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Letters

Autism spectrum ignorance

Jan 19, 2018 / 6:00 am

Well the new year of 2018, time to move forward onto great adventures and attaining new goals. We live in an age of understanding and acceptance of others....

Less room for a view

Jan 18, 2018 / 5:00 pm

With Kelowna’s highly controversial tourism centre being fully approved and funded in 2017, our city has shackled its ontological security to the values...

Pay local business instead

Jan 18, 2018 / 5:00 am

As Mr. J. Steffen stated "I literally raked up over 40 large bags of leaves this year, leaves from trees on city property, not my trees. Did you catch...

Not always a happy reunion

Jan 17, 2018 / 3:00 pm

On my adopted daughters 19th birthday a post appeared on Facebook containing her picture along with all my daughters personal information that was available in...

Even little critters matter

Jan 17, 2018 / 6:00 am

Everyone with a fur baby of any shape and size even if the little critter has gills, if there is any need for anything especially an emergency call Rose Valley...

Honest people

Jan 16, 2018 / 4:00 pm

When a friend and I were at the Cascades casino on January 4th 2018, she lost her wallet and was not aware that it was missing until an announcement called her...

Corrections officer wages

Jan 16, 2018 / 7:00 am

After reading the news story about how many corrections officers are leaving their poorly paid jobs to go work for a federal facility where wages are a so much...

Businesses clear sidewalks

Jan 15, 2018 / 2:00 pm

With our winter conditions in Kelowna & the constant shovelling of sidewalks by home owners & businesses, I find it unbelievable that some of the...

Re: Perks vs. wages

Jan 15, 2018 / 4:00 am

It seems the 'Canadian Dream' is about building one's wealth on the backs of the poor. If you can't afford to pay a living wage (ie: the...

Rescinding the G.S.T.

Jan 14, 2018 / 1:00 pm

On January 20th our country will begin a second year of dealing with our biggest trading partner and its' increasingly chaotic, aggressive and untrustworthy...

5 storeys not appropriate!

Jan 14, 2018 / 5:00 am

As a 12 year property owner in Peachland, I am truly concerned for my tax dollars. As a founding member of the Friends of Beach Avenue Association (FOBA), I am...

Did I miss something?

Jan 13, 2018 / 3:00 pm

Mayor Fortin stated residents concerned with Peachland Council’s irregular development approval of a 5 storey high rise in a 3 storey zoning on Beach...

Thank you for the hand!

Jan 13, 2018 / 7:00 am

I wanted to thank the two seniors who helped me dig out my car on Raymer avenue a few days ago! They were walking by on the sidewalk, grabbed a shovel and went...

The math of home prices

Jan 12, 2018 / 3:00 pm

We received a phone call and my friend asked me if my assessment went up? I said “yes it did” and he said well we are millionaires now. It will only...

Perks vs wages

Jan 12, 2018 / 6:00 am

How much is enough profit? I realize the increase in minimum wage is a direct hit to a business owner's bottom line, but let's get real and look at some...

Lead by example, take bus

Jan 11, 2018 / 3:00 pm

Kelowna city council is trying to push our bus system to the extent that they are always finding ways to remove more and more parking spaces downtown to promote...

Save court costs

Jan 11, 2018 / 6:00 am

Peachland Mayor and Council, you voted to give one developer approval to construct a 5 storey high rise on Beach Avenue, Peachland against the zoning of the...

City making money on fees

Jan 10, 2018 / 4:00 pm

So Kelowna/Regional District have decided to charge the public dropping off garden waste at the landfill. What a racket. What business or company charges the...

$675K for new bathroom?

Jan 10, 2018 / 4:00 am

Nice to see the city can spend some tax dollars making a nice building when it is for tourism. What about the homeless?...

Government payroll

Jan 9, 2018 / 4:00 pm

How did the federal government get into such a mess? Did we not have a “working” payroll prior to the Phoenix system? How was the old system so...

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