Poll: kill the spec tax?

Sep 12, 2019 / 7:23 pm

As B.C.'s finance minister touted a $115 million windfall from the real estate speculation tax on Thursday, the local home builders association is singing a...

Poll: flavoured vape ban

Sep 11, 2019 / 7:30 pm

The U.S. will act to ban thousands of flavours used in e-cigarettes, President Donald Trump said Wednesday, responding to a recent surge in underage vaping that...

Poll: your mobile device

Sep 10, 2019 / 7:30 pm

Apple unveiled new iPhones Tuesday that are largely unchanged from previous models and accompanied by an unexpected price cut for the cheapest model,...

Poll: jailhouse violence

Sep 9, 2019 / 7:20 pm

Unionized prison guards at the Okanagan Correctional Centre in Oliver held a small rally Monday to draw attention to rising violence on staff in B.C. prisons. ...

ISIS supporter among you?

Sep 6, 2019 / 10:40 am

Mel Arnold is not happy a man who openly claimed support for ISIS is being released to live in the North Okanagan. Othman Hamdan is being released from custody...

Too much digital time?

Sep 4, 2019 / 3:50 pm

A new study by the Angus Reid Institute and TVO shows half of Canadian parents believe their children spend too much time on electronic devices. With the back...

Make owners responsible?

Sep 3, 2019 / 3:00 pm

With recent concerns over abandoned houseboats in Kelowna near Rattlesnake Island, the owner of the property has stepped forward to tackle the issue. West...

Poll: saving the salmon

Sep 1, 2019 / 7:45 am

The British Columbia government says that for the first time, sockeye salmon are confirmed to have swum past the massive landslide on the Fraser River north of...

Poll: Rutland left behind?

Aug 29, 2019 / 7:35 pm

As the Okanagan embarks on a new school year, the president of the Rutland Middle School PAC is voicing her frustration at the lack of progress on a new school....

Poll: all the fun of the fair

Aug 28, 2019 / 7:10 pm

It was a picture-perfect opening day at the Interior Provincial Exhibition in Armstrong. The 120th year opened with large but manageable crowds, who sampled the...

Poll: gangs in BC

Aug 26, 2019 / 8:25 pm

Law enforcement report the gang landscape in B.C. is unlike any other because so many members are joining from the middle and upper classes. Here's a look...

Poll: going veggie?

Aug 25, 2019 / 7:45 am

A large number of Canadians are considering more plant-based and dairy-free diet options, a new survey shows. According to the study by Insights West, 18 per...

Poll: switch police force?

Aug 22, 2019 / 8:00 pm

The City of Surrey has been given the go-ahead to start its own municipal police force. Mike Farnworth, B.C. Public Safety Minister, gave the move the thumbs up...

Poll: how will you vote?

Aug 21, 2019 / 8:00 pm

A new poll suggests a scathing ethics report on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's handling of the SNC-Lavalin affair hasn't so far hurt the Liberals'...

Poll: how close is too close?

Aug 20, 2019 / 12:15 pm

The Central Okanagan Board of Education is renewing calls for municipalities to be more sensitive to the distance between cannabis retail stores and schools....

Poll: driving for Uber

Aug 18, 2019 / 8:05 am

Okanagan civic officials are urging B.C.’s minister of transportation to reconsider requiring ride-hailing service drivers to have a class 4 commercial...

Poll: fearful of crime?

Aug 15, 2019 / 7:55 pm

Almost half of Metro Vancouver residents fear becoming a victim of crime. A new Research Co. poll finds 43% of residents in the region fear crime "a great...

Poll: PM's ethics breach

Aug 14, 2019 / 7:55 pm

The federal ethics watchdog says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau violated the Conflict of Interest Act by improperly pressuring former attorney general Jody...

Poll: rent in the Okanagan

Aug 13, 2019 / 7:15 pm

The latest Canadian National Rent Report has ranked Kelowna as the eighth most expensive rental market in the nation with prices of one- and two-bedroom units...

Poll: traffic in Kelowna

Aug 12, 2019 / 7:36 pm

By 2040, Kelowna residents will drive farther, spend more time in their vehicles, while moving at slower speeds. All that equates to more congestion on Kelowna...