Poll: distracted drivers

Mar 21, 2018 / 7:15 pm

March marks distracted driving month, and Kelowna RCMP were out in full force Wednesday, cracking down on motorists who continue to break the law. Police have...

Poll: Facebook data mining

Mar 20, 2018 / 6:56 pm

The head of Trump-affiliated data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica has been suspended, while government authorities are bearing down on both the firm and...

Poll: self-driving cars

Mar 19, 2018 / 7:46 pm

Police in a Phoenix suburb say one of Uber's self-driving vehicles has struck and killed a pedestrian. Police in the city of Tempe said Monday that the...

Poll: workplace drug tests

Mar 17, 2018 / 12:06 pm

A key body tasked with helping the federal government decide whether and how to impose marijuana testing for workers finds itself at an impasse, ensuring no new...

Poll: pothole frustration

Mar 15, 2018 / 7:26 pm

"I'm not drunk, I'm just avoiding the potholes," says Leah Crawford, who avoids them at all costs. "They're everywhere." Every...

Poll: mortgage stress

Mar 14, 2018 / 7:22 pm

The B.C. Real Estate Association says tough mortgage qualification rules are a key reason for a provincewide drop in housing demand last month compared with...

Poll: how old to vote?

Mar 13, 2018 / 6:36 pm

The BC Green Party hopes the third time's a charm. Leader Andrew Weaver is taking a third stab at lowering the voting age in B.C. to 16. He introduced a...

Poll: debt worries

Mar 12, 2018 / 6:45 pm

Canadians' collective household debt has climbed to $1.8 trillion as an international financial group sounds an early warning that the country's banking...

Poll: BC-Alta trade war

Mar 11, 2018 / 11:49 am

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley's threat to reduce oil shipments to other provinces, the latest salvo in a recent pipeline dispute with British Columbia,...

Poll: school threats

Mar 10, 2018 / 10:57 am

The school day went off without a hitch, Friday, at West Kelowna's Mount Boucherie Secondary School following a threat the school district deemed not...

Poll: feel safe in Mexico?

Mar 8, 2018 / 7:40 pm

The Canadian government has issued a safety and security warning for travellers visiting Playa del Carmen in Mexico. The advisory notes that the United States...

Poll: shoot first, ask later?

Mar 6, 2018 / 10:06 am

An RCMP town hall close to the farm where a young Indigenous man was fatally shot in 2016 heard Monday evening from several residents confused about what rights...

Poll: Cancel Hedley show?

Feb 28, 2018 / 4:40 pm

As accusations of sexual misconduct continue to mount against some members of the Canadian rock band Hedley, at least one venue has decided to cancel a planned...

Poll: Spend vs. cut?

Feb 27, 2018 / 4:00 pm

The federal Liberals Tuesday unveiled a budget which includes an $18.1 billion deficit. "It is a plan that puts people first — that invests in...

Close highway sooner?

Feb 26, 2018 / 7:45 pm

A multi-vehicle crash, involving semi's, Greyhound buses and passenger vehicles on the Coquihalla Highway Sunday, involved 165 people. Of those, 29 were...

Poll: are you 'middle class?'

Feb 19, 2018 / 8:01 pm

A recent poll conducted by Ekos Research for The Canadian Press suggests fewer than half of all Canadians now identify as members of the middle class — a...

Poll: student debts

Feb 17, 2018 / 8:25 am

The federal government is writing off more than $200 million in outstanding student loan payments that officials will never be able to collect. Recently...

Poll: NHL in Seattle?

Feb 15, 2018 / 8:24 pm

A group looking to bring professional hockey to Seattle has taken the next step in the pursuit of an NHL franchise. The Oak View Group and its prospective NHL...

Poll: provincial priorities

Feb 13, 2018 / 7:53 pm

British Columbia's New Democrats say their quest to make life more affordable for residents involves making the largest-ever investments in housing and...

Poll: moving Family Day

Feb 11, 2018 / 8:13 am

Premier John Horgan announced Friday Family Day will be moved to the third week of February, in line with other Canadian provinces. "Moving Family Day is...