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Letter: I skipped my New Westminster classes because I don't feel safe

Letter: I skipped my New Westminster classes because I don't feel safe

A local student took part in this week's Sick Out protest
Letter: New Westminster teachers demand mandatory masks, faster COVID-19 notifications

Letter: New Westminster teachers demand mandatory masks, faster COVID-19 notifications

President of the New Westminster Teachers’ Union wants mandatory masks in schools
Opinion: We can’t just sit around waiting for a COVID-19 vaccine to save us

Opinion: We can’t just sit around waiting for a COVID-19 vaccine to save us

We must follow the guidance of health officials now to reduce cases because a vaccine is a long ways off
Opinion: 'Cynical Spreaders' not solely to blame for COVID-19 surge

Opinion: 'Cynical Spreaders' not solely to blame for COVID-19 surge

Are the “Cynical Spreaders” winning the day right now or are our rising COVID-19 numbers simply a reflection of how tough it is to combat this virus? “Cynical Spreaders” is the title that pollster Angus Reid Institute conferred back in the summer on
Letters: Church lockdown affects mental health

Letters: Church lockdown affects mental health

Open letter to Dr. Bonnie Henry: I am penning an open letter to you, Dr. Bonnie Henry, as I have tried other channels, and cannot get in touch with you.
Letter: New West heritage property needs a 'more attractive structure'

Letter: New West heritage property needs a 'more attractive structure'

Editor: Re: New West to consider Queen’s Park butcher shop’s expansion proposal , Record News Late last year, a public hearing supported several properties being removed from Queen's Park Heritage Conservation Area protection.
Letter: Would you rather wear a mask or be on a breathing tube?

Letter: Would you rather wear a mask or be on a breathing tube?

Editor: "There's a time for everything." I guess it was time. At her Nov. 19 briefing, Dr.
Opinion: Horgan got his big mandate. Now what?

Opinion: Horgan got his big mandate. Now what?

Premier John Horgan is unveiling a new cabinet this week as the BC NDP government tackles a tough list of challenges. Things have been in suspended animation since the election call in September.
Letter: People are starting to ‘turn on’ Dr. Henry. Let’s still be kind

Letter: People are starting to ‘turn on’ Dr. Henry. Let’s still be kind

Editor: More than a few years ago now, a dear friend noted that she would not want to be held responsible for her children's actions if they committed a hateful crime, and so she should also embrace not being held up for their accomplishments.
Opinion: Some clown tossed New Westminster’s COVID signage in the trash

Opinion: Some clown tossed New Westminster’s COVID signage in the trash

Yes, I used the word “clown” in the headline of this blog. That will offend the people who think we just need to whisper quietly to the people who refuse to follow COVID-19 protocols and recommendations from public health officials.