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Letters

Councils planning

Sep 19, 2018 / 5:00 pm

Once again West Kelowna’s City Council is setting the taxpayers’ up for tax Increases without corresponding benefits! So to pay for a new Civic...

Want to see good theatre?

Sep 19, 2018 / 12:00 pm

Just came home from the New Vintage Theatre production “The Russian Play” and “The Essay”. Both one act plays were thought provoking,...

Ludicrous charge

Sep 19, 2018 / 7:00 am

Just the other day I agreed to meet a friend downtown Kelowna at the new Craft Brewery for lunch as we had not seen each other for awhile. I usually never go...

Rude or tough?

Sep 18, 2018 / 6:00 pm

So, I just read an article on The Canadian Press about "travellers complaints about rude border officers." Or are they? I am sorry you misinterpret...

Random thoughts

Sep 18, 2018 / 1:00 pm

I sat down with three seniors at the Big M at Walmart this past Sunday, I never met them before. They were discussing some world events and made some...

Time for change

Sep 18, 2018 / 7:00 am

Civic Elections will soon be upon us, hopefully numerous of the incumbents will be replaced. It would be refreshing to have a Mayor and Council devoted to the...

A form of defense

Sep 17, 2018 / 1:00 pm

When we on the motorcycles ride/commute through our city of congestion, the no look lane changes by almost of the cars and tucks out there Is a constant battle....

Protest was not for cause

Sep 17, 2018 / 9:30 am

The protesters at the Ribfest event we not there to protest fundraising for JoeAnna’s house in anyway shape or form. In fact, in a video posted by the...

ICBC responds to column

Sep 14, 2018 / 2:31 pm

Re: “Focus on your recovery,” Sept. 4 Mr. Hergott’s most recent column points out the current limitations of ICBC’s accident benefits...

Memories across the miles

Sep 14, 2018 / 2:30 pm

I am following up a connection between our two countries regarding acts of kindness by Canadian citizens to families in England during the Second World War. My...

It's all about control

Sep 14, 2018 / 2:09 pm

Reading Jon Manchester’s article on proportional representation was an excellent reminder that our current political system was designed to produce a...

A former oilpatch opinion

Sep 13, 2018 / 10:48 am

In response to Randy McConnell’s letter of Sept. 5, “Oil Patch Kid Speaks.” Not everyone opposed to the pipeline or aspects of it is a...

Don't whitewash history

Sep 13, 2018 / 10:43 am

Re: removal of Sir John A. Macdonald's statue When reading the history of Auschwitz, there was a time that, because of the horror, people wanted it gone....

Dumb move from council

Sep 13, 2018 / 10:40 am

Thanks, City of Kelowna... Costco doesn’t fit plans for the airport business park? An area that already includes the airport, shopping and a hotel? What...

Costco, don't go to Westside

Sep 13, 2018 / 10:36 am

I understand the importance for Costco to find a location that will allow it to achieve its goal of incorporating a gas bar within its complex, and that will...

Dear Oilpatch Kid...

Sep 13, 2018 / 10:31 am

Most of us "protesters" to oil understand that we are very dependent on oil right now. It does not mean that we need to continue following that path....

Stand up, or get the boot

Sep 11, 2018 / 4:30 pm

The City of Kelowna has been sitting in the bush. In my discussions with BC Housing, they made it very clear that the city was the one suggesting the old...

Prop rep fans don't get it

Sep 11, 2018 / 4:11 pm

This will probably get lost on most people, but I have had enough of the misdirection that people are using regarding the voting referendum. Here are a few...

Plan is good, follow it

Sep 11, 2018 / 4:06 pm

Kelowna has a really good Official Community Plan. The city spent a lot of our money putting it together. Unfortunately, when our city politicians have had to...

Pipeline to Prince Rupert

Sep 11, 2018 / 4:04 pm

I don’t like the pipeline going to Vancouver. My question is: why Is there no way to put all the pipelines and oil and gas to Prince Rupert? The ships...

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