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Christmas music: A silent night may be best

At this time of the year, Christmas carols bring us joy and cheer (and help send X particles to Santa, to strengthen him in his battle against Frosty - see last week's column). But I think it's important to create categories for everything.

Hits not fighting the issue

An editorial published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, Stop the Violence and Play Hockey, conflates fighting with head trauma and muddies the waters of a needed debate before it even starts.

Sock wars continue as schools begin delivery

The Editor, High school students who participate in the First Responder Program in Richmond and Vancouver will be delivering over 4,000 pairs of socks, underwear and sweaters to St. Paul's Emergency and Covenant House Wednesday, Dec. 21.

Compromise may benefit teachers federation

The deal recently hammered out between school support unions and their employer potentially contains both good and bad news for the one union that never seems to get a deal - the B.C. Teachers Federation.

Potty-mouth politics vexes

The spirit of seasonal goodwill has not been in evidence in our national House of Commons this week as debates degenerated into some distinctly unparliamentary comments.

Is city prepared for Onni damage?

The Editor, I am writing in reference to the work Onni has undertaken on Bayview Street.

Crime bill political not practical

The Editor, Re: "Public backs crime bill: Findlay," News, Dec. 14.

City needs more festive decorations

The Editor, Re: "Where's the Christmas cheer?" Letters, Dec. 16. I am in total agreement with Mr. Hoo. I too have been wondering why our "Christmas ambience" has been disappearing.

City needs more festive decorations

The Editor, Re: Wheres the Christmas cheer? Letters, Dec. 16. I am in total agreement with Mr. Hoo. I too have been wondering why our Christmas ambience has been disappearing.

A compromise may benefit teachers federation

The deal recently hammered out between school support unions and their employer potentially contains both good and bad news for the one union that never seems to get a deal the B.C. Teachers Federation.
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