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Grateful for good neighbour

Grateful for good neighbour

Dear Editor: Reading The Record's series, Our Neighbourhood, has been a particular source of personal pleasure for me.
Spending limits needed

Spending limits needed

Dear Editor: Well folks, it is a done deal and who can tell me that they knew this multi-million dollar Hydro "deal" was even in the works? Here is my message to every single politician, be they local, provincial or federal - enough of this crap! Sho
Students should focus on job-centric studies

Students should focus on job-centric studies

Everyone knows education is expensive, but an uneducated population is not a productive one.
Sharks circling B.C. NDP leader

Sharks circling B.C. NDP leader

When then-Premier Mike Harcourt's government was engulfed in scandal and controversy in the mid-1990s, speculation began to build on whether he could hang on as leader.
Province failing to protect water

Province failing to protect water

Here's a question that our provincial government ought to be able to answer but can't: How much water is the world's biggest bottled water seller withdrawing from wells in British Columbia? The province doesn't know because it isn't asking.
Peace is an elusive concept

Peace is an elusive concept

Dear Editor: Thank you for your opinion piece re: National Peacekeepers Day (Lest we forget to honour the peacekeepers, Our View, The Record, Aug. 9). Your article has made me consider my relationship with "the military" (and guns) over my lifetime.
Neighbourhoods at risk

Neighbourhoods at risk

Dear Editor: Say goodbye to the neighbourhoods you're describing. Your series on our neighbourhoods raises many rich memories. However, the reality is that these neighbourhoods are being overrun by commuter traffic.
Hang on to summer while you still can

Hang on to summer while you still can

It's funny how quickly we West Coasters adapt. After many months of living through the gray dampness that comes with our rainforest locale, the sun is usually a welcome respite.
Deny prorogue request

Deny prorogue request

Dear Editor: Open letter to governor general David Johnston: I am writing to you today as a Canadian citizen frustrated by my prime minister's lack of responsibilty to the Canadian taxpayer. Mr.
Hydro settlement will cost millions

Hydro settlement will cost millions

Governments like to try to bury bad news announcements, and using a Friday in the dog days of summer is usually a good time to try it. And that's what the B.C.