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Letters

Re: Out of fiscal control

Apr 29, 2016 / 3:07 pm

The recent letter by Jim Sutherland was, in my opinion, on point and probably speaks for many of us. I am certainly no political expert, but a couple things...

Canadian flag neglected

Apr 29, 2016 / 9:52 am

The flag that is continually raised in front of Joe Rich Firehall 51 is a mess. Anyone can see that it has been neglected, left to fly in ripped condition,...

Security and access to parks

Apr 28, 2016 / 2:45 pm

At a time when our Okanagan population is not only aging, but mobility is becoming a challenge, has the city or the regional district proposed the notion of...

Re: Up in smoke

Apr 27, 2016 / 2:39 pm

Re: Going up in smoke I agree that having homes growing cannabis plants in densely-populated neighbourhoods isn't really the best solution, but switching...

Out of fiscal control

Apr 27, 2016 / 1:48 pm

Castanet reports "Kelowna property owners could face significant tax increases over the next five years." Why this news should come as absolutely no...

Ogopogo classic

Apr 27, 2016 / 1:36 pm

Remember in the 80's, when Coca-cola changed its secret recipe after 100 very successful years? It was a huge disaster. Almost broke the company. The same...

Support for new centre

Apr 27, 2016 / 1:19 pm

I would like to submit my support for the new visitor centre proposed by Tourism Kelowna. As an operator of a tourism based business in Kelowna, I believe we...

Going up in smoke

Apr 26, 2016 / 3:50 pm

It wasn’t all that long ago that discovering a grow-op in our city would result in police action, drug seizures, and even confiscation of cash and...

Respect the covenant

Apr 26, 2016 / 2:16 pm

I question just how stupid Toursim Kelowna thinks the people of Kelowna are? The argument that the visitor centre needs to be on the lakefront to showcase the...

Fintry for Tourist Centre

Apr 25, 2016 / 2:47 pm

To the Mayor and Council, The recent news of Sharon Simpson evoking the Covenant for the proposed Tourist Information Centre at the foot of Queensway has...

Re: Tourism Centre location

Apr 25, 2016 / 12:02 pm

After meeting with the CEO of Tourism Kelowna and their Board Chair, I have sent the following letter: I appreciate that your association feels a central...

Thanks KGH!

Apr 25, 2016 / 11:54 am

I had to stop everything and get this down in writing, before I forget. Today was my first day back home after spending 8 of the most excruciatingly painful...

Proposed new float design

Apr 25, 2016 / 11:48 am

Get rid of the Ogopogo on our float and replace it with the stunning and awe-inspiring theme of "outdoor recreation"? We could be confused with...

Kelowna will have its Centre

Apr 22, 2016 / 2:16 pm

The public's objection to the tourism centre has been focused on its location and cost. Whether or not you believe Tourism Kelowna's argument that a...

Re: Why not the Bluff?

Apr 22, 2016 / 2:10 pm

Just wanted to write a quick response to the letter posted under the aforementioned title, asking why the Bluff lands are not used for uses such as the new...

Wrong location for centre

Apr 22, 2016 / 2:06 pm

Just wondering if anyone has thought about using the old McDonald's site for a new tourism centre? That area is an eyesore and is not being used. There is...

Should the bullies win?

Apr 21, 2016 / 3:36 pm

Not in my opinion. We live in a free democratic society where we have the right (if we meet certain criteria) to vote in elections and take part in any other...

Wrong location for centre

Apr 21, 2016 / 11:02 am

It's great to read the thoughtful letters regarding the obtrusive tourism building proposed for our downtown waterfront. The logic and facts presented by...

A couple of thoughts

Apr 21, 2016 / 10:58 am

I have a couple of thoughts here. One is about the $8,000,000 for a trail to walk on. Rip out the train tracks and make a path. The money would be better spent...

Why not the Bluff?

Apr 20, 2016 / 3:27 pm

It’s not been mentioned in the dialogue so far, but the Bluff location just up the hill from the bridge would be a fabulous location for the...

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