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Merge sensibly on Shaughnessy Street

The Editor, There is a traffic challenge happening on Shaughnessy Street southbound between Lougheed Highway and the railway underpass: People driving along Shaughnessy towards downtown in the outside lane see a sign indicating that their lane will b

Those are his kind of Mounties

The Editor, At 1:15 a.m. on Oct. 5, I became aware of a non-emergency, but nonetheless worrisome, situation in front of our home (across from a former grow-op).

EDITORIAL: The bull and the buzz

Insomnia, anxiety, allergic reactions, palpitations and withdrawal. Is this a list of symptoms from an illegal drug? No, it's what adults have known for years are the downsides of drinking too much coffee and tea.

RADIA: Left should unite (unless it wants continued Tory rule)

FACE TO FACE: Should federal lefties unite under one banner to fight the right? Eight years after the Progressive Conservative and the Canadian Alliance parties merged to unite Canada's political right, there is increasing chatter about a similar mov

SkyTrain is a bad choice for Evergreen Line

The Editor, Re. "Mayors set to hike gas tax" (The Tri-City News, Oct. 5).

NELSON: A united left would lose its influence

FACE TO FACE: Should federal lefties unite under one banner to fight the right? Is it time the political left in Canada coalesced around a few broad progressive principles to run against the Conservatives in the next election? My colleague, always in

Mr. Mayor, vote against gas tax increase

The Editor, Re. "Mayors set to hike gas tax" (The Tri-City News, Oct. 5).

YORKE: Sing it loud, sing it proud, sing with a smile

The voice is a powerful instrument. Whether delivering a political speech or performing a song, our voices can be a moving mode of communication. We go to school for years, where we strengthen our vocabularies and learn to speak eloquently.

Light rail offers more for less

The Editor, As P.T. Barnum observed, "There is a sucker born every minute." And with the regional mayors goose-stepping in unison with TransLink's demand for more money, it seems we are governed by suckers.

Has B.C.'s Community Charter failed?

The Editor, So why are we discussing a municipal auditor general? Wasn't the introduction of the Community Charter in 2004 designed to balance greater municipal autonomy with greater municipal accountability? Have we been sold another bill-of-goods?