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More corridors needed

Feb 22, 2020 / 5:00 am

I wish to add my voice to the issue of Glenmore and Beverlake Road. Being a working class member of society, I am one of many, many hundreds of people who make...

Trudeau has got to go

Feb 21, 2020 / 12:55 pm

I want to believe, I really do, but how can I or anyone else for that matter? I'm trying very hard to cling to my very shaky belief in law and order, in...

Rockets need a new GM

Feb 21, 2020 / 12:40 pm

Let's face it, the Kelowna Rockets have been terrible this year. In a year that we host the Memorial Cup, the team lacks skill, toughness and most...

Who really owns the land?

Feb 20, 2020 / 1:50 pm

Canada is in a structural political tailspin, and Justin Trudeau was travelling the world, canvassing for votes to get a seat on the UN Security Council! Cities...

Too many cars for area

Feb 20, 2020 / 1:31 pm

More new homes are coming to Kelowna's Upper Mission. Before the city allows that to happen, they had better do something with the roads coming into town....

Bring on ride-sharing!

Feb 20, 2020 / 1:29 pm

Re: ride-sharing in the Okanagan My wife and I once were trapped outside in -15 C weather in thin coats for nearly two hours, waiting for a cab after a company...

Let's end apartheid

Feb 19, 2020 / 4:45 pm

Let’s open up a conversation that everyone in this country, including our politicians, stay away from like the plague. Canada’s Indigenous apartheid...

Insurance is all about risk

Feb 19, 2020 / 4:35 pm

I take issue with the news article in Castanet from Feb 18. in regards to insurance and condo owners. The article blames, amongst other things, “A lack of...

Foote's firing was needed

Feb 19, 2020 / 4:30 pm

Thanks Mr. Hamilton for firing Adam Foote. Adam was a great player in the NHL, but like all the Rockets recent coaches, has no understanding of what is...

Who speaks for 'nations'?

Feb 18, 2020 / 5:35 pm

If your social media looks like mine, recently you've been asked to “stand with the Wet'suwet'en in their fight against the Coastal Gas Link...

Council lacks transparency

Feb 18, 2020 / 11:50 am

Vernon was recognized for its 2018 financial report that demonstrated a spirit of full disclosure designed to clearly communicate the municipality’s...

Blockades are not legal

Feb 17, 2020 / 6:25 pm

Prime Minister Trudeau has stated that in Canada there is freedom to demonstrate and to protest. I agree with that concept. I do not agree that that freedom...

Trudeau should meet chiefs

Feb 17, 2020 / 6:20 pm

At last, our Prime Minister has decided to end his worthless travels to gain the U.N. Security Council seat, and has come home to hopefully take charge of the...

Bus fees are outrageous

Feb 15, 2020 / 5:00 am

While I no longer have children in the school system, I can’t help but comment on the idea of charging parents for their children to be bused to school. ...

Blockades causing hardship

Feb 14, 2020 / 3:29 pm

I see that a recent Castanet poll has 85 per cent not supporting the Coastal Gaslink Pipeline protests. Most likely the same percentage not supporting the...

Province kneels to industry

Feb 14, 2020 / 3:20 pm

Poor forest management will see BC property values fall and insurance costs rise. Why? Flooding from clear cuts — Anthony Britneff, retired senior...

Needed more than city hall

Feb 14, 2020 / 3:15 pm

The revival of the West Kelowna city hall proposal skips past many other priorities in West Kelowna. I'd like to point out a few: -There are many...

Drunk bus driver needs help

Feb 13, 2020 / 4:50 pm

It is extremely disheartening to read that a local bus driver was caught drunk driving in Kelowna. My daughter and I use the bus system on a daily basis and...

City hall not needed

Feb 13, 2020 / 4:45 pm

Well here we go again with a new city manager doing the bidding of the chair of the 2016 Citizens for the New Civic Centre; guess what, the chair is now Mayor! ...

Registration not the answer

Feb 13, 2020 / 4:30 pm

The notion that mandatory registration with a self-regulating professional college, as is suggested by the BCASW for social workers, will somehow magically...

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