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Letters

Financial advantage

Apr 12, 2018 / 4:00 pm

Although I am not in favour of taxes, especially house taxes, I am okay with the recent NDP Speculation Tax, albeit far from perfect. The worst part of the...

Do we learn from tragedy?

Apr 12, 2018 / 5:00 am

Well, it depends what we call "learning" and it also depends on the tragedy itself. This question came up after that crash in Saskatchewan that has...

Protect the elderly

Apr 11, 2018 / 5:00 pm

Families can get a "tile" or set of tiles and sync it with their smart phone (we all have one nowadays). Attach the tile to their parents clothing or...

Lights are essential

Apr 11, 2018 / 7:00 am

As a commercial driver of over 50 years; the need for people to turn on lights in rain or after dark is highly essential. People are running on daytime running...

Warriors send condolences

Apr 10, 2018 / 12:23 pm

It goes without saying how devastated our organization is over this terrible tragedy. Words cannot express the pain we all feel for the families, the community...

Speeding in neighbourhood

Apr 10, 2018 / 6:00 am

The amount of vehicles I see going over 50 km/h in narrow, backroad family neighbourhoods is appalling. The street I grew up on in North Glenmore used to be a...

Equal rights

Apr 9, 2018 / 4:00 pm

Good Neighbor bylaw, I agree be good to your neighbor. Then I read, include busking and panhandling. Well it’s about time that we are good neighbor to all...

Band together

Apr 9, 2018 / 6:00 am

To John and all seniors, thank you John for your outstanding reply filled with truth. I know better then to say I won't vote. I have not to date given up on...

RCMP in action!

Apr 8, 2018 / 5:00 am

On Tuesday morning April 3, I was driving south on Highway 97 just approaching Cooper with a green light. I noticed an RCMP cruiser in the northbound curb lane...

Rockets mourn tragedy

Apr 7, 2018 / 8:26 pm

It is with heavy hearts that the Kelowna Rockets announce that former Tacoma Rockets captain Scott Thomas' son Evan Thomas lost his life in the horrific...

Owning two homes

Apr 7, 2018 / 4:00 pm

Just because someone owns two homes doesn’t mean the poor get poorer. Plus in case you haven’t noticed, this whole area depends on the tourist...

Housing prices

Apr 7, 2018 / 5:00 am

Discussing this house price increases over the past several years gets some people, who own houses, especially in the lower mainland, very excited. One friend,...

Why the tax?

Apr 6, 2018 / 5:00 pm

There has been many letters expressing people's dismay and outrage over the recently announced speculation tax soon to be imposed by the NDP government....

Stolen wallet of a youth

Apr 6, 2018 / 6:00 am

I’m writing to the person who has taken my Sons wallet! Last Sunday, my son Liam noticed his wallet was missing after visiting with his friends down at...

Soaring gas prices

Apr 5, 2018 / 3:00 pm

All across this province, soaring gas prices have British Columbians fuming. Whether you are hauling the kids to hockey practice, picking up groceries for your...

RE: Used to be called lying

Apr 5, 2018 / 5:00 am

Firstly, I want to congratulate Dale on his openness in and by expressing publicly his acknowledgement that we all as seniors are being overlooked by policies,...

Tax has my approval!

Apr 4, 2018 / 4:00 pm

I for one approve of the new tax, if you can afford a second home or a vacation property then you can afford the tax. As the rich get richer with their...

Come clean on gun plan

Apr 4, 2018 / 2:49 pm

Last week, Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives stood against Bill C-71 and the introduction of common-sense gun control to keep Canadians safe. This evening,...

Truths, myths on pipeline

Apr 4, 2018 / 5:00 am

The current protest by a few hundred people over the Kinder Morgan Pipeline is fueled by myths, misinformation and “fake news” generated by...

Support for tax

Apr 3, 2018 / 5:00 pm

I support the BC Speculation Tax for the city of Kelowna. As stated in Kelowna’s city staff report of March 2018, less than 1% of residential properties...

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