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Belay the other pension, Captain Hahn

DAVID Hahn has a handsome salary, a fabulous pension, and plummeting respect on Main Street and possibly asea. For the next two years B.C.

Fish fry

WHATEVER happened to those stencilled yellow salmon that used to be a much greater part of the North Shore landscape? Perhaps the proliferation of the salmon silhouettes on our curbs tended to dull our notice of them, but we still believe they make c

Build our cities better

Dear Editor: What's with everyone's one-track mind? Building a costly octopus sprawl of mass transportation infrastructure is a bottomless pit.

NSCU density purchase is no 'donation'

Dear Editor: The North Shore Credit Union/Wesgroup is parading around our community saying they are "giving" a $1-million donation to the Media Arts Gallery at Presentation House as part of their development proposal at 13th Street and Lonsdale Avenu

Provide special ed or more school choice

Dear Editor: Regarding your July 3 story, Supreme Court Will Hear NV Parent's Appeal: The Moore ruling and subsequent appeals highlight many issues with special education, learning and other disabilities that continue to be a problem in the North Van

MLAs just don't get it

Dear Editor: I write in response to the letter from our four MLAs published July 15. As an anti-HST campaigner who personally witnessed more than 1,000 signatures, I call this letter to question. We all "know" that the HST is better for B.C.

Speed bump

PEOPLE can generally accept not getting everything they want, but what really gets them mad is feeling like they've been cheated.

you said it

"Mr. Jardine seems like an honest fellow. Perhaps he wandered into this naively - I'll take that at face value. But we're talking big dollars here." Coun.

How many pounds of flesh can we afford?

Dear Editor: Regarding your July 8 story Mayors Back Gas Tax Hike for SkyTrain: So let me see if I got this right. We were promised a third SeaBus a gazillion years ago after a pound of our North Shore flesh in taxes.

Careless accident could have been fatal

Dear Editor: Further to your story about the intoxicated driver who walked away from a crash that closed the highway near Cypress Bowl on June 29: I was in the other car that got "damaged" in that incident, going the opposite way on the highway.