Letters, we get letters

Okanaganites are not afraid to voice an opinion — or in this case text, message, type or scribble it down on paper.

  • Dec. 2, 2016 3:00 p.m.

Here’s a compendium of some of your thoughts which we received this week. Follow the link to read the original on the Kelowna Capital News website.

Kelowna initiates a sitting/sleeping ban on sidewalks.

This will do wonders for the city’s reputation as a progressive place with a sunny disposition.”

The issue drove one person to take to verse.

Safe injection sites

Kelowna’s intelligentsia weighed in on health and security aspects of safe injection sites after Interior Health suggested locating one on Leon Avenue as well as a mobile unit. Downtown business interests are not enthused.

Another letter writer offered a sampling of science abstracts and studies to determine the benefits/pitfalls of safe injection sites.

Distracted driving

A life was changed forever by one distracted driver.

Tax grabs

Milked of scarce income at every turn, one senior feels like they just don’t matter in our society.

Tourist Centre

Despite so many residents complaining about Tourist Kelowna’s plan to build its new tourist info centre in the midst of the waterfront walk between Kerry Park and the Stuart Park outdoor skating rink, the city still seems to be gung-ho on the project. Resident says Stop the madness.”

ICBC rates

A letter writer objects to our personal injury columnist/lawyer’s recent column: ICBC Rate Hike Reflects Continually Bad Driving Habits, saying lawyers’ interests are in higher settlements which pay them higher fees.

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