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Letters

Electoral reform bad?

Feb 7, 2018 / 12:00 pm

One might well ask why Andrew Wilkinson, the new leader of the BC Liberals, is so afraid of proportional representation. Is it because it is bad for British...

ICBC losses

Feb 7, 2018 / 5:00 am

Many years ago, I worked for a private insurance company in Alberta. Already, back then the company required mandatory visual inspections on all vehicles 10...

Canadian anthem change

Feb 6, 2018 / 5:00 pm

What other country in the world considers/or has considered/or has changed the wording of their National Anthem? We are going to strive to become so politically...

Open dialogue needed

Feb 6, 2018 / 10:00 am

As a mental health practitioner who specializes in helping adolescents overcome Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI), I was appalled to read of a SD 67 School Board...

Senseless attack on cat

Feb 6, 2018 / 6:00 am

In December we came home to find our cat sitting at the door waiting for us with a severe eye injury. We took him to the vet and the eye had to be removed, it...

Elderly punished

Feb 5, 2018 / 4:00 pm

This month as a retired person who was employed for many years and worked hard and fought horrendous Vancouver traffic, I was given a raise this month by the...

Be responsible pet owners

Feb 5, 2018 / 2:55 pm

To the writer whose dog was attacked on Knox Mountain, this is the 3rd time I have heard about these two particular dogs, and I am certain because the owners...

Inept Competition Bureau

Feb 5, 2018 / 5:00 am

The Canadian Competition Bureau is capitalizing on the recent bread pricing scandal. Unfortunately, they only found out about the scam when it was reported to...

ICBC fiasco

Feb 4, 2018 / 3:00 pm

I find it astounding that there are people out there who somehow think the current government had anything to do with the ICBC financial fiasco. This mess can...

Looming worker shortage

Feb 4, 2018 / 6:00 am

Kelowna and the whole Okanagan valley doesn't get it, there are very few places in Canada where there is such a huge gap between the wages paid for a given...

RE: Concerns for furry

Feb 3, 2018 / 2:00 pm

As a response to Martha Cantarini’s letter entitled “Concerns for furry friends” regarding no 24/7 Vet Hospitals in Penticton. There are...

Unfortunate incident

Feb 3, 2018 / 6:00 am

I take my lovely 8 years old dog up to Knox mountain almost everyday. We exercise, take in some fresh air, relax and enjoy that peaceful bound on our walks. ...

Bylaws for some, not others

Feb 2, 2018 / 3:00 pm

I live in the City of West Kelowna and in said city there is a bylaw about roadside parking. The bylaw states: “Highway” includes all public...

ICBC restructure

Feb 2, 2018 / 6:00 am

I am sick and tired of people hacking on ICBC. ICBC was hamstrung for years by a Liberal Government who wanted nothing more than to privatize insurance in BC to...

How do you compete?

Feb 1, 2018 / 4:00 pm

Justin Trudeau brags how Canadians are quitting smoking tobacco and now Justin wants 80% of Canadians to smoke pot. He is hoping that this new smoke will bring...

Sign against the law?

Feb 1, 2018 / 7:00 am

I was shocked that the "For Sale because neighbour is an a****le" sign was against the law. I drive down the highway and am forced to look at fetuses...

Return borrowed money

Jan 31, 2018 / 2:00 pm

So now we learn that ICBC is $1.3 Billion in debt. Anyone that manages a grocery store would have a good idea of their current and pending obligations, but not...

Concerns for furry friends

Jan 31, 2018 / 6:00 am

I think it is a crying shame, a disgrace, awful, pitiful, unconscionable, unbelievable, that a town of approx 35,000 population has no veterinary service on...

Put pro back in professional

Jan 30, 2018 / 3:00 pm

I would like to think that when I visit a Doctor or other health care professional, that they are indeed Professional and look professional. For example wear a...

Freeze cost of tuition

Jan 30, 2018 / 5:00 am

Students at Selkirk College are calling for tuition fee rates to be frozen for next year. As a full-time student each year I have to pull out more and more...

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