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Justice system laughable

Oct 12, 2018 / 4:36 pm

Does anybody else want to throw up after reading about Canada’s justice system, once again, failing someone? I was not born in Canada, and I’m...

Making democracy work

Oct 12, 2018 / 4:21 pm

Most voters have a down-to-earth idea of what democracy means: a government elected by a majority of voters. It is a disturbing fact that our present system,...

Where's the justice?

Oct 11, 2018 / 2:09 pm

A man was stabbed to death, but that’s OK because the guy who stabbed him was drunk and didn’t know what he was doing. Whatever the judge did for...

Former roughneck replies

Oct 11, 2018 / 2:05 pm

I probably should not reply to the letter about the oilpatch, but to be called a campy and unpatriotic is too much. I began as roughneck in 1968 in Alberta. I...

Level hunting playing field

Oct 11, 2018 / 2:01 pm

I am a lifelong outdoorsman, hunter, fisherman and lover of the wild. I am a caretaker and conservationist, but I am also a realist who does not subscribe to...

Shame on Cannings

Oct 11, 2018 / 1:49 pm

I sent a letter to our NDP representative Richard Cannings, telling him how many people in Canada are upset that Terri-Lynne McClinitic kidnapped eight-year-old...

Your tax dollars at work

Oct 11, 2018 / 1:45 pm

For West Kelowna citizens who are not paying attention to this election, please go to the city’s Oct. 2 webcast, then go to Item 9.2.3 - Town Centre...

What are they afraid of?

Oct 11, 2018 / 1:28 pm

BC Liberal MLAs have been holding a slew of events around the province, slamming proportional representation and passionately urging voters to reject pro rep in...

Best choice for Westside?

Oct 10, 2018 / 11:23 am

I did some research on the two mayorality candidates for West Kelowna, and found a striking contrast in the information publicly available. Gord Milsom has a...

Knows who not to vote for

Oct 10, 2018 / 11:16 am

Three years ago, it became apparent the City of Kelowna had just wasted over $300,000 on the Dougall Road South traffic-calming project. I sent four different...

So much for savings

Oct 10, 2018 / 11:11 am

The Canadian Press article "Boon for online shoppers" regarding the new USMCA trade deal was very misleading. Although there may be some relief on...

Blanleil fires back

Oct 10, 2018 / 11:04 am

I was both annoyed and disappointed when reading Cindy Cannan’s letter to the editor. I was annoyed because the points Cindy brings up are not correct and...

Out in left field?

Oct 10, 2018 / 10:56 am

I watched a very polished video on Facebook called The Flip-Flop, which was obviously produced by the Colin Basran campaign. The star of this video was Andre...

Liberal fear mongering

Oct 10, 2018 / 10:52 am

Re Andrew Wilkinson's speech to the Fort St. John and District Chamber of Commerce: Can you say “balderdash?” That's more polite that saying...

Random kindness at Mac's

Oct 9, 2018 / 9:00 am

I would simply like to say thank you. Thank you to people who show random acts of kindness every day. The news is often filled with "downer" stories....

Worthy of representation?

Oct 9, 2018 / 9:00 am

Yes it is true. Proportional representation fairly represents voters’ views in the Legislature: 40 per cent of the vote = 40 per cent of the seats. ...

Get informed, vote

Oct 8, 2018 / 9:00 am

If I vote in the municipal election, my X will be by the name of the councillor who impressed me during the past term. I judge council by their response to...

Ashamed to be Canadian

Oct 8, 2018 / 9:00 am

I am so sad. What kind of world are we living in? We have seniors and disabled people being removed from their homes with nowhere to go in the cold winter...

Touching, tragic moment

Oct 7, 2018 / 9:00 am

Recently, my wife and I were visiting Kelowna from Golden when we happened upon an incident that I felt necessary to share with the good citizens of Kelowna. In...

Current council has failed

Oct 7, 2018 / 9:00 am

Evaluating the current mayor and council of West Kelowna, all the missed opportunities and poor decisions, far outweigh the good decisions and running of...

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