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Exit stage right, please

First there were the quiet departures: Iain Black and Barry Penner, both talented MLAs, gracefully bowed out of the B.C. Liberal government last year to accept jobs in the private sector.

Rethink parking strategy

The Editor, Re: "Destination Steveston (insert)," Community, March 23.

Pay parking will cost in long run

The Editor, Please take a minute to think about the consequences of pay parking in the Village of Steveston.

Still on hold for answer

To MP Alice Wong, Re: "Improving Elections Canada," Letters, March 28, "What's the call on robo?" Letters, March 16. Thanks for your response and your future commitment to protecting the integrity of our voting system.

You have uncool injuries? I'm the master

I managed to hurt myself the other day. Nothing serious, no Air Ambulance was called, no trip to the ER needed, not even a BandAid. No, I just managed to bash my thumb pretty thoroughly.

Defensiveness precedes breakthroughs

I'd like to start this column with an apology to Kerry Starchuk. I still don't agree with her point of view on bringing in a bylaw requiring English on all signs in Richmond, but I didn't anticipate or intend to cause a public shaming either.

Cycling stats outdated

The Editor, Re: "Poor cycling options lowers Richmond's ranking," News, March 23. Your front page headline on March 23 does a disservice to the community you serve by printing a complete lie.

Improving Elections Canada

The Editor, Re: "What's the call on robo?" Letters, March 16.

TV filming success in Steveston

The Editor, Re: "Storybrooke filming disruptive," Letters, March 23. As long-time Richmond residents, my wife and I are regular visitors to Steveston and regular patrons of several of its shops.

What Mulcair means for British Columbians

The federal NDP has made a historic choice in Thomas Mulcair as its new leader, and it will be interesting to see how that choice affects not only B.C.'s presence in the party but also the party's strength in this province.
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