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Rush to justice

VANCOUVER'S police and B.C.'s court system have taken some tough criticism in the aftermath of the rioting in Britain.

ICBC crash stats show 95% the fault of 1 party

Dear Editor: Regarding the letter published in your paper Aug. 3, Driving by the Book Can be Costly: We agree with Mr.

Let's see more Crown reports like Hydro's

One of the first thoughts to cross my mind as I read a government panel report of BC Hydro operations was "Why aren't more of these produced?"

Quick response required for rioters

Dear Editor: Your Aug. 12 Viewpoint, Core Problem, concerns me greatly. It stirs the anger and frustration I continue to feel over the Vancouver hockey riot.

Thanks for Harmony Arts

Dear Editor: My wife and I have just spent a most enjoyable week at West Vancouver's Harmony Arts Festival and I would like to thank Odlum Brown, the District of West Vancouver and all the sponsors for their generosity in providing us with so many wo

Riots breed opportunist looters

Dear Editor: The day before the riots started in London which are now spreading to other English cities, I was in the East End of the capital.

Concert chatter is disrespectful

Dear Editor: Congratulations, Harmony Arts Festival! It was a wonderful festival as always, but even more so with the addition of the wine garden, Pacific Arbour Garden Stage and the expanded art market.

Cherish the freedom to protest in peace

Dear Editor: Your Aug. 10 story, Ship Protesters Demand Truth from Military was a great article. What a gift to have the freedom to protest in peace.

Royal pain

THE recent decision by our federal government to restore the Royal title to Canada's navy and air force can easily be seen as a sop to loyal Conservative supporters, and there's no doubt that it is.

You said it

"I heard stories - soldiers going into people's houses in the middle of the night, taking their brothers from them - that I'll never be able to forget.