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Big company leaves New West

Big company leaves New West

Dear Editor: Re: New West family business on the move, The Record, Aug. 10. New Westminster has lost yet another long-time business and taxpayer to the City of Burnaby - Mott Electric. I personally am saddened by their departure.
Questioning vaccinations

Questioning vaccinations

Dear Editor: Re: Look ahead to winter's flu season, In my opinion, The Record, Aug. 17, by Perry Kendall. After looking at the biography of Dr.
Royal City prince replies

Royal City prince replies

Dear Editor: Re: letter writer wrong on Crosty, Letters to the editor, The Record, Aug. 15, by Jacquie Stevenson. All I can add is the Shakespeare line from Hamlet: "The lady doth protest too much, methinks." Scott Larsen, New Westminster
Slow down near schools this September

Slow down near schools this September

Summer is flying by and so are the vehicles on our roads, with a number of excessive speeding incidents taking place recently.
Remembering what matters

Remembering what matters

Dear Editor: Re: City loses longtime biz owner, The Record, Aug. 17. Thank you so much for the article about the passing of Doug Pavan. He was such a good person, businessman and kind friend.
Make office tower as green as future civic centre

Make office tower as green as future civic centre

Dear Editor: Let's face the facts. If the nine-storey office tower is built on top of the city's civic centre, chances are this tower will remain city's responsibility indefinitely.
Is Black's plan just a pipe dream?

Is Black's plan just a pipe dream?

The bolt-from-the-blue announcement by newspaper mogul David Black that he wants to build a $13-billion oil refinery near Kitimat may be hailed by some as a "game changer" for the proposed Enbridge pipeline project, but a more accurate description ma
Gardens planted with pride

Gardens planted with pride

Dear Editor: Re: Creating beauty in the garden, July 4, and Grateful for local gardener, Letters to the editor, July 11, The Record. It is great that people acknowledge the efforts of our city gardeners.
Overpaid ICBC executives cause road rage

Overpaid ICBC executives cause road rage

The feeling surging through most British Columbians' blood today should seem familiar. It's a lot like road rage, albeit inspired by those who insure cars, not those who drive them.
Look ahead to winter's flu season

Look ahead to winter's flu season

As summer vacations come to an end, and we begin to look forward to the fall, it is a good time to start thinking about how to best protect ourselves and our loved ones from illnesses like influenza.