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Lose the water bottle, city

The Editor, At the opening of the new Steveston Fire Hall, I was delighted to see a water station had been set up outside so that attendees could drink from the water fountain or refill their own bottles.

City needs homes for all

The Editor, Re: "Densification destroys neighbourhoods," News, Sept. 28. I'd like to respond to some of the comments made by Carol Day in your recent article on granny flats and coach houses in Edgemere and Burkeville.

Garden City Lands care put on hold

The Editor, It's that season again when the tall lush green on the Garden City Lands gets cut back and people ask about it. This year they ask why it was halted when less than half done. I checked with our city parks leaders.

Cities need densification

The Editor, Re: "Densification destroys neighborhoods: Day," News, Sept. 28. Undeveloped land is a finite resource. This is one of the reasons why Vancouver has roughly maintained its urban boundaries.

Is rebranding Liberals enough?

The re-branding of the B.C. Liberal party into the "B.C. Christy" party has officially begun, but one has to wonder whether this is a case of too little, too late. The party now has a new logo that features, in large highlighted letters, "B.C.

Recognizing the teachers

The Editor, As we observe World Teachers Day on Oct.

Resources are us

The economy and job creation are clearly on the minds of both our provincial and federal governments.

Investment Office belongs here

The Editor, Last week in her BC Jobs Plan, Premier Christy Clark announced that she would set up a Major Investments Office, meant to offer assistance to potential overseas investors and a BC Jobs and Investment Board, which she said will be running

Start stopping

The Editor, All stop signs in Richmond should be removed because of lack of use. Many motorists and almost all cyclists disregard these signs and consider them a nuisance at best. Stop signs are not a suggestion.

Return sense

The Editor, Councillors Bill McNulty, Derek Dang and Ken Johnston have stated that they will be running on a platform "to return common sense to Richmond City Council.
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