Will Kelowna need a second downtown?

Re: Will Kelowna need a second downtown?

Postby Bpeep » Jan 6th, 2018, 5:15 pm

alanjh595 wrote:
I remember that fiasco. Can you just imagine if she actually got elected?

WOW, and they complain about parking problems now?!?!


Imagine the testament to human stupidity if they actually voted her in?
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Re: Will Kelowna need a second downtown?

Postby alanjh595 » Jan 6th, 2018, 5:26 pm

Bman wrote:
alanjh595 wrote:
I remember that fiasco. Can you just imagine if she actually got elected?

WOW, and they complain about parking problems now?!?!


Imagine the testament to human stupidity if they actually voted her in?


Every business downtown would be sunk.

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Re: Will Kelowna need a second downtown?

Postby southy » Jan 6th, 2018, 5:44 pm

Bman wrote:They should build a multi billion dollar series of water canals that will replace many of the downtown streets.
One of the brainwaves that were so qualified to steer the future of our city ran for council on that platform.

I'll open a series of park and boats along the edge of the waterways.



Bman - I think Mother Nature tried that last year ... didn't go to well. [icon_lol2.gif]

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Re: Will Kelowna need a second downtown?

Postby normaM » Jan 6th, 2018, 6:05 pm

If not for downtown .. well heck
When you're alone, and life is making you lonely
You can always go
Downtown
When you've got worries, all the noise and the hurry
Seems to help, I know
Downtown
Just listen to the music of the traffic in the city
Linger on the sidewalk where the neon signs are pretty
How can you lose?
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Re: Will Kelowna need a second downtown?

Postby Urban Cowboy » Jan 6th, 2018, 6:08 pm

There is another downtown, it's called Mission/South Pandosy. :biggrin:
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Re: Will Kelowna need a second downtown?

Postby Anonymous123 » Jan 6th, 2018, 6:26 pm

Is the Internet not a downtown?
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Re: Will Kelowna need a second downtown?

Postby dirtybiker » Jan 6th, 2018, 6:30 pm

normaM wrote:If not for downtown .. well heck
When you're alone, and life is making you lonely
You can always go
Downtown
When you've got worries, all the noise and the hurry
Seems to help, I know
Downtown
Just listen to the music of the traffic in the city
Linger on the sidewalk where the neon signs are pretty
How can you lose?


Hahaha, from a page ago..
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Re: Will Kelowna need a second downtown?

Postby Ken7 » Jan 6th, 2018, 6:50 pm

Kguy wrote:I think if a second hospital were to be built it should be in an area like Rutland or maybe Glenmore.
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Stick it wherever you would like, but not in Glenmore thanks! We are becoming High Density Living Central and we really don't have any more side streets to park on for visitor parking etc.

But thanks for thinking of us!
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Re: Will Kelowna need a second downtown?

Postby Ken7 » Jan 6th, 2018, 6:51 pm

Queen K wrote:The population on the Westside is larger than all of Haida Gwaii, it needs a hospital. Now.


I would agree with a Hospital on West kelowna. They still have land mass and could build it so they have a actual parking lot, and heli-pad.

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Re: Will Kelowna need a second downtown?

Postby Jflem1983 » Jan 6th, 2018, 6:58 pm

Ken7 wrote:
Queen K wrote:The population on the Westside is larger than all of Haida Gwaii, it needs a hospital. Now.


I would agree with a Hospital on West kelowna. They still have land mass and could build it so they have a actual parking lot, and heli-pad.


Native band was gonna build one in about 02 or so if i remember. Someone with bettef memory maybe could tell us what happened to that
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Re: Will Kelowna need a second downtown?

Postby Ken7 » Jan 6th, 2018, 7:02 pm

Jflem1983 wrote:Native band was gonna build one in about 02 or so if i remember. Someone with better memory maybe could tell us what happened to that


You are correct but it was later. It was a specialty Hospital Private for their people. It must not have been well planned. They actually traveled all over the world trying to get specialist to invest and to commit to being there.

Brief look at the article, something criminal...go figure.

West Bank First Nations Hospital google it, a number of articles. the link won't show proper.


https://*bleep*.ca/newsitem/stalled-pri ... es/it20717
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Re: Will Kelowna need a second downtown?

Postby Catri » Jan 6th, 2018, 7:06 pm

I feel like we've had the second hospital discussion here before. Or it could be that I imagined it...oh middle age, how I love thee. Anyhoo, I think if there ever is a second hospital built it will probably be at the University.

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Re: Will Kelowna need a second downtown?

Postby Ken7 » Jan 6th, 2018, 7:08 pm

Catri wrote:I feel like we've had the second hospital discussion here before. Or it could be that I imagined it...oh middle age, how I love thee. Anyhoo, I think if there ever is a second hospital built it will probably be at the University.


That is another good location and the University could then have their Medical Education ran out of it there.

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Re: Will Kelowna need a second downtown?

Postby Fancy » Jan 6th, 2018, 8:00 pm

Ken7 wrote:West Bank First Nations Hospital google it, a number of articles. the link won't show proper.

You're not allowed to post other local media articles which is why it won't show.
There is some information available here:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-c ... -1.3766310

I would be surprised at another hospital but near the University would serve multiple purposes.
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Re: Will Kelowna need a second downtown?

Postby Frisk » Jan 7th, 2018, 3:21 am

I must've been really tired last night when I posted this thread. lol

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