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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.

EDITORIAL: School board faces tough choices on technology

School District 43 has no choice but to invest in technology if it wants to continue to push the boundaries of learning for students For the last few years, the district has struggled with slow internet connections and without an $800,000 investment

Poor planning by Port Moody city council

The Editor, Re. "Fire hall on front burner after controversial vote" (The Tri-City News, May 6). I would like to express my outrage at the way Port Moody city council has handled the Number 1 fire hall replacement issue.

The Tories and 'good' government

The Editor, Re. "Canadians voted with their heads" (Face to Face, The Tri-City News, May 6). I think Face to Face columnist Terry O'Neill is putting too much faith in the Conservatives.

NELSON: Tories must keep eye on Ontario

FACE TO FACE: Oh, about that federal election... On Monday, while I sat scrutineering in the gym at Moody middle school, Canadians elected a Conservative majority government and, more surprisingly, an NDP official opposition. Wow.