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Harmony counters fanaticism

The Editor, The tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the U.S. has again brought the issue of terrorism to the forefront. So far Canada has been very fortunate to have been spared such an ordeal.

Silent salute resonates

The Editor, After reading the article on the procession of motorcyclists and emergency vehicles making their way down Highway 99 to the Peace Arch to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11, I felt this would be a opportunity to commemorate 9/11.

Security, not safety, boosted

In the days after the Twin Towers fell 10 years ago, there was an eerie hush. No planes interrupted the stillness and shock of that suddenly quiet sky. In the 10 years since, it's been a different story.

Join me in the Garden City

The Editor, This is an open invitation for an eco-tour of the Garden City Lands on Saturday, it is free.

Be helpers, not honkers

The Editor, This is a shout-out to the AWESOME samaritans who stopped to help a man on Monday Sept. 8, between Francis and Williams roads on No. 1 Road.

Honour is out of Order

So the guy who gave us the HST - sneaking it by us with lies, deceit, and general subversion of the democratic process, no less - is to be honoured as one of the greatest among us. Gordon Campbell is being awarded the Order of British Columbia.

Yay! It seems we're completely uncool

Ah, the wailing and the gnashing of teeth. I can hear it from here, as a poll is released showing that Canadians are the fourthleast-cool people on the planet.

Get more cops on street

The Editor, Well now, the overpaid, incompetent Mandarins that inhabit city hall, have managed to finagle another couple of million out of us. They'll probably want a raise.

Chick lit here to stay at RPL

The Editor, Re: "Don't call me a chick, RPL," Letters, Sept. 7 To Ms. Veinott, Thank you for expressing your concerns. Our customers' comments are always valuable to us.

Students top priorities

Open letter to parents and guardians: Firstly, I would like to welcome you all back to a new school year - a year where we will continue to provide worldclass education and fulfill our ongoing commitment to both you and your children.