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EDITORIAL: Kinder questions

EDITORIAL: Kinder questions

Belcarra Mayor Ralph Drew is one of the voices raising questions about Kinder Morgan's plan to increase the capacity of its oil tanker loading facility on Burrard Inlet so 34 tankers a month could be loaded compared to the current five.
Let's fight GMOs

Let's fight GMOs

The Editor, The confusion around GMOs (genetically modified organisms) and the misleading information publicized by large agribusinesses is about to become clearer.
Mixed messages from MPs on vets

Mixed messages from MPs on vets

The Editor, How can a Conservative member of Parliament advertise "Lest We Forget" in our newspapers and cut veterans' health benefits, fire staff workers at support centres and lay off veterans just a few months before they qualify for their 10-year
EDITORIAL: B.C. needs NDP to be sharp & ready

EDITORIAL: B.C. needs NDP to be sharp & ready

The ins and outs of the BC NDP's 2013 provincial election defeat would bore all but the most hardcore supporter.
NELSON: Senate least of Harper debacles

NELSON: Senate least of Harper debacles

S hould Prime Minister Stephen Harper resign over the Senate scandal? I don't think so but as a hockey player might say of an ugly win, "We'll take it.
RADIA: PM is doing all the right things

RADIA: PM is doing all the right things

I just returned from the Conservative Party convention in Calgary, where the hot topic of discussion, of course, was the Senate scandal.
EDITORIAL: More signs?

EDITORIAL: More signs?

For years, the operative response to the issue of election signs was "Get rid of that clutter" and, as a result, rules were put in place to restrict when and where they could be placed.
Don't demolish our older, smaller homes

Don't demolish our older, smaller homes

The Editor, A question I had for candidates in Coquitlam's recent council byelection election was "Please advise your major campaign financial contributors.
Should we still give Halloween candy?

Should we still give Halloween candy?

The Editor, Re. "Is Halloween a tradition to keep or discard, like old candy?" (Face to Face, The Tri-City News, Nov. 1). I believe Halloween is a little like Christmas - with the spirit of giving in mind.
Happy Nov. 1 - got your pass?

Happy Nov. 1 - got your pass?

The Editor, The Transit Police were out in full force at 6 a.m. Friday, Nov. 1 at the top of the escalator at Lougheed SkyTrain station checking fares.