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Letters

Hard to feel compassion

Feb 17, 2018 / 6:00 am

Orchard Park is having increasing issues dealing with homeless, transients and panhandlers. Over the last 3 days my wife and I have been stopped 3 times in the...

2018, year of the dog

Feb 16, 2018 / 4:00 pm

Dogs help us in so many ways and expect little in return. They serve in the military and police, locate victims in disasters, assist the disabled, and...

Fixing pot holes

Feb 16, 2018 / 12:00 pm

My father worked for the Department of Highways in Alberta and also for the city of Drumheller in Alberta many years ago. He often was on pot hole duty and the...

School kids bringing smiles

Feb 16, 2018 / 6:00 am

My husband and I were out for a walk Wednesday when we met a group of young children probably from Watson School Elementary. The teacher asked if we would like...

Protect BC economy

Feb 15, 2018 / 5:00 pm

Many people are concerned about Alberta’s ban on BC Wine. This has negative impacts on a very important Okanagan industry, however, Ms. Notley’s...

Talk to your children

Feb 15, 2018 / 10:00 am

With the recent events happening in Penticton I challenge parents who have teenagers to sit down and talk about mental health. If your child is attending any...

Anthem changes

Feb 15, 2018 / 6:00 am

Before launching into an anti-political correctness diatribe that makes one wonder if he owns a red "Make Canada Great Again" hat, ask a fair...

Drivers, not road to blame

Feb 14, 2018 / 6:00 pm

I have been wondering with all the snow lately how all the accidents and mishaps on our highway are the fault of the highways? When did we kill common sense? If...

Leave date alone

Feb 14, 2018 / 1:00 pm

I would like to register my support in not changing the BC family day date to coincide with other provincial dates. In support of existing and new winter...

Bullying anyone?

Feb 14, 2018 / 9:18 am

I have understood that people are trying to teach children not to bully. That bullying is a disgusting way to treat people. But I guess it's okay to bully a...

Treatment of disabled Vets

Feb 13, 2018 / 6:00 am

Disabled Veteran Brock Blaszczyk asked Prime Minister Trudeau his question regarding the poor benefits affording Canada`s disabled Veterans. To quote Trudeau,...

How we vote

Feb 12, 2018 / 5:00 pm

I am a former member of the Citizens Assembly on Electoral Reform for BC, the group of 162 voters that worked in 2004 to study electoral systems and make a...

Parking frustrations

Feb 12, 2018 / 1:00 pm

As a student at Okanagan College, I find the parking on this campus is extremely frustrating. I saw someone had said they spend up to 20 minutes a day driving...

Trade wars

Feb 12, 2018 / 6:00 am

If Alberta’s Notley Crew wishes to play silly bugger by initiating a trade war with BC, here is how to play hardball. Initiate immediately a 15% Residence...

Parking woes

Feb 11, 2018 / 4:00 pm

I was so saddened to hear of your story on students' parking woes, this is a tragedy of our lifetimes. With all the conflict going on in the world, the...

Cash cows

Feb 11, 2018 / 11:00 am

ICBC has been a "cash cow" for the government and is still a "cash cow" for lawyers. The simple solution for ICBC is to raise the rates....

Accountability vs. money

Feb 11, 2018 / 5:00 am

I am surprised how many British Columbians are not standing up for their province when it comes to the safety and well being of our economy and environmental...

Safe neighbourhood

Feb 10, 2018 / 5:00 pm

I have just been reading stories about problems on Upper Sundance Rd in West Kelowna. What they describe are the exact same problems being experienced in Tower...

Where is tax money going?

Feb 10, 2018 / 12:00 pm

There has been so much talk around the homelessness and affordable housing in the past couple of years that I find it baffling that it cannot be resolved. I for...

Perfect example of bullying

Feb 10, 2018 / 5:00 am

I would like to offer dubious congratulations to the Chilliwack School Board, the BC Ministry of Education and all the various groups opposing Barry Neufeld....

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