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Development was the real concern

The Editor, It may seem that Coquitlam council is a champion for challenging Metro Vancouver on the Regional Growth Strategy (RGS) but let's go back to over a year ago when council's main request was to remove the Westwood Plateau golf course, severa

FACE TO FACE: Don't end women's rights

Ducks Unlimited is an organization dedicated to defending the marshland habitat of wild ducks.

FACE TO FACE: Not a natural situation

Once upon a time, there was a people - an entire country, moreover - that professed a great love of all things natural. Except, that is, for one of the most important natural processes of all.

WHAT WE THINK: Sensible idea

Transit must be convenient, accessible, affordable and frequent if suburbanites are going to get out of their cars and use it.

EDITORIAL: ICBC can spare some change for transit

More pain at the pump is imminent, as the regional mayors' council has decided the way to finance TransLink's long-awaited Evergreen Line to Coquitlam is to ding motorists an extra two cents per litre when they fuel up.

Port Coquitlam should get an Evergreen Line station

The Editor, It's extremely heartening to read that a transportation consultant will assess Port Coquitlam as a prime location for extending the Evergreen Line eastward.

Murray Street is dangerous for pedestrians

The Editor, Looking for some free entertainment this summer? Bring the whole family to the street crossing at Murray St.

O'NEILL: Money should be spent on services

He haunts us still. Gordon Campbell, that is. The former premier may be packing his bags for London, but, for better or worse, he is leaving his tax polices behind. We all know about the slender thread by which the controversial HST currently hangs.

NELSON: Need to tackle the polluters

Individual British Columbians are reluctant polluters. We don't want to drive cars or fly in airplanes that spew out CO2. General Motors, Boeing, Bombardier and others provide us the conduits through which we pollute.

AS I SEE IT: Time to get creative with public transit in Metro Vancouver

What's it going to take to get you out of your car and your car out of traffic? Carrot or stick? Cheap transit fares or expensive gasoline? Free Stanley Cup tickets? Here's another currency TransLink, civic leaders and provincial politicians should t