Election profile: James fed up with BC Liberals Subscriber Tuesday, 30 April 2013 18:00 J.P. SQUIRE Liberal supporter Graeme James became so disillusioned with that provincial party that he not only joined the Conservatives but became their candidate in Kelowna-Lake Country. “That’s the main reason I’m running,” said James. “I finally had to step away [...]
Upside to controversial comments? Play –> An Okanagan Indian chief hopes a racially charged political controversy will lead to improved dialogue and understanding. Barry McDivitt reports. via globalnews.ca Is there an upside to racially divisive comments? I don’t think so!
Some physicians in Quebec are concerned that a curriculum rethink toward family medicine at McGill University will result in a loss of research prowess and turn the venerable institution into a “family doctor factory.” The Montreal Gazette reported some physicians believe the new medical school curriculum cuts too much from science and will result in [...]
We need a health human resources observatory by Colin Leslie on April 8, 2013Categories: DiscussionsMedical PostWhile it is true that residents in some specialties have had difficulties finding jobs as they graduate in recent years, Canada as a whole remains short of physicians.I get too many notes like this from doctor friends: “Many of my patients [...]
KGH gets a ‘B’ in CBC report card Subscriber Wednesday, 10 April 2013 18:00 Kelowna Daily Courier Construction workers pour cement for the foundation for the new Interior Heart and Surgical Centre located beside the Kelowna General Hospital Centennial building on Wednesday. KGH was recently graded by the CBC’s the fifth estate program, earning a [...]
Rosy view of health care countered by B.C. Tory Subscriber Tuesday, 09 April 2013 18:00 Letter to the Editor In response to Norm Letnick’s column extolling the virtues of our health-care system (Lots done, lots more to do, April 7), I would counter by saying that we have an outdated, costly health-care system full of [...]
I was born and raised in British Columbia and I have been a resident of Kelowna Mission for the past 25 years. We have lived by the Capri Centre on Pridham road, by the Guisachan centre on McBride Road, in the Mission on Apsey Road and we now live in East Kelowna on Hall Road. [...]
COLUMN: Bridge tolls brought to forefront Share this story –> COLUMN: MLAs mum on bridge tolls Column: Ask for whom the bridge tolls COLUMN: Taking toll on patience Modelling takes its toll COLUMN: Traffic patterns set to change Higher tolls not the best rout By Frank Bucholtz – Peace Arch News Published: March 27, 2013 [...]