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Missing women versus hockey: No contest

What is wrong with this picture? The Missing Women Commission of Inquiry is hearing evidence suggesting that the police did not take the women's relatives' concerns seriously because the women were prostitutes, police didn't even file reports when fa

System isn't working

Dear Editor: Paul Keenleyside (System works just fine, Letters to the editor, Burnaby NOW, Oct. 21) just doesn't get it when it comes to what's wrong with our voting system, Here it is in a nutshell.

A clever mask for discrimination?

Last week we published a story detailing a Burnaby Parents' Voice candidate's concern about hateful and racist remarks being published online via a gay media's website.

What more can you ask for?

Dear Editor: The province's job creation plan focuses on areas where B.C. already has a "competitive edge." What greater competitive edge can there be in the 21st century than having an abundance of renewable clean energy.

Time to engage residents

Dear Editor: The number still blows me away: 24 per cent. That is the percentage of Burnaby residents who voted in the 2008 civic election. It's low, extremely low. Ever since I threw in my hat to run for council, the number has been on my mind.

Proclamation is wrong

Dear Editor: The City of Burnaby has declared October to be Islamic History Month. I'm against this for a few reasons.

New teachers' council is a very good move

Bill creates a much more balanced, transparent process when teachers or principals are subject of complaints

Is there a double standard?

Dear Editor: Re: Parents' Voice upset about racist comments, Burnaby NOW, Oct. 28.

Hospital state is 'shocking'

Dear Editor: After reading a recent letter about overcrowded hospitals, I had to write about the experience at the Burnaby Hospital a couple of weeks ago. The situation in the hospitals is shocking.

'Shrill' letters getting tiresome

Dear Editor: Re: Muslim nation? No, thank you, Letters to the editor, Burnaby NOW, Oct. 21. I find Ziggy Eckhardt's writing to be consistently shrill and, frankly, tiresome.
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