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RADIA: Canada's anti-terror laws keep us all safer

FACE TO FACE: Should Canada bring back its post-9/11 anti-terrorism laws? Iapplaud the Stephen Harper government's decision to bring back anti-terrorism measures that expired in 2007 - measures that allow police to detain suspects for up to 72 hours

Lynch's criticisms of mayor are unfounded

The Editor, Re. "Gloves off early in Coquitlam mayoral race" (The Tri-City News, Sept. 9). I am surprised at Coquitlam Coun. Barrie Lynch's comment that Mayor Richard Stewart attends too many events in our community.

NELSON: Canada isn't a jihadist target

FACE TO FACE: Should Canada bring back its post-9/11 anti-terrorism laws? Prime Minister Stephen Harper wants to re-introduce Canada's anti terrorism law, which expands police powers, allowing them to detain suspected terrorists without charge for 72

Coquitlam mayor responds to challenger's criticism

The Editor, Re. "Gloves off early in Coquitlam mayoral race" (The Tri-City News, Sept. 9). Though reluctant to do so, I've been encouraged by several council colleagues and by family to correct a misleading and offensive statement by Coun.

Critics of private power projects have not been silenced

The Editor, Re. "Power producers plead their case to province" (BC Views, The Tri-City News, Sept. 14).

YORKE: The future starts now - and it's a bit frightening

Here in Chicago, the ever-present ice cream man is still on the block, with his melodic bell piercing the air and enticing throngs of hungry children on their way home from school.

EDITORIAL: It's our turn to pick up Terry's torch

With a national hero, Terry Fox, being a hometown boy, it's no surprise that the Terry Fox Run has become a Tri-City institution. Indeed, it could be argued that the support for his cause is possibly stronger here than anywhere else.

Nursing student is a lifesaver

The Editor, Re. "Student nurse doesn't take the summer off" (The Tri-City News, Sept. 2). How good and wonderful to see the beauty of youth on the front page of The Tri-City News .

Weekly garbage pick-up = one vote

The Editor, As someone who has not participated in civic elections before, I cannot wait for this coming one in November.

Would a municipal auditor save money?

The Editor, Re. "PoCo not impressed with new auditor position" (The Tri-City News, Sept. 2). Before rushing into a municipal auditing system run by the province, we should pause and weigh the costs and benefits to local taxpayers.