"We are tired of seeing animal abusers get a couple-hundred dollar fine and a slap on the wrist."
Marley Daviduk of Vancouver Animal Defence League speaking at a protest outside the trial of Robert Fawcett, a man accused of slaughtering dozens of sled dogs in Whistler (from a June 20 news story).
"From my point of view, there appears to be a complete failure of due process around working within a known old growth forest."
District of West Vancouver Coun. Trish Panz blasts the municipality for cutting down 12 old growth trees near Eagle Lake in violation of its own environmental regulations (from a June 22 news story).
"It's absolutely not fair that people within the catchment area have to play second fiddle to people who are driving their kids in from elsewhere."
North Vancouver father Alex Minshull on the difficulty of getting his kids into the highly popular Capilano elementary, despite living nearby (from a June 22 news story).