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RADIA: Dix's political donations plan is a gimmick to benefit NDP

RADIA: Dix's political donations plan is a gimmick to benefit NDP

FACE TO FACE: Should union and corporate political donations be banned? S o, the NDP's Adrian Dix wants to follow the lead of the federal government and ban all union and corporate donations to political parties.
EDITORIAL: Who will pay for School District 43 deficit debacle?

EDITORIAL: Who will pay for School District 43 deficit debacle?

If you were wondering, in consideration of a massive and ever-changing deficit , whether heads will roll in School District 43, let us reassure you: They will. But they will be the wrong heads.
Why isn't management paying for SD43 budget woes?

Why isn't management paying for SD43 budget woes?

The Editor, Re. " Staff cuts of more than 140 positions eyed" (tricitynews.com).
Parliamentary voting system doesn't work

Parliamentary voting system doesn't work

The Editor, In answering who is to blame for voter apathy , I would say it is largely advocates of our parliamentary voting system.
Make your vote count May 14

Make your vote count May 14

The Editor, The B.C. election is underway.
Shame on school board

Shame on school board

The Editor, Re. "School deficit is $8M" (The Tri-City News, April 12). Well, well, well, here we are in another fine mess.
EDITORIAL: Don't snooze through election

EDITORIAL: Don't snooze through election

The 2013 provincial election will be one of the most important in a generation. At a time when the economy appears to be in slow motion, yet demands on the public purse are increasing, voters need to pay attention to who's running.
FLETCHER: Don't count out Cummins & BC Conservatives

FLETCHER: Don't count out Cummins & BC Conservatives

As the NDP launched its election campaign last week with a package of income tax hikes, higher than those in the BC Liberals' election budget of February, a third party leader confirmed his own plan to increase personal and business income tax rates.
NELSON: Harper gets a D, and is failing economics

NELSON: Harper gets a D, and is failing economics

FACE TO FACE: What interim grade does Prime Minister Stephen Harper deserve? W ith Justin Trudeau all but anointed the federal Liberal leader and the Tories halfway through their majority mandate, my colleague and I felt it a good time to offer an in
RADIA: Harper gets a B, mainly due to international relations work

RADIA: Harper gets a B, mainly due to international relations work

FACE TO FACE: What interim grade does Prime Minister Stephen Harper deserve? M ay 2 marks mid-point of the Stephen Harper government's current mandate.