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Where is city involvement?

Where is city involvement?

Dear Editor: As a city of Burnaby resident who feels we all have a role to play in making our city the best it can be, I and many other residents and businesses in our neighbourhood have been involved in significant volunteer efforts to do our part.
Some cities have curfews

Some cities have curfews

Dear Editor: One small but significant omission from the recent article (Night closing sought for party park, Nov.
Finding the 'good' in the season

Finding the 'good' in the season

When you're dealing with a four-year-old, getting to the heart of a morality lesson isn't always easy. We recently spent a rainy Sunday afternoon watching The Muppet Christmas Carol.
Deal with homelessness

Deal with homelessness

Dear Editor: Mr. Hasek has my deepest sympathies. The Ledingham Park neighbours deserve an enforced "no night use" park bylaw. But before Burnaby can enact such a rule it must site a local permanent emergency shelter.
Consider your votes before casting a ballot

Consider your votes before casting a ballot

Every three years, right around this time, we usually pull out the soapbox, jump on top of it, and start bemoaning the consistently low voter turnout at municipal elections.
Kindergarten lessons to take to the polls

Kindergarten lessons to take to the polls

Right around now in the civic election campaign we're thinking democracy may be overrated.
Long way from tolerance

Long way from tolerance

Dear Editor: Many thanks for your ongoing coverage of the Burnaby school board's controversial policy 5.
Debate is needed in policy issue

Debate is needed in policy issue

Dear Editor: Residents of Burnaby have come under unreasonable attack for engaging in rational debate over the anti-homophobic policy adopted by the school board.
Party focus uncertain

Party focus uncertain

Dear Editor: Re: Does the editor read minds?, Burnaby NOW, Nov. 11. So it begins.
Corrigan's claim leads to laughter

Corrigan's claim leads to laughter

Dear Editor: Re: Corrigan batting for a fourth term, Burnaby NOW, Nov. 9. I almost fell off my chair when I read Derek Corrigan's remarks about wanting "positive" people (his own) that he can "work with" on Burnaby council.