Gail Given goes ballistic

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Postby MrRusty » Jan 25th, 2021, 9:29 am

What a piece of work, reminds me of a US politician that used to threaten to sue people if he didn't get his way... :biggrin:
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Re: Gail Given goes ballistic

Postby the truth » Jan 25th, 2021, 10:30 am

one wheel wrote:It's a sad day when Wayne Carson the elected director for the Northside Communities Association can't ask questions & expect answers from Gail Given, she is the chair person of the Central Okanagan Regional District.

Gail gets paid $40,000 a year to chair CORD meetings & she goes ballistic over questions ? Who does she think she is ?

It's no wonder the Northside residents are questioning what's going on ?



it's pretty clear she has something to hide , to bad real investigative journalism is dead
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Re: Gail Given goes ballistic

Postby Fancy » Jan 25th, 2021, 10:38 am

She's pretty straight forward.
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Re: Gail Given goes ballistic

Postby lesliepaul » Jan 25th, 2021, 12:25 pm

the truth wrote:

it's pretty clear she has something to hide , to bad real investigative journalism is dead


Investigative journalism NEVER existed in Kelowna..........its like a cult here and everybody keeps their yaps shut.........have to protect the so-called movers and shakers.

.......Givens will be tossed in the garbage soon enough!

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Re: Gail Given goes ballistic

Postby Mrmarvingardens » Jan 25th, 2021, 2:30 pm

Someone asked how did Gail Given get her job.
Remember, there are no qualifications for an elected position.
Who are you related to?....Who do you know....
In the case of Gail Given, her late husband was a councillor...she is a supporting actor for mayor Colin Basran's "Kelowna's Home Videos"...He appointed her to chair the central Okanagan regional District..$40, 000 a year plus $35,000
a year, and taxpayer funded trips to Quebec City.
Also, likes the sound of her own voice, even if it makes no sense.
Her latest quote: My daughter just completed training as a planner, at $87,000 a year.I'm jealous!! :200:
If one were to pay attention to comments made by politicians, most make no sense.
But it gives the impression they know what they are talking about.

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Re: Gail Given goes ballistic

Postby Gone_Fishin » Jan 26th, 2021, 8:25 am

Her husband was a raving blowhard, a bully in my opinion. There were several news articles about his temper causing disruption during city business, and an apparent inability to reach consensus with the people around him. There's little surprise that she's apparently in full emulation mode.

Check the best before date in advance of placing your vote in the next municipal election. She's gone sour, IMO. Time for her to let someone with a better skillset into these important political roles.
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Re: Gail Given goes ballistic

Postby LANDM » Jan 26th, 2021, 8:38 am

Or, she is just saying "don’t call me a liar".
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Re: Gail Given goes ballistic

Postby Mrmarvingardens » Jan 26th, 2021, 12:40 pm

Yes Brian Given was noted for his temper, and confrontational approach.
So much so, he confronted a homeless person downtown, and received 5 in the eye for his comments.

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Re: Gail Given goes ballistic

Postby OldBlindDog » Jan 26th, 2021, 12:51 pm

LANDM wrote:Or, she is just saying "don’t call me a liar".


Man, this shoe fits very comfortably.

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Re: Gail Given goes ballistic

Postby lesliepaul » Jan 26th, 2021, 1:15 pm

Gone_Fishin wrote:Her husband was a raving blowhard, a bully in my opinion. There were several news articles about his temper causing disruption during city business, and an apparent inability to reach consensus with the people around him. There's little surprise that she's apparently in full emulation mode.

Check the best before date in advance of placing your vote in the next municipal election. She's gone sour, IMO. Time for her to let someone with a better skillset into these important political roles.


FINALLY someone tells it like it is (was).........the man had a chip on his shoulder in life and went out with it.......now his low educated :cuss: wife takes on the role to carry on what is now a Given tradition of ignorance.........."bully" to you Given.

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Re: Gail Given goes ballistic

Postby casey60 » Feb 10th, 2021, 12:46 pm

Seems like as soon as a politician is elected, they immediately think they know better. Ms. Given is one of those.

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Re: Gail Given goes ballistic

Postby Mrmarvingardens » Feb 10th, 2021, 1:14 pm

Can't remember the source but it goes like this:

"Have you ever noticed that some people are in positions of influence and authority that exceed their abilities?"

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Re: Gail Given goes ballistic

Postby lesliepaul » Feb 10th, 2021, 1:27 pm

casey60 wrote:Seems like as soon as a politician is elected, they immediately think they know better. Ms. Given is one of those.


Her years of being of low intellect was magnified when the usual low Kelowna voter turnout had very little to choose from. Nothing worse than putting a "nobody" into a position that is WELL BEYOND their mental abilities.

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Re: Gail Given goes ballistic

Postby Rejigger » Feb 17th, 2021, 1:37 pm

casey60 wrote:Seems like as soon as a politician is elected, they immediately think they know better. Ms. Given is one of those.

They don't wait to get elected before thinking they know better - thinking they know better is the very thing that drove them to run for election to begin with.

Kelowna is a weird place in that there's a kind of snobbery amongst those who were born-and-raised, or have lived in the Valley for a number of years; as if it's a good thing to have lived in a bubble. In reality, outsiders can bring with them a wealth of information/experience from larger cities. Like any other job applicant, the more experience one has, the more they can bring to a job position. Politicians would do well to always pay close attention to how other cities do things ... for better or worse ... so they can bring the very best to their city. Citizens would do well to think this way while casting their votes.

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Re: Gail Given goes ballistic

Postby lesliepaul » Feb 17th, 2021, 9:36 pm

Rejigger wrote: Citizens would do well to think this way while casting their votes.


Good luck with that.......thats the problem here.........too many voters do not think. They see a sort of familiar name.......good enough for them. Most here have a zero thought process when voting or they just do not care......voter turnout here reminds me of the Monty Python skit "Upper Class Twit of the Year".........not a :cuss: clue.

The disgusting results of that are currently before us and have been for the better part of 10 years.
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