"To get the homeowner to take (trees) down themselves, it saves you the trouble of either getting some ne'erdo-well off the street to go and carry out the crime or of going down (yourself) to poison it with diesel. This is the West Vancouver way of getting things done, I guess."
WVPD spokesman Cpl. Fred Harding on the West Vancouver resident who forged municipal letterhead to trick neighbours into topping their trees (from a Sept. 16 news story).
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"We're not doing what we're supposed to be doing and we're being diverted by silly issues we have nothing to do with."
Coun. Guy Heywood opposes the City of North Vancouver's decision to pass a largely symbolic ban on shark fin (from a Sept. 19 news story).
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"This mano-a-mano exchange of unpleasantries doesn't reflect well on any of the participants."
North Vancouver provincial court Judge Doug Moss on an incident of road rage that culminated in an assault (from a Sept. 21 news story).