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Make Sochi the Rainbow Olympics

Make Sochi the Rainbow Olympics

The Editor, Russian legislation now effectively bans any public display of support or even mere acceptance of so-called "non-traditional" sexuality.
NELSON: Honourable stoner dudes won't have the drive to get elected

NELSON: Honourable stoner dudes won't have the drive to get elected

FACE TO FACE: Is it a big deal that Liberal leader Justin Trudeau smoked pot? A ndy, Andy, Andy. The instrument has not been invented that could measure my indifference to Justin Trudeau's marijuana usage .
EDITORIAL: Coquitlam district learned some tough lessons last year

EDITORIAL: Coquitlam district learned some tough lessons last year

Classrooms weren't the only places where lessons were delivered last year and School District 43 may just be better for it. The board room at the Coquitlam district office on Poirier Street was another place where more than a few lessons were taught.
From St. John's to PoCo, thanks to those who helped a family in need

From St. John's to PoCo, thanks to those who helped a family in need

The Editor, On Aug. 5, while vacationing in Newfoundland, our two sons, aged 16 and 14 years, were in a serious boating accident. They sustained serious injuries, were in critical condition and hospitalized for three and a half weeks.
Yes, reopen Riverview Hospital to help the mentally ill

Yes, reopen Riverview Hospital to help the mentally ill

The Editor, Re. "Reopen R'view" (The Tri-City News, Aug. 28). It's very good to see Riverview Hospital in the news lately.
Not more taxes but less expensive transit lines

Not more taxes but less expensive transit lines

The Editor, Re. "Advocates push an extra 0.5% TransLink sales tax" (The Tri-City News, Aug. 28). The notion that a regional 0.5% sales tax increase will solve TransLink's financial ills is naive in the extreme.
TRAVIS: Metro Vancouver marching to beat of own drummer

TRAVIS: Metro Vancouver marching to beat of own drummer

G arbage, or to use the more politically correct term waste, is big business. Really big. It can also be a messy business, particularly when politicians get involved.
NELSON: Keep the 'labour' in Labour Day

NELSON: Keep the 'labour' in Labour Day

U nions were good in their day but they are no longer relevant in our modern economy." Please, Andy.
Beware bears at playground

Beware bears at playground

The Editor, My husband and I rode our bikes this evening to Fremont Playground (near the river, along the Fremont Connector) for a picnic dinner and play at the park with our two- and five-year-old boys.
EDITORIAL: PNE tradition, and weather

EDITORIAL: PNE tradition, and weather

The Pacific National Exhibition pulled out all the stops to put on a good show this year. It kept admission affordable by dropping two days off the two-week stint and reducing ticket prices.