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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.
26 acts

26 acts

CHRISTMAS is our annual celebration of light and life at the darkest time of year. Yet as many social agencies can attest, there's often no shortage of sorrow in this supposedly happy time.
Crossing the line

Crossing the line

IT'S a month into ski season, and once again we find ourselves wagging our fingers at out-of-bounds skiers and snowboarders.
The anecdotal life of Vancouver's daily

The anecdotal life of Vancouver's daily

SHAMELESS shilling: For Christmas, give your beloved 100 Years of The Vancouver Sun, by excellent columnist Shelley Fralic. Yes, 35-odd years on Sun premises may torque my objectivity.
Inquiring Reporter: Are you spending a lot on gifts this holiday season?

Inquiring Reporter: Are you spending a lot on gifts this holiday season?

Chamber OK with Onni density

Chamber OK with Onni density

Dear Editor: The North Vancouver Chamber of Commerce recently came out in support of Onni's 1308 Lonsdale development proposal and we would like to voice our reasons for doing so.
'Progress' oiled with political platitudes

'Progress' oiled with political platitudes

Dear Editor: I am writing in response to your Dec. 12 story about the three new highrises approved for the Seylynn area. I really dislike the glib attitude some politicians have as they try to appease the masses with their meaningless platitudes.
The cost of safety

The cost of safety

WOULD you feel safer or threatened if you knew your neighbour kept guns? A lot of them. Specifically one handgun for everyone over the age of 21 in the home plus a variety of rifles and shotguns - all bought legally for "personal safety.