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Royals are part of our heritage

Dear Editor: Re: It's all royal, all the time, in Canada this week, Our View, Burnaby NOW, July 6.

BCTF: valid requests lost among "extremes"

The endless days of summer don't seem so endless when there's the looming spectre of possible job action in schools come fall. Members of the B.C.

Anger makes HST choice difficult

I hate making crucial decisions when I'm angry. And I mean really angry, not just upset or a bit miffed.

Tax revenue funds services

Dear Editor: From time to time, there are calls from senior citizens and others for lower property taxes or other types of assistance. I am 81 years old and, like many other pensioners, could certainly use a few extra dollars.

NDP misleading on HST

Dear Editor: (Re: Scrap HST, Burnaby NOW, July 1.) Kathy Corrigan and Raj Chouhan write that constituents are sick and tired of the government's deceptions. For their sake, their constituents better not be against all deceptions.

Mayor 'browbeat' women

Dear Editor: Re: Tree activist upset over mayor's reaction, Burnaby NOW, June 28. I was in attendance to support the three women who have worked tirelessly to convince the mayor and council to strengthen Burnaby's tree bylaw.

It's all royal, all the time, in Canada this week

They're attractive, pleasant, young newlyweds, but, really, do they deserve all of this media attention?

Province is tackling poverty

Dear Editor: Re: Failing grade for B.C.'s child poverty numbers, Our View, Burnaby NOW, June 29. We all want to reduce poverty - it is a job that this premier, myself, and the entire cabinet are committed to.

Bloy: 'No' is the way to go

Dear Editor: The end of the Canada Post strike means that ballots for the HST referendum will soon be arriving.

To the polls - or maybe not?

Speculation abounds that Premier Christy Clark is itching to call an election this fall, but I can't help but think the chances of that vote actually occurring are diminishing.
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