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Ottawa hears, sees no evil

A report from the federal commissioner of the environment last week points out once more the disturbing way Ottawa has failed to address legitimate concerns about B.C.'s pipeline proposals.

News readers showed their love this V-Day

Dear Peter, Someone asked what it is that makes people happy. Some said wealth and some said fame. I was thinking about this when my cell phone beeped and received a text from you. Then I smiled and said, "This makes me happy.

VAFFC leaves out key points

The Editor, Re: "Pipeline best option: VAFFC," Letters, Feb. 1. VAFFC's spin master deliberately ignores that huge oil tankers on the Fraser would supply jet fuel for the proposed VAFFC storage facility and pipeline necessary to pump it to YVR.

Thanks to Steveston boutique

The Editor, In the heart of Steveston Village is a store called Pieces. In this very beautiful store with impeccable merchandising are the most unique items one can find.

The good, bad, or the ugly King Richard

The discovery of the remains of King Richard III underneath a parking lot this week, identified thanks to mitochondrial DNA from his Canadian great-great-great-etc. nephew, shows how history can twist and turn a living person.

NDP hydro numbers mislead

The Editor, Once again, the NDP goes for the big splash, but doesn't get the story right. John Horgan's argument that BC Hydro is losing millions of dollars over private power purchases is disingenuous and misleading.

The News gets layered

Welcome to this issue of the Richmond News. It's one like none other - but the first of many.

Steveston scramble more of a gamble

The Editor, Re: "Richmond staff recommends keeping controversial Steveston scramble," News, Jan. 25. So, after spending one million of Richmond resident tax dollars, city staff feels that their "pilot" intersection experiment should become permanent.

Saint Valentine's story has an unexpected twist

On Feb. 14, more than 12 saints line up for their feastday.

VAFFC response not enough

The Editor, Re: "Pipeline best option: VAFFC," Letters, Feb. 1. Mr. Pollard gives the public his latest corporate group think strategy of the proposed jet fuel storage and pipeline through Richmond.
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