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EDITORIAL: Go, Rick, go!

As the Rick Hansen Relay winds its way through Coquitlam and Port Moody today, many young people will be on the sidelines watching this determined hero do his bit to make a difference.

Thanks to nurses at Crossroads' Port Moody hospice

The Editor, Canada celebrated 2012 National Nurses Week last week and Crossroads Hospice Society extends a heartfelt thanks to our Crossroads Inlet Centre Hospice nurses for the compassionate and exemplary care provided to our patients.

Adults should have to pay for courses they take for fun

Free cradle-to-grave public education would be a great idea if we could afford it. Education is expensive and, in some cases, students should be expected to pay for it.

Shouldn't artist have known blue would stay on Port Moody trees?

The Editor, Re. "Trees stay blue in Port Moody" (The Tri-City News, April 29). Spring has sprung, the flowers are blooming and the trees at Port Moody city hall are still blue.

B.C. needs a new system of governance

The Editor, Re. "Better ways to run town hall meeting" (Letters, The Tri-City News, May 4).

RADIA: Canadians' tax bills are just too high

FACE TO FACE: Are tax cuts for business and the wealthy good for the economy? M y colleague opposite is singing from the socialist hymn book this week: "Corporations and the rich are bad, raise their taxes," he chants.

NELSON: Business tax cuts don't trickle down to the rest of us

FACE TO FACE: Are tax cuts for business and the wealthy good for the economy? T ax cuts are killing us. Tax cuts have re-distributed wealth upwards for the last dozen years.

EDITORIAL: From suburban to urban in Tri-Cities

Don't be surprised at the proposed changes to Windsor Gate development in Coquitlam to create more highrises instead of low-rise apartments as developers and consumers take stock of the advantages of the coming Evergreen Line.

COLUMN: Boom times can be a mixed bag for business

I t's said that a rising tide floats all boats. Over the next two decades, it appears British Columbia will be looking to the resource sector and heavy industry to bring that tide in.

EDITORIAL: The numbers don't lie, bears just die in Tri-Cities

It's too bad bears aren't good at math. They're great at eating and that's what drives them to the Tri-Cities looking for easy calories.