Re: "MP should have voted for this bill," letter to the editor, Friday, April 5.
Re: "Legal grow-op plan 'failed miserably,' MP says," Wednesday, March 20.
Metro chairman announces annexation of Maple Ridge. Last month I happened to end up in the audience of a committee of the whole meeting of Maple Ridge council.
Last July, the old Appleyard residence plotted its way along Port Moody streets under the cover of darkness to its resting place on Kyle Street. The house is now set to get new life, thanks to an infusion of cash from Ottawa.
Canadian taxes are the lowest they've been in almost 55 years, Tory cabinet minister James Moore told a Surrey Board of Trade luncheon audience Friday.
"Strawberry Shortcake: Follow Your Berry Own Beat!" show, with "Doodlebops Live!" on Friday, Jan. 25 (two show times) at Bell Performing Arts Centre, Surrey, in latest production from Koba Entertainment. Tickets $27.50 via www.StrawberryShorecakeOnTour. com.
Red Chamber: Concert presented by Peninsula Productions 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1 at First United Church, 15385 Semiahmoo Ave.,White Rock. "Red Chamber straddles traditional and contemporary, whether it be ancient Chinese string-band music seldom heard in the west, bluegrass or jazz fusion." Tickets $25 advance, $30 at door, available at Tapestry Music 1335 Johnston Rd., White Rock, also tickets.surrey.ca.
Blues for the Bank: Annual benefit concert for Surrey Food Bank's Tiny Bundles program features Agent C and Top Secret band plus special guests, 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17 at Central City Brewing Co., 13450 102nd Ave., Surrey. Tickets $25, 604-581-2827.
White Rock Chamber Music concert 7: 30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12 at Crescent Gardens Retirement Residence, 1222 King George Blvd. (beside "Pink Palace" hotel), featuring Phoebe Yin (pianist), Antoinette Sommer (vocalist), Sandpipers Recorder Ensemble, Jessica Hebbel and Kim McCue of the Young Peoples Opera Society, Alex Chernets & Teresa Lu (piano duets) and Karen Lu (vocalist). Everyone welcome. Admission: suggested $5.
Twenty-twelve has been, for the most part, a good year for shark fin legislation. During the spring, Port Moody made history by becoming the first municipality in British Columbia to ban shark fin products. Over the next several months, a growing number of B.C. municipalities, including Coquitlam, also examined shark fin bans.
Thomas Mulcair painted the Tory federal government as being big on corporate tax cuts for the rich and small on compassion for everyone else while he was stumping in Surrey on Friday.
Residents have ample opportunity to take part in Remembrance Day ceremonies throughout the community, whether the preference is for large services at events organized through Legion branches or more informal gatherings.
Why are Canadians so hot about MP James Moore? Did not the voters place Mr. Moore into his position?
Port Moody Firefighters host a boot drive to raise money for muscular dystrophy research, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Suter Brook, IGA and the Port Moody Liquor Store.
City of Coquitlam hosts a Welcome to Coquitlam open house, from 2 to 7: 30 p.m. at City Hall, 3000 Guildford Way. All residents are invited, but new residents are particularly encouraged to attend and find out about city services, programs and opportunities to get involved. Topics include how local government works; programs and services
Tri-Cities Caregivers' Support Group meets the second and fourth Friday of each month, 10 a.m. at Dogwood Pavilion, 624 Poirier St., Coquitlam. Info: Karen at 778789-1496.
A handful of B.C.'s 36 MPs, including Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon's Mark Strahl, will vote Wednesday in favour of a motion that is aimed at forcing Parliament to consider a new law to restrict abortion.
Summer sizzles to an end, this fall season starts with sunshine and Canadians can once again look forward to Culture Days - a free, interactive celebration of arts and culture.
Imagine if, for every dollar you saved for retirement, someone else contributed $24. You wouldn't have to put away much to create a sizeable nest egg.