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Crack down on criminals

Sep 24, 2021 / 10:38 am

For far too long, property crime has been dismissed as a minor issue. Many years ago ( in the early 1990s) in New York City, the crime rate was skyrocketing....

Medical exemption

Sep 24, 2021 / 9:08 am

I was stunned to read Ricky Daytona’s response to Jenine Tepsa’s (letter) about giving unvaccinated Canadians a wide berth, lest she get infected by...

Anti-vax 'tunnel vision'

Sep 23, 2021 / 4:00 pm

RE: RH Thompson's letter Majority rule, minority rights (Castanet, Sept. 23) I honestly can't believe your tunnel vision. How many times has it been...

Traffic problems

Sep 23, 2021 / 1:15 pm

At only 13 years old (opened in 2008), the William Bennett bridge linking West Kelowna and Kelowna has taken on the vehicular personality that you find in much...

Liberal spendthrifts

Sep 23, 2021 / 1:04 pm

Re: Krupas Big Facebook Ad Buy Well I cannot imagine why anyone would have voted for (Kelowna-Lake Country Liberal candidate Tim) Krupa. Clearly (he) has no...

Labour shortages

Sep 23, 2021 / 12:57 pm

I'm again amazed by headlines of labour shortages causing businesses much distress. What exists is a shortage of businesses offering a satisfactory...

Majority rule, minority rights

Sep 23, 2021 / 10:09 am

On the surface, the principles of majority rule and the protection of individual and minority rights would seem contradictory. In fact, however, these...

Stop coddling unvaccinated

Sep 23, 2021 / 9:42 am

Why are ICU beds (at hospitals) being allocated to unvaccinated Covid-19 patients over the age of 12? Why are cancer surgeries, heart surgeries and orthopedic...

PM owes us an apology

Sep 23, 2021 / 9:30 am

I can accept that (Prime Minister Justin) Trudeau has his repeat minority government. I can only accept Canada's government just spent somewhere around...

Anti-vax vs pro-vax

Sep 22, 2021 / 2:15 pm

Castanet seems to love to publish a lot of (letters from) people who have a lot of dislike towards the vaccines for Covid-19. Scientists and doctors have...

Government control

Sep 22, 2021 / 1:01 pm

Letter writer Jenine Tepsa likes her vaccine passport but doesn't want to be around “unvaccinated Covid spreaders”. (Federal chief public...

Faulty voting logic

Sep 22, 2021 / 11:38 am

Re: A vote for climate action (Castanet, Sept. 22) I read with interest this article regarding a vote for climate action. I was puzzled by one piece of logic....

Protest locked gate

Sep 22, 2021 / 9:46 am

The people who think that the actions taken by our elected officials are starting to dilute their rights and freedoms may want to look around a bit. Those...

Help at home first

Sep 22, 2021 / 9:23 am

I find it unfathomable that there can be the level of support that is shown for the federal Liberal Party in certain areas of our province. Let me be clear, I...

Show the evidence

Sep 22, 2021 / 9:11 am

Open letter to B.C. provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry: I heard you say (during Tuesday’s news conference), that “unequivocally"...

Let businesses decide

Sep 22, 2021 / 8:50 am

I suggest that businesses in B.C. be allowed to decide for themselves who they let into their place of business and who they do not. Ask each business to put...

PPC congratulates Gray

Sep 21, 2021 / 11:36 am

On behalf of the executive of the Kelowna-Lake Country People’s Party, I would like to congratulate (Conservative candidate) Tracy Gray on returning to...

Don't ignore evac orders

Sep 21, 2021 / 11:24 am

Re letter: Close Call With Fire (Castanet, Sept. 13) I am writing to provide a clarification. The original letter was written by someone claiming to be a...

Limit construction hours

Sep 21, 2021 / 10:42 am

Does anyone think that excavators, bobcats, heavy equipment and construction (machinery) should only be able to run Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m?...

Electorate labelled "dumb"

Sep 21, 2021 / 10:37 am

Another term with JT? I can't believe it! I never knew there were so many Canadians as dumb as (Liberal leader JustinTrudeau) Justin Trudeau. I say this...

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