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Pets and stratas

Oct 9, 2016 / 11:35 am

Re: Our pets are our family Couldn’t agree more. It certainly has always been true in our home. I won’t address the BSL measures being enacted in...

United Way

Oct 9, 2016 / 11:29 am

Was reading on Castanet that the head of the United Way resigned. Third time in four years it says. I wonder why? Did she receive a severance package? I sure...

Vancouver school district

Oct 7, 2016 / 2:01 pm

Dear parents of Vancouver public school students: I know many of you are concerned about what's been happening around the Vancouver school board. I am too....

A sad soap opera

Oct 7, 2016 / 1:36 pm

Recent letters concerning the fate of this long-awaited park (1989 – 2016) and the now obvious commercial agenda for the property sought by the city...

Honorable mentions

Oct 6, 2016 / 7:26 pm

Most cases of letters these days seem to be related to complaints, wrong doing's & differences of opinion. I'd like to switch things up for a minute...

Our pets are our family

Oct 6, 2016 / 7:23 pm

I’m sure everyone has seen the news the last few weeks with regards to the Breed Specific Legislation that is taking place in Montreal affecting the...

Airsoft pistols

Oct 6, 2016 / 7:16 pm

Regarding the story of the kids shooting other kids with Airsoft pistols, I think the kids must be made aware that it could cause serious damage if it were to...

Bus drivers deserve thanks

Oct 6, 2016 / 7:12 pm

Just a quick shout out of thanks and appreciation to our city bus drivers, especially during this time of contract unrest. I use transit on a daily basis,...

Electoral reform

Oct 5, 2016 / 3:31 pm

The visit by the British Royalty was a subtle reminder of our Colonial status, and the many challenges we face as a nation to become a free and democratic...

Onward and sideways

Oct 5, 2016 / 3:28 pm

The success of the Kelowna Paddle Centre on Abbot Street is a great example of the growing demand for enjoyment along our lakefront. Meanwhile, thousands of...

Woodhaven Park

Oct 5, 2016 / 3:23 pm

Open letter to the Board of Directors of RDCO Re: Woodhaven Nature Conservancy Park I wish to protest most strongly about the possible demolition of the...

Wine is too expensive in BC

Sep 30, 2016 / 9:18 am

I think wine is too expensive in British Columbia, so anyone from out of province that wants to buy our wine should pay extra. That should bring the prices down...

RDCO has gone too far

Sep 30, 2016 / 9:16 am

RDCO has gone too far in regards to cancelling on site care takers of our parks. That's right, our parks. First of all, how can the RDCO save money by...

3 day water shutdown

Sep 30, 2016 / 9:13 am

Mayor and Summerland District Council: Have you all thought this through? Not only the hardship this will put on the elderly, the cost to business of which many...

The Royal visit to Kelowna

Sep 29, 2016 / 4:47 pm

Well the royals have come and gone to our amazing Okanagan Valley. I see that we are on CNN and BBC news sites. Fantastic. My daughter and I stood for 5 1/2...

Cedar Avenue Park

Sep 29, 2016 / 4:41 pm

Richard Drinnan's recent letter to the Editor gave a very thorough and accurate chronological accounting of the events that have taken place to date...

Dog beach site on hold

Sep 29, 2016 / 4:39 pm

Neither a paddle club nor a dog beach was in the plans when the city purchased 11 properties for a future Cedar Avenue Park. Whatever the plans were during the...

Feds monitoring economy

Sep 29, 2016 / 4:37 pm

Our Bank of Canada does not have vaults filled with electronic cash. As remarkable as it may seem, the Bank (owned 100% by the federal government) simply...

An expanding city

Sep 23, 2016 / 9:26 am

I have lived in Westbank for 15 of the past 17 years, and the West Kelowna we see today is not the Westbank when I first moved here. Far from it. The city is...

Time for change?

Sep 20, 2016 / 6:18 pm

As of today it appears the ‘no’ side has defeated the referendum to borrow funds for a new City Hall in West Kelowna. The mayor and council have...

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