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Letters

Wildlife in BC

May 10, 2017 / 12:24 pm

I have always been a fan of the outdoors. BC boasts and hosts some of the last true wilderness on Earth and I'd like it to remain that way. Wildlife in BC...

Gas prices

May 10, 2017 / 12:19 pm

So, for the readers, some history: January 9th, 2015, Castanet reports gas under 1.00 a litre, oil is 48.36 a barrel. Two years later, gas 118.9 per litre,...

Gray has backbone

May 10, 2017 / 11:28 am

I am 100% in agreement with Darlene Stewart's letter regarding Councillor Tracy Gray’s stand against hiring 20 more city hall staff. Good for you...

My full support

May 9, 2017 / 2:26 pm

I'm supporting Norm Letnick for MLA in Kelowna Lake Country. His work has helped secure funding for so many important local projects including the Cardiac...

Letters

May 9, 2017 / 10:47 am

The majority of the Okanagan adult population is more than aware of the small problems here in town, not to mention the greater worldly problems. Castanet is a...

Take a close look

May 9, 2017 / 10:40 am

On May 1, Christy Clark was a no show at the Kelowna West All Candidates Forum, but managed to arrive in Kelowna the next day (May 2) for a 15 minute rally at...

Liberal political machine

May 9, 2017 / 10:35 am

I like Norm Letnick. I like the many service activities that Norm has done over his career. I like the fact that Norm was cautious about the changes that the...

Make an informed choice

May 9, 2017 / 10:32 am

It's frustrating to read letters from people who say that it’s “stupid to vote” or that there is “no good choice” for our...

Safety concerns

May 9, 2017 / 10:27 am

I am emailing as a concerned parent. I am concerned about the general safety of students with the election. Typically, we promote "stranger danger...

Budget b&w, with no Gray

May 5, 2017 / 3:32 pm

How many people took time to read the story about Tracy Gray stating how she feels about Kelowna City Council budget and the hiring of 20 new staff positions?...

Corrupt at all levels

May 5, 2017 / 3:15 pm

Why we have poor voter turn out. Here we are again heading into another provincial election in B.C. and I have to say something about this seeming lack of duty...

The stupidity of voting

May 4, 2017 / 3:13 pm

Once again the ludicrous election season is upon us. The serpent-like politicians slither out of the seclusion of their viper pits to beseech the approval of...

Carbon tax

May 4, 2017 / 3:10 pm

I said it before and I say it again. Politicians should not talk about things that they don’t know. Once again it’s the carbon tax. How much does...

Sick of hearing about Trump

May 4, 2017 / 2:57 pm

I, along with many many Canadians, realize that America is our next door neighbour, but come on. All we get on all our media networks is Trump, Trump and more...

No good choice

May 4, 2017 / 10:58 am

When I contemplate the choices we have in the upcoming provincial election, I must admit I get depressed. I think we need a new category on the voting ballot...

Policy means lower costs

May 4, 2017 / 9:07 am

Re: Gas ban? What gas ban? (April 30, 2017) Vancouver’s new rezoning bylaw is great news for a city where housing affordability is top of mind for...

Being treated unfairly

May 4, 2017 / 9:01 am

The 9,000 residents on Westbank First Nations land are not receiving the $200 Homeowners Grant that the Liberal Government of BC put into place in 2011 for most...

Election vandalism

May 3, 2017 / 2:21 pm

I am an NDP supporter, always have been and probably always will be. The egalitarian idealism appeals to my sense of justice and equality. I don’t expect...

Party Discipline

May 3, 2017 / 2:17 pm

If you were cynical about how our politicians have turned their backs on the people only to serve their own personal and political interests, you would probably...

Softwood lumber

May 3, 2017 / 2:14 pm

I am sure this sounds overly simplistic, but if the US wants our softwood lumber to cost more, I believe we should accommodate them. Raise the stumpage rates...

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