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Ethnic enclaves growing

The Editor, The face of Canadian diversity is changing fast. Prominent Vancouver Sun columnist Douglas Todd, in a recent article, has highlighted some of the most important developments pertaining to diversity and multiculturalism in Canada.

Choirs sing for kids suppers

The Editor, On Jan.16, a number of choirs from Richmonds vibrant choral community joined together for the 5th annual Richmond Sings at Fraserview MB Church.

Sign language reflects business

It turns out my last column talking about Chinese language signage in Richmond shopping malls came out on the same day as an article in the Vancouver Sun praising a Richmond womans campaign to limit non-English signs in the Golden Village.

Columnist stirs Sea Island memories

The Editor, Re: "Adopting two faces of Janus," Community, Jan. 6. As the President of the Sea Island Heritage Society, I was delighted to read several articles that have appeared recently about the Burkeville subdivision on Sea Island.

How to use time on your hands

The Editor, Some people have nothing but time on their hands. There is a fellow in my service club who volunteers for all the fundraisers and other groups as well, such as church and community meal programs. He has so much time on his hands.

Flaherty's move vitally changes healthcare

Ten or so years from now, we may look back and circle Dec. 19, 2011 as the day our healthcare system embarked on a new path. Whether it will ultimately be a good or bad path remains to be seen.

Mandate environment protection

The Editor, Re: "Do away with blue boxes?" Letters, Jan. 13. Mr. Hoegler's choice words reveal the inadequacy of how we as a society are dealing with environmental issues.

What's tobacco doing on pharmacy shelves?

National Non-Smoking Week may not be a name on everyone's lips, but then neither are cigarettes. That's reason to celebrate.

Flaherty's move vitally changes healthcare

Ten or so years from now, we may look back and circle Dec. 19, 2011 as the day our healthcare system embarked on a new path. Whether it will ultimately be a good or bad path remains to be seen.

Share your memories of Sea Island

The Editor, As the President of the Sea Island Heritage Society, I was delighted to read several articles that have appeared recently about the Burkeville subdivision on Sea Island.