Opinion

Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, an Okanagan based-law practice, and provides Kelowna Capital News with weekly stories from the world of local, national and international law. (Contributed)

Kootnekoff: Royal Dismissal

Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, her diverse legal career spans over 20 years

  • Mar 8, 2021
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LETTER: Stop torture of horses

Summerland woman calls for the end of shipping of live horses to Japan

  • Mar 8, 2021
A former client credits her 33 years of sobriety and happiness to all the care she received over the years at Pathways.

LETTER: Client credits 33 years of sobriety to Pathways staff

“Nothing could replace Pathways either in efficiency or in value for cost.”

  • Mar 8, 2021
Pathways
Pathways
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COLUMN: How to help your young reluctant reader

Library has resources to help children

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Masks are required in B.C. (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)

EDITORIAL: Heightened tension over face masks

Incidents of anger and conflicts over mandated masks happening too frequently

  • Mar 3, 2021
Masks are required in B.C. (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
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Priscilla Potts renews plea for information
Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, an Okanagan based-law practice, and provides Kelowna Capital News with weekly stories from the world of local, national and international law. (Contributed)

Kootnekoff: Landmark Human Rights Decision: Francis v. BC Ministry of Justice

Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, her diverse legal career spans over 20 years

  • Mar 2, 2021
Susan Kootnekoff is the founder of Inspire Law, an Okanagan based-law practice, and provides Kelowna Capital News with weekly stories from the world of local, national and international law. (Contributed)
From a distance, Penticton’s natural setting overwhelms the built environment. Will it always be so? (Jodi Forster photo)

OPINION: The natural values are what make Penticton so attractive

Don’t let progress stand over environmental stewardship

  • Mar 3, 2021
From a distance, Penticton’s natural setting overwhelms the built environment. Will it always be so? (Jodi Forster photo)
FILE  - In this Friday, Jan 1, 2021 file photo, a lorry driver's documents are scanned on a phone as he passes a checkpoint for the train through the Eurotunnel link with Europe in Folkestone, England. One month after Britain made a New Year split from the European Union's economic embrace, businesses that once traded freely are getting used to frustrating checks, delays and red tape. Meat exporters say shipments have rotted in trucks awaiting European health checks. Scottish fishermen have protested at Parliament over the catch they can no longer sell to the continent because of byzantine new paperwork. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)

FINLAYSON: Government should focus on strengthening B.C.’s leading export industries

To revive the economy, this piece in the strategy is integral, writes Jock Finlayson

  • Mar 1, 2021
FILE  - In this Friday, Jan 1, 2021 file photo, a lorry driver's documents are scanned on a phone as he passes a checkpoint for the train through the Eurotunnel link with Europe in Folkestone, England. One month after Britain made a New Year split from the European Union's economic embrace, businesses that once traded freely are getting used to frustrating checks, delays and red tape. Meat exporters say shipments have rotted in trucks awaiting European health checks. Scottish fishermen have protested at Parliament over the catch they can no longer sell to the continent because of byzantine new paperwork. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
Vaseux Lake. Grant Harder photo.

Letter: Why can’t we have motorized boats on Vaseux Lake?

Avid fisherman with a disability would love to use his pontoon

  • Feb 28, 2021
Vaseux Lake. Grant Harder photo.
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LETTER: Summerland affordable housing proposal opposed

“For a building that will change the dynamic of a small town, I would have expected more discussion.”

  • Feb 27, 2021
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LETTER: Options available for medical care

Telephone and online methods allow people to contact doctors

  • Feb 26, 2021
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(Northern Vancouver Island Tourism/Steven Fines)

OP-ED: 1 year into pandemic, B.C.’s tourism sector hopes for a light at the end of the tunnel

Only about 17 per cent of businesses have been operating as usual in B.C.

  • Feb 26, 2021
(Northern Vancouver Island Tourism/Steven Fines)
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EDITORIAL: The freedom to read

Books have been challenged many times in the past

  • Feb 24, 2021
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COLUMN: Growing efforts to moderate social media platforms

Major platforms are now paying closer attention to the content posted to their sites

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LETTER: Penticton shouldn’t be the dumping ground for society’s problems

Life-long resident is worried about the escalating aggression by transients who land here

  • Feb 18, 2021
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(Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)

EDITORIAL: COVID-19 restrictions continue

Preventing a new outbreak is far easier than coping with an increase in the number of new cases

  • Feb 18, 2021
(Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
David Black speaks at a 2017 news conference urging B.C. to bid on the 2022 Commonwealth Games, after serving as a director for the 1994 event hosted by Victoria. (Black Press Media files)

OP-ED: B.C. tourism needs a boost from 2026 Commonwealth Games

‘Far more profitable’ than 1994 event hosted by Victoria

  • Feb 17, 2021
David Black speaks at a 2017 news conference urging B.C. to bid on the 2022 Commonwealth Games, after serving as a director for the 1994 event hosted by Victoria. (Black Press Media files)
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LETTER: Fairhaven is a hellhole

Theft, being threatened, young people running into traffic is no way to have housing

  • Feb 15, 2021
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This is the 300+ housing plots Canadian Horizons wants to build on their Spiller Rd. property.

Realtor and neighbour of Spiller Rd. mega-housing project says Vinterra ‘desperately needed’

Gil Szabo says if Penticton says no to Canadian Horizons, we will lose out on housing, tax revenue

  • Feb 14, 2021
This is the 300+ housing plots Canadian Horizons wants to build on their Spiller Rd. property.