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Back to being nervous in the Lower Mainland

For a while there, it was looking as if the RCMP and Integrated Homicide Investigation Team had everything in hand. In 2009, the first three months of the year were marked with so many violent incidents they began to blur together.

Burnaby's mayor needs to act on homelessness

Dear Editor: Re: Businesses work on homelessness strategy, Burnaby NOW, Aug. 17. Kudos to Burnaby Board of Trade CEO Paul Holden for his emerging Made in Burnaby homelessness strategy.

Society needs a rethink

Dear Editor: Re: Desperately seeking a fix for economic woes, Our View, Burnaby NOW, Aug. 10. Your editorial, questioning whether our economy actually works, really hit the mark.

Medicinal pot is a right

Dear Editor: Re: Burnaby medical marijuana dispensary raided by police Thursday, Burnaby NOW online, July 29. Shame on the Burnaby RCMP for makng life difficult for sick people.

Wi-Fi in the wilderness? Not in B.C., please

As Internet access becomes more widely available at formerly off-grid locations, it's time to question if it's worth it

Justice delayed too long

Dear Editor: In light of the London riots, much has been said about the snail's pace of the Canadian legal system as it pertains to the Vancouver riot.

Blunt words not to blame

Dear Editor: Re: Power and impact of words is in your hands, Our View, Burnaby NOW, Aug. 12.

Delayed action on riot charges is shameful

Dear Editor: In light of the London riots, much has been said about the snail's pace of the Canadian legal system as it pertains to the Vancouver riot.

Keep doors open for talk

Dear Editor: Re: The search for common ground, Burnaby NOW, July 29. Thanks to assistant editor Julie MacLellan for seeking much needed common ground regarding policy 5.45.

Power and impact of words is in your hands

Using terms like 'that's so retarded' to express negative associations is simply not acceptable in Canada today