"I can take it. I'm pretty tough, but there are people that are just so exhausted and they can't take it anymore."
Cheryl Baker, whose son Calvin lives with cerebral palsy and a complex seizure condition, says it's a struggle every day to find support for young adults with disabilities. Many government programs stop serving clients when they reach the age of 19 (from a July 24 news story).
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"There are too many people employed - especially among the managerial and supervisory class. It's madness."
West Vancouver low-tax advocate David Marley argues civic payrolls are out of control following the annual release of financial information by municipalities. The three North Shore municipal halls had a combined $166-million payroll last year (from a July 24 news story).
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"The contents of that bag basically contain the most effort I've ever put into anything in my life."
Deep Cove's Gerry Maynard, 25, comments on the theft of a backpack that contained his pilot's licence, logbook and notes for his upcoming commercial pilot's exam (from a July 27 news story).