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EDITORIAL: Bye, bye blue boxes

Make it easy for people to recycle and they will. That's the lesson to be learned from a survey of waste diversion rates published by Metro Vancouver that showed Port Moody and Port Coquitlam at the front of the pack when it comes to recycling.

Disappointed in PoMo fire hall decision

The Editor, Re. " Hall of a change " (The Tri-City News, April 29). I am disappointed with the decision by Port Moody city council last week to ignore the results of the referendum on a new fire hall.

Iranian groups clarify info on all-candidates meeting

The Editor, Re. "Moore, Kim no shows at all-candidates' meeting" (The Tri-City News, April 27).

Apathy won in Port Moody fire hall decision

The Editor, Re. "Hall of a change" (The Tri-City News, April 29). Interesting. In its wisdom, Port Moody council has decided that the voice of the apathetic majority is stronger than the voice of democracy.

City should have planned better for fire hall

The Editor, Re. "Hall of a change" (The Tri-City News, April 29). I find it astonishing that after more than a year of planning, at the last minute Port Moody council decided to defeat the bylaw to borrow money to build a new fire hall.

O'NEILL: With criminals in jail, we're all safer

FACE TO FACE: Is 'getting tough on crime' a useful approach for our country? My colleague on the other side of the page has developed the habit of bashing, blaming or otherwise bandying about the name of the United States as a way of adding some grav

NELSON: 'Lenient' may be the way to go

FACE TO FACE: Is 'getting tough on crime' a useful approach for our country? In the wake of Alan Schoenborn's recent petition for supervised Starbucks trips and Chimo Pool dips, many of us have responded with justified anger.

Lock up your trash, Coquitlam

The Editor, Re. "Keep bears and dogs safe" (Letters, The Tri-City News, April 13). The Nadort family's experience struck a cord with me as we, too, are nursing our beloved yellow lab back to health after a similar incident recently.

Charge columnist Fletcher for printing his 'stuff'

The Editor, Re. "Clash of visions: left vs. right, fed. vs. provincial" (BC Views, The Tri-City News, April 20). I cannot believe that you pay columnist Tom Fletcher to write this kind of stuff.

Evergreen Line could bring negatives to the Tri-Cities

The Editor, Re. "Another Evergreen delay?" (The Tri-City News, April 22).
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