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Letters

Lack of respect for elders

Nov 5, 2017 / 6:00 am

I am somewhat concerned as to the children we have raised. My wife and I are grandparents and recently drove to Penticton with our 80 year old disabled mother...

Beyond cell repair

Nov 4, 2017 / 5:00 pm

EK Cell Repair went above and beyond my expectations for customer service. I started my day with a phone that wouldn’t make or receive calls, volume...

Stop time changes

Nov 4, 2017 / 7:00 am

I passionately believe we should leave the time permanently on Daylight Savings Time. There is no economic reason to keep changing the time, there are however...

Gas price gouging

Nov 3, 2017 / 4:00 pm

Yet again we see price gouging in the extreme from the gas companies, this includes the Canadian gas company Petro Canada which is suppose to be for Canadians....

Eroding principles

Nov 3, 2017 / 5:00 am

After 400 years of immigration and growth, the world looks to Canada as a bastion of hope and second chances, a place of opportunity for the oppressed and the...

Insurance an election issue

Nov 2, 2017 / 6:00 am

In 1973 Premier Dave Barrett promised us high quality auto insurance at the most affordable prices in the country. Enter I.C.B.C. After the last 29 years of...

Forgetting seniors

Nov 1, 2017 / 8:00 am

At this time I really don’t feel okay about supporting the Liberals as they have forgotten about our seniors and the people that have had to quit working...

Development too large!

Oct 31, 2017 / 6:00 am

At the Committee of the Whole (COW) meeting on October 25th regarding Infrastructure costs for the 424 condo unit development on Banks Crescent, it was very...

Walk away on a technicality

Oct 30, 2017 / 7:00 am

I am a parent which was affected by the unscrupulous behaviour of the principal organizers of the OEHA. We were promised a trip to Europe for our sons to play...

Re: Experience Democracy

Oct 29, 2017 / 8:00 am

What a wonderful experience Amarit! I’m so glad you got to get an exclusive look into our nation’s capital. I’m even more excited that you...

Foster families change lives

Oct 28, 2017 / 7:00 am

In the Central Okanagan (from Peachland to Lake Country), more than 95 families open their homes and their hearts to children and youth in need of a safe place...

Change Family Day!

Oct 27, 2017 / 8:00 am

Family Day is supposed to be about families! There are families all across the country. Family won’t travel from Alberta to visit family in B.C who do...

Experience democracy

Oct 26, 2017 / 7:00 am

Through October 15 18th, I had the amazing opportunity to travel to Ottawa with the Member of Parliament for Kelowna-Lake Country, Mr. Stephen Fuhr. I was given...

Danger on the foreshore

Oct 25, 2017 / 8:00 am

But for a few paragons of virtue, like Mahatma Gandhi or Mother Teresa, we humans are no angels. We tolerate illegal activities if no one complains, and often...

Fountain Tire goes beyond

Oct 24, 2017 / 8:00 am

This company has the “Wow” factor. I visited this location about a week ago today, getting there a half hour before opening and finding a line out...

Electric cars like debit card

Oct 23, 2017 / 9:18 am

Do any of you recall when we were first introduced to debit cards? I don't know about you, but I was told that debit cards would speed up banking and...

Traffic and parking crisis

Oct 21, 2017 / 7:00 am

I was one of the members of the public who attended this meeting to oppose the variances, as did elderly residents from Missionwood retirement community and...

Halloween cavities?

Oct 20, 2017 / 4:00 pm

This note is a response to “dentist will buy back candy”. What a self-serving load of hooey! A spike in cavities immediately after hallowe’en?...

Rest of the Yacht club story

Oct 20, 2017 / 9:00 am

In the early years, Okanagan Lake was the Valley’s main highway and every manner of vessel from rowboat, to scow and barge, to elegant sternwheelers,...

WiFi an addiction

Oct 19, 2017 / 7:00 am

Recently I suggested to someone they not use WiFi to connect to the Internet, they were sitting next to their cable modem and would get a more stable, faster...

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