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Public confidence in government’s pandemic management waning: poll

Public confidence in government’s pandemic management waning: poll

51% of Canadians satisfied with federal efforts to fight COVID-19 crisis
Letter: Cannabis shop replacing this New West thrift store would be bad planning

Letter: Cannabis shop replacing this New West thrift store would be bad planning

Proposal up for council decision soon
Letter: Why ban indoor dining in New West and not hair salons or malls?

Letter: Why ban indoor dining in New West and not hair salons or malls?

A restaurant co-owner speaks out
Opinion: Trans Mountain needs to watch for 'edge effect' from Burnaby tree-cutting

Opinion: Trans Mountain needs to watch for 'edge effect' from Burnaby tree-cutting

Editor: I wrote to Ian Anderson, CEO of Trans Mountain pipeline, on 30 January 2021 about his company’s plan to cut 1000+ trees along the pipeline right-of-way in Burnaby (copying Mayor Mike Hurley).
Letter: I'm disappointed in the COVID vaccine rollout in New West

Letter: I'm disappointed in the COVID vaccine rollout in New West

COVID vaccine clinics aren't well located and don't have enough appointments available, says this New Westminster senior
Most Canadians favour boycotting next year’s Beijing Olympics, poll finds

Most Canadians favour boycotting next year’s Beijing Olympics, poll finds

54% of those surveyed say Canada should not send athletes to the 2022 Winter Games.
Opinion: B.C.'s COVID course change looks desperate

Opinion: B.C.'s COVID course change looks desperate

The sudden dramatic reversals in B.C.’s COVID-19 stance on Monday show a degree of desperation that hasn’t been seen previously.
'We want this over as much as any other age group': Responding to Premier Horgan's plea for the young people not to 'blow it for the rest of us'

'We want this over as much as any other age group': Responding to Premier Horgan's plea for the young people not to 'blow it for the rest of us'

"Statements such as Premier Horgan’s devalues our worth, overlooks our tremendous losses, and minimizes the sacrifices that we have already made over the course of the past year."
Prest: A powerful public response to an attack in a public place

Prest: A powerful public response to an attack in a public place

A public library is a sacred place. We will not let this attack stop us from learning, gathering, welcoming.
Letter: New West council decision a blow to heritage conservation in Queen's Park

Letter: New West council decision a blow to heritage conservation in Queen's Park

Heritage revitalization agreement opens the door for infill housing, and the cost is not worth the benefit