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NELSON: That $30 billion can be better spent

FACE TO FACE: Should peacekeeping Canada be shopping for bomber jets? Don't send Defence Minister Peter MacKay shopping for you - it will cost you a bundle. And besides, Mr.

O'NEILL: Canada needs tools to make peace

FACE TO FACE: Should peacekeeping Canada be shopping for bomber jets? In a perfect world, the Canadian Armed Forces would not exist, guns would magically be transformed into long-stemmed roses and fighter planes would become fluffy white doves.

COLUMN: Silent night a powerful night of remembrance

Causeway Bay is a neighbourhood at the centre of Hong Kong Island and it is always alive with excitement. The apartment my mother and I share there is in the middle of it all.

EDITORIAL: New sprinkling regs splash down

New lawn sprinkling regulations have been sprung on Metro Vancouver municipalities, creating a bit of a bureaucratic headache.

Austin Heights needs the work and the towers

The Editor, Re. "Towering concerns on Austin" (The Tri-City News, June 1).

'Poor planning' for Austin area

The Editor, Re. "Towering concerns on Austin" (The Tri-City News, June 1).

Jennie likes her community newspaper

The Editor, As I read through both of our local community papers this evening, it occurs to me just how much I enjoy having this luxury.

O'NEILL: Get over it and vote for HST

FACE TO FACE: Which way will they vote in B.C.

NELSON: HST a bad idea then, bad idea now

FACE TO FACE: Which way will they vote in B.C.'s HST referendum ? Not another HST discussion. Well, yes, but now that Premier Christy Clark has proposed "fixes" to the HST, we all have to talk about it again. Sorry.

EDITORIAL: We are all... paying very close attention

For the next couple of weeks, the Lower Mainland will grind to a halt as Canuck fever overtakes the region.