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Letters

Many hands, light work

Dec 25, 2017 / 8:00 am

The 8th Annual “Cover with Kindness Blanket Drive” has now concluded, in the nick of time, with hundreds of people being served. Two full days of...

I'm sticking with Rudolph

Dec 24, 2017 / 2:00 pm

It seems the “me too” gang will stop at nothing. But that’s often what happens when a frenzy sweeps through a society and no scientific...

Photo radar and the budget

Dec 24, 2017 / 5:00 am

Councillor Given is not pleased that there are fewer speeders in the Okanagan. Either that or she believes the RCMP are not doing their jobs in catching them....

Local MP's adoption help

Dec 23, 2017 / 4:00 pm

If you're like most Canadians (myself included) you probably voted for your local MP with limited understanding of what exactly their job is, or what they...

Forgotten veterans

Dec 23, 2017 / 6:00 am

Another year has passed and our elected Politicians have again broken many promises to veterans and their families. The Liberals: Prime Minister J. Trudeau,...

Water in remote areas

Dec 22, 2017 / 4:00 pm

Our federal government has $30 billion to spend/waste in Afghanistan, billions for old no damn good submarines, money for all types of military hardware, money...

Canadians count blessings

Dec 22, 2017 / 5:00 am

It's the holiday season again and the third Christmas since the Liberals formed government. It's time for us Canadians to count our blessings! Our...

Wonderful neighbours

Dec 21, 2017 / 3:00 pm

'm fortunate to live in an area of Peachland where the neighbours look after each other. The last few days my neighbour cleared my driveway with his...

Teddy bear toss

Dec 21, 2017 / 6:00 am

I went to both the West Kelowna Warriors and Penticton Vees Teddy Bear toss nights this past weekend. I have to say it is really cool watching the bears fly...

Road plowing on Hwy 97?

Dec 20, 2017 / 6:00 pm

Comment about snow storm on Dec 19th, anyone else scared to death driving home to Vernon from Kelowna because of road conditions that evening? It seems road...

Left without leftovers

Dec 20, 2017 / 2:58 pm

So recently Kelowna Gospel Mission had their Christmas dinner and I always take my friend Dodie to it every year and she goes there almost everyday so staff all...

Understand tax changes?

Dec 20, 2017 / 6:00 am

How does the mathematics work in the government financial minds? They can keep on lowering the taxes on certain groups while borrowing more money from all the...

RE: Distracted parking

Dec 19, 2017 / 4:00 pm

Colonial rule strikes again. It’s no wonder Gordon Marshall is confused about getting that ticket, but there is a very simple explanation for his dilemma....

Advocate for seniors

Dec 19, 2017 / 4:00 am

Allow me to give you an interesting timeline on the above results from Ms. Isobel Mackenzie’s office. I was considered my mothers most frequent visitor...

In support of PR

Dec 18, 2017 / 4:00 pm

I support proportional representation (PR) for many reasons. Good research shows countries using PR do better than countries such as Canada, that use winner...

RE: ICBC head moving on

Dec 18, 2017 / 4:00 am

Mike Bell's letter (ICBC head moving on, Dec.11) is insightful and accurate. Hopefully, it will spur others to scrutinize those in office that control our...

Voter turnout

Dec 17, 2017 / 3:00 pm

If some countries can obtain 86% or more in voter turn out, then why are we satisfied with 56%? How do we improve this? Making voting compulsory may not be the...

Tests are not the answer

Dec 17, 2017 / 6:00 am

More testing for drivers is not where the problem is. Oh sure there are some that do not know the rules of the road but it is those who do know and choose to...

Distracted parking?

Dec 16, 2017 / 5:00 pm

I have always felt that much of the distracted laws is just a cash grab. Talking on a hand held phone is less dangerous than having a conversation with a back...

Renting all about money

Dec 16, 2017 / 5:00 am

Well Mitch, I see as a landlord you have a problem with new regulations on rental properties. These new guidelines were put in place so that landlords...

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