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Letters

Strong and free

Jul 1, 2018 / 9:00 am

Canada Day provides us all with the opportunity to reflect on what it means to be Canadian and the journey we’ve travelled; a time to appreciate what we...

Way to tackle that streaker!

Jul 1, 2018 / 9:00 am

I support the BC Lions player who assisted in stopping a would-be streaker from disrupting the game. Now, an Ontario law firm is assisting in an alleged mild...

America was great

Jun 30, 2018 / 9:00 am

My father served in the Canadian Navy from 1939-45. He returned to Winnipeg carrying the burden of post-traumatic stress. He told me he was unable to function...

Downtown is deplorable

Jun 30, 2018 / 9:00 am

Mr. Mayor, there is no simple solution to the City Park and downtown area – because you are the problem. You continue to add beds for the homeless to the...

Sorry state of affairs

Jun 29, 2018 / 4:29 pm

Our baseball diamond compared to others in the valley is pathetic and embarrassing. The dirt trail leading to a gravel parking area is awkward and uninviting....

Ford and Trump parallels

Jun 29, 2018 / 4:26 pm

The world is still in the throes of accepting Trumpdom as the new standard for lack-of-credibility when, lo and behold, we have our own Ford Nation in Ontario...

What about our park?

Jun 29, 2018 / 4:23 pm

It has now been about 30 years since the City of Kelowna started purchasing lakefront properties along Walnut and Abbott Streets for a waterfront park. Ten...

Steering clear of the States

Jun 29, 2018 / 4:18 pm

My husband and I boycotted traveling to the United States the day Donald Trump was elected. We won’t even fly through there to catch a connecting flight...

Paying more under Trudeau

Jun 28, 2018 / 1:42 pm

Costs are going up for regular Canadian families – especially for those living in British Columbia. Liberal policies have raised the price of everything,...

Not buying American

Jun 28, 2018 / 12:33 pm

I consciously made a decision not to travel to the U.S. when the administration changed, and that will continue. I am also making choices now not to buy...

What happened to city?

Jun 28, 2018 / 12:30 pm

People having sex in City park in broad daylight. Retaining walls collapsing. Traffic nightmares every day in Kelowna. People's homes being robbed with...

Lovers or haters?

Jun 28, 2018 / 12:23 pm

Re: Lovers in the park Let's look at this situation as a "harm-reduction " situation. They had the decency to cover up with a blanket. They were...

Ready for Westside revolt

Jun 28, 2018 / 12:19 pm

At a recent West Kelowna council meeting, CAO Zaffino, looking for revenue sources, suggested a franchise fee, basically a tax on residential gas/electric bills...

I'm still going south

Jun 28, 2018 / 12:02 pm

So there is a lot of talk lately about boycotting the U.S. and buying local because President Trump called a spade a spade when he made some negative comments...

Say no in PR referendum

Jun 27, 2018 / 1:45 pm

In B.C.’s two previous referenda on proportional representation, the BC Liberal government took steps to seek a clear mandate. To pass, they needed a...

Where is $ coming from?

Jun 27, 2018 / 1:41 pm

B.C.'s NDP government has been doling out dollars and promising more to many different requestors, but the question should be: where is the money coming...

Tail wagging the dog

Jun 27, 2018 / 1:34 pm

The speculation tax won't affect me, but I felt I had to say what's on my mind. First of all, I feel this is a "retaliatory tax" against...

Some animals more equal?

Jun 27, 2018 / 1:29 pm

Just curious... In this day and age, we shut down circus animal acts because they are cruel to the animals. We shut down aquariums because they are cruel to...

Ticked off by Trump

Jun 27, 2018 / 1:27 pm

I don't travel a lot to the U.S., but I have relatives in California, Hawaii, Washington, and Oregon. I was so ticked off by Orange 45, his lackeys Kudlow...

U.S. needs a real leader

Jun 27, 2018 / 1:22 pm

I never really travelled to the United States much, even before this latest Trump bashing. But, his latest actions have made me more anti-Trump. Unfortunately,...

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