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Safety key in embassy closure

Safety key in embassy closure

Dear Editor: As a Canadian-Iranian citizen who has lived in Canada for more than 20 years, I am grateful for the closure of the Iranian embassy here.
Tax reductions outweigh carbon tax revenue

Tax reductions outweigh carbon tax revenue

Dear Editor: You omitted one big item that is impacted by the carbon tax in your Sept. 14 story, NV Mayors Urge Carbon Tax Change.
Klahanie 'oasis' a work of art

Klahanie 'oasis' a work of art

Dear Editor: Regarding your Sept. 16 story, Aiston's Oasis, I just wanted to say that I have been riding my bicycle along the pathway by Klahanie Park every workday for some years now and have been watching the garden grow.
New riding boundaries won't satisfy all

New riding boundaries won't satisfy all

Dear Editor: My wife and I attended the first redistribution hearing of the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for British Columbia Sept. 10 at the Holiday Inn in North Vancouver.
Keith Road no picnic for pedestrians

Keith Road no picnic for pedestrians

Dear Editor: My partner and I came upon Sam Lupton's accident only minutes after he was hit riding his bike up the Keith Road hill (Cyclists Want Keith Road Bike Lane, Sept. 5). Seeing him lying on the road beside his mangled bike was horrific.
Hokey League

Hokey League

SUMMER may have been late arriving hereabouts, but it sure is hanging around in decidedly unfall-like fashion. Maybe that's why it is hard to get invested in who is right or wrong in the NHL lockout.
Children fall through funding cracks

Children fall through funding cracks

Dear Editor: In her Sept.
Take it back to the barn door after the horse has gone

Take it back to the barn door after the horse has gone

Dear Editor: What if everybody owned a pet horse instead of a dog. I am writing in disgust regarding the amount of horse excretion on our trails in North Vancouver, but in particular the Lower Seymour Demonstration Forest area.
You said it

You said it

"It's scaring me because it looks like the Harper government has been getting closer to the hard-liners.
Sitting out

Sitting out

AMONGST the gloomy financial report delivered by newly minted Finance Minister Mike De Jong this week was news the B.C. legislature won't be sitting this fall.