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Proof is there

Proof is there

The Editor, I've said for months that those cities still allowing the shark fin trade are violating existing laws, due to one third of the 450 shark species being endangered. Any fin could have come from an endangered species. Now, we have proof.
Harper likes science, now

Harper likes science, now

It's nice to see Prime Minister Stephen Harper standing up for science. Like a solar eclipse, it happens only a few times a year. This week, Harper said that he's going to stay out of the Northern Gateway oil pipeline issue.
Make your own kind of music

Make your own kind of music

I often wish there was a soundtrack to life. If there was, we could have songs playing around us that reflect our moods, motivate us, and make everything more fun. My soundtrack would include the gamut from country, rap, top 40, and heavy metal.
Prayers for shooting victims

Prayers for shooting victims

The Editor, The tragedy at Wisconsin Sikh Temple in Oak Creek Wisconsin, on Sunday, Aug. 5 has shocked the entire 25 million strong Sikh community around the globe.
Fitting the double bill

Fitting the double bill

In another let-them-eat-cake moment in the political world, it's recently been revealed that Premier Christy Clark's office racked up close to half a million dollars on credit cards last year.
BC Day ends in parking fury

BC Day ends in parking fury

The Editor, I would like to take this opportunity to thank the City of Richmond and bylaws officer 565 for their surprise B.C. Day gift to me. It was a $70 parking ticket.
Uncivilized sentence

Uncivilized sentence

The Editor, Re: "Mountie gets off too easy," Letters, Aug. 1. I totally agreed with Geoffrey Filtness.
Clark's pipeline demands didn't help polls

Clark's pipeline demands didn't help polls

The bad news just keeps accumulating for Premier Christy Clark and the B.C. Liberals, and there's little to suggest that pattern is going to change in their favour anytime soon.
Sending wrong smoke signals

Sending wrong smoke signals

The Editor, Re: "Smoke law seems cloudy," Letters, July 27. I can sympathize with reader Malinda Yang, who was wondering how it is that Richmond schools allow their students to smoke when it's clearly against the law.
Solutions abound for age-old parking problem

Solutions abound for age-old parking problem

The Editor, While it is true that the days of free parking throughout Steveston village have set sail, there is a misconception that the Steveston Merchants Association (SMA) played a role in bringing about this change.