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High price

High price

IT'S depressing to watch as community groups walk away in disgust from the so-called public inquiry into the murder of scores of women from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.
A town divided by folly

A town divided by folly

Dear Editor: Once again, columnist Elizabeth James hits the nail on the head (Swollen Tax Bills Are a Levy on Lethargy, Aug. 3, North Shore News). The incredible duplication of local government services in the Metro region deserves attention.
DNV's Coun. Little has big plans

DNV's Coun. Little has big plans

I always enjoy a good chuckle when people tell me they're not trying to do or say a certain thing while in the same breath doing or saying that very same thing.
Inquiring Reporter: Are residents responsible for the death of bears habituated to garbage?

Inquiring Reporter: Are residents responsible for the death of bears habituated to garbage?

Drivers should peddle bikes, not fees

Drivers should peddle bikes, not fees

Dear Editor: I had to chuckle about letter writer Gerry Wolff's statement "Why we as motorists are penalized to pay for this SkyTrain expansion is beyond my comprehension; we never use the transit system and if we were to, we'd buy a ticket" (Transit
Bus changes driving up danger for North Van riders

Bus changes driving up danger for North Van riders

Dear Editor: I recently discovered the reduced frequency in service to the Highlands bus line after I arrived on the SeaBus late one night (Bus Changes Drive NV Riders From Transit, Aug. 5, North Shore News).
Bear critic's logic fuzzy

Bear critic's logic fuzzy

Dear Editor: I would like to respond to Gerry Scott's Aug.
Core problem

Core problem

The chaos that consumed England this week has brought some clarity to Vancouver's own Stanley Cup riot of two months ago.
Call of the Wi-Fi

Call of the Wi-Fi

AHHH August. Time to pack up the tent, the cooler, camp stove, the smartphone and laptop and head out into the wilderness. Or . . . maybe not quite so fast.
A crash course in collision claims

A crash course in collision claims

Dear Editor: We agree with letter writer David Brownell that driving smart means both following the rules of the road - as set out in the Motor Vehicle Act - and using common sense (Driving By The Book Can Be Costly, North Shore News, Aug. 3).