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Poll: Bingo And Booze

Aug 24, 2004 / 5:18 pm

Kelowna City Council has approved Bingo Kelowna’s application for a Liquor Primary License. Bingo Kelowna was applying for a liquor license for 425 persons...

Poll: Olympic Doping Forever?

Aug 23, 2004 / 5:49 pm

Russia""s Irina Korzhanenko was stripped of her shot put gold medal Monday, the first athlete of the Athens Games to lose an Olympic title because of doping....

It""s In You To Give

Aug 22, 2004 / 1:04 pm

It will be two months before a winner is declared but Game 7 of the Interior Drive For Life begins this week. The seventh annual blood donor challenge between...

Crime Fighter?

Aug 21, 2004 / 11:31 am

International organized crime groups have established huge networks across Canada to traffic drugs, import sex slaves, export stolen luxury vehicles and commit...

Poll: Jail Emery?

Aug 20, 2004 / 5:04 pm

A prominent advocate for the legalization of marijuana has been sentenced to three months in jail for trafficking. Marc Emery, president of the B.C. Marijuana...

Poll: Handing Out Bibles

Aug 19, 2004 / 5:25 pm

Citizenship and Immigration Canada has banned the Canadian Bible Society from giving out Bibles at citizenship ceremonies, saying the practice is not consistent...

Poll: Mandatory Retirement

Aug 18, 2004 / 4:31 pm

The Ontario government has taken its first steps towards eliminating mandatory retirement at age 65, but labour leaders expressed doubts about whether the move...

Poll: No American Artists Please

Aug 17, 2004 / 5:21 pm

Kelowna""s Public Arts Committee has been called before City Council to explain its actions. At issue is the selection of the artist who is going to make...

Poll: Better Prepared For Fire?

Aug 17, 2004 / 6:40 am

With the one year anniversary of the start of the Okanagan Mountain Park fire this past Monday, many are pausing to reflect on what is was like one year ago and...

Poll: More Money For Sports?

Aug 16, 2004 / 6:40 am

Watching Olympic coverage this weekend, there has been a common theme among many of the former athletes now colour commentators - Canadian sport needs more...

Poll: Pay for Castanet?

Aug 15, 2004 / 12:00 pm

September 1st is a new fiscal year for many businesses, including Castanet. Most businesses go through and take a long hard look at the past year and budget for...

Poll: Pay For Websites?

Aug 14, 2004 / 12:59 pm

Over the past 12 months there has been an increasing trend in the Internet content business: pay up or you won""t get it. Globefund.com, the popular mutual find...

How Many Gold For Canada?

Aug 13, 2004 / 4:26 pm

How well will we do in Athens? According to a PriceWaterhouseCoopers report, Canada will claim 15 gold medals, placing us 19th in the medal standings. The...

Poll: Fearing For Your Animals?

Aug 12, 2004 / 5:22 pm

A third mutilated cat’s body has been found. It was found Wednesday night by a resident on Theodora Road in Rutland. The resident says the cat""s remains were...

Poll: Ban Taser Guns?

Aug 10, 2004 / 5:02 pm

The country""s police chiefs have launched a review of all information on the use of Taser guns in the wake of two recent deadly incidents involving the...

Ever Seen A UFO?

Aug 9, 2004 / 4:26 pm

UFO sightings across the country may reach record highs this year, says a group that tracks reports of unidentified flying objects. Canadians reported 400...

Poll: Kelowna""s Rate Of Growth

Aug 8, 2004 / 5:35 pm

This weekend we""re posting some poll questions suggested to us by Castanet readers. This one comes from Mick Webb who suggests the following: "Do you feel...

Poll: Downtown The Heart?

Aug 7, 2004 / 5:49 pm

This weekend we""re posting some poll questions suggested to us by Castanet readers. This one comes from Cherie Hanson who suggests the following: "Most...

Poll: Safe Inhalation Rooms

Aug 6, 2004 / 4:38 pm

Activists in Vancouver""s Downtown Eastside want a "safe inhalation room" for people who smoke crack cocaine, building on the success of Canada""s first safe...

Poll: Giving Pedophiles A Second Chance

Aug 5, 2004 / 4:43 pm

One of Canada""s most notorious pedophiles has struck out again with the National Parole Board. Karl Toft is serving a 13-year sentence for assaulting 18 boys...

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