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Amalgamating Tri-Cities would save taxpayers money

The Editor, Re. " Mayors serve up laughs at BBQ" (The Tri-City News, July 11).

Article includes mental health misconceptions

The Editor, Re. "A sweet boy's spiral, a mother's life lost" (The Tri-City News, July 4). I am writing in response to some of the false information given in the above-referenced story.

Salemink courageous for telling story

The Editor, Re. "A sweet boy's spiral, a mother's life lost" (The Tri-City News, July 4). I have enormous admiration for Erica Salemink's courage in sharing her story with the public.

RADIA: Build on the Riverview Hospital lands

FACE TO FACE: Develop or protect - what to do with the Riverview Hospital lands? I n 2007, the BC Liberals caused a political firestorm when they proposed to turn Coquitlam's Riverview Hospital lands into a massive housing development.

NELSON: Save Riverview site and help the mentally ill

FACE TO FACE: Develop or protect - what to do with the Riverview Hospital lands? B uild condos on the Riverview lands? Surely, my colleague to my right jests.

EDITORIAL: Housing and affordability

Housing sales are steady in the Fraser Valley, even as they seem to be in a bit more of a decline in Metro Vancouver.

Port Moody council should stay out of smart meter debate

The Editor, Port Moody councillors Rick Glumac, Zoƫ Royer and Rosemary Small clearly do not respect the voters of Port Moody. These people were not elected to grandstand and use their council seats as a soapbox. Smart meters , etc.

Face to Face columnist's 'drivel' is repetitive

The Editor, Re. "Policy divides B.C.'s workers" (Face to Face, The Tri-City News, July 6).

RADIA: Greece should try net-zero for its public employees

FACE TO FACE: Does the BC Liberals' net-zero mandate make economic sense? W hile there's a lot to complain about when it comes to the Christy Clark government, the BC Liberals deserve credit for their principled stance against the growing costs of th

NELSON: Net-zero is a political policy that divides workers

FACE TO FACE: Does the BC Liberals' net-zero mandate make economic sense? R emember the 1990s expression "Talk to the hand"? It was Bart Simpson's favourite way of saying, "I refuse to listen to whatever it is you're saying, so you may as well shut u