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Letters

Disrespectful neighbours

May 10, 2018 / 12:16 pm

Some of the attitudes of people in this area... I am almost 70 years old. This year, I had a broken back repaired and a knee replaced, so saying I've been...

Vet pensions not as sold

May 10, 2018 / 9:00 am

MP Steve Fuhr's comments to the effect of "life-long pensions for veterans" would lead a lot of people to believe all disabled veterans are going...

How clean is lake really?

May 9, 2018 / 2:00 pm

On May 3, there was a Castanet response from the city chemical officials. They listed how much of each “element” they could test for in city waters...

Carbon tax rip-off

May 9, 2018 / 11:00 am

Since the inception of our carbon tax in B.C., almost 20 years has passed, and we have a gap of 20 cents per litre compared to Alberta gas prices. In another 10...

Don't park in bike lanes!

May 9, 2018 / 9:00 am

The weather is great, bikes are out, so are all the people who think it's OK to park in a bike lane. I am frustrated with going out road biking, and running...

Spec tax an exploitation tax

May 8, 2018 / 11:00 am

Stephen Dennis's post hit the nail on the head. This is not a speculation tax – it is an exploitation tax, and very anti-Canadian. This tax was based...

Beware SPCA scammer

May 8, 2018 / 10:00 am

We had an older man in his fifties come by the house, asking for donations. His speech was that the Kelowna SPCA had lost its funding and they were going to be...

Bridge speeders a menace

May 7, 2018 / 1:00 pm

Re: racing on the bridge and Highway 97. I would like to know where all the police are early in the morning, or anytime during the day. As a professional...

Little left after pension

May 7, 2018 / 10:57 am

I am a 72-year-old widow living on a fixed income. Everything goes up all the time – except for our pensions. Old age pension went up $1.17 a month this...

The news we really want

May 7, 2018 / 9:00 am

I am so fed up with the national news. I, along with many many others, are sick of hearing about Trump and his affair with a porn actress and a Playboy bunny,...

A gift, or sock it to 'em?

May 6, 2018 / 10:00 am

Re: “Taxpayers get a break,” reported by Wayne Moore on April 29. The news report appears to portray that Kelowna city council has given Kelowna...

End carbon tax cover-up

May 5, 2018 / 10:00 am

Justin Trudeau remains hell-bent on ramming through his carbon tax, which will raise the price of home heating, electricity and groceries, but has failed to...

Where guns come from

May 4, 2018 / 11:47 am

Chantelle Deacon's report "74 guns seized from home" in Spallumcheen (April 23) deserves revisiting for the stubborn recurrence of a fallacious...

Fort Mac fire memories

May 4, 2018 / 9:00 am

I am home – it feels good. We arrived home on July 15, 2017. We had moved to Fort McMurray to be near my husband’s home and family back in September...

Something needs changing

May 3, 2018 / 4:00 pm

I am talking about that court case that is in the news in Kelowna. The story in Saturday's edition shows clearly that our justice system is messed up beyond...

Cat catcher's capers

May 3, 2018 / 12:35 pm

I thought the feral cat would come blasting out of the kennel like a rocket, hissing, growling and spitting. Not so. However, the black and white spayed female...

Restrictions on land use

May 3, 2018 / 7:00 am

In a presentation to the Urban Development Institute, my colleague pointed out that the core of the housing ‘crisis’ we face in Kelowna is the fact...

More insight on bad driving

May 2, 2018 / 5:00 pm

Regarding David Bell's letter on Kelowna drivers; I agree with you 100%. ICBC tends to penalize the young, new drivers when I personally think 95% of the...

Bad day for transit

May 2, 2018 / 5:00 am

On Saturday April 28th, I headed out for a morning cup of coffee and a muffin and was looking forward to going to visit my grandchildren in West Kelowna. I use...

Tax anti-Canadian

May 1, 2018 / 5:00 pm

My wife and I sailed into Nanaimo harbour 20 years ago and immediately fell in love with the place, so much so that we thought we would retire here. Years...

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