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Thanks to Jack Layton

Thanks to Jack Layton

Dear Editor: Dear Jack: Thank you for your sense of substance and style. Rolling up your sleeves to go to work for Canadian families, you always wore your political beliefs so proudly.
Tensions on the rise for Liberals

Tensions on the rise for Liberals

This has been a summer of quiet discontent for B.C. Liberals.
Safer, cleaner energy is in everyone's interests

Safer, cleaner energy is in everyone's interests

Dear Editor: The 66th anniversary of the atomic bomb blasts that destroyed the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki has been accompanied this year in Japan by calls for the country to develop safer sources of energy such as solar, wind and bioma
Time to deregulate taxi industry

Time to deregulate taxi industry

Dear Editor: Greece is one of the most highly regulated countries in the world, which is why its economy has become so uncompetitive.
Debate calls for compassion

Debate calls for compassion

Like many other letter writers, I am saddened by the polarity and name-calling in discussions about the Burnaby school district's Policy 5.45.
Time to speak out about oil

Time to speak out about oil

DEAR EDITOR: I heard that the Harper Conservative government has just announced the elimination of 776 positions at Environment Canada, as a cost-saving measure.
Back to being nervous in the Lower Mainland

Back to being nervous in the Lower Mainland

For a while there, it was looking as if the RCMP and Integrated Homicide Investigation Team had everything in hand. In 2009, the first three months of the year were marked with so many violent incidents they began to blur together.
Burnaby's mayor needs to act on homelessness

Burnaby's mayor needs to act on homelessness

Dear Editor: Re: Businesses work on homelessness strategy, Burnaby NOW, Aug. 17. Kudos to Burnaby Board of Trade CEO Paul Holden for his emerging Made in Burnaby homelessness strategy.
Society needs a rethink

Society needs a rethink

Dear Editor: Re: Desperately seeking a fix for economic woes, Our View, Burnaby NOW, Aug. 10. Your editorial, questioning whether our economy actually works, really hit the mark.
Medicinal pot is a right

Medicinal pot is a right

Dear Editor: Re: Burnaby medical marijuana dispensary raided by police Thursday, Burnaby NOW online, July 29. Shame on the Burnaby RCMP for makng life difficult for sick people.