As mayor of Osoyoos, B.C., part of the Kelowna region of the Okanagan that you say has the second-best health-care service in Canada, I ask: “According to whom?”(“Where we get the best health care,” Cover, June 11). The Penticton hospital is telling pregnant women to go elsewhere.
On stay your set, marks, steady get now, set, hold that position for a year or two ... GO! With Jean Chrétien gripping the starters pistol, the patience of Liberal leadership aspirants jostling for positions in the undeclared run for the Prime Ministers job is going to be sorely tested.By JOHN GEDDES, JULIAN BELTRAME6 min
Under the mediation of U.S. Central Intelligence Agency director George Tenet, Israelis and Palestinians finally agreed to a fragile truce designed to end nine months of bloodshed. Under the pact, Israel withdrew tanks from some areas near the West Bank and Gaza, and reopened a border crossing between Gaza and Egypt, among other things.
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