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Be part of the bear solution, not problem

Dear Editor: I read the letter from Mr. Martin Dale, Bear Threats Are Being Ignored (North Shore News, Nov. 13) with much interest, concern and disappointment.
Inquiring Reporter: Do you intend to vote in Saturday's municipal election and why?

Inquiring Reporter: Do you intend to vote in Saturday's municipal election and why?

It's your vote

FOR the best part of the last three weeks, the candidates in the three North Shore municipalities and two school districts have spent most of their waking hours trying to get their message to the voters. Since Sunday Oct.

The gall of the missing asterisk

Dear Editor: In the Nov. 11 North Shore News survey of candidates, you did not identify me as an incumbent with an asterisk as you did for all of the other sitting councillors. This is misleading and I would like a correction printed.

Is half a term better than none?

Dear Editor: During the recent all-candidates meeting hosted by the Grand Boulevard-Ridgeway Residents Association, Craig Keating, running for re-election as a councillor in the City of North Vancouver, was asked the following question: Should you be

Lawyer not so 'downtown'

Dear Editor: I have always enjoyed reading Trevor Lautens' articles in the North Shore News; I think it is the swath of the rapier that makes me chuckle or maybe it is something about "hoisting" and "petarding." But the Nov.

It's your money

THERE's nothing like the annual Canadian Federation of Independent Business report on municipal spending to upset town hall.

No, I don't want fries with that shelter

Dear Editor: Enough, enough! The new West Vancouver bus shelters/ advertising structures have gone too far. Do we have to ad(d) to an already saturated public realm with even more district/citypromoted advertising? I hate advertising.

Up in the air

Despite the tremendous fiscal pressure it is facing, the federal government must take a hard second look at the cost-cutting it has implemented in airline safety inspections.

Assess how well municipal candidates listen

Dear Editor: I live near the Harry Jerome Community Recreation Centre, which some present councillors would like rebuilt at a cost of $60 million.
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