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Where's health-care priority?

Where's health-care priority?

Dear Editor: There is nothing like an unexpected stay in hospital to refresh the memory about life's priorities, number one being health.
Riding plan was opposed

Riding plan was opposed

Dear Editor: Re: Burnaby split into three ridings, Burnaby NOW, Jan. 30. As one of several dozen presenters at the B.C.
More research needed

More research needed

Dear Editor: Three years ago I attended a public information session at which options for disposing of solid waste in Metro Vancouver were discussed.
Champions are hard to find, harder to keep

Champions are hard to find, harder to keep

We're sorry to see John Doyle, British Columbia's auditor general jump ship, although you really can't blame him.
What's a balanced budget?

What's a balanced budget?

Dear Editor: On Feb. 19, Finance Minister De Jong tables his first provincial budget. He recently announced that it will be a balanced budget and warned there isn't a lot of room for extravagant spending promises and proposals.
Hire more police for stops

Hire more police for stops

Dear Editor: Re: Police wrong to OK warnings, Editor's Letter, Burnaby NOW, Jan. 25. Someone will surely accuse me of wishing to introduce a police state.
Warnings are wrong

Warnings are wrong

Dear Editor: Re: Police wrong to OK warnings, Editor's Letter, Burnaby NOW, Jan. 25.
Let's tackle skills shortage

Let's tackle skills shortage

Dear Editor: With four months remaining until the next provincial election, it's time to address one of the critical concerns that should alarm every British Columbian; the alarming shortage of skilled labour being trained within the province.
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.