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Dutch treat

Dutch treat

TRANSLINK has been sailing some choppy waters since the revelation that its new $25million SeaBus won't be built in B.C.
I've met the school traffic and the traffic is me

I've met the school traffic and the traffic is me

Dear Editor: Every parent I have ever met, in every area of the North Shore has a singularly unanimous complaint: traffic during pick up and drop off at school.
SSRIs can make kids killers

SSRIs can make kids killers

Dear Editor: How does one stop this stupidity? We are all blaming the guns. Yet three years ago Dr. Phil lamented on his show that 15 million American children were diagnosed as mentally ill and being prescribed drugs. Fifteen million and counting.
Inquiring Reporter: Did you get what you wanted for Christmas?

Inquiring Reporter: Did you get what you wanted for Christmas?

3 highrises not a 'village'

3 highrises not a 'village'

Dear Editor: So the District of North Vancouver mayor and council have approved the Seylynn Village development. We're now stuck with this ghastly, unimaginative homage to densification.
Unveiling justice

Unveiling justice

THE Supreme Court of Canada decision on whether a woman may wear a niqab (face veil) in court is not definitive, but it is - in the Canadian tradition - eminently fair.
Port Mann toll grab grinchy

Port Mann toll grab grinchy

Dear Editor: Beware Treo. Yes, the new Port Mann bridge is beautiful but it comes with a price. On our way to take our grandson to the Christmas tree farm we've been going to for 19 years, we crossed the new bridge on Dec. 9 in our old 1990 Jeep.
Snowstorm lift was a gift

Snowstorm lift was a gift

Dear Editor: Christmas is upon us once again, and I couldn't help feeling that we had lost all sense in giving and generosity. Then, I was standing at a bus stop in the middle of the last week's snowstorm when a man pulled over and offered me a ride.
Build a true Harbourside landmark

Build a true Harbourside landmark

Dear Editor: The Harbourside project presents a unique opportunity to create a dramatic and lasting landmark for all of greater Vancouver.
Time to check the naughty and nice list

Time to check the naughty and nice list

ALREADY it's Christmas. With it comes our annual hope of joy, redemption and promise for the future. It's a good tradition, a time for offering and exchanging gifts.