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Don't fall for change of season

Don't fall for change of season

It's at this time of year you begin to hear from two distinct camps.
Staffers make first hospital stay in 80 years go smoothly

Staffers make first hospital stay in 80 years go smoothly

Editor: I recently spent three days in Delta Hospital for a little operation. It was my first hospital stay for over 80 years so I was a little tense.
Time to delve into the grey

Time to delve into the grey

Editor: Farms or ports? That is the question. Or is it? Unfortunately, the two sides are routinely presented as mutual exclusives.
Trade unions still have a vital role to play

Trade unions still have a vital role to play

Editor: Re: Unions becoming increasingly irrelevant, letter to the editor, Sept. 6 Steven Austin's jaundiced view of unions appears to be focused on their leaders rather than the essential role they play in our economy and society.
Minister's Minute

Minister's Minute

Don't fear the 13th
T2 positions port to seize opportunities

T2 positions port to seize opportunities

Container demand continues to grow, so Port Metro Vancouver proposing second terminal at Roberts Bank
Cyclists pay like the others

Cyclists pay like the others

Editor: Ah, why do the hateful among us see cyclists as freeloaders living free of fees, free of sales and income taxes, free of house, car and health insurance premiums, free of municipal utility bills, free of property taxes, free of ad infinitum?
Seductive rhetoric can't avoid the cold, hard 'facts'

Seductive rhetoric can't avoid the cold, hard 'facts'

Editor: Re: No need to spread fear about latest Southlands proposal, letter to the editor, Sept. 4 I love to read Douglas Bolen's letters. They're always full of things he's heard, or conjectured.
Removing logs from 'Bay shoreline will likely kill small mammals

Removing logs from 'Bay shoreline will likely kill small mammals

Editor: There are likely a hundred reasons why Port Metro Vancouver should not proceed with its "rehabilitation" project of the Boundary Bay foreshore marsh.
Ladner's outdoor pool is a hidden gem of summer

Ladner's outdoor pool is a hidden gem of summer

Editor: A few years ago our family discovered the Ladner Outdoor Pool and since then it has become one of our favourite local summer destinations.