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Funding impacts fairness

Dear Editor: The lack of provincial government funding for groups to participate in the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry is a direct threat to a successful outcome of that proceeding.

Consider the source

Dear Editor: Since last March, there was a flurry of articles nd comments in your paper about the attempts y a local Grade 12 student at Burnaby South econdary, Elias Ishak, to publish an article in he school's newspaper about the situation in the id

Will Corrigan say 'I told you so' in two years?

If this paper had been given a vote at the TransLink mayors' council, we likely would have followed the lead of the majority - holding our nose and voting yes.

Thoughts on road building

Dear Editor: With apologies to Sir Winston Churchill. Regarding the road crew working at Kingsway in the Patterson and Grange area: Never in the history of road building have so many done so little for so long. Don MacKay, Burnaby

'I am thankful': Children write

With Thanksgiving approaching, teacher Derek Cockram asked his Grade 4/5 students at 12th Avenue Elementary School to write about what they felt thankful for.

A move for justice - or craven pandering?

The same person who advised Christy Clark to give Harry Bloy a major portfolio in her first cabinet must be the same person who told her that calling for TV coverage of court proceedings against drunken vandals and hooligans would be a good thing.

Burnaby must address policing

Dear Editor: Re: Dow Avenue slum should not be replaced by highrise, resident says, Burnaby NOW online.
I am thankful: Burnaby students share their Thanksgiving thoughts

I am thankful: Burnaby students share their Thanksgiving thoughts

With Thanksgiving approaching, teacher Derek Cockram asked his Grade 4/5 students at 12th Avenue Elementary School to write about what they felt thankful for.

Creating the 'Christy' brand

The re-branding of the B.C. Liberal party into the "B.C. Christy" party has officially begun, but one has to wonder whether this is a case of too little, too late. The party now has a new logo that features, in large highlighted letters, "B.C.

Criticism of politicians, not staff

Dear Editor: Well-known Burnaby Citizens Association partisan Gord Larkin has recently been in the local press criticizing Burnaby Municipal Green candidates for "attacking" the actions of city staff. Mr.