Did Ellard Do It?

Jul 19, 2004 / 3:59 pm

There will be a third murder trial for Kelly Ellard. The 21-year-old Victoria woman is charged with the 1997 swarming and drowning of Reena Virk. A jury failed...

Do You Avoid City Park?

Jul 18, 2004 / 6:00 am

We""ve had a lot of suggestions for a poll concerning City Park in the past few days. On Tuesday a Kelowna boy was rushed to Kelowna General after he stepped on...

Too Tough On Martha?

Jul 16, 2004 / 2:44 pm

Celebrity homemaker Martha Stewart has been sentenced to five months in prison and five months of house arrest, the lightest term allowed by law, for lying...

Poll: Broadcasting Al-Jazeera

Jul 15, 2004 / 3:56 pm

The Arabic Al-Jazeera network has been cleared for viewing by Canadians. In a decision bound to stir controversy, the Canadian Radio-television and...

Poll: Should Sindi Run Again?

Jul 14, 2004 / 3:03 pm

Kelowna Liberal MLA Sindi Hawkins says she has no intention of leaving politics. Hawkins is recovering from Leukemia and was recently released from hospital....

Ever Been Ripped Off?

Jul 13, 2004 / 4:45 pm

Kelowna RCMP are warning the public about a female con artist who has been targeting men by tugging on their heart-strings. Police say the women approaches her...

Poll: Bring Back Concert?

Jul 12, 2004 / 11:37 am

Kelowna concert producer Deborah J. Cameron says there will definitely be another Rock The Bluff Music Festival on the Westside next year. Despite some minor...

Will Israel""s Wall Bring Peace?

Jul 11, 2004 / 3:08 pm

Israel""s Prime Minister Ariel Sharon vowed "to fight, using all diplomatic and legal means" against Friday""s ruling by the UN""s top court. On Friday, the...

Put Saddam To Death?

Jul 10, 2004 / 4:52 pm

To the editor: I may not be the most religious person on the planet but does it not say an eye for an eye a tooth for a tooth? As far as I am concerned Saddam...

Should Svend Go To Jail?

Jul 9, 2004 / 4:53 pm

Disgraced BC MP Svend Robinson is going to plead guilty to stealing a ring. The longtime New Democrat admitted to stealing the expensive ring from an auction...

Are You A Pirate?

Jul 7, 2004 / 4:30 pm

Canada lost $990 million in pirated software sales last year, the Canadian Alliance Against Software Theft said in a statement on Wednesday. The group made the...

Bridge Survey Worth Delays?

Jul 6, 2004 / 5:00 am

The BC government has finally released the results of an extensive survey on traffic on the Okanagan Lake Floating bridge. The three day survey was done at the...

How Long Before Next Election?

Jul 4, 2004 / 6:00 am

With the new Liberal minority government elected last week, Canadian politics suddenly got much more interesting. The Liberals do not have enough seats on their...

Warm Enough To Swim?

Jul 3, 2004 / 6:59 am

It""s July now. Our temperature highs regularily reach the 30""s. Our areas"" lakes, including Okanagan Lake, provide a quick way to cool off in the summer...

Taking Today Off?

Jul 2, 2004 / 6:00 am

With Canada Day on Thursday this year, many are taking a holiday today to make for an extra long weekend. So far the weekend weather is looking pretty good with...

Audit Councilors?

Jul 1, 2004 / 6:00 am

Thanks to a Castanet reader who suggested today""s poll question. They write... It often seems that the councilors represent the interests of developers more...

Should Harper Quit?

Jun 29, 2004 / 3:19 pm

Stephen Harper opened the door Tuesday to the possibility of relinquishing his leadership of the new Conservative party he helped create and led through a...

Poll: How Closely Should Council Follow Its OCP?

Jun 29, 2004 / 4:00 am

Yesterday council allowed the controversial McKinley Landing project to go one step further by making a change to the Official Community Plan (OCP) that would...

Reporting Affects Election Outcome?

Jun 28, 2004 / 6:01 am

This is the first election that the media will be able to report on the election results before all the polls have closed across the country. A court ruling...

Notwithstanding Clause Good?

Jun 26, 2004 / 3:09 pm

The Charter of Rights and Freedoms is part of Canada""s Constitution and must be adhered to by governments in creating law. Those that don""t abide by it risk...