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NELSON: Harper gets a D, and is failing economics

NELSON: Harper gets a D, and is failing economics

FACE TO FACE: What interim grade does Prime Minister Stephen Harper deserve? W ith Justin Trudeau all but anointed the federal Liberal leader and the Tories halfway through their majority mandate, my colleague and I felt it a good time to offer an in
RADIA: Harper gets a B, mainly due to international relations work

RADIA: Harper gets a B, mainly due to international relations work

FACE TO FACE: What interim grade does Prime Minister Stephen Harper deserve? M ay 2 marks mid-point of the Stephen Harper government's current mandate.
EDITORIAL: Audit needed on School District 43 finances

EDITORIAL: Audit needed on School District 43 finances

Tri-City public schools will take a hit next year as School District 43 grapples with a projected $12-million deficit after this year's shortfall ballooned from $7.5 million in just three months.
COLUMN: Politicians in glass houses shouldn't throw ads

COLUMN: Politicians in glass houses shouldn't throw ads

Adrian Dix: He kicks puppies. The attack ads by BC Liberal supporters haven't quite dipped that deep into the muck, but give them time.
EDITORIAL: BC Liberals are buying our votes with our money

EDITORIAL: BC Liberals are buying our votes with our money

Last we checked, Easter had passed and spring was on its way. But you would be forgiven for thinking it's Christmas because of all the goodies being handed out by the provincial government in the waning days of this parliamentary session.
Death to death penalty argument

Death to death penalty argument

The Editor, Re. Face to Face (The Tri-City News, March 29). Face to Face columnist Andy Radia's argument for capital punishment is poorly thought out and it is almost as ugly as the people he condemns.
EDITORIAL: It's cycling season - play it safe

EDITORIAL: It's cycling season - play it safe

Cycling season is upon us and with the warmer weather comes the possibility of road rash, whether you are a weekend road warrior or a rookie experiencing the joys of two wheels for the first time.
NELSON: Let's talk about games with kids

NELSON: Let's talk about games with kids

I agree with Tri-City News reporter Diane Strandberg, who recently wrote a column suggesting we discuss violent video games calmly with our children, rather than screaming for bans and jail time. Ms.
RADIA: Ban games, they cause violence

RADIA: Ban games, they cause violence

I have to disagree with Tri-City News reporter Diane Strandberg for her somewhat lax take about a violent video game that depicts a first-person shooter game set at Port Moody secondary school. To be fair to Ms.
EDITORIAL: Border math

EDITORIAL: Border math

Over the Easter long weekend, thousands of bargain-hungry Lower Mainland residents fled Arizona-like temperatures here in search of good deals south of the border.