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Letters

Stop the madness

Apr 24, 2017 / 2:00 pm

Open letter to the Premier, MP/MLA, Mayor and city council: In a world in which millions of wonderful dogs and cats are being put down every year, it's a...

Zero protection to landlords

Apr 24, 2017 / 12:00 pm

I wanted to respond to your heartfelt letter. Your straits are all too common. The reason there is not enough rental accommodation is that the BC Tenancy Act...

Help for Debbie

Apr 21, 2017 / 3:02 pm

Your letter really hit home. My family has been walking the "lose-your-home" tight-wire for over a year. Fortunately, we own our home, albeit really...

Greed has taken over

Apr 21, 2017 / 3:01 pm

I read your letter and my heart goes out to you. I truly can't believe what is going on right in front of us while we all sit idly by. I keep hearing how we...

Everyone has a role to play

Apr 20, 2017 / 4:11 pm

This week is Prevention of Violence Against Women Week in British Columbia, an annual observance designed to highlight the issue of intimate partner violence...

Thank you

Apr 20, 2017 / 3:08 pm

The Social Justice 12 class of Mount Boucherie Senior Secondary has partnered up with stores in our community in hopes of helping our local outreach project of...

Three ways to prepare

Apr 20, 2017 / 3:00 pm

With the provincial election taking place May 9, here are three ways for voters to prepare: 1. All candidates should be asked: "Do you support proportional...

The working poor

Apr 20, 2017 / 2:51 pm

Open letter to our Mayor and Christy Clark: I am reaching out in desperation. Our landlord has now given us our notice to vacate the property as he is moving...

Bring Stanley home

Apr 19, 2017 / 2:48 pm

Well, Donald Trump has signed his “buy/hire” U.S.A. policy and indicates that this includes Canada. I couldn’t agree more with Mr. Trump. ...

GEID water no bargain

Apr 19, 2017 / 2:15 pm

I cannot agree with the comments of Graeme James on April 18th regarding GEID water compared to the City. Unfortunately, I was unable to attend the April 12th...

Determining good from bad

Apr 19, 2017 / 11:04 am

Open letter to Ministers Sajjan and Freeland: I think it’s weird that some weapons are considered more acceptable than others. Lethal remote controlled...

Low-flying aircraft

Apr 18, 2017 / 2:29 pm

Last year there were 27,500 recorded aircraft movements at the Penticton Regional Airport (YYF), comprised of 15,500 itinerant aircraft movements –...

Vancouver vacant homes tax

Apr 18, 2017 / 2:24 pm

Seniors and professionals who mainly live in the Kelowna area, but maintain a small apartment in Vancouver, are going to be badly stung by the new City of...

Clean, clear water

Apr 18, 2017 / 2:21 pm

I attended the Glenmore-Ellison Improvement District AGM on April 12 and I wonder why anyone in the GEID’s area would want the City of Kelowna to take...

Stop the madness

Apr 18, 2017 / 2:17 pm

Open letter to the Premier, MP/MLA, Mayor and city council In a world in which millions of wonderful dogs and cats are being put down every year, it's a...

Clean growth a critical issue

Apr 18, 2017 / 2:06 pm

Re: Tough road for Clark (April 12, 2017) The future of the clean economy and climate action deserves to be centre stage in British Columbia’s 2017...

War is a lie

Apr 13, 2017 / 2:13 pm

Why do we mourn the dead at Vimy Ridge? To strengthen our resolve to never let such slaughter happen again? Or to reassure ourselves that war was unavoidable,...

Change to what?

Apr 12, 2017 / 2:52 pm

I have been observing carefully the interesting TV ads featuring John Horgan. What stands out is his attempt to draw attention away from the NDP while not...

Goodbye campground

Apr 12, 2017 / 2:47 pm

Re: The development plans and property for sale at Gyro. The property that's up for sale should be used for more parking in the Gyro Beach area but...

When you give respect...

Apr 12, 2017 / 2:30 pm

I just wanted to comment on this article about the homeless on Kirschner who collect bottles. These people have been there doing this for years, because of the...

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