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What's in the menu

What's in the menu

CONGRATULATIONS to the Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association for its efforts in expanding British Columbia's year-old Informed Dining initiative to a national program that expects to be in 12,000 food outlets nation-wide by the end of the
Inquiring Reporter: What do you think about this year's Canada Day parade being cancelled?

Inquiring Reporter: What do you think about this year's Canada Day parade being cancelled?

Apology offered for insults to merchants

Apology offered for insults to merchants

Dear Editor: Like other readers, I read my own comments quoted in your March 13 story, Council Embraces Ideas for Revitalizing Ambleside, with concern.
Rain on our parade

Rain on our parade

WE could be looking at the end of a North Vancouver tradition that has lasted more than 100 years.
Ambleside needs attitude adjustment

Ambleside needs attitude adjustment

Dear Editor: I was delighted to see the March 22 letter of protest, from the owner of Avant Gardener, concerning West Vancouver council hearing complaints about "horrible" little shops in Ambleside.
TransLink should fund transit, not pay property taxes

TransLink should fund transit, not pay property taxes

Dear Editor: I'm writing this in response to your March 20 story, TransLink Appeals SeaBus Assessment. Don't you find that the content of some news articles make you sit up and go "hhmm"? To me, this is one of these articles.
Who's got the most signs wins. Not!

Who's got the most signs wins. Not!

Dear Editor: With the provincial election just around the corner, the North Shore can once again look forward to the proliferation of election signs along public roadways from Horseshoe Bay to Deep Cove.
Stuck in neutral

Stuck in neutral

USING financial incentives to force people to "do the right thing" isn't a bad idea in theory. One sure way to motivate action is through the wallet. If you have to pay for your bad behaviour, your behaviour will usually change sooner than later.
Wanted: New ideas in pipeline debate

Wanted: New ideas in pipeline debate

IT'S Easter - traditionally a time for joyful hosanas. But even as an encouraging seismic shift is underway in the Roman Church that for 1,500 years has been the dominant cultural force in Western civilization, ironically in B.C.
You said it

You said it

"BC Hydro trumps us, Port Metro Vancouver trumps us, and all we can do is let them know how upset we are. Hopefully they're listening.