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Tear down Riverview buildings, build a university

The Editor, Re. " Develop or protect - what to do with the Riverview Hospital lands?" (Face to Face, The Tri-City News, July 13).

EDITORIAL: What about a Port Coquitlam station?

Finally, an Evergreen Line station location that makes sense. Tri-City shoppers and commuters who plan to rely on the Evergreen Line to get around will be happy to know they will soon be within a quick rapid transit ride of Coquitlam Centre.

Preserve Riverview as public land

The Editor, Re. "Riverview Stories" (The Tri-City News). Kudos to The Tri-City News for the informative and well-written series of stories on Riverview's history and importance to our community.

RADIA: B.C. should follow Alberta's lead on booze

FACE TO FACE: Should B.C. privatize distribution of liquor? O utside of Alberta, Canada's liquor distribution models are just plain wacky.

NELSON: Develop a better government liquor distribution system

FACE TO FACE: Should B.C. privatize distribution of liquor? J . Lohr cabernet sauvignon costs $8.99 at Ralph's in California and $29.99 in B.C. Yes, booze in B.C. is expensive. Yes, we all decry mark-ups of 123% on wine and 170% on spirits.

COLUMN: Idleness is indispensable - even for business owners

N ow that the weather is finally co-operating, it's time to take a vacation. Or is it? Many people think they are too busy to take a real vacation - one in which the smartphone stays at home and work is truly turned off for days at a time.

Face to Face jousting informs and entertains reader

The Editor, Re. "On Nelson's 'drivel'" (Letters, The Tri-City News, July 13) and "Develop or protect - what to do with the Riverview Hospital lands?" (Face to Face, The Tri-City News, July 13).

EDITORIAL: Restricting idling makes sense

Inconsiderate. Ignorant. Environment defiler. Whatever you call idlers, they're everywhere and unnecessarily causing air and noise pollution. Recently, Richmond city council took a step toward cracking down on offending motorists.

Amalgamating Tri-Cities would save taxpayers money

The Editor, Re. " Mayors serve up laughs at BBQ" (The Tri-City News, July 11).

Article includes mental health misconceptions

The Editor, Re. "A sweet boy's spiral, a mother's life lost" (The Tri-City News, July 4). I am writing in response to some of the false information given in the above-referenced story.
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