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Remember veterans - including recent ones

November 11 marks a time to consider the sacrifices of past generations, but also to ponder today's soldiers

Fraser Health has a plan

Dear Editor: Re: Listen to the nurses Burnaby NOW, Oct. 31, 2012 B.C. Nurses' Union president Debra McPherson is correct in stating that nurses have a critical role to play in reducing C. difficile infection (CDI) rates.

Pin on a poppy - it's an important symbol

OUR VIEW Burnaby NOW None of us born in the years since the Second World War ended are ever likely to see such dark days.

George Derby layoffs a mistake

Dear Editor: Re: City veterans' home to lay off unionized staff, Burnaby NOW, Nov. 2, 2012 As the spouse of a George Derby resident, I was distressed to read the Burnaby NOW article announcing staff layoffs there.

Load of 'barnyard fertilizer'

Dear Editor: For pure arrogance, it's hard to beat the B.C. Liberals. Last month, the Christy Clark government made its second attempt to restrict third-party election advertising before the next provincial election. The B.C.

Are you prepared for when the big one hits?

We should all breath a sigh of relief that we ducked what could have been a massive disaster after Mother Nature decided to readjust one of the tectonic plates next to Haida Gwaii on Saturday night. Registering 7.

Dodge the media: a new 'old' game

It happened again. I heard another tunnel being dug by those who should know better. The scraping sound of shovels as newsmakers burrow beneath the surface, and then pull the grass over the hole behind them.

Affordable housing needed

Dear Editor: It's a common refrain in Canada's urban centres that there's a chronic homelessness problem that isn't being addressed, with many of the main concerns being the lack of coordination between federal, provincial and municipal governments t

Video would improve awareness

Dear Editor: Re: Burnaby school district dealing with spike in high-risk behaviour following Amanda Todd case (Burnaby NOW, Oct. 19).

Bad idea from the city

Dear Editor: You must be kidding! Burnaby Mayor and council want to put taxpayer bucks up to have a SkyTrain station at Cameron and North Road? I am 60 years old and I can walk from that intersection to the Lougheed station in nine to 12 minutes.
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