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Another piece of the puzzle

Jun 15, 2018 / 3:00 pm

Adding Another Piece to the Puzzle in the White Lake Basin By Judie Steeves Yellow monkey flowers scattered along the pathway through tall grass tell a tale of...

B.C.'s enviro hypocrisy

May 11, 2018 / 3:00 pm

By Danielle Smith All right, British Columbians. I have had it up to my eyeballs with your wilful blindness to environmental issues in your own province. So,...

Scrap the Speculation Tax

May 4, 2018 / 11:00 am

By Jane Hoffman I have lived in Kelowna for the past 35 years. I have raised my family in Kelowna, built my business here and hope to retire here. I love this...

Life with Norm Letnick

Apr 27, 2018 / 1:00 pm

Following last year's “Life as an MP” column, I wanted to feature one of our local MLAs. It took a lot more work to co-ordinate than we had both...

Women must keep fighting

Mar 8, 2018 / 6:00 am

By Genesa M. Greening Today is International Women’s Day, and as I consider the seismic shifts that have occurred of late in business, the arts, and...

Vote for a Green change

Feb 5, 2018 / 4:00 pm

The best vote for necessary change By Robert Stupka The Kelowna West byelection is a historic opportunity to vote for new leadership that advocates for this...

What is a Libertarian?

Feb 1, 2018 / 11:00 am

By Kyle Geronazzo The first question I hear from most people is, “what is a libertarian?” Comedian Drew Carey once said that a libertarian is...

Everything has changed...

Jan 25, 2018 / 6:00 am

...Even My Name By Kate Dalton When I last shared my life with the readers of Castanet, I could have never known how fortuitous the last lines of my column...

Needling nausea away

Jan 12, 2018 / 1:00 pm

By Michael Cote Most people would agree with Chinese medical theory that the digestive system is moving in the wrong direction when you’re throwing up....

IH had a busy year

Dec 22, 2017 / 11:00 am

Interior Health year in review By Doug Cochrane As 2018 approaches, it is a great opportunity to reflect on the past year. On behalf of Interior Health, it is...

B.C. fuelling Airbnb rentals?

Dec 18, 2017 / 11:00 am

By Lynne Arbuthnot Will changes to the Residential Tenancy Act backfire? Could new B.C. tenancy rules end up pushing more long-term rentals into Airbnb...

Answer to the budget why

Dec 12, 2017 / 3:00 pm

By Tom Wilson Leading up to city council’s review of the provisional budget on Thursday, this question is bound to come up: Why don’t taxes simply...

Seeing in a new light

Dec 9, 2017 / 11:00 am

By Mandy Stewart Toastmaster magazine One year ago, I joined a very “strange” group that meets in my local library. What makes us strange? Well, for...

The forests need your help

Nov 30, 2017 / 1:00 pm

Mad rush to destroy forest ecosystems By Brian L. Horejsi I can't imagine any rational or knowledgeable observer believing forest management or conservation...

We owe the children

Nov 27, 2017 / 5:00 pm

From Poverty to Possibility: Hope on the Horizon, But Child Poverty Rate Still High By Heidi Smith This year’s BC Child Poverty Report is the first in...

Life on city council

Nov 8, 2017 / 11:00 am

Monday council meetings By Ryan Donn A few years ago, I had a chat with Castanet about writing a few columns about life on city council. It's taken a couple...

Rental furore: Part 3

Oct 2, 2017 / 4:00 pm

The tourism impact of short-term rentals (STRs) By Mark Ameerali In 2016, tourism Kelowna commissioned a survey of the visitors to Kelowna and compared the...

Rental furore: Part 2

Sep 25, 2017 / 1:00 pm

By Mark Ameerali City council’s role in short term vacation rentals Kelowna is facing a desperate rental shortage, with vacancy rates at 0.5 per cent and...

What your car really costs

Sep 18, 2017 / 9:36 am

By Mark Ameerali For many drivers, the number they see on the windshield is their biggest consideration when it comes to buying a new car. But the sticker price...

Short-term rental furore

Sep 13, 2017 / 1:00 pm

Short term rentals in Kelowna: blessing or curse? by Mark Ameerali One of the hot-button issues in the overheated Kelowna housing market is short-term rentals...

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