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Who should we target next for being smelly?

December
1
,
2015
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A guest editorial today sent in by frequent contributor Jayne Aulis who writes, SO KAMLOOPS has voted to ban smoking and vaping in all parks and civic properties eh? I had to laugh as I listened to some of the comments about how some will be able...

Council bent on driving away investment

November
26
,
2015
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THESE PEOPLE at Kamloops City Hall appear to have no clue or perhaps they are simply being Machiavellian. Already overtaxing its heavy industrial sector well beyond what their counterparts elsewhere pay, now these locally elected...

If council doesn't want Ajax, say so

November
25
,
2015
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MAYBE Kamloops Council ought to stop beating around the bush. If the majority doesn't want the proposed KGHM Ajax copper mine to the south of the city, just say so — pass a motion declaring council's opposition to the project,...

Notley's carbon tax just a tax grab

November
24
,
2015
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GOVERNMENTS like to pretend a carbon tax is some sort of a magic bullet that will solve climate change, B.C. included. The NDP Government of Rachel Notley in Alberta is the latest to drink the kool aid, announcing a 10-year plan. The...

Trust in technology for counting votes

November
23
,
2015
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WE HAVE some unsolicited advice for those Kamloops Councillors who would turn back the clock. As the prime minister said when asked why there are so many women in his cabinet......."because it's 2015." Which can also be said for...

Stop blaming the highways contractors

November
20
,
2015
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LET'S BRING in a rush order of cheese…..to pair with all that whining we're hearing from drivers. It's like a broken record every single winter….the highway maintenance companies are crap….they have no idea...

'My Education' is a $100-million boondoggle

November
19
,
2015
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A guest editorial today, with the president of the Kamloops Thompson Teachers Association, David Komljenovic. THE LATEST boondoggle from the provincial government is a nearly $100-million student information system called My Education B...

Canada must stay in the air war against ISIS

November
18
,
2015
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IT'S TIME to put a stop to it....but eliminating the ISIS threat won't be accomplished by countries conveniently sitting on the sidelines and offering little more than platitudes. The western world is allied with France in...

Govt must follow the evidence on ISIS

November
17
,
2015
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AS OUR thoughts, prayers, condolences, and anger have focused our minds on the ISIS attacks in Paris, we might also want to think about the choices being made in our country. Prime Minister Trudeau and our new defence minster assured...

Liberal promises mean ever bigger deficits

November
16
,
2015
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UNTIL (last) week….the Trudeau Liberals have been living the dream. Defeating those darned overly fiscally prudent Conservatives, by promising something for everyone…. Those promises cost money, so even the Trudeau crowd...