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Letters

Environmental thoughts

Mar 27, 2017 / 1:45 pm

Before it was fashionable, and because of the sports I was involved in, I’ve always thought of myself as an environmentalist. Equestrian Endurance Racing,...

Efficiency benefits hit home

Mar 24, 2017 / 2:23 pm

Re: A dark day this weekend Energy efficiency is about much more than saving electricity. Indeed, energy-efficient homes and buildings come with many benefits....

Mail scam

Mar 24, 2017 / 2:21 pm

We received a letter in the mail yesterday with our name and address on it. Inside we were told we were in line to inherit 3 million U.S.$. The letter was from...

Drivers beware considerate

Mar 24, 2017 / 2:17 pm

RE: Open season on cyclists I ride with my heavy chain lock in my left hand, and if I see a car coming up too close on my left, I drop the chain into view. I...

For the record

Mar 24, 2017 / 2:13 pm

Recent Castanet stories quoting Matt Hanson about the use of Mission Creek as a source of water for the City of Kelowna need to be corrected. Mr. Hanson...

Above and beyond

Mar 24, 2017 / 10:03 am

A big thank you to BC Housing and CMHA, for helping the residents that lost their rent subsides at Kiwanis Tower. In my opinion these people went above and...

Strong economy no accident

Mar 23, 2017 / 1:40 pm

Re: Sam Singla’s letter Reading Sam’s letter last Monday caused me to reflect on the reasons for today’s strong Okanagan economy. Our family...

'The cupboard is bare'

Mar 23, 2017 / 11:14 am

After the 2008 financial crisis, central banks created trillions of dollars to bail out big banks and corporations. Under Canada's Economic Action Plan, our...

Thanks to Bob and Mel

Mar 23, 2017 / 11:11 am

Finally a politician doing something for the people. I'm referring to the petition Bob launched to stop the tax on tax. First of all, who was it that...

Present scam going around

Mar 23, 2017 / 11:08 am

I received a text on my Bell cell regarding an opportunity to display advertising on my vehicle for $340 a week! I checked and it is a scam. It would be nice...

Education

Mar 23, 2017 / 11:05 am

Education is near and dear to my heart. I was educated in Alberta. In our fourth year of marriage in 1970 my wife wisely counselled me to invest in BC by buying...

Public access to lakeshore

Mar 22, 2017 / 1:53 pm

Do you want to help increase public access to Kelowna's lakeshore? PLANKelowna is a new neighbourhood association (Pandosy Lakeshore Active Neighbourhoods...

Justice system a joke

Mar 22, 2017 / 1:50 pm

Re: Free after 'barbaric' attack I was disgusted to read that yet another aboriginal has been let off the hook due to his native heritage and...

Electricity bills

Mar 22, 2017 / 1:45 pm

I do not understand why people are complaining about their electric bills. The reason I do not understand is because when the opportunity for discussion...

A letter of thanks

Mar 22, 2017 / 11:19 am

Re: Ellis St. assault - April 1, 2016 To all the amazing people out there. I am totally brought to tears for all the thoughts, prayers, help from strangers...

Visual pollution

Mar 22, 2017 / 10:44 am

I have lived in the Okanagan since 1996. I'll make a long story short. I can't believe how gross the billboards look as you come and go between Kelowna...

Boat ramp fall out

Mar 21, 2017 / 2:34 pm

I believe it is time for Kelowna City Hall to fix the mess they have created. Let’s understand a few things... by closing the deep water haul-out, City...

Roundabouts in BC

Mar 21, 2017 / 2:29 pm

Correct me if I’m wrong, but from what I understand, a driver does not need to signal to enter a single-lane roundabout; it is only necessary to yield to...

Electricity shock

Mar 21, 2017 / 2:06 pm

As others, we just received out first Fortis electricity bill for 2017. We have had high winter bills in the past, but this one was a shocker. $1,429.39! We do...

Wait lists for childcare

Mar 21, 2017 / 2:01 pm

We've all heard the jokes about pregnant mothers looking into good schools for their children before they're even out of the womb. The reality is...

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