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EDITORIAL: Progress on prints is a good thing

EDITORIAL: Progress on prints is a good thing

Volunteering for schools and other organizations that serve children just got easier with the introduction of LiveScan, a new technology that processes fingerprints more quickly.
PoCo council should welcome auditor with open arms

PoCo council should welcome auditor with open arms

The Editor, Re. "PoCo not impressed with new auditor position" (The Tri-City News, Aug. 2).
EDITORIAL: Bargain, but quietly

EDITORIAL: Bargain, but quietly

Teachers' contract bargaining should not be a spectator sport with blood-thirsty zealots cheering on their combatants like teens at an after-school fist fight.
NELSON: It's always bad time for teachers' raises

NELSON: It's always bad time for teachers' raises

FACE TO FACE: Are B.C. public school teachers' contract demands too demanding? The first day of school is imminent. Dewy mornings. Late summer coolness. Leaves are turning colour and metaphorical new leaves are being turned over.
RADIA: Not the right time for raises

RADIA: Not the right time for raises

FACE TO FACE: Are B.C. public school teachers' contract demands too demanding? It's September and that means thousands of students across the province are about to head back to school.
NELSON: Premier Clark is just playing politics

NELSON: Premier Clark is just playing politics

FACE TO FACE: Should the province appoint a municipal auditor general? During her leadership run, one of Premier Christy Clark's promises was to establish an office of Municipal Auditor General (MAG) to oversee the operation of B.C.
O'NEILL: Municipal auditor 'reasonable' and 'necessary'

O'NEILL: Municipal auditor 'reasonable' and 'necessary'

FACE TO FACE: Should the province appoint a municipal auditor general? The idea that the provincial government should establish an auditor-general to monitor municipal finances in B.C.
We must defeat cancer

We must defeat cancer

The Editor, Re. "Local politicians mourn NDP leader Layton" (The Tri-City News, Aug. 24). Cancer has claimed a life in Canada's political arena.
Nothing certain but death and the HST

Nothing certain but death and the HST

The Editor, I hope the HST referendum results this week will support the people's desire to scrap it. I just came back from Ontario, where my brother passed away. He had a small estate and the funeral bill was $13,000.
EDITORIAL: Big boat bucks in B.C.

EDITORIAL: Big boat bucks in B.C.

BC Ferries has been singing the blues as a result of a 4% drop in summer passenger traffic. CEO David Hahn has been blaming the reduction on the strength of the Canadian dollar, the price of fuel and other economic problems.