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Letters

Teacher's rotating strikes

Jun 6, 2014 / 1:13 pm

I would like the public at whole to recognize a few facts,... 1) Way back when,.... The government refused to have a/any "Good Faith" bargaining...

Letter to Emily

Jun 6, 2014 / 1:09 pm

I just wanted to tell Emily to hang in there as best she can! It's awful that she has to be placed under so much stress at such a young age! Random people...

Struggling student speaks up

Jun 4, 2014 / 10:29 am

The BC teachers' strike has been affecting the students more than you would actually think. Many young adults that are in the high school have been under so...

Dear teacher

May 30, 2014 / 9:51 am

To the teachers of my children, With reluctance, fear and little trust, I handed my children over to you 7 years ago. You took their hands and I let go. You...

Disappointed parent

May 30, 2014 / 9:47 am

The time has come to express to teachers how many parents are feeling . We have remained supportive by not engaging our children's teachers in antagonistic...

Good Samaritans

May 30, 2014 / 9:28 am

Dear Editor, On Monday, April 28, I was in Costco and misplaced my debit card. Panicked, I re-traced my steps, but could not find it. I asked Brad at the...

Dear Manteo

May 30, 2014 / 8:58 am

To: Manteo Hotel Re: Dock extension in front of Rotary Beach It's not too late to respect public wishes, by removing the pylons at the end of the proposed...

Ecigs

May 30, 2014 / 4:03 am

I think people should pull their heads out of their rears and look at all the positives that ecigs produce. My wife has COPD and was near repertory collapse and...

To Steven Harper - Pipeline

May 26, 2014 / 10:15 am

To: The Right Honourable Stephen Harper Re: Northern Gateway Pipeline It is my understanding that you are just days away from authorizing the construction of...

Are we sheep?

May 21, 2014 / 12:46 pm

Well, spring is here as we head into the May long weekend, and of course, long weekend gas prices have now arrived, in time to gouge the people who have travel...

Gas gouge

May 21, 2014 / 12:41 pm

Me thinks the RCMP should stop calling biker gangs “organized crime groups” What is the difference between them and the organized crime group known...

To tip or not to tip

May 21, 2014 / 12:34 pm

If I go to a restaurant for a meal and I’m getting a good service, I give a good tip. If the service is bad, I give little or nothing. And that has worked...

Long weekend gas $ gouged

May 16, 2014 / 10:28 am

The oil companies realize that the Canadian public is so used to the prices going up on long weekend that there is no reaction to this any more, what people...

Vets it's time to fight again

May 14, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Closure of our DVA Office Kelowna. The public is aware of the closure of our DVA office even after the numbers of disabled veterans, over 2200 cases, and a...

Trails and trash

May 14, 2014 / 2:26 pm

On the trail, my horse and I pass by old Christmas trees dumped, young healthy trees that have topped, gorgeous old pines cut down for firewood, prunings,...

Gas pains

May 6, 2014 / 3:08 pm

On the weekend my wife and I went to Kamloops through Vernon and to our shock gas was only $1.34.9 a litre, now we get told stories about cost and transporting...

Classified Etiquette

May 6, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Over the last year of personal downsizing, Castanet’s Classifieds have been a great local platform, though what should be a satisfying mutual transaction...

Tax hikes

May 6, 2014 / 2:55 pm

This news of proposed tax hikes smacks of the present councils' fixation with keeping Kelowna for the financially well off. Hopefully a new council will...

Privacy Erosion

May 4, 2014 / 7:00 am

It never fails to amaze me that all levels of government continue to find ways to justify the erosion of our right to privacy. This is a "free"...

Bikes Vs. Vehicles

May 3, 2014 / 6:00 am

As the weather gets more spring-like, the conflicts between bikes and vehicles become more frequent. Today, four of us were cycling down the steep Oyama Road...

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