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Thanks to those who help homeless

Thanks to those who help homeless

The Editor, Re: "Richmond reaches out to homeless," News, Sept. 21. I personally think that it is a noble cause for Richmond people to help their homeless citizens.
A sorry state

A sorry state

JUST as words can hurt, so too can they heal, and there are few phrases that soothe bruised feelings more quickly than the words "I'm sorry.
E. coli scare raises flags

E. coli scare raises flags

Are cuts to the federal food inspection services impacting food safety in Canada? Was the recent recall of meat with E. coli due to changes in inspection processes and/or staffing? Who knows? What we do know is that the E.
Have your plate and eat it too

Have your plate and eat it too

Years ago, after a delicious pub lunch in London, a friend declared that I was a good trencherman (in those days the suffix man was used for both sexes). I was baffled, associating the word with the trenches of World War I.
Dix tries new tactic with positive politics

Dix tries new tactic with positive politics

NDP leader Adrian Dix did something last week that is completely out of character for a B.C. political leader. He actually went out of his way to speak glowingly of his two rivals, Premier Christy Clark and B.C. Conservative leader John Cummins.
Teachers critical to community

Teachers critical to community

The Editor, As we observe World Teachers Day on Oct.
Many parts to Terra Nova process

Many parts to Terra Nova process

The Editor, Re: "Terra Nova created by many," Letters, Sept. 19. I was surprised to read Marion Smith's letter in your Sept.
City needs update on VAFFC

City needs update on VAFFC

The Editor, Residents of Richmond and the city council are still waiting to hear what fate awaits us with respect to the Vancouver Airport Fuel Facility Corporation (VAFFC) proposal.
Youth plus high-powered cars equals speed

Youth plus high-powered cars equals speed

The Editor, Re: "Young drivers suspected of street racing," News, Sept. 26.
Letter from an abandoned bunny

Letter from an abandoned bunny

The Editor, I am a Minoru park bunny. I was either born here or dropped off here. I thought my life in the park would be fun. Oh, but was I wrong. I am constantly hiding from the cruel attempts of kids and dogs chasing, harassing, and poking at me.