official Community Plan (OCP) that would...

Reporting Affects Election Outcome?

Jun 28, 2004 / 6:01 am

This is the first election that the media will be able to report on the election results before all the polls have closed across the country. A court ruling...

Notwithstanding Clause Good?

Jun 26, 2004 / 3:09 pm

The Charter of Rights and Freedoms is part of Canada""s Constitution and must be adhered to by governments in creating law. Those that don""t abide by it risk...

Arrest Those Who Refuse?

Jun 25, 2004 / 2:16 pm

Police are prepared to arrest residents who disobey the potential order to evacuate an Interior B.C. village currently threatened by forest fires, a town hall...

Conservatives Will Take BC

Jun 25, 2004 / 1:34 pm

A new Ipsos-Reid/CTV/Globe and Mail poll shows the Conservatives solidifying their lead in British Columbia. The Conservatives have the support of 38% of...

Should Bertuzzi Go To Jail?

Jun 24, 2004 / 4:35 pm

Todd Bertuzzi has been charged with assault causing bodily harm for his on-ice attack on Colorado Avalanche player Steve Moore last March that left Moore with...

Should Canucks Keep Cloutier?

Jun 23, 2004 / 4:29 pm

The Vancouver Canucks have reportedly made a qualifying offer to goaltender Dan Cloutier. The Team 1040 radio station in Vancouver reports that it is a $2.4...

If Election Was Tomorrow

Jun 22, 2004 / 4:42 pm

According to a new poll released Tuesday, if a federal election were held tomorrow, Paul Martin and the Liberal Party would garner 34% of the decided vote (up 5...

Cut Bilingual Services?

Jun 21, 2004 / 4:38 pm

Conservative Leader Stephen Harper denies bilingual services on Air Canada would be cut if his party forms the next government. A letter written by a...

Tories Hiding Real Agenda?

Jun 21, 2004 / 7:30 am

Stephen Harper""s campaign hit a bump on the weekend about charges of hiding his policy intentions because of ongoing policy omissions in the Conservative...