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Smoking: plenty of reasons to butt out now

Smoking: plenty of reasons to butt out now

You know a hundred reasons to quit smoking already, but in case National Non-Smoking Week this month didn't leave a lasting impression on you, here are a few more: Lung cancer migrates.
Worried about impact on seniors

Worried about impact on seniors

Dear Editor: Re: Important to tell refugee tales, Letters to the Editor, Burnaby NOW, Jan. 23.
Police wrong to OK warnings

Police wrong to OK warnings

It's not the first time I've disagreed with police, and I suspect it won't be the last.
Explore every solution for policing problem

Explore every solution for policing problem

Should Metro Vancouver have a regional police force to ensure that a Pickton-like tragedy doesn't happen again?
Hoarder picture in poor taste

Hoarder picture in poor taste

Dear Editor: Re: Burnaby hoarder in hospital, Burnaby NOW, Jan. 18. I found it very disturbing that the NOW published a photo of the "Burnaby hoarder" residence on the front page.
City tax increases don't quite add up

City tax increases don't quite add up

Dear Editor: Re: Burnaby proposes 2.9 per cent tax hike, Burnaby NOW, Dec. 11, 2012. Just prior to Christmas, the City of Burnaby agreed to a 6.75 per cent wage increase over four years for unionized workers. At the same time they are proposing a 2.
Liberal plan needs propping

Liberal plan needs propping

Dear Editor: I'm beginning to understand why the B.C. Jobs Plan needs $15 million worth of advertising to prop it up.
In praise of local opera

In praise of local opera

Dear Editor: I was fortunate enough to attend the opening night of the Burnaby Lyric Opera's performance of Pagliacci and Gianni Schicchi last week.
B.C.'s politics continue to be a colourful affair

B.C.'s politics continue to be a colourful affair

Politics in B.C. have always been defined as a tad bit quirky compared to our provincial cousins in the rest of the country.
Important to tell refugee tales

Important to tell refugee tales

Dear Editor: Re: Survivor Man escapes Vietnam, Burnaby NOW, Jan. 16. Thank you for publishing the piece on Le Nguyen's journey as an asylum seeker from Vietnam to Canada.