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Changing clocks is stupid

Nov 9, 2018 / 11:16 am

Changing our clocks in spring and fall is stupid. Twice a year, we have to change and monitor our clocks. It matters not what we system we adopt – mankind...

No country has gone back

Nov 9, 2018 / 11:16 am

It is not the NDP and Greens who want to hold on to power, but Mr. Wilkinson and his followers. They seem to think proportional representation will unleash a...

It's the drivers, not the roads

Nov 9, 2018 / 11:09 am

Your recent story on the worst intersections implies there is something amiss with signage or visibility on our roads, maybe even posted speed limits. Anyone...

Why two MLAs is better

Nov 9, 2018 / 11:06 am

It is not possible to represent multiple points of view in the legislature when only one MLA represents the diverse opinions present in any constituency. In...

Time to ditch the change

Nov 8, 2018 / 11:05 am

As a proponent of getting rid of the time change, I find it ironic that one of the provinces that was the first to participate, Saskatchewan, no longer changes...

Stop the time change!

Nov 8, 2018 / 11:02 am

Re: changing the clocks I think they should scrap it. It is confusing when some of B.C. doesn’t do it. It messes up people’s sleep. It causes...

Stop this nonsense

Nov 8, 2018 / 10:57 am

I received the referendum mail-in ballot, and it is interesting to say the least. Particularly when read with the brochure Elections BC sent out last month with...

Smiles vs fear mongering

Nov 8, 2018 / 10:43 am

Movements are a funny thing. You can get involved in one and never know what is going to happen, but when it's the right thing to do, you actually feel...

What gov't needs now

Nov 8, 2018 / 10:39 am

British Columbians are asked to vote on whether to adopt a new voting system. It is a topic of great interest to me. My own experience in the legislature as a...

IH responds to letter

Nov 8, 2018 / 9:54 am

I am writing in regards to the Nov. 8 letter Unjust policy at IH. This information is incorrect. Interior Health has no policy that would discriminate against...

Time to get rid of ICBC

Nov 7, 2018 / 11:36 am

Every year, I get my renewal reminder from ICBC congratulating me on the $600-ish I've saved for being a safe driver. Yet, every year, my insurance is more...

Thanks to KGH staff

Nov 7, 2018 / 11:33 am

Some of the most beautiful and caring people work at Kelowna General Hospital and Interior Health. We are so fortunate to have individuals with the work ethic...

Stay out of my bank account

Nov 7, 2018 / 11:31 am

I'm not a protester. I hate protesters. Well, I thought so until I heard about Stats Canada deciding to dig into our privacy like never before. They want to...

FPTP - more accountability

Nov 7, 2018 / 11:16 am

Is proportional representation inviting cronyism? After reading some thoughts from the 20th century philosopher Karl Popper on democracy and proportional...

Tired of all the theft

Nov 7, 2018 / 11:13 am

How much theft must we endure? My idea is to put a GPS tracker on everyone charged with theft for at least a year, five would be even better. When something...

How to fix Highway 97

Nov 7, 2018 / 11:10 am

Re: Highway 97 a crash magnet The reason for the high accident rate is clear. The congestion creates high anxiety in drivers. When a light turns yellow, those...

Say no to time change

Nov 6, 2018 / 11:00 am

The spring and fall time change has been an ongoing topic in B.C. for many years. There are pros and cons for both sides. I have heard it said that changing...

Avoid more NDP mistakes

Nov 6, 2018 / 10:56 am

With proportional representation, in 1991, the NDP and Mike Harcourt would not have formed the government. In 1996, Glen Clark and the NDP would not have been...

'Untruths, fear mongering'

Nov 6, 2018 / 10:54 am

As a previous member of the Citizens' Assembly on electoral reform in 2004, I am tired of the gross untruths and fear mongering being spread regarding the...

Referendum simplified

Nov 6, 2018 / 10:42 am

The electoral reform referendum seems somewhat confusing and convoluted. Simply put, if your concerns are being heard and taken seriously by the government du...

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