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Column: Frugal de Jong is province’s ‘Dr. No’

Column: Frugal de Jong is province’s ‘Dr. No’

A prominent B.C. businessman phoned me the other day, wanting to know who “ran” the B.C. government. He knew enough of politics to know the answer wasn’t necessarily Premier Christy Clark.
Letter: Keep city spending in check

Letter: Keep city spending in check

Dear Editor, Re: “ City spending review a must,” Letters, Feb. 11. I congratulate councillors Carol Day, Ken Johnson and Chak Au for taking a stand on the budget.
Letter: City disingenuous in foreign language sign consultation

Letter: City disingenuous in foreign language sign consultation

Dear Editor, Re: March 12 public consultation on foreign language sign issue. Firstly, I was quite intrigued as to the venue being chosen, namely the UBC Boathouse, which is floating north of River Road, and decided to check it out.
Column: I can be a Translink executive, and so can you!

Column: I can be a Translink executive, and so can you!

Hi there, TransLink board! I understand you’re in the market for a new chief executive, ever since you pushed Ian Jarvis out the door so fast it nearly blew his latest bonus cheque out of his pocket. I’d like to offer my services as his replacement.
Editorial: Abbotsford police actions 'unwarranted'

Editorial: Abbotsford police actions 'unwarranted'

W e are astounded at the revelation last week that the Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner is investigating alleged misconduct by 16 Abbotsford Police Department members.
Column: More fat research needed

Column: More fat research needed

Last month, I was asked for input for a Richmond News article suggesting that our guidelines for the intake of saturated fats may be incorrect. I have noticed this as a headline everywhere from popular nutrition websites to national news broadcasts.
Column: Try trio of romantic reds

Column: Try trio of romantic reds

Valentine's Day may be over, but one can still indulge
Letter: Flag waving stirs up conflict within

Letter: Flag waving stirs up conflict within

Dear Editor, I have disavowed the act of exercising strong nationalisms and patriotisms, or flogging the esteem of any in-group identities.
Letter: Variety thanks Richmond

Letter: Variety thanks Richmond

Dear Editor, The 49th annual Variety Show of Hearts Telethon was a resounding success, with generous donors across B.C. helping us to raise $5,886,973 for children who have special needs.
Letter: Scoop your pooch's poop around school

Letter: Scoop your pooch's poop around school

Dear Editor, To our two-legged and four-legged neighbours from Quilchena elementary. At Quilchena, we are so lucky to have a beautiful park for our families and all our neighbours to enjoy.