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City council: stop socialist plans

City council: stop socialist plans

Chris Bell has only touched the tip of the inequalities of the city's fair living wage policy (re: Resident says living wage policy violated, The Record, Feb. 1.) This policy was introduced by Coun.
Truck traffic is a necessity

Truck traffic is a necessity

Dear Editor: Re: No trucks on Royal Avenue, Letter to the Editor, The Record, Feb. 3. I read the letter by Catalina P. Trinidad with interest because it intrigues me and affects me in a number of ways.
Justice review and changes long overdue

Justice review and changes long overdue

Can there be a better argument for a free and diligent media? During the last several months, reporters at the major dailies have been reporting on serious criminal charges that have been stayed due to court delays. Think of it.
Questions linger on math class

Questions linger on math class

Dear Editor: Re: Math students' marks adjusted after complaints, The Record, Feb. 8. The actions of the school district suggest the children's marks in Foundations of Math 11 were not scaled.
Beware of the NDP

Beware of the NDP

Re: Clark may ignore polls but can't ignore voters, Our View, The Record, Feb. 3. Notice that the total of the B.C. Liberal and the B.C. Conservative combined percentage is still higher than the NDP total.
Approach safety proactively

Approach safety proactively

Dear Editor: Re: Focus on thugs, not victims, Letters to the editor, The Record, Feb. 1. Well I am glad to see that the (letter to the editor) I submitted had a response. I personally had four emails and all were in agreement with what was written.
Let's look at trucking alternatives

Let's look at trucking alternatives

Dear Editor: Re: No trucks on Royal Avenue, Letters to the Editor, The Record, Feb. 3. Do trucks belong on Royal Ave? Nope. Do trucks belong on Front Street? Nope.
Income gap is really a monumental chasm

Income gap is really a monumental chasm

This week, statisticians who continue to offer us needed glimpses of reality issued a warning cry over B.C.'s growing income inequality. The gap between the rich and poor is getting wider, according to a report by B.C. Stats.
Teachers' offer not so bad

Teachers' offer not so bad

Dear Editor: Much of the chatter today is about those greedy teachers who, we are repeatedly told by provincial government forces, are demanding pay increases of 15 per cent in these hard times when the B.C.
Liberals at 'point of no return'

Liberals at 'point of no return'

The B.C. government is receiving a lot of kudos over its decision last week to aggressively push for liquefied natural gas plants and to wean B.C. Hydro off private power producers.