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Increase fares, not TransLink taxes

Dear Editor: I'd like to express my vehement opposition to an increase in gas or property taxes to subsidize TransLink. We are taxed to the max and cannot afford any more increases.

Addicted to revenue

BRITISH Columbia's addiction to gambling is continuing to reap sad stories. But despite mounting evidence that gambling expansion has created a host of social problems, the government has been slow to do anything about them. Most recently, a B.C.
Inquiring Reporter: Do stiffer sentences make our communities safer?

Inquiring Reporter: Do stiffer sentences make our communities safer?

Picking up the bill

For a government supposedly bent on fiscal prudence, the Tories have spared no expense when it comes to unnecessary and wrong-headed legislation.

Taxes up, density up, traffic way up

Dear Editor: My homeowner taxes were increased this year 25 per cent. What do I get for this? A current sign on Marine Drive advises residents to "use alternate route" September/October due to construction. At 12:45 p.m.

Twinning wastes taxes

Dear Editor: I wholeheartedly agree with Coun. Rod Clark's stand on the City of North Vancouver's twinning relationships with Chiba in Japan and Huizhou in China and his attempts to save my tax dollars.

End of the line

In a perfect world, a streetcar service connecting North Vancouver's utilitarian but depressing Phibbs Exchange with West Vancouver's quaint and quirky community of Dundarave would be packed with tourists flinging cash out of the windows at local bus

Bus lane markings designed to confuse

DEAR EDITOR: Users of the Lions Gate Bridge have, for the past two years, had to tolerate major inconveniences of traffic as a new bridge was built over the Capilano River and lane reconstructions at the Lions Gate Bridge interchange took place to al

No retirement for this slave

DEAR EDITOR: I recently received my first pension cheques from the Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security.

Debate is good, but repeat what I said correctly

DEAR EDITOR: Paul Hundal's Sept. 18 letter on garbage burning (EFW) misstates my positions in my Sept. 4 letter, a disappointing tactic in addressing a current issue. I did not refer to any "environmental report," nor did I discuss particulates.
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