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RADIA: In this corner, Mike Duffy

RADIA: In this corner, Mike Duffy

FACE TO FACE: What politicians should face off in the ring (for charity, of course)? R emember last year's Justin Trudeau-vs.
Thanks to Sarah, Jasper and a very kind family

Thanks to Sarah, Jasper and a very kind family

The Editor, I would like to send a belated thank-you to a Good Samaritan family. On May 20, I tripped and fell on the sidewalk along Ioco Road while going to Port Moody Public Library.
EDITORIAL: Playing, paying and parking in Coquitlam

EDITORIAL: Playing, paying and parking in Coquitlam

On Monday, Coquitlam city council unanimously voted to spend $3.9 million to build a covered sports facility, to open next year, on what is now a parking lot at Poirier Street and Winslow Avenue.
COLUMN: School's out but learning is still in season

COLUMN: School's out but learning is still in season

L et's check in with the kids halfway through summer: Tents set up on trampolines? Check. Small cuts in the corner of mouths made by the sharp plastic edges of Freezies? Check. Maybe corn-rows or a bright red mohawk? Check.
EDITORIAL: Not a sure thing

EDITORIAL: Not a sure thing

B.C. is famed around the world for its marijuana and people here buy, sell, grow and consume it mostly without fear of serious consequences from the law. Elections B.C.
FLETCHER: NDP post-election soul searching going nowhere

FLETCHER: NDP post-election soul searching going nowhere

B.C. NDP president Moe Sihota says an external review of the party's performance in the May election will "look very much at the DNA of the NDP." Early signs are not encouraging. Start with the five-member panel announced to conduct the review.
Don't feed the bears? Don't stop your car to video bears

Don't feed the bears? Don't stop your car to video bears

The Editor, Darwin award potential winners are alive and well in Coquitlam. Evidence: Driver cuts me off on left turn and then sees a bear. Driver comes to full stop on Thermal Drive. It's a one-lane street either direction.
Kind words & cash start ripple effect of kindness

Kind words & cash start ripple effect of kindness

The Editor, I felt bad holding up the bus as I took a long time to drop the correct change in for each child. My little charges, my son and I were heading to the water park at Blue Mountain Park.
BUCHOLTZ: Are ever-rising gas prices changing habits?

BUCHOLTZ: Are ever-rising gas prices changing habits?

T he soaring price of gasoline is on the minds of many people this summer. There is some evidence, mostly anecdotal, that it is starting to change people's habits. I've heard that Vancouver Island is hungry for tourists this summer.
NELSON: A tech & moral simplification

NELSON: A tech & moral simplification

B ritish Prime Minister David Cameron wants to end internet pornography using a program he calls "Default On." Default On would require U.K. internet service providers to block pornography from customers unless the customer "opts in" to porn access.