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Only You Can Prevent Forest Fires

Jun 25, 2004 / 6:37 am

Folks, the glaring fact that 90% of BC""s existing forest fires are human error is beyond comprehension. Are we as a community going to finally take this threat...

Hot Dogs - Dumb Owners

Jun 25, 2004 / 6:36 am

Ways to solve this problem. 1. Stores, let the animals (on leashes) come in to shops with their owners. 2. Designate an area for a doggie daycare at malls, etc....

Werner Schmidt Anti-Gay?

Jun 24, 2004 / 7:07 am

Considering the election campaign over the past few weeks I am concerned as well as baffled as to why, as your poll shows, a majority of people using this...

Women Betray Trust

Jun 24, 2004 / 7:04 am

At the candidates"" forum at the OUC South Campus, Starleigh Grass made a comment implying that men don""t deserve to have an opinion on an important issue that...

Lining Their Pockets

Jun 23, 2004 / 5:30 am

I couldn""t agree more with Mr. Shephard""s letter regarding gas prices and our efforts and attempts at getting it at a lesser rate. I think it""s a sad day...

Searching For Cheap Gas

Jun 22, 2004 / 5:30 am

It was an interesting story about cheap gas in Summerland, and it""s true, as I was there last week (filled up my crewcab full size truck too!). However your...

Call A Spade A Spade

Jun 22, 2004 / 5:30 am

Why can""t people call a spade a spade? The records clearly show how Mr. Martin (and all the other MP""s) voted! IF you vote against a bill than clearly you are...

Turncoat NDPers Blast Layton

Jun 21, 2004 / 6:46 am

Mr. Jack Layton Leader, New Democratic Party of Canada Dear Mr. Layton: We write to you today on behalf of all former New Democrats whom you have disappointed...

Sex Offenders Have The Advantage

Jun 21, 2004 / 6:45 am

What kind of backwards society endangers the safety and rights of children to accomodate the behavior of sex offenders and pedophiles? Is this what the Charter...

Cheap Gas Not Worth The Trip

Jun 21, 2004 / 6:43 am

It was an interesting story about cheap gas in Summerland, and it""s true, as I was there last week (filled up my crewcab full size truck too!). However your...

Unhappy With Fortis

Jun 20, 2004 / 12:00 pm

Well well, how nice it was to see the generous gift of $600,000.00 FortisBC made to the Nature Trust of BC. It was most heart warming. Speaking of ""warming""...

Parties Betrayed Taxpayers

Jun 20, 2004 / 5:30 am

I would like to point out to Mr. Dale Dirks that the Provincial Liberals were the ones who sold the ferries for 19 Million, way below their actual value, and...

Tory Porn Attack Condemned

Jun 19, 2004 / 1:46 pm

The press release accusing PM Paul Martin of child Porn not only crossed the line but has finally brought to light for many of us what some members of the party...

No Middle Class

Jun 19, 2004 / 5:30 am

I can""t agree more with that article entitled "No middle class". My wages in construction have slid 50% over the last 5 years and my UI is half of what it used...

Castanet""s Lack of Discretion

Jun 18, 2004 / 5:30 am

I have had Castanet as my home page since 2000. This is now going to change! I am really disappointed in your lack of discretion as to some of the photos...

Making Right Choices

Jun 18, 2004 / 5:30 am

I couldn""t help feeling somewhat left out of participating in the Commuter Challenge. I feel as if I""m participating a little each day, yet don""t qualify for...

Advertising Was Effective

Jun 17, 2004 / 5:30 am

Okay normally I state my point and that""s enough, but, in regards to you make choices, there is a small point some people seem to forget here, we ALL pay...

Where Does It End?

Jun 17, 2004 / 5:30 am

In regards to the current debate concerning smoker""s, drinker""s and drug user""s paying their own medical bills, I think this is a good idea. I am a smoker,...

Dictatorial Leadership

Jun 16, 2004 / 5:30 am

It""s a sad day in a democracy when special interest groups fight to kill a free vote in our government. Previous governments have done this to the detriment of...

Twisting The Truth

Jun 16, 2004 / 5:30 am

Lucien Marcelot recently in a letter to Castanet described the Federal Liberals as liars and thieves. As of today we do not have the bottom line as to the exact...

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