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EDITORIAL: Give and take and union negotiations

Coquitlam and Port Moody taxpayers should be paying close attention to the dispute over the way contract negotiations are handled with unionized civic employees.

A cable car to SFU? What about the Evergreen Line?

The Editor, Re. "Public gets say in gondola proposal to Burnaby Mtn." (The Tri-City News, May 11).

This is why there are cross-border shoppers

The Editor, Until approximately 2:15 p.m. on Monday, May 2, I was a firm believer that as a Canadian, I should buy products from Canadian suppliers that, like me, are presumably Canadian taxpayers and also support the Canadian economy.

Keep politics out of pesticide debate

The Editor, Re. "You can weigh in on pesticides" (The Tri-City News, May 4). The discussions about cosmetic pesticide use in Coquitlam and other municipalities are getting far too political. The likes of Coquitlam Coun.

Port Moody has found money for other buildings

The Editor, Re. "Fire hall on front burner after controversial vote" (The Tri-City News, May 6). My husband is a 33-year veteran of the Port Moody Fire Department and was born and raised in the city.

EDITORIAL: Towering inferno of opinion in PoCo

Many people are concerned that radio frequencies emitted by cellphones, wireless technology and cellphone towers might cause cancer.

NELSON: Canada should follow the legacy of Lester Pearson

FACE TO FACE: Is Canada on the right track with its approach to foreign policy? This week, my colleague has his knickers in a knot over a Liberal suggestion that Canadian military action should only be undertaken with United Nations approval - you kn

COLUMN: What does it take to survive - and thrive?

With just days away until The Oprah Show goes off the air (yes I love her and, for the record, left-brainers, I do realize she's not God), I feel sad to see her show end.

O'NEILL: Canada's path is better than the UN's

FACE TO FACE: Is Canada on the right track with its approach to foreign policy? Let's turn back the clock a few weeks and examine an important bit of Canadian political history that, in the excitement of the May 2 general election, was overlooked.

PoCo pooch park might be better at Gates Park

The Editor, Re. "PoCo ponders options for budget surplus" (The Tri-City News, May 6). The article referenced above mentions the city of Port Coquitlam may build an off-leash dog park at the corner of Bury Avenue and Maple Street in downtown PoCo.