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Poll: Panic Attacks

Nov 30, 2004 / 4:46 pm

Nearly one million adult Canadians have suffered some form of panic attack during their lives, a new study has found. Based on data collected for the "2002...

Poll: Running For Higher Office

Nov 29, 2004 / 7:00 am

Sixty-five year old Kelowna City Councilor Al Horning, now BC Liberal candidate in Kelowna-Lake Country, says he will let council decide if he is going to serve...

Rate Hike Justified?

Nov 27, 2004 / 11:41 am

The company that supplies electricity to most of the Okanagan wants to raise its rates by 4.4%. Fortis BC says it will spend $120 million on electrical system...

Poll: Pension Benefits For Gays

Nov 26, 2004 / 4:18 pm

Gays and lesbians in Ontario are entitled to survivor""s benefits under the Canada Pension Plan dating back to 1985, Ontario""s Court of Appeal ruled on Friday....

Poll: Do You Smoke Pot?

Nov 25, 2004 / 10:21 am

A major new study suggests marijuana use in Canada has doubled over the last decade. The Canadian Addiction Survey reports that 14 per cent of respondents used...

Poll: Which Road Option?

Nov 22, 2004 / 7:45 am

The final of two Roads Task Force open houses goes again today from 3-8 at the Grand. The open house is a showcase of the six options the task force has come up...

Satisfied With Liberals?

Nov 21, 2004 / 1:28 pm

The governing federal Liberals recently had the support of 40 per cent of Canadians, a shade above the popular vote they scored in last June""s election,...

Poll: Parrish Out Of Line?

Nov 20, 2004 / 12:41 pm

Carolyn Parrish says she deserved to be fired for criticizing Prime Minister Paul Martin and his inner circle, but doesn""t regret her ouster from the Liberal...

Poll: Should BC Pay For Autism

Nov 19, 2004 / 3:07 pm

Canada""s highest court ruled Friday that it""s up to the British Columbia government to decide whether to pay for costly early treatment for children with...

Poll: Move Drop In Centre

Nov 17, 2004 / 4:54 pm

The person in charge of Kelowna""s Drop-In-Centre says she""s not going anywhere. There""s a petition being circulated to local businesses demanding Kelowna...

Poll: Losing Your Job

Nov 16, 2004 / 4:40 pm

Twenty-eight percent of Canadians say there is a chance they could lose their job in the coming year, a significant drop in worker confidence from six months...

Poll: Road Rage

Nov 15, 2004 / 5:25 pm

More than 10 percent of drivers admit they have intentionally cut off other drivers or have wanted to force them off the road during the past year, according to...

Poll: Lions or Argonauts?

Nov 15, 2004 / 7:00 am

It""s the BC Lions and Toronto Argonauts in this Sunday""s Grey Cup. BC beat Saskatchewan 27-25 in the west semi-final. BC Lions kicker Duncan O""Mahony""s...

Poll: Online Wine Sales

Nov 14, 2004 / 12:31 pm

A court decision opening up the internet to wine sales in the US could be a huge opportunity for Okanagan wineries. A legal challenge to restrictions on out of...

Poll: Better Off Now?

Nov 13, 2004 / 6:59 am

A report from the Canadian Association of Food Banks says not only are the numbers up – but there are far more children using food banks in BC than there were...

Poll: Child Restraints In Buses

Nov 10, 2004 / 5:14 pm

The death of a four-year-old girl from Thunder Bay on a school bus in February has led Ontario""s chief coroner to recommend that buses be equipped with child...

Poll: Second Bridge

Nov 9, 2004 / 4:52 pm

Transportation Minister Kevin Falcon is in Kelowna this week to talk about the potential of building a second bridge. He took a helicopter tour of the area...

Poll: Mandatory School Age

Nov 8, 2004 / 12:14 pm

The Ontario government plans to introduce legislation that will require students to stay in school until they reach the age of 18, said the province""s minister...

Worried About Flu Shot?

Nov 7, 2004 / 7:29 am

The Federal and Provincial governments have announced a national plan to ensure an adequate flu vaccine supply for people at highest risk.” Immunization...

Poll: Replacing Parking Meters

Nov 4, 2004 / 4:22 pm

Kelowna city council has agreed to ask pay-and-display suppliers for a one-year trial of their ticket dispensing machines which would replace conventional...

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