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Crown corps. not cash cows

The decision by the provincial government to halve the rate increase sought by B.C. Hydro is not only irresponsible, it's a rerun of the behaviour the Liberals rightly denounced an NDP government for in the 1990s.

Changing the system

The Editor, Re: "Unleash fines on dog owners." Letters, Aug. 26. I love it when young folks wade into politics. Richy Wong is correct when he expresses his concern for the absence of dog management measures in the City of Richmond.

Biologist questions review

Open letter to Mayor Brodie and Councillors, Re: Proposal by VAFFC to ship jet fuel by tankers and barges into the Fraser River estuary.

We'll keep fighting for your labour rights

Labour Day this year heralds the beginning of the B.C. Federation of Labour's second century. As we greet the dawn of our second century, the BCFED today represents more than 450,000 members across British Columbia.

Victory cost well worth it

The Editor, Re: "HST, a costly victory," Opinion, Aug. 31. Your editorial makes a good point that "taxation by referendum" is dangerous.

Mayor sheds light on memorial for Mander

The Editor, Re: "Memorial for Mander," News, Aug. 26. I wish to clarify and correct the information that was included in your recent story on a statue being donated to the City of Richmond by the family of Ned Mander.

More to Royal than a title

The Editor, Re: "Be loyal to the Royal," Letters, Aug. 24. Mr. Orrick's letter was an excellent explanation of how unification of the three forces meant so much more than a name change and a standardized uniform.

HST referendum proof of a divided B.C

More than anything, the result of the referendum on the HST shows just how neatly divided this province remains. Our electorate has been known over the years for its polarization. We are a 50-50 province. When the HST was introduced in B.C.

HST: A costly victory

The hated HST is dead. Soon its equally unloved cousin, the PST, will be dug up and pressed back into service.

Lift your voices, raise our hopes

The Editor, Re: "Sockeye fishery open, but only just," News, Aug. 12.