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Charge a buck for kids on social media

Charge a buck for kids on social media

The Editor, There would seem to be a simple solution to stop children from signing up for Facebook and other social media that are not suitable for kids: There should be a fee of $1 to be paid by credit card to register.
Port Coquitlam rinks rock

Port Coquitlam rinks rock

The Editor, Port Coquitlam has the best rink - bar none. Our sons have played hockey in PoCo for 10 years and I think the city should be recognized for the great job it does with staff, maintenance and operation of the arena and recreation complex.
EDITORIAL: Building business key in Coquitlam

EDITORIAL: Building business key in Coquitlam

Getting ahead of the game is increasingly important as developers flock to Coquitlam in advance of the Evergreen Line.
Truckers, Gateway council should not have say on TransLink goals

Truckers, Gateway council should not have say on TransLink goals

The Editor, Re. "Biz wants trans. funding reform" (The Tri-City News, Oct. 5).
TransLink road pricing would add to subsidy

TransLink road pricing would add to subsidy

The Editor, The real reason for the newest flavour of taxation policies - road pricing, or tolls - to further fund a decrepit regional transit authority can be laid squarely at the feet of both the SkyTrain light metro and the BC Liberal government's
COLUMN: From America to Nepal: Outsourcing wombs

COLUMN: From America to Nepal: Outsourcing wombs

F or Canadians travelling to South Asia, tourism is usually associated with monkeys and money belts, sunburns and food so delicious that you binge eat in spite of the hot peppers that turn your face scarlet and trigger more tears than The Notebook .
EDITORIAL: Rapid transit requires density

EDITORIAL: Rapid transit requires density

Anyone who travels on or along the Millennium Line to Vancouver can't help but notice the new highrises taking shape at Brentwood Mall in Burnaby .
EDITORIAL: New school signals education changes

EDITORIAL: New school signals education changes

The $14.8-million James Park elementary school is a fine-looking structure that looks more like a college campus than a primary school, with high wood ceilings, decorative flourishes, beautiful landscaping and forward-thinking design.
Coquitlam museum is worth considering

Coquitlam museum is worth considering

The Editor, Re. "It's time: Coquitlam needs its own museum" (Opinion, The Tri-City News, Oct. 12) The word " museum " carries a musty echo.
Riverview's spiritual history forgotten

Riverview's spiritual history forgotten

The Editor, Re. "Draft plan plots course for Riverview" (The Tri-City News, Sept. 26). In all of the discussions and debates of the future of the Riverview Hospital lands, the emphasis is being placed upon the physical side of the territory.