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Agism at Richmond Oval?

THE EDITOR, I am a 14-year-old Oval member. I have been a member since July 2009. Since Dec. 20, 2011, with the introduction of the new Oval parking system, my parking permit was no longer of use.

Do away with blue boxes?

I think I will recycle my blue box. The rationale is that, under the status quo, I see it as a waste of time.

Students express expansion fears

THE EDITOR, Is getting an expansion a good or bad thing? I am a Grade 7 student from Henry Anderson elementary.

Students express expansion fears

THE EDITOR, I am a Grade 7 French immersion student attending Henry Anderson elementary and recently we have learned that our school will be getting a new addition to the addition that we just got. Unfortunately I am strongly against it.

Oliver should pipe down

This week saw the first rounds of what will likely be one of the most bitter, drawn-out political fights in recent memory.

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.

Agism at Richmond Oval?

The Editor, I am a 14-year-old Oval member. I have been a member since July 2009. Since Dec. 20, 2011, with the introduction of the new Oval parking system, my parking permit was no longer of use.

Will away political correctness

This year I received only one of those jokey "Season's Greetings" e-mails that reads like it was drafted by a team of first-year law students anxious to avoid any potential liability from wishing another person Merry Christmas.

Let yourself grieve what you need to grieve

Everyone grieves in their own way and in their own time. Be it the loss of a loved one, a friend or acquaintance, the time and space to honour the loss of a soul, to honour their place and meaning in your life is sacred.

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

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