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It's a risky time for drivers and pedestrians

It's a risky time for drivers and pedestrians

This is a particularly risky time of the year to be a pedestrian. It gets dark early and is often pitch black outside by the time many commuters hit the road for home. Rain, wind and bright headlights make spotting pedestrians very difficult.
Tory campaign kicks off with the first big lie

Tory campaign kicks off with the first big lie

When did governing become campaigning - all the time? Our next federal election is set for Oct.
Vigils important but not nearly enough

Vigils important but not nearly enough

The candlelight vigils that take place every Dec.
Food bank boosters

Food bank boosters

Dear Editor: "Sleigh bells ring, are you listenin', on the Fraser, the Native's glistenin', a beautiful sight, we're happy tonight, cruising for the food bank in the twilight.
Think carefully before ditching well-loved city references

Think carefully before ditching well-loved city references

Dear Editor: I'm all for preserving and/or revitalizing the historic parts of New Westminster and, contrary to Bob Rennie, do not think that we should let go of the moniker "Royal City.
Letter inspires response

Letter inspires response

Dear Editor: Re: ER trip leads to anger, Letters to the Editor, The Record, Nov. 28. In response to the letter written by L. Luyten, I am going to give them the benefit of the doubt and say they were having a very bad day and needed to vent.
Try a little tolerance

Try a little tolerance

Dear Editor: Re: ER trip leads to anger, Letters to the Editor, The Record, Nov. 28. I usually do not respond to letters of this type because they are so blatantly hostile, however, in this case, I believe a response is required from someone. Mr.
Make your voice heard

Make your voice heard

Dear Editor: On Nov. 22, TransLink held the 2013 Bus Service Optimization Open House at Royal City Centre. Their new proposal affecting bus #154 - Braid/22 Street Station is very logical on a map but doesn't serve hundreds of seniors.
Justice system did what it could on dog case

Justice system did what it could on dog case

A lot of people won't be happy that the man at the centre of a high-profile animal cruelty court case isn't going to jail. Animal rights advocates have made their feelings known about the need for a stiff sentence throughout the court process.
Get cigs out of drug stores

Get cigs out of drug stores

Dear Editor: On May 31, 2013, British Columbians will have the infamous distinction of being the only Canadian province that still allows tobacco to be sold in pharmacies and stores that contain a pharmacy.