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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.

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.