Monthly Archives: October 2019

Rant – just another one to ignore

‘Do you see what I see?’ a song? Today I went to review the work of the Highways contractor charged with the responsibility of ‘fixin da roads’. They/it were ripping up roads south of Penticton that did not need help … Continue reading

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Time to think about your time again – thanks Dave

Daylight saving time comes to an end this weekend and the clocks will officially “fall back” one hour at 2 am on Sunday, Nov. 3rd in Standard Time. In the spring we will change to DST once more…. and never … Continue reading

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Part 3 – Teens Financial Literacy

Over the past few weeks, I have written about the general lack of financial literacy in our youth and the almost complete absence of teaching these skills in our school systems. In the final article of this three-part series, I … Continue reading

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Attention: Helena Konanz

I didn’t like the sign here on Tuc-el-nuit Drive during the campaign. It blocked a great view.  A number of comments in the region  – that did not appreciate the sign and a few other things done in Penticton – … Continue reading

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Community Gift

Left FHTS President Ed Schmalz receive cheque from gifter Brian Wilson, Executive Director the Okanagan Archive Trust Society of Penticton. The grant comes with no strings other than it to be used for historical purposes.

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Community Gift

Left Katie Hadwin receives and the gifter – Oliver Elks President Darren Baptiste for the “Any Child can join” program.

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Election by the numbers – 35 million ballots printed

Nearly 18 million Canadians voted with turnout of about 66% 4,774,963 voted at advance polls 111,300 voted on campus at one of 119 temporary Elections Canada offices between October 5 and October 9 34,324 voted by mail from abroad 365 … Continue reading

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MP off to Ottawa

Photo by Richard (Dick) Cannings Looking west to Bench and Summerland below Interesting facts Election 2019 Top two candidates # number of ballots Penticton: 8629 Oliver: 2153 Grand Forks: 1958 Castlegar: 1879 Osoyoos: 1648 Trail: 1613 We acknowledge that other … Continue reading

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