West Kelowna Naming Referendum

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No this is the Francis Duggan that wrote beautiful poems and tried to make the world a better place. You could learn from him.
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Ranger66 wrote:Now Angusog compares’ himself and West Bank to Nelson Mandela and Transkei. When in fact:
“Memories can never take you back, home, sweet home.
You can never go home anymore.” The Moody Blues


It's "Westbank" kimosabe and "Nkosi sikelel'i" (God bless) "Westbank"!
Miriam Makeba :smt023

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Wow Brightstar... if ever I felt that change the right thing it was after reading those words you posted!

Come to think of it another pretty smart fellow just south of us recently had some success advocating change...

I guess it must be catching.
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da Hillbillies from Okanagan Hills

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IMO this Okanagan Hills name is for the birds...I can just hear it... oh you Hillbillies from da hills. Just an awfull concept as bad as nondescript Lake Country. About 6 years ago some suggested changing Rutland to the much more likeable Orchard Grove. They were on the right track. Reminds me of some names down in southern Californoa...Lemon Grove, La Mesa, Encinitas, San Bernadito.
I read the posts and I am reminded of Lester Pearson when he first proposed a new flag for Canada back around 1965. People were so upset & wanted to cling to the old. The military was especialy against a new flag just like those now who want to stick with Westbank/Westside. Back then they wanted to keep the Red Ensign/Union Jack flags. Now the military loves the new Canadian flag. It is one of the most distinctive reconizable flags in the world & when worn on a uniform all know that you're from Canada. Pearson's wisdom was correct & he took the criticism for the good of the country.
Westbank/Westside is at the same junction. The time is at hand to move forward & unite the community, what a great opportunity for a new exciting memorable name, unique to all of us.
After reading all the posts I believe that it is best left in the hands of a marketing company who can map out a 5, 10 & 20 year plan to guide us to better planning & prosperity.
An earlier post claimed that changing the Westbank name would cost us money. I contend that not changing the name will cost us much more money, jobs, tourism and the chance to unite our community.
It is incumbent upon all of us to think of the bigger picture just as Lester Pearson did many years ago.
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Personally, I like Okanagan Hills, in fact I think I may have suggested it, among many others, many months ago. However, I now find myself hoping that very few will vote for it - it only serves to split the votes of those opposing the name westbank. I hope you'll vote NO for the first question, and WEST KELOWNA for the second.
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Nope. Voted yes (don't particularly like Westside as a name) and voted Westbank (because most voted against joining Kelowna) as a name.
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