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Collusion Among Gas Companies?

May 11, 2004 / 4:47 pm

Okanagan motorists can brace themselves for another hike at the pumps. Gas prices shot up to 98.5 cents a litre in Vernon Tuesday and prices in Kelowna and the...

Women As Candidates

May 10, 2004 / 6:55 am

NDP Leader Jack Layton is accusing Paul Martin of breaking a vow made during the Liberal leadership race that the Liberals would go into the election with the...

Who Will Win Survivor All-Stars?

May 8, 2004 / 5:10 pm

Sunday 8 pm is when the two hour finale of Survivor All-Stars will air. The best of previous 7 shows square off in this version of the game. The teaser for the...

Ban Squeegee Kids?

May 7, 2004 / 3:49 pm

A Liberal backbencher wants to ban so-called squeegee kids. MLA Lorne Mayencourt has introduced two private member""s bills aimed at promoting safe streets and...

Paying Your Parking Tickets

May 6, 2004 / 4:40 pm

Have any unpaid parking tickets? If so, you might want to consider paying them before you end up in court. A Kelowna woman learned that lesson this week when...

Donating To Strangers

May 5, 2004 / 5:08 pm

British Columbia is set to become the first province in Canada to perform kidney transplants from anonymous donors. Previously, patients needing a transplant...

Fine HEU?

May 4, 2004 / 4:48 pm

A B.C. Supreme Court judge has adjourned a hearing on penalties for the illegal health care strike. Lawyers for both the employers and the Hospital Employees""...

Keep Burke?

May 3, 2004 / 3:49 pm

Brian Burke""s days with the Vancouver Canucks as GM are over. The team announced Monday that Burke""s contract would not be extended. "Brian has played a...

Who""s To Blame For Dispute?

May 3, 2004 / 6:07 am

Now that a deal has been reached between the Health Employees Union and the BC government it""s time for some reflection. Who do you hold most responsible for...

What Should Gov""t Do Now?

May 1, 2004 / 7:16 pm

Wednesday""s Bill 37, the "Health Sector (Facilities Subsector) Collective Agreement Act" was toted by the Liberal government as the best way to end the four...

Goodbye Don Cherry?

Apr 30, 2004 / 1:32 pm

Don Cherry has confirmed that the CBC has not offered him a contract to return to Coach""s Corner on Hockey Night In Canada next season. The CBC has not...

Affected by strike?

Apr 29, 2004 / 4:51 pm

A local HEU rep says he can""t guarantee there won""t be another scene like there was on Thursday when essential service workers at KGH walked off the job and...

Is It A Veiled Threat?

Apr 28, 2004 / 5:03 pm

An Okanagan representative for the HEU is reiterating that striking health care workers will not return to work if the government orders them to. BC""s Deputy...

Have You Volunteered Lately?

Apr 27, 2004 / 2:44 pm

A new Ipsos-Reid poll released today shows that 65% of British Columbians have volunteered in the past year, and 84% have volunteered at least some point in...

Poll: Legislate Workers?

Apr 26, 2004 / 4:47 pm

Striking health care workers are vowing to disobey back to work legislation. Thousands of HEU members walked off the job over the weekend and local union rep...

Mulroney Endorses Harper

Apr 25, 2004 / 7:51 am

Former Tory prime minister Brian Mulroney has given his first speech to the new Conservative Party. In a 45-minute speech delivered in Moncton yesterday,...

Does Ogopogo Exist?

Apr 23, 2004 / 3:35 pm

A senior Fisheries biologist is debunking the theory that Ogopogo is really a sturgeon. "We""ve only got the anecdotal reports of a sturgeon in the lake," says...

Support HEU Strike Action?

Apr 22, 2004 / 10:57 am

Hospital workers across the province could soon be on strike. Mediated talks recently broke down and a spokesperson for the Hospital Employees Union in Kelowna...

Poll: Who Will Past The Test?

Apr 20, 2004 / 4:47 pm

The showdown between the Hells Angels and Kelowna""s top cop is heating up again. RCMP Superintendent Don Harrison and Rick Ciarniello have challenged each...

Will Killing Chickens Work?

Apr 19, 2004 / 5:07 pm

The number of commercial poultry farms infected with the avian flu in B.C. has grown to 31. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the newest sites are...

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