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Common sense not too much to ask, or is it?

June
13
,
2016
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THE PEOPLE from the B.C. Wine Institute may find themselves spitting into a strong wind when they ask Kamloops Council to reconsider its decision to bar VQQA wine sales at Save On Foods. President Miles Prodan will try to explain, again,...

Difference between Liberals and Conservatives

June
10
,
2016
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WE DON'T often like to go to the Internet for material, but this little piece called "which side of the fence" was too intriguing to resist. It goes like this: "If you ever wondered which side of the fence you sit on,...

Pipeline isn't only about Lower Mainland

June
9
,
2016
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HERE'S WHAT Gregor Robertson had to say in Ottawa Tuesday as the Vancouver mayor continued his lobby against the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion proposal. "The vast majority of people in Vancouver and in the Lower Mainland do...

Kudos to police for restraint, courage

June
8
,
2016
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A LOT OF PEOPLE are ready to condemn police officers at the slightest provocation. They're routinely criticized whenever there's an arrest that involves resistance or violence, and now that everyone has a cell phone, takedowns are...

What he did for others will live on forever

June
7
,
2016
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A TRAIL BLAZER for first nations, a tireless champion, a truly nice guy. It's difficult to find new adjectives that haven't already been used to describe the legacy of former Kamloops Liberal MP Len Marchand. Who couldn't like a...

Who decides when 'social licence' is achieved?

June
6
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2016
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IT'S BEEN a theme we've addressed for some time, but a piece posted by Resource Works sees things much the same way. It describes an "Oh so predictable theatre as recent headlines illustrate": Act 1: NEB approves...

Council clings to its mistake on wine issue

June
3
,
2016
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I KNOW what’s best for you.... you dummies! In its most simplistic form, that's really what five members of Kamloops Council are telling the community as they hold fast to their questionable and wrong headed decision to...

Critics should focus on zoo in gorilla case

June
2
,
2016
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ANIMALS... even the big dangerous ones are fascinating, and few of us want to see them hurt, let alone killed. Which is why so many are outraged over the decision by the Cincinnati Zoo to kill a 17-year-old silverback, after a young child climbed...

Being Number 10 has consequences

June
1
,
2016
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WE'RE NUMBER 10! Not exactly the level of achievement most of us reach for, but that's where Canada is in terms of competitiveness according to the Swiss-based IMD Business School. The grade is the worst Canada has scored over the...

Give Kelowna, not us, safe injection site

May
31
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2016
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IF YOU AREN'T unsettled about the latest Interior Health Authority initiative, maybe you should be. The IHA confirms it's looking at the issue of a safe injection site in either Kamloops or Kelowna. Medical health officials seem to...