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Pot-ential change arises

Four former attorneys general of British Columbia have co-authored a letter asking Premier Christy Clark and Opposition leader Adrian Dix to endorse an end to marijuana prohibition.

Make use of empty land

The Editor, I regularly drive by the old Steveston secondary school on No. 2 Road and wonder why on Earth that valuable real estate is still sitting vacant. Our community centres, health care facilities, etc.

Flyer can't fly cuts to seniors

The Editor, Will our Member of Parliament (DeltaRichmond East) please inform us how much this ridiculous flyer cost the taxpayer to publish and distribute? She positively drools over what the Conservatives have done for senior citizens, meanwhile her

Which stories shaped you?

What's the story that has shaped your life and is it true in this moment? We all have a story or maybe several stories that have woven throughout our life that seem to define who we are and probably more importantly who we are not.

An end to online privacy? No problem!

Vic Toews, Canadas public safety minister, recently issued a blunt declaration about his new Internet spying bill. Anyone who opposes Bill C-30 can either stand with us or with the child pornographers, Toews declared. Well, to reassure Mr.

Crash test your mortgage with independent insurance

Thousands of crash test dummies have been sacrificed for the sake of our driving safety and I'm grateful every time I climb behind the wheel.

Dangerous time for gardeners

"The difference between truth and a fairytale is what you see in the photograph in a seed catalogue and what comes up in your garden." -Deb, South Dakota This is a dangerous time of year for gardeners.

Dealing with court crisis

There's an old joke among engineers: Faster, better, cheaper - pick two. That's the core of the crisis that's facing B.C.

Scramble leaves out drivers

The Editor, I was so looking forward to the new scramble only to find out that they've made the situation worse. Cars can't move because of people. I assumed no pedestrians would be allowed to cross during car cycles.

Numbers not the issue

The Editor, Re: "Chinese-only signs too few to count," Letters, Feb. 8. I think Mr. Lim completely misses the point here. The issue here is not how many Chinese-only signs are in display today in the city.