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EDITORIAL: Tri-Cities, let's get along

EDITORIAL: Tri-Cities, let's get along

The dumping of bacon at a Port Coquitlam Muslim mosque suggests some people haven't adjusted to the current reality: The Tri-Cities is a diverse, multicultural community and we are richer for it.
Why can't foreign companies refine Canada's oil in Canada?

Why can't foreign companies refine Canada's oil in Canada?

The Editor, Re. "Nexen deal good for our economy" (Face to Face, The Tri-City News, Sept. 28). I agree that international investment is good for Canada but we as a country should not give it away at any cost.
Is Nexen oil deal good for Canada?

Is Nexen oil deal good for Canada?

The Editor, Re. "Nexen deal good for our economy" (Face to Face, The Tri-City News, Sept. 28). I am disturbed by the approach advocated by Face to Face columnist Andy Radia.
Why no enforcement in PoCo on noisy motorcycles?

Why no enforcement in PoCo on noisy motorcycles?

The Editor, As a citizen living on a busy street in Port Coquitlam, I'm constantly in awe and irritated at how loud motorcycles are.
NELSON: What's in oil deal for Canada? Ask Norway

NELSON: What's in oil deal for Canada? Ask Norway

FACE TO FACE: Should the feds OK the Chinese takeover of an Alberta oil company? C NOOC, a Chinese company, wants to buy Nexen, an Alberta oil company, for $15.1 billion. I'm against it, and not because it's the godless communists.
RADIA: Nexen oil deal would be good for Canada's economy

RADIA: Nexen oil deal would be good for Canada's economy

FACE TO FACE: Should the feds OK the Chinese takeover of an Alberta oil company? O ttawa's forthcoming decision on whether to approve China National Offshore Oil Company's $15.
COLUMN: Seniors' day is no substitute for real support

COLUMN: Seniors' day is no substitute for real support

National Seniors Day is Oct. 1. Seniors aren't problems to be managed and aging is not an illness. But too often we talk about older British Columbians that way, in terms both inaccurate and demeaning. There are certainly challenges in growing older.
EDITORIAL: NDP optimistic in Tri-Cities

EDITORIAL: NDP optimistic in Tri-Cities

NDP candidates seem to be popping out of the woodwork to fly the flag in the 2013 provincial election and four are vying to wear orange in one Tri-City riding: Coquitlam-Burke Mountain.
Artist 'tooned out on current oil affairs in Canada

Artist 'tooned out on current oil affairs in Canada

The Editor, Re. Picture This, Adrian Raeside cartoon (Opinion, The Tri-City News, Sept. 26). I don't know how to reply to this offering.
Cycling isn't just for the 'Lycra crowd'

Cycling isn't just for the 'Lycra crowd'

The Editor, Re. "More bike lanes" (The Tri-City News, Sept. 14). Thanks for your article about Port Moody bike lanes. Metro Vancouver could greatly benefit in many ways from more cycling , so it's great to see publicity around it.