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Letters

No time for left turns

Mar 26, 2012 / 5:00 am

There have been a lot of accidents caused by people trying to turn left on Hwy 97 on the yellow only to have straight-through traffic also try to burn through...

Defending the math

Mar 26, 2012 / 5:00 am

RE: Teacher’s math doesn’t add up. I would like to clarify some of my points, since it was lost in the writing of the article: 1) The...

Keep Canada's oil at home

Mar 25, 2012 / 5:00 am

This is an open letter for MP Ron Cannon. I would like to know why your boss, Stephen Harper has gone to China trying to sell our oil. According to Harper, we...

Then why walk out?

Mar 25, 2012 / 5:00 am

Trustee Chris Gorman stated in writing "Central Okanagan Teachers understand their responsibilities and they work tirelessly in the interests of our...

Left turns are scary

Mar 24, 2012 / 5:00 am

I am finally writing this letter not only to voice my concern but also to make people aware what they are doing is deadly. How many close calls have you had...

Fatal crash could have been avoided

Mar 24, 2012 / 5:00 am

I was very upset to read about the motorcycle fatality that was possibly due to cell phone use. Cell phone accidents seem to be up there with drinking and...

Don't accept civil disobedience

Mar 24, 2012 / 5:00 am

Public servants and unions don’t run this province. This is my province. I pay the taxes and elect the law makers. I pay a lot of salaries and expect the...

Intersection safety

Mar 24, 2012 / 5:00 am

People would be a lot less inclined to take risks at Kelowna intersections if there were more turning lights at busy intersections. Especially Highway 97. The...

Teachers deserve more respect

Mar 23, 2012 / 5:00 am

Given my personal interactions with School District No. 23’s dedicated teachers – the same teachers who provide exceptional learning environments...

Gas prices make no sense

Mar 23, 2012 / 5:00 am

Anyone notice how gas prices have been wildly fluctuating lately? One minute it is $1.32 a litre, then mere hours later it is $1.27, then hours after that it is...

Ask first

Mar 23, 2012 / 5:00 am

Dear Thief, You know who you are, young able bodied man who needed a pair of work boots last week but obviously couldn’t afford them so you tried them...

Teacher's math doesn't add up

Mar 23, 2012 / 5:00 am

If students are being rotated, this means that 60 students does not equal Anna Broadhurst's equation of 60 students x 6.5 hours x 192 days. To state that...

Paid well for a job well done

Mar 23, 2012 / 5:00 am

I believe that you should be paid well for a hard days work. I also believe that most teachers put up with a lot and deserve to be paid accordingly. I believe...

Wrong people getting raises

Mar 19, 2012 / 5:00 am

Whether you agree with the teachers' requests or not, the fact is that Christy Clark's governance is autocratic and that just doesn't fly in a...

Class size a big concern

Mar 19, 2012 / 5:00 am

I have young children who will be starting school in the next few years. I too am concerned about class size. I have worked with children with behavioural...

Thanks for the help

Mar 19, 2012 / 5:00 am

Thursday afternoon my mom and her husband were coming up from the coast to visit my family when the were involved in a 2 vehicle collision between Falkland and...

Smart meters not so safe

Mar 18, 2012 / 5:00 am

Smart Meters' are not 'Safe Meters', in my opinion. Here's why. 1 "Smart Meters' do not conform to C.S.A protocol. 'Provincial...

Teachers should settle now

Mar 17, 2012 / 5:00 am

As a former school teacher and having a daughter who will become a qualified school teacher in a matter of months, as well as a parent of 5 children who have...

Reckless road rage

Mar 16, 2012 / 5:00 am

I knew Kelowna had terrible drivers before I moved here two months ago. There is at least one accident daily and countless would be accidents I see on my...

Sympathy for the teachers

Mar 16, 2012 / 5:00 am

Re: No sympathy for teachers Teachers today face a far different environment than when we grew up, so you can't compare apples with bananas. Students...

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