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Garry Point turned gravel pit

The Editor, I know it probably won't make any difference, but I felt I had to comment on the sad state of Garry Point Park.

Last place finish good enough for me

My favourite sporting award isn't for a victory. Forget the Stanley Cup, a Superbowl Ring, or a World Series championship. The award I like the most is the Lanterne Rouge, the Red Lantern. And it doesn't even exist.

BCTF lost touch with public

How many people reading this are entitled to two weeks off work, with pay, because a friend has died? That type of paid leave is precisely what the B.C.

Sentencing delay a crime against taxpayers

The Editor, I find it just incredible that some seven years have passed since Debbie Judd effectively stole $175,000 from the piggy banks of children in Richmond via the RYSA and she still has not been sentenced.

Don't tax drivers to fund transit

Open Letter to TransLink, mayors and provincial government, I read earlier this year that the Canada Line had reached its predicted ridership, well over a year in advance. In fact, there was much hoopla about the whole thing.

Recycling a natural choice

The Editor I appreciate our efforts more now in attempting to be green - from the Green Can to recycling bins everywhere in Richmond. I have realized how much recycling we do here when I go down to the States.

Metering a smart idea

The Editor, BC Hydro plans to replace the existing meters with smart meters in homes and businesses in British Columbia this year.

Pipeline plan gets rigorous assessment

The Editor, Re: "Other options are possible," Letters, July 8.

Parade lost its edge

The Editor, Re: "Take religion out of festival," and "Event not how it used to be," Letters, July 6. The letters reflect the views of all of the people with whom I have discussed the deterioration of the quality of the Canada Day parade.

Premier must decide

Just when the provincial government appears to be listening to our Metro mayors on the topic of financing expensive regional transportation, it would appear that Premier Christy Clark would prefer to abandon common sense in favour of pandering to the