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Learning from her patients

Jan 20, 2023 / 10:22 am

Healthcare workers are often asked, “how can you do that work?” in reference to disability, disease, death, bureaucracy and burnout. I believe many...

No GP exacerbates concern

Jan 20, 2023 / 10:04 am

My health issues have completely engulfed me. I desperately need help. I know, I’m not the only one. In fact, in some ways, I have been more fortunate...

Why so open about health?

Jan 20, 2023 / 9:46 am

Re. Thomas Prokop’s letter COVID still packs a wallop (Castanet, Jan. 19) We seem to live in a new era of permanent hypochondria since 2020. Although...

Bike lane critic responds

Jan 20, 2023 / 9:33 am

Re. Leda Cedar’s letter Upset at bike lane foes (Castanet, Jan. 19) The writer missed what I was talking about. The (Penticton) bike lanes are not safe...

More private auto insurance

Jan 19, 2023 / 2:54 pm

Re. Re Lloyd Vinish’s letter Is no-fault insurance better? (Castanet, Dec. 14) Although I tend to agree with the writer that ICBC jumping to no-fault...

COVID still packs a wallop

Jan 19, 2023 / 2:45 pm

My story probably isn't anything new for many, the only difference is I haven't read many lately. I've just started to feel like myself these past...

Upset at bike lane foes

Jan 19, 2023 / 12:02 pm

Having seen many (Penticton bike) lane protest letters in the media, it leads me to state why I’m so fed up and done with these (writers’) siloed...

Bylaw officers can't arrest

Jan 19, 2023 / 9:43 am

Re. Brian Kettle's letter Fix lighting, fight crime (Castanet, Jan. 16) I have no response about Penticton's bike lanes, as I live in Kelowna, but...

Cost of maintenance high

Jan 19, 2023 / 9:21 am

Re. Renting as costly as owning (Castanet, Jan. 17) I have carefully read the comparison and have not seen any mention of the owner's cost of maintenance....

Upset at premier

Jan 18, 2023 / 5:02 pm

Re. L Thachuk's letter Challenging Strata Act (Castanet, Jan.17) It is not surprising you feel as you do. (B.C. Premier David) Eby scheduled hearings in the...

District's growth no surprise

Jan 18, 2023 / 1:30 pm

Re. Extent of growth unforeseen (Castanet, Jan. 18) First of all, thank you to our newly elected (Lake Country) mayor and council for taking on the job of...

Former lawyer on unvaxxed

Jan 18, 2023 / 11:07 am

Re. Unvaxxed still on sidelines (Castanet, Jan. 11) In my previous life as a lawyer, I practiced in the area of medical negligence. My clients were individuals...

Investing in self or landlord

Jan 18, 2023 / 11:00 am

Re. Renting as costly as owning ( Castanet, Jan. 17) The bigger reality in the cost ratio between renting and owning is if one can get a mortgage, then they are...

Tighten self-identification

Jan 18, 2023 / 10:50 am

Re. UBC regrets handling of Turpel-Lafond, as she loses honour at another university (Castanet. Jan. 17) There are two ways to get ahead in Canada—be the...

Upset at government action

Jan 18, 2023 / 10:36 am

Re. B. Moore's letter Unhappy with Strata Act (Castanet, Jan. 16) Thank you. This writer hit the nail on the head, including with thoughtful comments on the...

Challenging Strata Act

Jan 17, 2023 / 10:48 am

Re. B. Moore’s letter Unhappy with Strata Act (Castanet, Jan. 16) I agree with B. Moore that (B.C. Premier) David Eby's knee-jerk reaction to put...

Age doesn't equal maturity

Jan 17, 2023 / 10:33 am

Re. B. Moore’s letter Unhappy with Strata Act (Castanet, Jan. 16) In response to B. Moore’s letter, I am thrilled the older generation has finally...

Likes Strata Act changes

Jan 17, 2023 / 10:18 am

Re. B Moore’s letter Unhappy with Strata Act (Castanet, Jan. 16) In our Canadian constitution, there is to be no discrimination for age in our country,...

Happy with proposed bill

Jan 17, 2023 / 9:28 am

Re. City of Kelowna supports MP Gray's private member's bill (Castanet, Jan. 16) Open letter to Kelowna-Lake Country MP) Tracy Gray Thank you for...

Fix lighting, fight crime

Jan 16, 2023 / 11:13 am

Penticton city council is asking for federal funding to help fight crime by hiring more police and community safety officers. That is great and believe me, the...

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