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Tourist economy did this

Oct 25, 2018 / 2:52 pm

Kelowna and West Kelowna together need 100,000 more middle-class residents if our economy is to survive. Our cities need this many new citizens to offset the...

Confused and furious

Oct 25, 2018 / 2:44 pm

The referendum on electoral reform is confusing, complicated, rigged, and unfair. First, only 92,000 people were consulted on whether we should even consider...

Marijuana stinks!

Oct 25, 2018 / 2:29 pm

I think marijuana stinks – literally. Penticton cannot or will not enforce public smoking bylaws that are already in place, such as along the Lakeshore...

Legal weed a mistake

Oct 25, 2018 / 2:25 pm

I think legalizing pot was a mistake, but it’s been done. It should be treated the same as alcohol. It is a drug and it should not be smoked where it is...

Take a test drive today

Oct 25, 2018 / 2:18 pm

With all the negative advertising and fear mongering out there, it’s no wonder many voters are undecided about their referendum vote on modernizing our...

Anti-choice invaders

Oct 24, 2018 / 2:01 pm

The Kelowna Right to Life Society recently came to Okanagan College for a couple of weeks to express their beliefs. I am currently a student at this campus,...

Have a little respect

Oct 24, 2018 / 1:57 pm

Respect – do people understand the word? Healthy communities respect their citizens, and vice versa. The citizens respect their communities and recognize...

Leave things as they are

Oct 24, 2018 / 1:54 pm

I have noticed many letter writers have lots to say as to why we should change our current voting system, but few are chiming in on why the current system in...

Voice against legal weed

Oct 24, 2018 / 1:39 pm

In support of the Oct. 17 legalization of cannabis, I received a government brochure, “Get the Facts on ... keeping people and communities safe in British...

A kinder, gentler future

Oct 24, 2018 / 1:33 pm

Our electoral reform referendum – how will you decide? I will make my decision based on the straight goods, not on opinion, conjecture or fear-mongering...

Why not give it a try?

Oct 24, 2018 / 1:24 pm

With the electoral reform referendum quickly approaching, some clarification may be needed. First past the post proponents appear to be misleading people into...

Keep your toking at home

Oct 22, 2018 / 3:29 pm

Re: public marijuana use Firstly, I am not against marijuana legalization or use. I am sure, though, it should not be consumed any differently than what has...

Learn how to drive!

Oct 22, 2018 / 3:25 pm

I said it before, and I say it again. Speed does not kill, speed "difference" kills. These words have been used by ICBC and are about as stupid as a...

Canada abandons justice

Oct 22, 2018 / 3:21 pm

I am totally ashamed to be a Canadian these days. Every single day, there is something in the news that is beyond comprehension. Someone charged with murder...

Don't tell me what to do

Oct 22, 2018 / 3:18 pm

Despite knowing this community well, I was still shocked that over 40 per cent of nearly 6,000 respondents feel it’s OK for an employer to dictate...

Wake up to reality

Oct 21, 2018 / 9:00 am

Re: the Oct. 5 news story LNG OK renews interest I am curious about the photo of what I am assuming is the proposed Kitimat LNG plant. I am questioning whether...

Listen to the music

Oct 21, 2018 / 9:00 am

What is the difference between first past the post and proportional representation as electoral systems? Well, what is the difference between a silent puppet...

Better explanation needed

Oct 20, 2018 / 9:00 am

The District of Lake Country's Matt Vader didn’t explain how by adding the rail trail and firehall loan (if approved) into the tax base, future...

Firehall facts disputed

Oct 20, 2018 / 9:00 am

Something's need to be cleared up about the referendum for a new Lake Country firehall. It's not $6.6 million, it's over $10 million if you include...

Misdirected dome anger

Oct 19, 2018 / 5:19 pm

Hard to figure out where letter writer Bill Anstead’s head is at with his letter regarding the West Kelowna soccer dome. I suspect a proctologist might...

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