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EDITORIAL: Steady as she goes on debt and spending

Commentators worried that Canadians will go on a spending spree if interest rates stay steady or decline needn't worry.

NELSON: IMHO, cursive is just old-school

FACE TO FACE:Should schools continue to teach 'joined-up' writing? Awizened, silver-haired woman sucks back a Red Bull, held in her age-spotted left hand.

O'NEILL: How about a little tradition

FACE TO FACE: Should schools continue to teach 'joined-up' writing? The trouble in all too many of our modern schools, says a favourite writer of mine, "is that the State, being controlled so specially by the few, allows cranks and experiments to go

EDITORIAL: Fresh & local

Supporting B.C. farmers is crucial if future generations are going to enjoy the taste of a juicy Okanagan peach or hot, buttered Chilliwack corn.

No parking on Coast Meridian

The Editor, Re. "It's Coast Meridian Highway" (Letters, The Tri-City News, Aug. 5).

It's simple to save bears

The Editor, Re. "Fed bear is now a dead bear" (The Tri-City News, Aug. 5). I'll keep this letter short and to the point. Attention Tri-City residents: I'm sick and tired of having the same simple message ignored week after week.

NELSON: A pittance buys us all so much

FACE TO FACE: Should arts groups continue to get federal tax dollars? "I'll get the barn. You get the gang together and we'll put on a show!" Thus emoted a pre-teen Mickey Rooney to Judy Garland in Babes on Broadway .

People's concerns about smart meters should be listened to, says Green leader

The Editor , Re. "Green Party gets lost in static over smart meters" (BC Views, The Tri-City News, Aug. 3). Columnist Tom Fletcher is correct: The 2009 BC Greens' platform had a timeline that included hydro smart metering by 2012.

O'NEILL: Nothing is sacred about 'the arts'

FACE TO FACE: Should arts groups continue to get federal tax dollars? When people of a certain social and economic class talk about "the arts," they often speak in hushed and reverent tones more suited to the interior of a church.

Try Coast Meridian 'Highway'

The Editor, Re. "605 signatures versus 2 votes" (Letters, The Tri-City News, July 29).
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