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Librarians play crucial roles in schools

Librarians play crucial roles in schools

The Editor, I've taught in elemen-tary schools for more than 28 years and, without a doubt, schools with strong library programs enhance literacy for students.
Fair Elections Act protestors locked out in Port Moody

Fair Elections Act protestors locked out in Port Moody

The Editor, On Tuesday, we gathered at MP James Moore's office in Port Moody to protest the federal Conservatives' Fair Elections Act. We were civil and polite, and most were members of Mr. Moore's constituency.
Check your Golden Ears Bridge toll bill carefully

Check your Golden Ears Bridge toll bill carefully

The Editor, For those of you who cross the Golden Ears Bridge and receive your transaction statements electronically, make sure you check the entries carefully because if you just skim over them, you might be paying charges for crossings you didn't m
Tri-City politicians could say 'no' to growth before taxing for transit

Tri-City politicians could say 'no' to growth before taxing for transit

The Editor, Why is transit is such a huge issue with our municipal leaders? They say the region is set to increase its population by a million people over the next 20 years.
Bears awake & hungry - careful with food sources

Bears awake & hungry - careful with food sources

The Editor, It is that time of year once again. Bears are starting to wake up from their winter denning and making their presence known in Tri-City neighbourhoods.
EDITORIAL: Text service adds to transit safety

EDITORIAL: Text service adds to transit safety

SkyTrain just got a little safer with the introduction of text messaging to alert security when problems occur on the line.
COLUMN: Does economy trump environment on Fraser?

COLUMN: Does economy trump environment on Fraser?

If economic growth and industrial activity on the Fraser River are important, does that mean we ignore environmental concerns? Or socio-cultural concerns? Or is it the other way around? Do we put economic drivers last? Truth is, it is not an either/o
School cash is for building

School cash is for building

The Editor, Re. "Nice school, but" (Letters, The Tri-City News, March 5). On behalf of the School District 43 board of education, I would like to respond to the above-referenced letter.
EDITORIAL: Why Mossom?

EDITORIAL: Why Mossom?

Just about every major creek in the Tri-Cities has a stewardship group watching over it but The Tri-City News has partnered with the Burrard Inlet Marine Enhancement Society that protects and enhances Mossom Creek.
Don't 'gentrify' old Port Moody

Don't 'gentrify' old Port Moody

The Editor, One possible consequence of new development and population growth is gentrification.