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Morning Start: Flying is greener than you think

Your morning start for Monday, June 29, 2020

Happy Monday! Only two more sleeps until Canada Day!

Fun Fact of the day: Flying is greener than you think

Although planes might seem like flying emissions factories, global air travel accounts for just 2% of humans’ annual CO2 emissions.

Weather forecast according to Environment Canada:

In Kelowna:

In Vernon:

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In Salmon Arm:

In case you missed it: Majority of Kelowna residents don’t feel safe when engaging with local RCMP, poll suggests

In light of two incidents where Kelowna RCMP have been accused of using excessive force, the Capital News reached out to Kelowna residents to ask the question “do you feel safe when interacting with local police?”

According to the poll, the majority of those who responded indicated they don’t feel fully safe when engaging with the Kelowna RCMP. A total of 717 votes were cast over two days.

The results are broken down to:

50.77 per cent of voters said they don’t feel safe at all.

26.92 per cent said they feel fully safe.

20.5 per cent said they feel somewhat safe.

1.81 per cent of voters said the matter does not concern them.

Video of the day:

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READ MORE: Weekly roundup: UBCO student sues RCMP, Basran gives thumbs up to Kelowna tourism, possible cat killer on the loose


Daniel Taylor
Reporter, Kelowna Capital News
Email me at daniel.taylor@kelownacapnews.com
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