• LONG AWAITED COMMUNITY SUSTAINABILITY PLAN UNVEILED

    More than 50 people, including the mayor, town council, volunteers, community stakeholders and residents of Osoyoos made their way to the Watermark Beach Resort conference room on the night of December 8 for the official unveiling of...

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  • JOHN SLATER: 30 YEARS AND COUNTING

    For more than 30 years, John Slater has been in South Okanagan politics in one way or another. Asked what it is that’s kept him here since he first moved here in 1980, he had one simple...

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  • CASH GRAB

    On November 21 I bought an electric handheld blender at the Home Hardware that was featured on the front page of their flyer for $9.97. When I paid for it I was charged $2.25 for a “small...

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  • COUNCILLORS ARE NOT THE MAYOR’S MONKEYS

    Re: November 23, Osoyoos remains true to Wells Congratulations to Osoyoos Director of Corporate Services and Returning Officer, Janette Van Vianen, and her staff for a wonderfully well-organized and well-run civic election. It’s too bad only about...

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  • OPEN LETTER TO OSOYOOS COUNCIL

    Open letter to Osoyoos Council Re: Osoyoos Lake and drinking water infrastructure Dear Mayor and Counsellors of the Town of Osoyoos I wish to express my deep concerns about the major infrastructure of our town. We are...

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  • EDITORIAL – TEACHING THE GAME OF POLITICS

    The province and the BCTF are squaring off over cost increases that seem to have little to do with good governance or children. For the BC Liberal party they are being slowly backed into a corner mostly...

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  • OROVILLE CANOLA CRUSH OFFERS COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITY

    Most Canadians are well aware of the big problems facing our neighbours south of the border – a dysfunctional government, the highest unemployment rate seen in decades, a seemingly intractable fight over taxation, out-of-control debt levels and...

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  • MUNICIPAL SPENDING SKYROCKETS ACROSS B.C.

    The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) released its fourth annual B.C. Municipal Spending Watch report and the stats aren’t painting a pretty picture when it comes to spending associated with B.C. municipalities. According to the report,...

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  • EDITORIAL – HOW TO TELL THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SAFETY AND SAFETY

    You may remember a decade ago when the NDP government ran the very unpopular photo radar program. The essential argument for the campaign was speed kills. The argument against the program was that it was a cash...

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  • MUSEUM MISMANAGEMENT

    Museum facility inching forward – Osoyoos Times, November 23 In this move are some apparent peculiarities the citizen may want to consider. For instance, why was the Home Building Centre purchased for this purpose? Were other options...

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