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Not Fair No Benches

Apr 19, 2005 / 5:30 am

I will certainly miss having those park benches and picnic tables in City Park! My boyfriend and I like to grab a pita and sit on the benches to eat it and...

Make Politicians Accountable

Apr 19, 2005 / 5:30 am

I think most of us agree that our politicians continue to let us down and many of us are getting more apathetic as a result. My blood pressure is still high...

Take Group Home Elsewhere

Apr 19, 2005 / 5:30 am

TC here again. Most of you probably think I""m pretty much against the druggies, recovering alcoholics, X-cons, rapists, murderers, drug dealers and other low...

Here Comes Trouble

Apr 18, 2005 / 5:45 am

In response to MC, Have you ever met a drug addict that was just released from a provincial or federal jail? They have access to drugs in our jail system and it...

Not Sindi

Apr 18, 2005 / 5:30 am

I""d like to remind all readers, especially those in the Mission area that Ms. Hawkins is running for re-election. Remember that this is the same person who was...

Couple Of Things

Apr 18, 2005 / 5:30 am

Well, it seems people are awakening. The flowers of the spring are not the only ones to open their perfect heads and drink in the rays of sun mixed with...

Group Home Upkeep Important

Apr 18, 2005 / 5:15 am

Well T.C. and M.C Why do you think this group home should go in the Upper Mission T.C? You T.C. must live in Glenmore or Dilworth as I see you don""t mention...

Why Not Autistic $?

Apr 18, 2005 / 5:15 am

Before the last election Premier Campbell promised the people that if elected his government would arrange funding to provide the necessary treatment for...

Grade 9 Perspective

Apr 18, 2005 / 5:00 am

I""m a grade 9 student at Heritage Christian School, (directly across from Ben Lee) and when i see things like a home for those that are poor I""m always in...

Nimby Syndrome

Apr 18, 2005 / 5:00 am

Re: “Not In My Backyard” To Concerned Residents of Rutland: I was disheartened to read your complaint about the arrival of a church sponsored group home in your...

Charity Begins At Home

Apr 17, 2005 / 5:30 am

My son is currently in jail for theft and will be going into a treatment center in Kamloops when he is released on parole. He stole 3 different vehicles last...

Give Group Home Chance

Apr 16, 2005 / 5:30 am

To the neighbors of the new group home, in Rutland, especially Linda Blanke. You make me sick. Do you assume that every person who is homeless is a drug addict,...

What About House Taxes?

Apr 16, 2005 / 5:30 am

Why do these groups insist on putting a cancer into residential neighborhoods? A Group Home within easy range of multiple targets is going to be nothing but...

Call It Name Planting

Apr 15, 2005 / 5:30 am

Here in the sunny Okanagan all you hear lately is Sindi Hawkins and Rick Thorpe are always in the paper or on the radio and T.V. Whenever there is a small or...

Each Government Has Scandal

Apr 15, 2005 / 5:30 am

Well it seems that we have a Provincial election on our hands coming within a matter of weeks, and also lurking in the background a Federal Election is looming...

Stop The Lies!

Apr 15, 2005 / 5:30 am

Who is the government trying to fool with this announcement? The expansion at UBC Okanagan was announced months ago and has been underway for some time. Now...

Increasing Outrage Misplaced

Apr 14, 2005 / 5:30 am

As more lurid details emerge from the Gomery inquiry into the sponsorship scandal, Canadians are becoming increasingly outraged, and rightly so. The lack of...

Upgrade For Summer Games

Apr 14, 2005 / 5:30 am

It is great news that Kelowna has been awarded the 2008 Summer Games. However, I hope that our city fathers find some money to upgrade the facilities that would...

Where Is Justice Served?

Apr 14, 2005 / 5:30 am

Oh my God. Again... Justice serves another horrific murderer of a spouse by a ... what, whole 3-5 years? Oh, sorry, of course the sentence was a whole sad 6...

Transfusion Against Ones Will

Apr 14, 2005 / 5:30 am

I think that statement about a forced blood transfusion being like rape was taken too literally. This 14 year old girl was not comparing the two. What she was...

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