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Falcon nervous amid economic woes

Finance Minister Kevin Falcon seems to have suddenly become very nervous.

It's raining, not flooding

Libyan revolution. Syrian death squads. Sudanese war crimes. Somalian famine. American debt crisis. Yes, those are just a few of the topics you'll find if you cruise around Google news headlines this week.

No respite from noise on holiday

The Editor, I was looking forward to a respite on Canada Day from the construction noise I am surrounded by at the moment with three new houses being built around me.

Letter: Construction obscures city's beauty

The Editor, Recently, there has been construction work near my neighbourhood. In the mornings, I don't need my alarm clock because the construction uproar is impossible not to hear.

Taking fighting for democracy to court

The Editor, Re: "Ottawa erodes democracy," Letters, June 15. It's tax time, time to pay for the governments we have deserved.

It's yet another two-cent solution

The Editor, So behold, the mayors of this place met together, and laboured mightily.

Does city have a raccoon plan?

The Editor, Re: "Raccoon attack on cat horrifying," Letters, July 13. Yes, it is horrific to watch such an incident. And I agree with Mr. Nixon, there has been a change for our local wildlife.

Hahn's pension step too far

There's trouble below decks at B.C. Ferries and possible mutinies on the way over the scandalous pension package of ferries boss David Hahn, revealed this week to be $315,00 a year upon retirement.

Curfew would curb unruly behaviour

The Editor, I propose that the City of Richmond introduce a curfew for teens in order to combat teenage vandalism, drug use, and preventable car accidents. In San Jose, Calif.

Thanks to city, I can now 'walk'

The Editor, In light of recent events, the damage and destruction that happened in downtown Vancouver, I wanted to write a letter describing something positive that happened right here in our city of Richmond.