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EDITORIAL: Will, meet way

EDITORIAL: Will, meet way

The old saying "Where there's a will, there's a way" has proven accurate when it comes to housing the homeless in the Tri-Cities.
EDITORIAL: Union help helps

EDITORIAL: Union help helps

What does it take to win a byelection in Coquitlam? Teamwork, organization and union endorsement.
Time to oust PM & crew

Time to oust PM & crew

The Editor, The plot thickens and the mire gets deeper in the credibility of the Harper government. The moral compass of the Conservatives under Prime Minister Stephen Harper is in tatters.
Misinfo, yes, but solutions are available

Misinfo, yes, but solutions are available

The Editor, Re. "Klahanie kerfuffle over Evergreen Line heights", Oct. 25. The residents of the Klahanie development in Port Moody were misled by an erroneous map displayed in public meetings in fall 2010.
NELSON: Familiar names not only criteria

NELSON: Familiar names not only criteria

N o vote at all is better than a coin flip vote or a vote for someone with name recognition. It's a heretical thought, I know. We talk about people who have fought and died for our right to vote.
COLUMN: 5 terrible reasons to run for municipal office

COLUMN: 5 terrible reasons to run for municipal office

E ver wonder what motivates a person to run for municipal council? In many Alberta communities this year, there are high numbers of candidates for council as well as many mayoral hopefuls.
EDITORIAL: Metro money

EDITORIAL: Metro money

Civic politicians who attend Metro Vancouver board meetings got a small wage hike for their work on behalf of citizens and while they didn't vote on the 2.
PM dishonours vets

PM dishonours vets

The Editor, In 1942, what we call our democracy was in bad shape. From Scandinavia to Madrid, Hitler had turned Europe into a seemingly impregnable fortress. The Japanese imperial powers had turned the Pacific Ocean into their private lake.
Focus on prevention

Focus on prevention

The Editor, October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, is coming to an end. But some cancer-linked toxins keep on flourishing, especially as temperatures drop, in the form of wood smoke emissions from wood-fuelled fireplaces.
RADIA: Experience a key (he knows now)

RADIA: Experience a key (he knows now)

I n 2005, I ran for Coquitlam city council. I was young - at least younger - and promised more police officers, more sports fields and lower property taxes. They were all great ideas but were they doable? To be honest, I didn't have a clue.