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EDITORIAL: A 'net loss for education

It's nothing less than shocking how B.C. schools have had to scrimp for computer labs, teacher training and internet upgrades so students can get fast, efficient access to the web for research and school projects.

O'NEILL: Oil tankers are already plying B.C. waters safely

FACE TO FACE: Should oil tankers be allowed off B.C.'s north coast? Most British Columbians want to see oil-tanker traffic banned off the northern coast of B.C.

NELSON: An oil tanker disaster is inevitable off B.C.'s coast

FACE TO FACE: Should oil tankers be allowed off B.C.'s north coast? If a spotted owl has to move its nest a few hundred metres to allow an upgrade of the Sea-to-Sky highway, most of us are OK with that.

Fix federal election dates

The Editor, Having mixed-party governments is Canadian. Those who don't like it do not appreciate democracy at work in our municipal, regional, provincial and federal governments.

EDITORIAL: Watch your language

There are some words that shouldn't be said in polite society but is it OK to wear them? That's the question in the wake of two recent incidents in which people were excluded for improper language on their clothing and accessories.

YORKE: Art and questions can be a dangerous mix

Our brothers and sisters all over the world our shouting from the tops of the mountains for freedom. There is a synergy that is happening all over the globe, people are striving for change in places like the Middle East and Africa.

Build other Port Moody fire hall first

The Editor Re. "There has to be better way to replace fire hall" (Letters, The Tri-City News, April 13). City of Port Moody staff assert that the old fire hall has to be replaced because it isn't earthquake-resistant.

NELSON: NDP and Liberals - which is Frick and which is Frack?

FACE TO FACE: What don't you like about the party you like? This week, my let-'em-eat-cake colleague and I have agreed to focus our attention on what we dislike about our preferred parties in this federal election rather than on criticizing the other

EDITORIAL: With road changes, take it slow and easy

You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs and you can't build a bridge and widen a busy highway without a few disruptions.

O'NEILL: Harper and Tories must rein in government spending

FACE TO FACE: What don't you like about the party you like? Charlie Sheen's "My Violent Torpedo of Truth/Defeat is not an Option" tour may be bombing in the U.S.
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