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Moods can be like the weather in Alberta; one moment the sun is shining on your smiling face and the next moment you can feel a cold shiver run down your spine.
The pandemic has pointed out some of the weaknesses — if not, in some cases, outright failure — of health-care systems on both sides of the border.
The United States of America’s constitution begins with the words, “We hold these truths to be self evident that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.”
Canadians eat a great deal of meat. Just over 808 million chickens, turkeys, ducks and geese were slaughtered last year. In addition, 25,267 million cattle, pigs and sheep were slaughtered. If we add fish, (492,441 million), and shell fish (4,245, 548 billion) the total volume is truly immense.
It is approximately one year since COVID-19 started to take hold in B.C. and its impact has been devastating on many sectors — including tourism and its more than 19,000 operators across the province.
Dear Editor: I hesitate to bore your readers with an overly detailed rebuttal of some ill-informed opinions, but I think your readers deserve some facts about how city planning actually works (“City Hall leaves taxpayers on the hook,” Letters, Jan. 19, by Richard Drinnan).
Governing a nation or a province is a complex challenge for any political parties. While legislating and being accountable in the legislature is a key visible part of the democratic process, the day-to-day operations of government include many tasks and employ an army of civil servants.
Dear Editor: I put my mask on and travelled into downtown Kelowna last Saturday, to witness the anti-mask rally. From previous reports, there have been up to 150 people in attendance. There were only approximately 40-50 in attendance.
Like many people this January, I have consumed the impressive Netflix series, The Queen’s Gambit, the story of a young, socially awkward orphaned girl who ascends through the maze of 1960s chess culture to face a Russian Grandmaster.
Dear editor: I, too, feel that the city planning department and the mayor and council are too keen to allow high-rise development in Kelowna, contrary to the official community plan (Re: “Kelowna City Hall leaves taxpayers on the hook,” Jan. 20). Further to the discussion, it is not just the…
The recent storming of the Capitol in Washington clearly illustrates the fundamental challenge facing that country’s future viability as a democracy.
The B.C. Ministry of Health announced that the public health order prohibiting gatherings and limiting travel has been extended to Feb. 5 and that means many of us will continue to be relying on screen time to connect virtually with friends and loved ones.