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Total lockdown needed

Nov 29, 2021 / 3:17 pm

Re.: Southern Africa visitor ban (Castanet, Nov 26) Restricting flights from South Africa in response to the omicron variant is all well and good but we should...

Flight refund runaround

Nov 29, 2021 / 3:09 pm

I have a major problem. I booked a flight through Westjet in September 2020. It was cancelled two days later. The reason given was...

More traffic cops needed

Nov 29, 2021 / 2:29 pm

Re.: B Robson's letter Truckers, slow down (Castanet, Nov. 26) I agree, more needs to be done by the RCMP and CVSE regarding the way trucks move around our...

Idea for new cultural centre

Nov 29, 2021 / 2:13 pm

Re: $5M campaign for culture (Castanet, July 13) and Aging courthouse to stay (Castanet, Oct. 16) Has there been any discussion on rethinking the funding source...

Agree trucks too fast on hwy

Nov 29, 2021 / 2:00 pm

Re.: B Robson's letter Truckers, slow down (Castanet, Nov 26) I totally agree with Mr. Robson about the drivers out there, especially along Highway 3 now. I...

Time for a new Forest Act?

Nov 29, 2021 / 1:23 pm

Re.: Taryn Skalbania’s letter Reconsider clear cuts (Castanet, Nov 15) Taryn Skalbania begins her Nov. 15 letter with three excellent questions: "I...

Tory MPs on throne speech

Nov 27, 2021 / 7:30 am

Small businesses were looking to the Liberals to bring forward a plan to address critical supply chain issues they are facing in advance of the important...

Regrets 'helping' the RCMP

Nov 26, 2021 / 11:51 am

Re.: RCMP promise to do better (Castanet, Nov. 24) Once upon a time I fought for the Kelowna RCMP. I fought for a Sexual Assault Unit here. I gave it...

Truckers, slow down!

Nov 26, 2021 / 10:03 am

Hello, this letter is in response to the multiple accidents that are happening on Highway 3. I am a commercial truck driver based in Kelowna and I haul Super B...

American softwood tariffs

Nov 26, 2021 / 9:48 am

Re.: Canada may retaliate (Castanet, Nov. 25) Regarding the latest softwood tariffs, the Canadian government does not understand that the American government...

Tariffs on coal shipments?

Nov 26, 2021 / 9:42 am

Re.: Canada may retaliate (Castanet, Nov. 25) I'm writing to advise that a possible target for this retaliation would be the multiple trains per day hauling...

What should we call them?

Nov 25, 2021 / 4:26 pm

Re: Shawn Thomas letter Says he asked CAF members (Castanet, Nov. 25) If the term “CAF members” is inappropriate, then what should they be referred...

Agree with Olympic boycott

Nov 25, 2021 / 11:16 am

Re.: Brent Hilton letter Don’t send athletes to China (Castanet, Nov. 25) I believe you are correct that we should not send our athletes to China for the...

Where'll cops come from?

Nov 25, 2021 / 11:04 am

The people screaming and demanding that the RCMP be replaced by a city police force because of perceived dysfunction have to stop and think about where the new...

Says he asked CAF members

Nov 25, 2021 / 10:53 am

Re.: Paul Morgan’s letter Why’s ‘CAF member’ insult? Yes Paul, in fact I did ask many Canadian Armed Forces members what they thought....

RCMP promise doubted

Nov 25, 2021 / 9:43 am

Re.: RCMP promise to do better (Castanet, Nov. 24) So, the RCMP has promised to do a better job of investigating sexual assault complaints. Why, oh why, would...

Thanks from Similkameen

Nov 25, 2021 / 9:34 am

Sometimes it's easy to allow the mountainous terrain to divide communities in more than just a geographic sense. The people of the Similkameen would like...

Give more to Pathways

Nov 25, 2021 / 9:23 am

Re.: Pathways gets morsel (Castanet, Nov. 24) It is extremely shameful that Penticton city council is more concerned with not setting political precedents than...

Why's 'CAF member' insult?

Nov 25, 2021 / 9:18 am

Re: Shawn Thomas letter 'CAF members' an insult (Castanet, Nov. 25) How exactly did you determine that being referred to as “CAF members” is...

Don't send athletes to China

Nov 25, 2021 / 8:59 am

Should we send our Olympic athletes to China in February or not, that is the question. Personally, I think it is obvious we should not participate for a number...

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