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Poll: Banning Junk Food?

Oct 21, 2004 / 4:13 pm

British Columbia will ban junk food in schools within months as part of a broad-based strategy to improve the health and physical fitness of children, says...

Poll: Tax Cut Election Goodie?

Oct 20, 2004 / 5:01 pm

As of midnight Wednesday, the Provincial Sales Tax will be reduced from 7.5 per-cent to seven per-cent. The announcement comes just eight days before a hotly...

Poll: Should Soldier Stay?

Oct 19, 2004 / 4:22 pm

The Federal government is challenging an American soldier""s bid for refugee status in Canada. A government official confirmed the feds will oppose a refugee...

Poll: Getting A Flu Shot?

Oct 18, 2004 / 5:01 pm

Canada could use its surplus of flu vaccine to help the U.S. with its shortage, federal Health Minister Ujjal Dosanjh said Monday. In recent days, there have...

Players Or Owners?

Oct 17, 2004 / 9:47 am

It was one of first weekends this year without Saturday night hockey in Canada. Players and owners are still far apart on a...

Who Pays For Sub Fire?

Oct 16, 2004 / 1:09 pm

Prime Minister Paul Martin raised the prospect of legal action over the HMCS Chicoutimi disaster in talks Friday with British leader Tony Blair. "I pointed out...

Poll: Should BC Ban Pitbulls?

Oct 15, 2004 / 11:49 am

Ontario""s attorney general announced Friday that the province will become the second in Canada to ban pit bulls once legislation is passed next month. The...

Poll: Use Replacement Players?

Oct 14, 2004 / 4:50 pm

The NHL distanced itself Tuesday from comments made over the weekend by new Atlanta Thrashers part-owner Steve Belkin, who told the Boston Herald the league was...

Poll: Did Feds Lie About Surplus

Oct 13, 2004 / 4:54 pm

Finance Minister Ralph Goodale said the federal government posted a $9.1-billion surplus in its most recent fiscal year as a healthier-than-expected economy and...

Poll: Segregation In BC Schools

Oct 12, 2004 / 11:43 am

Two schools in Abbotsford, B.C., are hoping to boost grades by separating the boys from the girls in math and English classes. Provincial test results and...

Celebrate Thanksgiving?

Oct 9, 2004 / 1:33 pm

It is the annual Thanksgiving weekend and families are getting together all over the country. Monday is the actual statutory holiday but Thanksgiving is also...

Poll: Support Safe Streets Act?

Oct 8, 2004 / 3:28 pm

The Campbell government has outlined its controversial Safe Streets legislation. It""s broken down into two sections: The Safe Streets Act and the Trespass Act....

Poll: Do You Recycle?

Oct 7, 2004 / 4:06 pm

After more than one year of background research and public consultation, the Regional District and the City of Kelowna have added paper to the list of materials...

Poll: Support PSAC Strike Action?

Oct 6, 2004 / 11:55 am

The union representing 80,000 federal government workers has decided to start rolling strikes at midnight Wednesday to put pressure on federal negotiators. The...

Poll: Will Weisbeck Get Elected?

Oct 4, 2004 / 4:44 pm

Sarina Sandana-Weisbeck has officially launched her bid for the Liberal nomination in Kelowna-Lake Country. She cites a “Crisis of Democracy” and commits to...

Halfway House Solution?

Oct 3, 2004 / 12:49 pm

Criminals who have a history of violent crime are escaping too often from halfway houses, according to an internal Corrections Canada report. The study examined...

Poll: Give Clarkson The Boot?

Oct 1, 2004 / 3:06 pm

Gov. Gen. Adrienne Clarkson is staying on for another year, solving a delicate problem for Prime Minister Paul Martin and his minority Liberal government....

Poll: Ban Fireworks

Sep 30, 2004 / 4:08 pm

Fire chiefs on the Lower Mainland are pushing for a province-wide ban on fireworks – based mainly on the cost to communities. A study by the chiefs shows that...

Poll: Agree With Pool Decision?

Sep 29, 2004 / 5:07 pm

Kelowna City Council surprised many yesterday by unanimously voting in favour of a $32.8 million 50 meter pool for the Mission. At their last meeting, September...

Poll: Banning ATV""s On KVR

Sep 28, 2004 / 10:01 am

A battle is brewing between ATV riders across the province and Trails BC. The riders say they""re being banned from riding their vehicles on BC trails including...

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