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RADIA: Metro Vancouver transit users should pay their share

RADIA: Metro Vancouver transit users should pay their share

FACE TO FACE: Here's a crazy idea: free transit. Would that work? L ike a true socialist, my colleague opposite is always on the lookout for a free ride.
NELSON: Get people out of their vehicles and onto transit

NELSON: Get people out of their vehicles and onto transit

FACE TO FACE: Here's a crazy idea: free transit. Would that work? M etro Vancouver should consider moving toward a free public transit system. I know, I know, it sounds way too Scandinavian.
EDITORIAL: Big changes for Tri-City drivers

EDITORIAL: Big changes for Tri-City drivers

Hang in there. That's what Port Mann Highway 1 project officials are asking drivers to do in the coming weeks as key components of the Cape Horn interchange and bridge approach are put into place.
EDITORIAL: Speak up, PoCo, on federal riding changes

EDITORIAL: Speak up, PoCo, on federal riding changes

With a provincial election less than a year away, B.C. politics have understandably been dominating the news agenda. But a large federal issue is looming and Tri-City residents, especially those living in Port Coquitlam, will want to pay attention.
RADIA: Au revoir, Quebec, and no more handouts

RADIA: Au revoir, Quebec, and no more handouts

FACE TO FACE: If Parti Quebecois wants cash, should Canada let Quebec go? I think I'm part of a growing number of Canadians who are ready to say "Au revoir" to la Belle Provence .
NELSON: Quebec complains but it will stay in Canada

NELSON: Quebec complains but it will stay in Canada

FACE TO FACE: If Parti Quebecois wants cash, should Canada let Quebec go? P auline Marois' sovereigntist Parti Quebecois will likely win next week's Quebec provincial election. "Oh, really?" say most of us. "Merde," spits my melting-pot colleague.
Residents should put the pressure on Coquitlam about Evergreen development

Residents should put the pressure on Coquitlam about Evergreen development

The Editor, Re. "Pressure's on to develop" (The Tri-City News, Aug. 24). The word "parking" was mentioned several times in the article about Evergreen Line proposals.
EDITORIAL: Peace, please, in public schools

EDITORIAL: Peace, please, in public schools

After a 2011/'12 school year fraught with tension and concern, the coming one will be a blessing.
EDITORIAL: Border blues

EDITORIAL: Border blues

C anadian consumers are heading south for an overnight stay and shopping to take advantage of new cross-border allowances and the high dollar.
COLUMN: Metro Vancouver should narrow its focus

COLUMN: Metro Vancouver should narrow its focus

By Jordan Bateman What was once a simple sewer, water and garbage disposal utility has become a bureaucratic, democratically unaccountable spending machine. It's time to move the Metro Vancouver Regional District back to basics.