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Revise property assessment

The Editor, Every year at this time of the year, homeowners complain about the high values imposed on their homes, though nothing has been sold on their street or the next street for a number of years.

Abuse becomes life sentence

The Editor, Re: "Dad jailed for abusing daughter," News, Jan. 13. I felt so sad for that six-year-old little girl who was abused by her father. I am so angry at our so called "Justice System.

Voice your pipeline thoughts

The Editor, The VAFFC has made a minor addendum to its jet fuel proposal with the Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) by considering placing the pipeline along the Hwy 99 corridor.

Both sides of pipeline use foreign dollars

Well, it certainly didnt take long for overheated rhetoric and base hypocrisy to colour the assessment hearing for the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline project.

Beware of food bank rep

The Editor, I recently had a man come to my door claiming to represent the "Single Parents Food Bank." Since I have never heard of such a thing, I didn't give him any money, but I looked online, and it sounds like he is a scammer.

Revise property assessment

The Editor, Every year at this time of the year, homeowners complain about the high values imposed on their homes, though nothing has been sold on their street or the next street for a number of years.

Tax saving gets serious

The Tax Free Savings Account, better known as the TFSA, is now a serious tool in your wealth management toolkit.

Be happy with your looks

Two of my kids used to spend way too much time in front of the mirror. I told them to wash their faces, brush their teeth and comb their hair (once).

Kind words for palliative care unit

THE EDITOR, The Richmond Hospital Palliative Care Unit is a very special place. Recently my wife spent the last weeks of her life in the Richmond Hospital Palliative Care Unit.

Fear, panic, and TDR-TB, the new disease

Today we're going to learn about Totally Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (or TDR-TB), but first we're getting a history lesson.