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Poll: return of photo radar

Dec 15, 2017 / 12:40 pm

The issue of photo radar was brought up for a second time in the second Central Okanagan Thursday. During budget deliberations, Kelowna Coun. Gail Given...

Poll: You attracting bears?

Dec 12, 2017 / 4:00 pm

Residents in the Vernon area are to blame for conflicts with bears and not the other way around, city council was informed Monday. “Incidences of bear...

Poll: Site C right decision?

Dec 11, 2017 / 7:00 pm

John Horgan and the BC NDP will move ahead with the controversial Site C hydroelectric dam. In a news conference this morning, Horgan said his government felt...

Text message privacy

Dec 8, 2017 / 10:20 am

In a potentially significant ruling, the Supreme Court of Canada says in most cases, we can expect text messages we send to remain private, even after they...

Poll: Liberal leadership race

Dec 7, 2017 / 1:00 pm

Kelowna's two sitting MLAs have officially weighed in in the BC Liberal leadership race. Over the past two days, Kelowna-Mission MLA Steve Thomson has...

Poll: Inclusive washrooms

Dec 6, 2017 / 8:50 am

The City of Kelowna is beginning a process that will make all city operated, single-stall washrooms gender inclusive. Signage will be changed at city washrooms...

Poll: Xmas tree - real or fake

Dec 2, 2017 / 7:50 am

Holiday shoppers might have to fork over a little more for the evergreen scent of a natural Christmas tree this year as a shortage south of the border and...

Poll: winning the lottery

Nov 30, 2017 / 8:31 pm

Castanet has learned that an elderly man scanned his Lotto 649 ticket at the Save On Foods in West Kelowna Wednesday, and the machine went off indicating he was...

Poll: crime on the rise?

Nov 29, 2017 / 5:07 pm

Break-ins have gone through the roof in West Kelowna. RCMP figures show business break-ins from July through September jumped 313 per cent over the same period...

Poll: finding a place to rent

Nov 28, 2017 / 7:21 pm

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation says the vacancy rate for apartments decreased in 2017 for the first time in three years. The federal agency says...

Poll: reducing your footprint

Nov 27, 2017 / 7:37 pm

Is it possible for Kelowna to reduce its carbon footprint 80 per cent by 2050? Tracy Guidi, the city's sustainability co-ordinator, thinks so. Kelowna made...

Poll: do you light up?

Nov 25, 2017 / 8:10 am

Thousands of people packed downtown Summerland for its annual Christmas light up Friday evening. The 30th annual Festival of Lights featured live performances,...

Poll: Uber in the Okanagan?

Nov 23, 2017 / 7:21 pm

A senior manager with Uber Canada was in Kelowna Thursday, calling on B.C.’s government to finally let ride-sharing services into the province. At a...

Poll: LNG dream still alive?

Nov 22, 2017 / 7:20 pm

FortisBC says it has shipped 950 gigajoules of liquefied natural gas from Vancouver to China, marking the industry's first shipment to the Asian country....

Poll: making ends meet

Nov 21, 2017 / 8:04 pm

A coalition of child and youth advocates says one in five children in British Columbia lives in poverty, but immigrant kids, off-reserve Indigenous kids and...

Poll: eavesdropping on ER

Nov 20, 2017 / 7:34 pm

Imagine taking a doctor into your confidence in a hospital emergency room, only to discover that someone else is recording the conversation on a smartphone. One...

Poll: finish Site C dam?

Nov 17, 2017 / 6:29 pm

The future of the Site C hydroelectric dam is the subject of pointed questions from labour unions, environmental groups, Indigenous Peoples and high-ranking...

Poll: do you volunteer?

Nov 15, 2017 / 7:41 pm

Interior Savings and Prospera credit unions have bought into the Kelowna company behind the volunteer-oriented social network Volinspire. Combining elements of...

Poll: Airbnb rentals

Nov 14, 2017 / 7:12 pm

Vancouver city council has voted to legalize short-term rentals such as Airbnb, but will limit them to principal residences. Basement suites and carriage houses...

Poll: do you remember?

Nov 11, 2017 / 7:27 am

Each year on Remembrance Day, we move another year further away from the war years when countless Canadians sacrificed or risked their lives to fight for our...

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