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Kudos to Burnaby for vicious dog bylaw

Kudos to Burnaby for vicious dog bylaw

Dear Editor: I am writing to express my delight that our city council has reaffirmed the role of common sense in protecting its citizens.
'Ethnic politics' still a murky issue in B.C.

'Ethnic politics' still a murky issue in B.C.

The sensitive and sometimes murky world of so-called "ethnic politics" continues to engulf both of B.C.'s major political parties.
What will be Burnaby's response when our children get bitten by other breeds?

What will be Burnaby's response when our children get bitten by other breeds?

Dear Editor: I suspect that, like me, the vast majority of Burnaby residents do not tune into the goings on in city hall until there is an issue on the table that they care deeply about.
Burnaby council pit bull decision bites

Burnaby council pit bull decision bites

Dear Editor I recently attended two Burnaby council meetings at which an animal law litigator, a published academic researcher, a biologist, a business-community representative, an animal behaviour consultant and a breed expert presented overwhelming
Lights are on, but nobody's home at B.C. Hydro

Lights are on, but nobody's home at B.C. Hydro

Hard on the heels of a leaked report stating B.C. Hydro customers can look forward to a rate hike of up to 26 per cent in the near future comes unfortunately timed information about the bloated salaries paid to many at the Crown corporation.
Stewart speaks to the uninformed

Stewart speaks to the uninformed

Dear Editor: Mr. Kennedy Stewart must think the Burnaby-Douglas voters are a very uninformed lot! In his latest (super-sized) mailer he tells us on the front page: "How Government Cuts to Service Canada Affect You" and "Kinder Morgan Pipeline Update.
Julian would be an excellent leader

Julian would be an excellent leader

Dear Editor: Re: MP Peter Julian wants 'bosses' OK to run, Burnaby NOW, Sept. 26. Kudos to Peter Julian for considering giving up his position as MP in order to run for the B.C. NDP leadership.
Riverview is not a compassionate solution

Riverview is not a compassionate solution

The B.C. government recently rejected the recommendation of the Union of B.C. Municipalities to reinstate Riverview Hospital. Our government has made the right decision.
B.C.'s contrarians need to listen up

B.C.'s contrarians need to listen up

British Columbia has long been known as a polarized province, where public debate and discourse is characterized by everyone seemingly having opposite views on many things.
B.C. NDP needs fresh young blood

B.C. NDP needs fresh young blood

Dear Editor: Re: Will the real NDP please stand up?, In My Opinion, Burnaby NOW, Sept. 24. This is a great article by Keith Baldrey.