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EDITORIAL: Is this what we call care?

EDITORIAL: Is this what we call care?

When the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in March, seniors in long-term care homes were among the hardest hit.
Dr. Bonnie Henry on why masks are not universally mandated in B.C.

Dr. Bonnie Henry on why masks are not universally mandated in B.C.

British Columbians have been nimble in adapting their individual actions to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our communities over the last ten months, and it has had a big impact.
Opinion: I'm not holding my breath expecting new COVID restrictions to work

Opinion: I'm not holding my breath expecting new COVID restrictions to work

As the number of COVID-19 cases in this province dramatically escalates, it is difficult not to envision a return of some of the tighter measures we experienced when this pandemic first began.
MOVE ON: Are you ready for an e-bike? Here's what you need to decide next

MOVE ON: Are you ready for an e-bike? Here's what you need to decide next

Off-the-shelf versus conversion kit is the big choice for cyclists going electric
LETTER: Fireworks are loud, boring and destructive

LETTER: Fireworks are loud, boring and destructive

Dear editor: According to fellow Lynn Valley resident Peter Lovegrove , I am a malcontent because I am at least one person who wrote to North Vancouver District asking Council to consider banning fireworks for individual use.
LETTER: Thank you for the impromptu Remembrance Day performance

LETTER: Thank you for the impromptu Remembrance Day performance

Dear editor: I just wanted to send out a heartfelt thank you to the young woman who took it upon herself on Remembrance Day to perform the Last Post and Reveille on the soccer field at Boulevard Park.
LETTER: We should 'fall back' to standard time year-round

LETTER: We should 'fall back' to standard time year-round

Dear Editor: Hoorah for Pacific standard time! I was so happy on Oct. 30 to switch from extra light at night to one more hour of morning light. As we move through the fall into winter, how I appreciate that morning light as the days get darker.
PREST: Result of U.S. election a timely reminder that it's OK to be kind

PREST: Result of U.S. election a timely reminder that it's OK to be kind

There was a moment on Saturday that put a huge smile on my face. It’s a moment I won’t soon forget.
LETTER: North Van fireworks ban should go to referendum

LETTER: North Van fireworks ban should go to referendum

Dear Editor: Re: District of North Van Mulls Ban on Halloween Fireworks, Nov. 4 front page. Coun. Megan Curren says she’s “heard overwhelming support ” for cancelling a long-held tradition on Halloween.
EDITORIAL: A dose of transparency would make new COVID-19 restrictions easier to swallow

EDITORIAL: A dose of transparency would make new COVID-19 restrictions easier to swallow

First, the good news. Potential COVID-19 vaccines are showing great promise as they near the end of clinical trials and enter regulatory approvals. The bad news is we are headed for a very bumpy ride while we wait for our date with a needle.