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Letters

Horrible water quality

Jan 19, 2019 / 9:00 am

I came home from work recently, and right away wanted to wash my hands and face from a hard day's work. What the heck? I fan the water till it got to the...

Carbon tax is a scam

Jan 19, 2019 / 9:00 am

This is for the young lad who thinks that Justin Trudeau and his carbon tax scheme is a legit way of cleaning our world. However, the problem is that Canada is...

More debate on rentals

Jan 19, 2019 / 9:00 am

Ross Soward, city planner, has written that the letter from Renters United published Jan. 14 “contained incorrect information about the eligibility of the...

Who wins, who loses?

Jan 18, 2019 / 2:32 pm

There is a pattern here. Who do fossil fuels benefit? The people who make the machines that dig it up and process it. People who buy it to run their cars and...

Already our neighbours

Jan 18, 2019 / 2:27 pm

Regarding the Agassiz Road development, a reminder that the homeless are already our neighbours. Like everyone, sometimes they make good choices and sometimes...

Sticking up for Alberta

Jan 18, 2019 / 2:20 pm

Re: No sympathy here, Jan. 4 Mr. Quesnel states that he has no sympathy for Alberta, yet is uninformed about the facts as to why Alberta is in the current...

Please and thank you

Jan 18, 2019 / 2:15 pm

What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving. The government cannot give out to someone without first taking it...

Ban smoking In condos?

Jan 18, 2019 / 2:13 pm

In our opinion, banning smoking in condos is long overdue. Condos are not the same as detached private homes. Now with the new marijuana smoking (and vapes)...

Tired of being muzzled

Jan 18, 2019 / 2:09 pm

According to a recent article in the Calgary Herald, a sheikh is telling congregants of the Muslim Youth of Victoria, B.C., that wishing people a Merry...

Many opinions on Costco

Jan 17, 2019 / 2:01 pm

Perhaps Mayor Basran and council should conduct a poll on what group the majority of voters belong to. I doubt the homeless and drug dependant carried you to...

A chance to be 'normal'

Jan 17, 2019 / 1:33 pm

Our city and province have grappled with homelessness for decades. Finally, we are making progress to end this unacceptable situation. The fears of seniors...

Nothing better to do?

Jan 17, 2019 / 1:29 pm

It appears that Lake Country’s finest have very little to do these days. Let me provide a little background. I have been in dispute with a current and...

Support homeless, not here

Jan 17, 2019 / 1:23 pm

The decision on Agassiz Road is not about whether we support homeless people or not. It is a decision as to whether we do so with intelligent, evidence-based...

Important meeting tonight

Jan 17, 2019 / 1:09 pm

I'd like to mention an important meeting tonight. There will be a public hearing on a rezoning application, 6 p.m. at Kelowna City Hall, regarding a...

Misinformed on rentals

Jan 17, 2019 / 1:03 pm

The letter published Jan. 14, “Rental subsidies all wrong,” contained incorrect information about the eligibility of the 333 Drysdale Boulevard...

Rental subsidies all wrong

Jan 14, 2019 / 2:48 pm

Renters United has noticed that of the six projects being considered for a rental housing grant, one, at 333 Drysdale, is not even rental housing. According to...

What about our voices?

Jan 14, 2019 / 2:42 pm

I would like to know what people think of the fact the general public is being omitted from major, public-funded meetings such as the active safety committee...

Proper sidewalks needed

Jan 14, 2019 / 10:41 am

I live on Butt Road, which is one of the busiest roads in west Kelowna. The ambulance uses this road as well. I have complained to the city about how unsafe it...

Disgraceful and disgusting

Jan 12, 2019 / 9:00 am

Re: the letter No sympathy here Maybe that should say 'common sense.' Let me ask a simple question: if Alberta can’t provide the 1.5 million...

Your area could be next

Jan 12, 2019 / 9:00 am

Because the Agassiz Road supportive housing project is a very important subject to my neighbours and myself, I feel that we cannot just let it go. When we sold...

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