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A cry from the density wilderness

Dear Editor: I could only shake my head in disbelief when reading your July 6 story, City Backs Works Yard Land Swap. I am not against the works yard project itself, it might be necessary as pointed out in your article.

Dumping HST will create bigger budget hole than keeping it

Dear Editor: Garrett Polman hit the nail on the head in his July 10 letter HST 'Fix' Will Have to be Paid for by Other Means.
Inquiring Reporter: Do you think David Hahn's $315,000 pension is appropriate?

Inquiring Reporter: Do you think David Hahn's $315,000 pension is appropriate?

Bounty mutiny

THERE'S trouble below decks at B.C. Ferries and possible mutinies on the way over the scandalous pension package of ferries boss David Hahn, revealed this week to be $315,00 a year upon retirement.

Learn to change behaviours if you live in bear country

Dear Editor: After reading in the paper today about another black bear/human conflict on the North Shore ending in the death of a bear (Two Bears Shot in North Vancouver on One Day, North Shore News, July 8)), I am outraged as a North Shore resident

Cost of living creates homeless

Dear Editor: I just finished reading about the rise in youth homelessnes (Homeless Youth on the Rise, North Shore News, July 10).

The fairer tax

JUST when the provincial government appears to be listening to our Metro mayors on the topic of financing expensive regional transportation, it would appear that Premier Christy Clark would prefer to abandon common sense in favour of pandering to the

Public privacy

AS you read these pages, venerable British tabloid The News of The World has printed its last edition.

HST on Hydro bills adds up

Dear Editor: I just received my BC Hydro bill. It reads: "BC HST residential energy credit: $2.52 cr." Then it reads: "The following is a summary of taxes billed to your account since your last invoice: HST at 12 per cent on $39.87: $4.78.

Who'll drive Harbourside?

Dear Editor: Harbourside could become the newest stand-alone community on the North Shore with very little community input.