Skip to content

Opinion

Black ops

Black ops

THE B.C. Liberals delivered a "balanced" budget this week for the first time in four years - a hugely important hurdle to clear on the way to an election in which the party will portray itself as the one most capable of managing the province's books.
Spin or solve

Spin or solve

PORT Metro Vancouver is perhaps not feeling the love.
Seymour public days hurt Northlands revenue

Seymour public days hurt Northlands revenue

Dear Editor: I am writing to provide another viewpoint on the proposed changes to public play at Seymour. I am a resident of the District of North Vancouver and a member of Seymour Golf and Country Club expressing a personal opinion.
VIA Rail service divides East and West, rather than linking it

VIA Rail service divides East and West, rather than linking it

Dear Editor: While I was delighted to see the full page VIA Rail Canada advertisement in Friday's Feb. 8 edition, I was curious that an agency that just cut service on the Canadian would want to advertise in the West.
Thanks for saving our holiday trip

Thanks for saving our holiday trip

Dear Editor: On Jan. 27 my husband and I were at the Lonsdale Quay, on our way to the airport. In the process of purchasing TransLink tickets, I dropped my small handbag which contained my passport and all other ID.
Punitive tax on natural gas makes no sense

Punitive tax on natural gas makes no sense

Dear Editor: Hopefully someone in government can shed some light on what appears to be a complete contradiction of policy. Recently, on TV and in the press, there has been a campaign about the benefits of "B.C.'s clean burning natural gas.
Golf decision not up to par

Golf decision not up to par

Dear Editor: Re: Public Play Loss at Seymour Golf Course. The proposed lease changes will reduce by two-thirds the public's access to golf on these district-owned lands, including a reduction for district residents, contrary to Seymour's claims.
Broken bylaw

Broken bylaw

As Confucius said: "Never use a cannon to kill a mosquito.
You said it

You said it

"I'm happy to hear that the older people are still having an active romantic life. There's hope for us younger people.
Stigmatizing bill

Stigmatizing bill

A proposal by the Conservative government to lock up mentally ill offenders and throw away the key is unlikely to make our communities safer despite all the rhetoric about public safety.