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FLETCHER: Premier Clark resumes Campbell arrogance

FLETCHER: Premier Clark resumes Campbell arrogance

VICTORIA- Call it the Beach Blanket Budget.
Are there too many councillors in Coquitlam?

Are there too many councillors in Coquitlam?

The Editor, An affirmative decision to have a byelection for the council positions vacated by councillors Linda Reimer and Selina Robinson should be as simple and as defensible as the decision made a few years ago to increase the size of council from
Coquitlam must replace councillors

Coquitlam must replace councillors

The Editor, I am intrigued to learn that city council is experiencing some difficulty in making a decision on the issue of whether a byelection should be held as a result of the recent election to provincial office of both Linda Reimer and Selina Rob
EDITORIAL: Take a break

EDITORIAL: Take a break

The Canadian dollar is sinking. Gas prices have been going up for the past month. Banks are making noise about raising mortgage rates. The housing market is cooling. The weather seems changeable on the hour. It must be summer.
Kudos for campaign

Kudos for campaign

The Editor, The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce deserves kudos for their Invest Local campaign. If they can convince our provincial government to follow this mantra by having ferries and seabus' built here in B.C.
EDITORIAL: Itemized expenses

EDITORIAL: Itemized expenses

I t's time politicians' expense accounts were day-lighted for all to see. That doesn't mean we think taxpayers' money isn't well spent on necessary travel and conferences, it's just one more form of accounting that is long overdue.
NELSON: Tories want to re-write history

NELSON: Tories want to re-write history

T his Canada Day weekend, Canadians will enjoy that which binds us together. We'll listen to First Nations drummers, French Canadian singers and down east squid jigger ditties and we'll end up washed with the subtle warmth of re-assuring Canadianism.
Cities should share more

Cities should share more

The Editor, Re. "Shared policing is a must" (The Tri-City News, June 19). It doesn't go far enough.
Limited transit makes peak pricing an issue

Limited transit makes peak pricing an issue

The Editor, Trust TransLink to throw the proverbial cart under the horses with its planned pricing system. Peak and off-peak pricing is not a bad idea at all, as long as car drivers and transit users have alternatives.
RADIA: It's important to recognize the past

RADIA: It's important to recognize the past

C oming out of high school, I didn't know too much about Canadian history. I remember in Grade 12, my brother asked me when the War of 1812 was and I thought it was a trick question. I know that probably says more about me than it does about the B.C.