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NELSON: Multiculturalism is just so Canadian

FACE TO FACE: Does multiculturalism still make sense after all these years? Is multiculturalism "working" in Canada? I think it is.

O'NEILL: It's not racist to ask a few questions

FACE TO FACE: Does multiculturalism still make sense after all these years? Welcome to the world of everything and nothing. Welcome to the multicultural muddle that my relativistic debating partner so warmly embraces.

Coquitlam councillor should keep pushing pesticide ban

The Editor, Re. "Spray ban possible" (The Tri-City News, March 9). A letter to Coquitlam Coun. Selina Robinson: Thank you for your persistence in bringing forward the issue of banning the use of pesticides for cosmetic reasons.

COLUMN: This isn't the time to ignore aboriginal issues

We in the Lower Mainland tend to be oblivious to the fact we're essentially occupiers on never-surrendered First Nations land.

More planning must go into placement of heat pumps

The Editor, Re. "Cities deal with concerns over heat pump noise" (The Tri-City News, March 2). This is fast becoming an issue that must be dealt with properly in all municipalities.

Canada is no stranger to repressive governments

The Editor, Lest we get to feel too self-righteous about the repressive governments in the Middle East, we need to review the history of our own governments.

EDITORIAL: The ongoing saga of the Evergreen Line

North Vancouver District Mayor Richard Walton has a tough job on his hands as he seeks a funding consensus for TransLink projects and the Evergreen Line.

NightBus service is available to Tri-Cities: TransLink

The Editor, Re. "Late-night transit crucial" (Letters, The Tri-City News, March 2). We regret that letter-writer Rita Pollock felt her night out had to be curtailed because SkyTrain did not run later.

NELSON: Supply, demand and sour grapes

FACE TO FACE: Gas prices go up and down in lockstep - is collusion the reason? When pundits and analysts subject us to explanations about how supply and demand affects gas prices, I can't help but feel that they think we're stupid.

Same transit issues in many cities

The Editor, Re. " Late-night transit crucial" (Letters, The Tri-City News, March 2). TransLink is not my favourite transportation authority by far but its hours of operation are similar to those found in many bigger cities.