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Letters

Our "billion-dollar industry"

Mar 6, 2017 / 10:35 am

According to a report on Castanet, tourism in the Central Okanagan is a billion-dollar industry. This is understandable as the Okanagan is a four season...

The people undivided

Mar 6, 2017 / 9:57 am

It’s happened twice, now. People at public forums have been busy talking about the problem of the park takeover, and they’ve seamlessly slipped into...

Reject Steelhead LNG

Mar 6, 2017 / 9:53 am

Open letter: UBCIC calls on BC and Canada to reject the Steelhead LNG Project Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, Premier Christy Clark and Ministers Polak and...

Our deep water pull-out

Mar 3, 2017 / 11:57 am

It is about time... stop the insanity. It makes no sense to destroy a tourist facility to build a tourist facility telling tourists where the tourist...

Miles away from metric?

Mar 3, 2017 / 11:51 am

So, how can anyone possibly take your "metric" survey results as meaningful when you left out one of the most commonly used measurements with both...

Tired of waiting

Mar 3, 2017 / 11:35 am

Open letter to the Salmon Arm RCMP: Our sister Deanna went missing last summer in the middle of the night with no trace as to where or how. Since the extensive...

$20,000,000 to abortion

Mar 3, 2017 / 11:02 am

Trump is defunding International Abortion Related Projects, so now our Federal Government (Justin Trudeau) has committed another $20 million towards Abortion...

Don't like it? Work harder

Mar 2, 2017 / 11:10 am

I went to college as a single mother and now work in healthcare. Any raise, never mind a whole 50 cents, is unheard of. I'm now back in college to once...

No danger to the public?

Mar 2, 2017 / 11:05 am

Re: Jeep shot up on Sexsmith – But no danger to the public! The police say they believe this was a targeted “hit” and the public is not in...

No smoking not enforced?

Mar 2, 2017 / 10:51 am

In November 2016, I had an appointment at KGH and there were smokers sitting on the front benches in front of the entry to building. I kindly told them,...

Bills causing energy poverty

Mar 2, 2017 / 10:04 am

Open letter to Norm Letnick, MLA: We are sending you a copy of our latest electricity bill that is outrageous! So outrageous that we are now living in a very...

Time for a real change

Mar 2, 2017 / 9:36 am

I have never voted for NDP in my life - their history of failures in this country leads me to believe that has been (mostly) a smart idea. But the BC...

Council notification period

Mar 1, 2017 / 2:26 pm

The explanation given by Kelowna’s City Clerk as to why the many, many letters and representations made by Kelowna citizens against the proposed location...

Minimum wage

Mar 1, 2017 / 2:23 pm

It's a joke what the minimum wage is in BC. Most jobs that are held by people that get paid minimum wage work for big companies that make millions. This is...

Happy ending for Mitzu

Mar 1, 2017 / 12:19 pm

After 5 days of searching, with volunteers through Paws it Forward, and many more who saw the news story; Mitzu has been found! Day after day, the sightings...

Licensing dog, cat breeders

Mar 1, 2017 / 10:46 am

No matter what the law states there are those who will choose to ignore it. The same thing will happen with the requirement for dog and cat breeders to have a...

How far we've come

Mar 1, 2017 / 9:27 am

Inspiring advances in FASD research in Canada: This week UBC is hosting the world’s largest FASD research conference. The 7th International Conference on...

Adult basic education

Feb 28, 2017 / 1:50 pm

The BC Government continues to fail British Columbians with their refusal to fund adult basic education. Adult basic education is simply providing adults an...

We deserve better

Feb 28, 2017 / 12:21 pm

Re: Health care needs work I am an independent Medical Transcriptionist with a contract to an Australian company for the past one year. I have been debating...

Tourism Kelowna lease

Feb 28, 2017 / 12:13 pm

Only two of many reasons, why Tourism Kelowna should not be allowed to build on the Queensway Jetty. Firstly: Then Minister of Municipal Affairs Honourable...

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