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Whistling in the dark

Dear Editor: Much has been said, and understandably so, about the rail noise as it affects those living by the Quay. I'd like to make mention of the noise as it affects those a little further on up the tracks.

Liberals counting on 'Christy' brand

The re-branding of the B.C. Liberal Party into the "B.C. Christy" party has officially begun, but one has to wonder whether this is a case of too little, too late. The party now has a new logo that features, in large highlighted letters, "B.C.

LOL'ing in the city

Dear Editor: Allow me to join the cacophony about New "Westmonster" politics, civic duties and accomplishments. A recent spellchecker correction changed 'Crosty' to "Crusty." I had to LOL (laugh out loud, no nasty reflection intended).

One bad apple tarnishes the group

The strength of the RCMP as a superior police force is in its anonymity. They all wear the same uniform. They all have the same training.

Volunteers soften the blow of funding cuts

Imagine the impact of a 12 millionstrong army of people willing to do whatever it took to accomplish their mission? That's the power of volunteers in Canada. Recent estimates suggest there are as many as 12.

What is a real visionary?

Dear Editor: Re: Wright defends himself, Sept. 14, The Record. The mayor's self-proclaimed mantle of being "visionary" sent many of us running to a dictionary.

Dix just doesn't get it

Dear Editor: Listening to Adrian Dix's finance critic, Bruce Ralston, on a radio call-in show this week, as he tried to explain why the NDP oppose Premier Christy Clark's investment in the Prince Rupert port expansion and the Kitimat LNG plant, was a

B.C. can't escape global economy

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Let's start talking about geothermal energy

If geothermal energy is the answer to Canada's future energy needs, we should at least know that by now. But 100 years after the world's first commercial geothermal power plant was built in Italy in 1911, we don't.

Costly bill a shocking sight

Dear Editor: I am a senior, and I would like to share a frustrating and costly mistake I made while shopping at the Royal City Centre mall. I arrived early for a 9: 30 a.m. dentist appointment and parked in the underground lot.