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Publicly funded child care system is vital to society

Publicly funded child care system is vital to society

Editor: Re: What's best for children is not a $10 a day daycare program, Community Comment, April 3 Brad Sherwin is quite right by saying you should only have a Lamborghini if you can afford to operate it, but is he saying that children are now a lux
Crossing all about ships

Crossing all about ships

Editor: I am absolutely amazed at the number of people who believe the provincial government is proposing the replacement of the George Massey Tunnel with the intention of benefiting those of us south of the Fraser River.
Voices need to be heard as tunnel options considered

Voices need to be heard as tunnel options considered

Editor: The fate of the George Massey Tunnel is of special interest to all Richmond residents. Not all the traffic that uses this route passes through Richmond on Highway 99.
Friendly or not, dogs should be kept on leash in parks

Friendly or not, dogs should be kept on leash in parks

"He's FRENNNNNDLEEEEE!!!" The words cut through the tranquil spring air like a Saturday-morning alarm clock you forgot to turn off, but without the reward that goes with it when you suddenly realize it's the weekend.
Minister's Minute

Minister's Minute

Everyday resurrection "Waking the dead" is something that I have added to my resume. Actually it happens regularly (and you perhaps thought it only happened in Bible stories). It takes commitment, team work, time and attention to wake the dead.
Guilty feel when curb cluttered

Guilty feel when curb cluttered

It's becoming a guilty pleasure.
Extend SkyTrain and forget about new crossing

Extend SkyTrain and forget about new crossing

Editor: We do not need a new tunnel, just give us a SkyTrain connection, similar to New Westminster to Surrey, and run it from the Bridgeport or Brighouse stations to B.C.
Would-be customer confused about post office

Would-be customer confused about post office

Editor: Re: Post office closing to public, March 29 I have been reading about the closure of the Ladner "post office" with some confusion because of my one and only visit there about 12 years ago after moving to Ladner.
Glorious start to spring offers ability to take part in renewal

Glorious start to spring offers ability to take part in renewal

Well, that was quick! It seems like just a few days ago I was taking down my Christmas tree. As a snow guy, I must admit I missed having a few white stuff weather events for the opportunity for some Diefenbaker toboggan runs.
Much still up in the air four years after treaty

Much still up in the air four years after treaty

Editor: So what will it be ... laudable success or abject failure? April 3 marked the fourth anniversary of the Tsawwassen First Nation's landmark treaty. It's early to know for sure, but what I read suggests the TFN needs help.