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Letters

Real rules on roundabouts

Jul 17, 2019 / 11:58 am

Check ICBC for the real rules on using roundabouts in B.C. You don't signal before entering. You signal a right turn before you exit. Signalling before...

Hockey parent is angry

Jul 17, 2019 / 11:12 am

As a parent of a West Kelowna Minor Hockey player, I am livid with the owner of the West Kelowna Warriors. If he had any sense of community, he would realize...

Canada's CO2 reality

Jul 17, 2019 / 10:57 am

Our forests do not absorb more carbon emissions than they emit. Neil Stephenson’s assertion that our forests absorb more CO2 than they emit is not backed...

Too big, too crowded

Jul 17, 2019 / 10:53 am

Building massive, high-density structures on one of the busiest roads in the city will mean residents of those 168-unit, five-storey wood structures on the...

Feeling for lost souls

Jul 17, 2019 / 10:47 am

The supportive housing planned for McCurdy and Rutland roads is not the only one slated for the area. They are also proposing one at Mcintosh and Asher roads....

Used to feel safe

Jul 17, 2019 / 10:41 am

I do not live in Kelowna, but feel it has become the cesspool of the Okanagan in recent years. There are many areas I would never enter. I feel so badly for...

Readers, we let you down

Jul 16, 2019 / 3:32 pm

The debate over Kelowna’s homeless population has been loud and divided. And, Castanet let one misguided letter on the subject slip through the cracks on...

Hate to lose Taco Time

Jul 16, 2019 / 2:22 pm

Boy, we sure would hate to lose our Taco Time. There are plenty of Starbucks – two blocks in each direction. We understand Starbucks may be looking for...

Who is minding the store?

Jul 16, 2019 / 2:20 pm

As a motorcycle rider, I was concerned about safety and started to inquire why the roads were not swept. It appears the new contractor was surprised in being...

A site for supp housing?

Jul 16, 2019 / 2:10 pm

Judging from the many heated conversations going on about supportive housing in Kelowna, two things seem clear: Most citizens don't want housing in...

Send dealers to jail

Jul 16, 2019 / 2:06 pm

The BC Housing initiatives to help the homeless are a one-size-fits-all disaster. It's no wonder so many people are demonstrating in frustration. If you are...

Check your sunscreen

Jul 16, 2019 / 2:03 pm

I am an educator in Okanagan, and I want to bring awareness to the devastating effects of oxybenzone in sunscreen on the ecosystems of the world. Oxybenzone is...

Who writes these rules?

Jul 15, 2019 / 2:53 pm

It's funny that city council has approved a new wet facility in Rutland within 500 metres of schools, but a cannabis store would have been rejected for...

Share the road, please

Jul 15, 2019 / 2:03 pm

Enough is enough. On Canada Day, a friend of ours was on her bike and got knocked to the ground by a speeding and reckless cyclist trying to pass her. I turned...

Anybody listening?

Jul 15, 2019 / 1:51 pm

Re: Mayor Basran’s statement that fear is not warranted. There is some truth to this, as being a young man who knows how to maintain a safe distance from...

Taxpayers should have a say

Jul 15, 2019 / 1:43 pm

I do not live in Rutland, yet still completely agree with the families in Rutland not wanting a wet facility put in their neighbourhood. The problems that have...

Why she's pro-life

Jul 14, 2019 / 9:00 am

Re: the movie Unplanned and your poll on the abortion issue I am pro-life because I've got younger siblings, and I saw their prenatal development long...

Fireworks great, pot not

Jul 14, 2019 / 9:00 am

I want to thank the city for the fireworks display celebrating Canada’s 152nd birthday. We met friends downtown at The Sails to support the Conservative...

How does this make sense?

Jul 14, 2019 / 9:00 am

Seriously, beside a children's playground? Recently, Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran said that no child has ever been killed by a resident of a low-barrier,...

Disregard for concerns

Jul 13, 2019 / 9:00 am

Re: Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran's comment: How many children have died as a result of supportive housing? This statement clearly shows city council's...

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