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Vancouver police release another 24 photos of riot suspects

Vancouver police release another 24 photos of riot suspects

In defence of the English language

In defence of the English language

Sometimes I hate the Internet. Oh sure, it's great for finding people who disagree with your every opinion. In the past, getting into arguments required going out and talking to real people.
Tree bylaw review set

Tree bylaw review set

Burnaby council approved a timeline on Oct. 3 for the Burnaby tree bylaw review, with final decision-making on any changes taking place in fall 2012. A local tree advocate thinks it is a stalling tactic to make sure it isn't an election issue.
Make market walkable

Make market walkable

Dear Editor: Re: Does farmers' market need to move?, Burnaby NOW, Sept. 28.
Playing chicken with the province's policing

Playing chicken with the province's policing

We are rapidly approaching the March 31, 2012 expiration of British Columbia's 20-year contract with the RCMP. Did anyone have this date circled in red in their daytimers, we wonder? After all, the date hasn't changed in, well, 20 years.
Candidate questioned

Candidate questioned

Dear Editor: Re: Priorities all wrong in B.C., Letters to the editor, Burnaby NOW, Aug. 3. I completely agree with Garth Evans that the $550 million the B.C. Liberals spent on replacing the B.C. Place Stadium roof is a huge waste of public resources.
Funding impacts fairness

Funding impacts fairness

Dear Editor: The lack of provincial government funding for groups to participate in the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry is a direct threat to a successful outcome of that proceeding.
Consider the source

Consider the source

Dear Editor: Since last March, there was a flurry of articles nd comments in your paper about the attempts y a local Grade 12 student at Burnaby South econdary, Elias Ishak, to publish an article in he school's newspaper about the situation in the id
Will Corrigan say 'I told you so' in two years?

Will Corrigan say 'I told you so' in two years?

If this paper had been given a vote at the TransLink mayors' council, we likely would have followed the lead of the majority - holding our nose and voting yes.
Thoughts on road building

Thoughts on road building

Dear Editor: With apologies to Sir Winston Churchill. Regarding the road crew working at Kingsway in the Patterson and Grange area: Never in the history of road building have so many done so little for so long. Don MacKay, Burnaby