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City should have planned better for fire hall

City should have planned better for fire hall

The Editor, Re. "Hall of a change" (The Tri-City News, April 29). I find it astonishing that after more than a year of planning, at the last minute Port Moody council decided to defeat the bylaw to borrow money to build a new fire hall.
O'NEILL: With criminals in jail, we're all safer

O'NEILL: With criminals in jail, we're all safer

FACE TO FACE: Is 'getting tough on crime' a useful approach for our country? My colleague on the other side of the page has developed the habit of bashing, blaming or otherwise bandying about the name of the United States as a way of adding some grav
NELSON: 'Lenient' may be the way to go

NELSON: 'Lenient' may be the way to go

FACE TO FACE: Is 'getting tough on crime' a useful approach for our country? In the wake of Alan Schoenborn's recent petition for supervised Starbucks trips and Chimo Pool dips, many of us have responded with justified anger.
Lock up your trash, Coquitlam

Lock up your trash, Coquitlam

The Editor, Re. "Keep bears and dogs safe" (Letters, The Tri-City News, April 13). The Nadort family's experience struck a cord with me as we, too, are nursing our beloved yellow lab back to health after a similar incident recently.
Charge columnist Fletcher for printing his 'stuff'

Charge columnist Fletcher for printing his 'stuff'

The Editor, Re. "Clash of visions: left vs. right, fed. vs. provincial" (BC Views, The Tri-City News, April 20). I cannot believe that you pay columnist Tom Fletcher to write this kind of stuff.
Evergreen Line could bring negatives to the Tri-Cities

Evergreen Line could bring negatives to the Tri-Cities

The Editor, Re. "Another Evergreen delay?" (The Tri-City News, April 22).
Roadside memorial serves as a reminder to us all

Roadside memorial serves as a reminder to us all

The Editor, The last several weeks, spring has appeared. The sun has been shining and spreading its radiant heat. Trees and plants are budding and birds are singing in our midst. But as I step out of the house, I feel the presence of Old Man Winter.
A minority government would be 'icky'

A minority government would be 'icky'

The Editor, In this time of economic uncertainty, Canada needs a majority government even more. There is only one political party with enough support to form government with a clear majority, the Conservative Party of Canada.
EDITORIAL: Betting on gambling in the Lower Mainland

EDITORIAL: Betting on gambling in the Lower Mainland

Do casino owners know something everyone else is missing? Is there a limitless source of gamblers in the Lower Mainland? Are destination gaming sites in Coquitlam, Richmond, New Westminster and Burnaby filled to bursting with poker, black jack and sl
What will it take for us to learn about bears

What will it take for us to learn about bears

The Editor, Re. "Keep bears and dogs safe" (Letters, The Tri-City News, April 13). Thanks to letter writer Reg Nadort for sharing his story, albeit a sad one.