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Letters

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...

Images in public space

Jan 29, 2018 / 2:00 pm

Upon seeing a front window displaying the image of a pin-up woman with eggs substituting breasts on January 16th my words were “I find that objectifying...

Appoint a neutral chair

Jan 29, 2018 / 6:00 am

The residents of Peachland are finally getting the public hearing they have always wanted. When last spring’s flooding paralyzed the entire down town...

Re: Perks vs. wages

Jan 28, 2018 / 2:00 pm

I read Mike’s letter and found myself looking for his reasoning behind his comments. So I am here to help set him and others that think like him. The...

City and Uber licensing

Jan 28, 2018 / 5:00 am

The city likes to be known as a tech centre yet we still can’t get Uber or Lyft service. The city’s proposal is laughable. Seriously, Uber and Lyft...

Stop the OCP changes

Jan 27, 2018 / 2:00 pm

It’s difficult to comprehend what motivates city councillors to attempt to undermine the integrity of our Official Community Plan (OCP) only to create a...

Irresponsible pet owners

Jan 27, 2018 / 6:00 am

We live on Lakeshore drive on Okanagan lake and we are shocked how many pet owners, I would say at least 40%, let their dogs do their business on the beach and...

Legalized cannabis

Jan 26, 2018 / 5:00 pm

It seems next summer will bring on a new wave of pot smokers. It will be perfectly legal and from the number of producers coming out of the woodwork it seems...

Ride hailing in BC

Jan 26, 2018 / 5:00 am

I came to Toronto Canada in 2001 and have a master's in mathematics like many people who came before me and are still coming. I looked for a job for three...

Boycott 2018 Olympics

Jan 25, 2018 / 4:00 pm

Personally, I would like to see Canada lead rather than follow. The boycott should not be for political or human rights issues. How about the simple protection...

Small town changes

Jan 25, 2018 / 4:00 am

The public meeting scheduled for Jan. 30th, to allow Peachlanders an opportunity to tell City Council what they think about the proposed language changes to the...

Boost for childcare a bust?

Jan 24, 2018 / 3:00 pm

Once again funding has been given to train early childhood assistants rather than looking at the real systemic issue of an underpaid, undervalued workforce...

Same regulations as taxis

Jan 24, 2018 / 5:00 am

I rarely use taxis, maybe twice a year and it is unlikely I would use a ride hailing service. If I were to use one of these services, I would want to know that...

Government involvement

Jan 23, 2018 / 1:00 pm

The less government intervention in anything is always better, look at ICBC. Uber has developed a platform that I have used all over the world including...

How do you spell boycott?

Jan 23, 2018 / 5:00 am

Response to Bethany's "Perks vs Wages", well said girl! Couldn't agree with you more. Capitalism at it's finest. That sense of entitlement...

Electoral referendum

Jan 22, 2018 / 2:00 pm

Within the next ten months our province will have a third and final referendum on electoral reform. During that time I'm sure we will be bombarded with...

Feeling unsafe

Jan 22, 2018 / 5:00 am

The residents of West Kelowna can expect the recent skyrocket in crime rates and overall lack of community safety to continue and increase. The 200-313%...

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