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Netherlands SeaBus is cross-border shopping

Netherlands SeaBus is cross-border shopping

Dear Editor: Regarding your Dec. 28 story, Union Condemns SeaBus Contract: There's clearly a double standard at work here. Thousands of Metro Vancouver residents do their shopping in the United States every day to save money.
Hydro infrastructure failing

Hydro infrastructure failing

Dear Editor: On Christmas morning we awoke to find the house in total darkness and freezing cold. A guest arrived for breakfast expecting to be served our famous eggs benny. Instead, the best we could offer was cold fruit, cereal and muffins.
More than one way to apply a TReO toll - but check

More than one way to apply a TReO toll - but check

Dear Editor: Regarding Lynda Goch's Dec. 26 letter to the editor, Port Mann Toll Grab Grinchy: When TI Corp learned of Lynda Goch's situation last week we immediately contacted her to apologize and correct the mistake.
NV councils should partner on 'amazing' new rec centre

NV councils should partner on 'amazing' new rec centre

Dear Editor: Local politicians are taking several steps backwards. It simply is not logical for the District of North Vancouver to say "no" to helping with funding for the Harry Jerome Community Centre.
Look up in 2013

Look up in 2013

THIS issue of the North Shore News contains our annual astrological dissection of the year ahead. For some, the concept of predicting life by star-gazing is anathema. For others, "checking their stars" is a daily occurrence.
Rescue costs come with healthier lifestyle

Rescue costs come with healthier lifestyle

Dear Editor: I was horrified to read that Cypress Mountain will be billing a lost snowboarder $10,000 for rescue costs - not withstanding that Cypress says they intend to donate the money to the much-deserving North Shore Rescue.
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?