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The North Shore is shortchanged on transit

Dear Editor: As a North Shore resident, I feel compelled to send a message to the North Shore mayors and councils regarding the two cent hike on the gas tax.

Time out, please

WE are rapidly approaching the March 31, 2012 expiration of British Columbia's 20-year contract with the RCMP. Did anyone have this date circled in red in their daytimers, we wonder? After all the date hasn't changed in, well, 20 years.

We must audit RCMP costs

Dear Editor: In response to the Oct. 5 letter, The Community Is the Police, from my colleague, Coun. Doug MacKay-Dunn, I feel some clarity would benefit the community.

I'm taken back by bad grammar everyday

A recent article in the Globe and Mail offered instructions in how to "bluff" your way through book club. Now, there's a recipe for modern living.

Eat your greens, avoid cannibalism

I'm a skeptic. When people start telling me the latest thing is also the greatest thing ever, that's when my eyebrows start arching. Urban agriculture is the greatest thing ever of the moment. It seems like everyone is doing it.

Staying on track

The two-cent gas surcharge voted in Friday by the TransLink mayor's council was an unpleasant but necessary first step toward healing our transit system. It can't be the last.

You Said It

"A lot of these issues have been falling on to municipalities of late due to provincial and federal cutbacks.

Squamish Nation struggles to preserve a threatened language

Squamish Stories, Part 3

Injuries not so 'minor'

Dear Editor: I read your Oct. 2 story, Vicious Driver Assault Nets Probation. I am the victim of this assault. I am currently working out of another bus depot in a rehabilitative returnto-work program.

Unfair coverage

NORTH Shore political pundit David Schreck handily won the booby prize this week for his Twitter comments on the appropriateness of Premier Christy Clark's cleavage.
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