"I don't think you're going to have a lot of people saying: 'The biggest problem the country is facing is we don't have enough politicians.'"
David Schreck, North Vancouver political commentator, on a proposed change to the number of federal ridings in B.C. (from a July 4 news story).
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"We realized that there was just absolutely no time for us to make a good, informed decision in regards to any other options or models, so we had to sign."
Darrell Mussatto, City of North Vancouver mayor, explaining why the municipality has renewed its 20-year contract with the RCMP (from a July 1 news story).
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"There's going to be blood on somebody's hands at the end of the day."
Dave Howell, a former Canadian Coast Guard member, warning of the consequences of shutting down the Kitsilano Coast Guard station and forcing more responsibility onto the volunteer Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue (from a July 6 news story).