Canada Day, 2017

Jun 30, 2017 / 9:13 pm

I love this country. I was honoured to defend it and now I feel privileged to serve in its Parliament. I have had the opportunity to see so much of our nation:...

Traffic and taxes

Jun 29, 2017 / 3:00 pm

As I get ready to pay my property taxes, I have to wonder if some of it could please be used to improve traffic flow in areas of our city? During my normal...

Safety Ambassadors at ER

Jun 29, 2017 / 2:53 pm

Ambassador Program at KGH does not protect nurses and their patients 24/7. Although programs such as that recently profiled in your article of June 25, 2017...

Please just knock it off

Jun 29, 2017 / 2:48 pm

I'm just a nurse. Opening appropriate conversations, and supporting other people through their processes of health, health decline, dying and death is a...

Why not cats?

Jun 29, 2017 / 2:43 pm

Kudos to Julie Sutherland for bringing attention to a pertinent, albeit contentious and controversial, topic - that of keeping pet cats under their owners'...

An ounce of prevention

Jun 28, 2017 / 3:10 pm

The fire season is upon us. And perversely, the campfire season is also upon us. Every year, our fire-fighting budgets hope to cover the inherent costs of...

Beach walk

Jun 28, 2017 / 3:05 pm

There is a solution for the water front homes and ways of keeping people out of your yard. Put up a fence on your property line, you know the high water mark....

No fireworks a shame

Jun 28, 2017 / 3:03 pm

It would seem that the folks running Kelowna Festivals lack creativity in the face of adversity. Fireworks are a major tradition in celebrating Canada Day and...

$10 daycare

Jun 28, 2017 / 2:55 pm

I would like some clarification regarding the $10.00/day daycare fees proposed by the NDP. Would this fee apply to everyone regardless of income? How many...


Jun 28, 2017 / 2:52 pm

As I was visiting my father's gravesite at Kelowna Memorial Cemetery, I was shocked at the lack of maintenance where the gravestones are situated. It's...

Lost dog

Jun 26, 2017 / 6:11 pm

‘Oakley’ went missing at Silver Star Mt. on June 25th, around 4pm. She will be nervous and skittish. If you see her, please contact Colin at...

Not your typical tour

Jun 26, 2017 / 10:56 am

I went on a very different kind of tour yesterday. I learned about it through Tourism Kelowna. It's a historical walking tour in downtown Kelowna. Extremely...

Father's Day car show

Jun 22, 2017 / 6:31 pm

I believe this year’s lake flooding has actually helped the Boyd’s Auto Body Father’s day car show. As much as I like City Park, this event...

Lakeshore beach walk

Jun 22, 2017 / 3:34 pm

We live on the water and have a few comments about why we wish we had more fences on the foreshore. We have people walking in from Gyro beach to use our...

Cat bylaw needed

Jun 22, 2017 / 10:39 am

When I went out to water my flowers this morning, that are in my flower planter at the top of my front steps by the front door, my flowers were torn apart and...

Westside commuter hell

Jun 22, 2017 / 10:28 am

I have lived on the Westside of the bridge since 1986. Since this time I have been in long lineups time and time again due to road and bridge construction....

B.C. politics

Jun 22, 2017 / 10:26 am

Christie's arrogance, as well as her Cabinet, has finally caught up to her. She's confrontational right to the end. You can sure see why the Green's...

Kudos to SOSLIP and SOICS

Jun 19, 2017 / 11:35 am

Recently, June 15, 2017, I attended a one day conference at Okanagan College in Penticton, which brought local employers and immigrant newcomers together. It...

Unions & laundries last shift

Jun 15, 2017 / 3:09 pm

Very sad for those who now find themselves unemployed. However, This is what happens to well paid jobs when unions continue to pressure for unrealistic higher...

Stop the textademic

Jun 15, 2017 / 3:01 pm

This morning on my way to work I was almost side swiped by a distracted driver; the only saving grace was today I was in my car instead of my normal...