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Abortion still available in US

Jun 30, 2022 / 4:22 pm

Contrary to what most letter writers say, the U.S. never had a constitutional right to abortion. The Roe v. Wade (U.S. Supreme Court decision in 1973) was...

Logging industry looks south

Jun 30, 2022 / 11:48 am

In 2019, British Columbia’s logging industry generated $13 billion for the province, according to the B.C. Council of Forest Industries. In 2021,...

Not good times for women

Jun 30, 2022 / 11:25 am

Re, Ingrid Firley’s letter Stand up for women's rights (Castanet, June 29) You are correct. Yes, America is a different country, but that should not...

TRU cancer studies

Jun 30, 2022 / 9:39 am

“I got strength, courage and confidence by my experience with cancer,” says a breast cancer survivor. The World Health Organization declared that...

Stand up for women's rights

Jun 29, 2022 / 11:48 am

Re. Robert Hepting’s letter Why protest U.S. decision? (Castanet, June 28) I read the letter by Robert Hepting regarding why people are protesting the...

City councillor taken to task

Jun 29, 2022 / 11:26 am

Kelowna's new target is 40% emissions reduction in eight years. I watched the city council meeting on June 20, 2022, when that was on the agenda. Many...

Unacceptable delays, costs

Jun 29, 2022 / 11:06 am

In 2007, I subdivided a lot from my primary residence in West Kelowna with a plan to build a new family home in the future. It was a dream. Improving the lot...

Worry about U.S. decision

Jun 29, 2022 / 10:42 am

Re. Robert Hepting's letter Why protest U.S. decision? (Castanet, June 28) In response to Robert Hepting's letter about the U.S. Suprem Court ruling on...

Bus action 'discriminatory'

Jun 29, 2022 / 10:22 am

Re. Tim Lyons letter Blind pair not supported (Castanet, June 27) In British Columbia (orderly society, or not), it is against the law to discriminate against...

Protest U.S. decision here

Jun 29, 2022 / 10:09 am

Re. Robert Hepting’s letter Why protest U.S. decision (Castanet, June 28) I won't attempt to paraphrase, but will instead quote directly from the...

Where's our price break?

Jun 28, 2022 / 12:13 pm

I was never one to believe gas stations were “hosing” customers in Kelowna, but driving from Vancouver Island this weekend past—specifically...

Frustration with city rules

Jun 28, 2022 / 9:53 am

I live in a small condo building on the corner of Bertram Street and Doyle Avenue (in Kelowna). Needless to say, the residents of this complex are feeling under...

Why protest U.S. decision?

Jun 28, 2022 / 9:44 am

Re. Local protests against U.S Supreme Court ruling on abortion (Roe v. Wade) I am beginning to wonder what motivates people to carry protest signs, for...

Canada Day disappointment

Jun 28, 2022 / 9:33 am

Re. Poll: Will you take in Canada Day celebrations in your city or town on Friday? (Castanet, June 27) According to your poll, more than 50% say they will take...

Church sermon for Ukraine

Jun 27, 2022 / 4:43 pm

Re: Ukrainian pastor lands in Kelowna to thank community for donations ( Castanet, June 22) The June 23 Ukrainian-Polish Discussion Panel with Dmitry Bodyu,...

City salaries too high

Jun 27, 2022 / 4:32 pm

Re. More than 200 City of Kelowna employees cashed cheques exceeding $100,000 in 2021 (Castanet, June 25) Other than the fire chief and assistant chief...

Where's our humanity?

Jun 27, 2022 / 4:28 pm

Re. Blind couple had to find own way to Salmon Arm because of guide dogs I.D. (June 25) It’s possible the requirement to certify and licence a service dog...

Check water pressure valve

Jun 27, 2022 / 2:15 pm

Amongst other things I’m a retired plumber. Occasionally I get called upon to help folks with plumbing problems. I have found that virtually every home...

Praises Liberals efforts

Jun 27, 2022 / 2:06 pm

Canada’s economy was ranked second in the G7 in 2018, topped the growth of the G7 nations in 2022 and is ranked first in growth of 35 countries in the...

Blind pair not supported

Jun 27, 2022 / 10:31 am

Re. Blind couple had to find own way to Salmon Arm because of guide dog's I.D. (Castanet, June 25) As an educated professional, the professor should have...

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