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Letters

Re: Tainted water

Feb 9, 2017 / 11:52 am

Re: Tainted water: election issue It is important to note that there is extensive coordination occurring between several government ministries and Interior...

Corporate greed & bailouts

Feb 8, 2017 / 4:13 pm

Five or six months ago Bombardier said they did not need Federal money; this week they got $372 million dollars in new Federal “loans”. Which is it...

Proportional ballot

Feb 8, 2017 / 3:35 pm

Open letter to our Members of Parliament: Millions of Canadians have responded to our Prime Minister’s commitment to put an end to our destructive,...

Policing

Feb 7, 2017 / 3:28 pm

It seems here in Kelowna, if we are told to not do something, the majority does it even more! Texting, speeding, talking on the phone while driving, not...

Snow removal trucks

Feb 7, 2017 / 3:26 pm

Just an observation. Flashing amber lights are to be activated when actually removing snow and/or de-icing. You can turn them off when driving from point A to...

Driveways blocked by snow

Feb 7, 2017 / 3:24 pm

How wrong some people are about eating-it-up! Their driveway’s entrance blocked by huge mountains of ice and snow from so-called snow removal crews. In...

Electoral reform

Feb 7, 2017 / 3:16 pm

An open letter to Minister Gould, Ministry of Democratic Institutions, on electoral reform: Minister Gould,let me try to make this subject easier to...

Is there no by-law?

Feb 6, 2017 / 3:25 pm

Another snowfall, another few hours shovelling. Can't complain about that as we live in Canada. The fact that I have to shovel from my driveway to the...

Blocking driveways

Feb 6, 2017 / 3:16 pm

I understand that the snow plowers work hard and they do their best to clean our streets. I appreciate it. They are doing the best they can. But I don't...

Butt deposit

Feb 3, 2017 / 7:06 pm

It's that lovely time of the year when the snow starts to melt, and a field of butts is visible. It's really a terrible sight, and as an ex-smoker, I...

What are you doing?

Feb 3, 2017 / 7:03 pm

An open letter to Christy Clark Dear Miss Clark, I am writing you in serious frustration, as I have emailed you before only to get a response that the issues I...

Low-cost loans inflationary?

Feb 3, 2017 / 4:19 pm

Open letter to Finance Minister Bill Morneau Re: http://www.parl.gc.ca/Content/HOC/ePetitions/Responses/421/e-337/421-00858_FIN_E.pdf In your official response...

Woodland caribou

Feb 2, 2017 / 2:36 pm

Many of us who are fortunate enough to live in this beautiful province have had opportunities to travel or work in areas where wildlife roam freely across...

Kelowna churches grieve

Feb 2, 2017 / 11:44 am

As churches in the City of Kelowna, we wish to express our deepest sadness and condolences to those grieving the loss of loved ones and community members in...

Poverty is a business model?

Feb 1, 2017 / 3:16 pm

I started a small BC high-tech firm and was an integral part of its 30 year success. We were a non-union operation that paid livable wages and benefits to our...

It's not fair

Feb 1, 2017 / 3:11 pm

In response to Ethan Shaw's letter about high energy costs. I see you have nailed it when it comes to how we the public are being raped in exchange for...

No consideration given

Feb 1, 2017 / 3:07 pm

Regarding City Council's vote to approve a tourist information centre on a prime waterfront location downtown. It is obvious this decision was made purely...

More money for child care

Feb 1, 2017 / 2:55 pm

As an early childhood educator I always get excited when I read headlines like Castanet.net’s “More money for child care” (Jan 27)…...

Give them drugs

Jan 31, 2017 / 5:56 pm

If our health minister wants to look at foreign health policies then he should look at the whole medical system not just one part. I understand the...

Large buildings not wanted

Jan 31, 2017 / 5:52 pm

I was alarmed at how easily and quickly council complied with the demands of the professional presentations by Tourism Kelowna and their business partners. The...

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