Opinion

Column: RRSP a good choice for first time buyers

Kelowna mortgage brokers examine the rules around using your RRSP as down payment

  • Jan 16th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Public school ‘crisis’ doesn’t exist

More teachers pour in, union wants results suppressed

Consumer society no longer serves our needs

David Suzuki asks how “disposable” and “planned obsolescence” became part of product marketing

  • Jan 14th, 2018
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LETTERS: Plastic bags an ‘easy feel-good fix’

Bags have secondary uses, other problems more pressing

  • Jan 12th, 2018

Fuhr: Federal program improved to help veterans

Pension For Life will help severely-injured veterans post service

  • Jan 12th, 2018

MICHAELS: Bad McAd leaves a bad taste in my mouth

“If you are trying to figure out how to spend that fiver, consider taking a moment to unplug from the trite network of now and 15-seconds-from-now…”

Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining

Sportsmanship is also a skill that needs practice after Lias Andersson threw his silver medal into the crowd

  • Jan 8th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians pose on plastic bags

Virtue signalling distracts from local government performance

Parnell: A few wishes for 2018

Kelowna editor Kevin Parnell says there’s a few things we all need this year

B.C. VIEWS: In 2018, ideology meets reality

Site C only the start of hard choices for Premier John Horgan

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan on forests and fires

Premier to tackle log shortages, exports and Interior ‘super-mills’

National Newsmaker: Courage came at the right time

The Canadian Press made the right call for its Newsmaker of the Year

EDITORIAL: Human spirit carries the day

We salute the people that made a difference in the Kelowna and Lake Country communities

Going green

LETTER: Thoughts on how going green will cost more

  • Dec 27th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan on housing, child care

Premier faces costly urban issues, including marijuana legalization

Editorial: And we thought Stephen Harper was ethically-challenged

Kelowna’s managing editor says the ethics commissioner took a bite out of Justin Trudeau’s popularity

Letter: MP helps mend a hole for family

Kelowna letter-writer says Stephen Fuhr helped his family deal with adoption issues

  • Dec 24th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: 2017 is the year of the B.C. Green Party

Andrew Weaver’s shifting priorities shape politics for 2018

Star gazing: History of the Winter Solstice

At 8:28 a.m. (PST) on Thursday, Dec. 21, the sun will rise and set at the southernmost extreme

  • Dec 20th, 2017