Poll: gang activity fears

May 1, 2018 / 7:41 pm

More than seven years after a gangland shooting violently disrupted a quiet Kelowna Sunday afternoon, leaving one of the notorious Bacon brothers dead and three...

Poll: gas prices & pipelines

Apr 30, 2018 / 7:23 pm

Gas prices cracked the $1.60 barrier in Metro Vancouver over the weekend. Pump prices hit 161.0 cents per litre on Sunday at some stations, making them the...

Poll: gov't pot shops

Apr 28, 2018 / 7:53 am

The provincial government introduced a trio of bills this week outlining how recreational marijuana will be regulated, adding clarity to some rules that have...

Poll: safety in the air

Apr 26, 2018 / 7:23 pm

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is recommending Transport Canada require all commercial and private business aircraft carry flight recording systems,...

Poll: wildfire fears

Apr 25, 2018 / 8:05 pm

Fire investigators are deeming Wednesday evening's grass fire beside Highway 97 between West Kelowna and Peachland not suspicious, and its cause...

Poll: terrorism worries?

Apr 24, 2018 / 7:35 pm

The man accused in a van attack that left 10 people dead in Toronto had spent two months with the Canadian Armed Forces last year, and was considered a...

Poll: limiting ICBC claims

Apr 23, 2018 / 7:09 pm

The provincial government has introduced legislation that will attempt to restore the finances of B.C.'s public auto insurance agency. The proposed changes...

Poll: school rankings

Apr 22, 2018 / 9:38 am

Private schools in B.C. continue to perform better than public schools, according to the annual elementary school report card published by the Fraser Institute....

Poll: cannabis culture

Apr 19, 2018 / 7:08 pm

The Liberals campaigned on a promise to legalize — as well as regulate and restrict — marijuana for recreational use, arguing the existing regime...

Poll: where to buy pot

Apr 18, 2018 / 6:17 pm

The City of West Kelowna is tightening its bylaws around the illegal sale of cannabis. Council endorsed several bylaws Tuesday in an effort to start with a...

Poll: stay home or drive?

Apr 17, 2018 / 7:33 pm

Rain in the valley turns to snow in the mountain peaks – which made driving a challenge on high-elevation highways in B.C. Tuesday morning. Environment...

Poll: pipeline intervention

Apr 16, 2018 / 7:36 pm

B.C.'s attorney general is threatening to sue if a new law introduced in Alberta causes gasoline prices to skyrocket. David Eby says it's...

Poll: attacks on Syria

Apr 15, 2018 / 7:50 am

Hundreds of Syrians gathered at landmark squares in the Syrian capital Saturday, honking their car horns, flashing victory signs and waving Syrian flags in...

Poll: need for health centre

Apr 12, 2018 / 7:42 pm

The City of West Kelowna hopes to convince the province an Urgent Health Care Centre is urgently needed in the community. The city renewed calls for a health...

Poll: gov't and marijuana

Apr 11, 2018 / 7:07 pm

A Kelowna city councillor who cut her teeth in the wine retail business, says the province is making the same mistake with legalized cannabis as it has with...

Poll: BC-Alta oil war

Apr 10, 2018 / 7:26 pm

Premier John Horgan says he's concerned and surprised that Alberta's latest move in an escalating pipeline feud is legislation that could drive up...

Poll: snowpack worries

Apr 9, 2018 / 6:50 pm

Snowpack levels in the Okanagan are tied for a record-high 152 per cent of normal, increasing the risk of flooding this spring. “Anytime that we are above...

Poll: paying more at ICBC

Apr 5, 2018 / 7:12 pm

A new report by the Fraser Institute points to misguided government decisions which led to the financial crisis faced by ICBC. “Previous B.C. governments...

Poll: private health care

Apr 4, 2018 / 6:45 pm

Doctors billing patients for health-care services outside the public system will face sanctions in British Columbia. Health Minister Adrian Dix says doctors and...

Poll: best Canucks ever?

Apr 3, 2018 / 7:16 pm

If you're hoping to be at Rogers Arena for Daniel and Henrik Sedin's final home game in the NHL, you'd better have a ticket. Since the twins...