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NDP redefines 'young offender'

NDP redefines 'young offender'

Dear Editor: Wow! NDP leader Adrian Dix has managed to redefine the term "young offender", not just once, but twice in one election. First, he pardoned himself for forging a document for his boss, Glen Clark, when he (Dix) was 35 years old.
Play on, but stop smoking

Play on, but stop smoking

Dear Editor: Why does transit security at the Metrotown bus loop order people not to play their guitars but not bother to order people not to smoke? It seems to me that, so long as such authorities are condoning the emission of degrading fumes, what
When free trade comes with a border fee

When free trade comes with a border fee

Yes, everyone's in a tizzy since the Americans announced they're considering charging a fee to Canadian border crossers.
No layoffs? Think again

No layoffs? Think again

Dear Editor: Re: Burnaby balances school budget - avoids layoffs, Burnaby NOW, April 26. I think Mr.
Attacks against Shin unfounded

Attacks against Shin unfounded

Dear Editor: Re: Candidate under fire for resumé, Burnaby NOW, May 1.
Do B.C. a favour - modernize PST

Do B.C. a favour - modernize PST

My husband and I just finished powering through the first season of House of Cards on Netflix. Watching the power-hungry Machiavellian main character, Congressman Frank Underwood, wheel and deal as he seeks to get ahead is entertaining.
City council does it again

City council does it again

Dear Editor: Another municipal budget has come to order, and once again the city has balanced the budget in the face of increasing costs being downloaded from the provincial and federal governments.
Mistakes? Sure. But how do they handle them?

Mistakes? Sure. But how do they handle them?

Adrian Dix doesn't pay for his SkyTrain fare, Christy Clark ran a red light, Jane Shin may have changed her resume, Wayne Marklund was once charged with impaired driving and had the charges dropped, but he did plead guilty to driving without due care
Instant gratification not worth it

Instant gratification not worth it

Dear Editor: Re: Debt and tuition fees fuel 'Rock the Boat,' Burnaby NOW, April 26. The "Rock the Vote" article by Niki Hope caught my attention. Though of concern to one group, it is a bit too one-sided.
Clarifying research intent

Clarifying research intent

Dear Editor: Re: Lives of middle school students, Burnaby NOW, April 26.