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Stop payday lending 'vultures'

Stop payday lending 'vultures'

Dear Editor: As a Canadian, I am ashamed we allow payday lenders to operate. They are like vultures that prey on the weakest of our society. Consumer Protection B.C.
Get Your Workouts Back On Track

Get Your Workouts Back On Track

Now that spring is upon us, it’s time to recommit to maintaining a regular, uninterrupted workout regimen. Consistency, after all, is the key to good health. Still, we all know life sometimes interferes.
Hey, fellow bookworms – free books to be won!

Hey, fellow bookworms – free books to be won!

Spring is upon me, which means it's time to clean ... which means that this stack of books that have been coming to my desk should be making its way out to readers! I'm having a quick-and-easy contest to give away several different books.
We don't need another study on coal dust

We don't need another study on coal dust

"New study says coal dust unhealthy." That's one of our headlines today, and some readers might think that it goes without saying that coal dust is unhealthy. Coal dust is not something you want to inhale.
Martha Stewart spotted in Burnaby

Martha Stewart spotted in Burnaby

It's not that often we have celebrity sightings in Burnaby, but the one and only Martha Stewart was spotted in the Lougheed GardenWorks location yesterday, the NOW has confirmed.
Why I'm a vaxxer – and why you should be too

Why I'm a vaxxer – and why you should be too

I'm not a "shoulding" kind of parent.
'Silly season' returns to Burnaby

'Silly season' returns to Burnaby

Dear Editor: Once again the election season is on the horizon. Certain media parroting the voice of some elected officials continue to refer to this as the "silly season.
Pattullo Bridge needs six lanes

Pattullo Bridge needs six lanes

Dear Editor: New Westminster's Jim Lowrie told us that a six-lane Pattullo would cost about twice as much as a four-lane bridge, but the released study reports an entirely different number.
Why I'm a vaxxer – and why you should be too

Why I'm a vaxxer – and why you should be too

I'm not a "shoulding" kind of parent.
Fair Elections Act needs a true public debate

Fair Elections Act needs a true public debate

Everything old will become new again - that old saying is self-fulfilling. It's especially true in the world of politics.