Skip to content

Opinion

Liquor laws hurt business

Liquor laws hurt business

It's time for the province to review its confounding liquor licensing laws.
Have a healthy nap

Have a healthy nap

After reading my recent column on healthy sleep, a helpful reader wrote to remind me to mention the restorative power of the daytime nap.
Beware the wrath of invisible giants

Beware the wrath of invisible giants

By now, you've heard about Karen Klein, the bullied bus monitor from upstate New York who is enjoying a massive financial windfall thanks to a Good Samaritan from Toronto.
Clark's credibility continues to crack

Clark's credibility continues to crack

As the B.C. Liberal government keeps emphasizing its "Families First Agenda," it is undermining its own efforts on that front with the ongoing train wreck over at Community Living B.C (CLBC).
Some drug-free tips for a good night's sleep

Some drug-free tips for a good night's sleep

Insomnia and other sleep disorders are common problems that patients present to their doctors and sleeping pills are usually not the best solution. They sedate the brain and by doing so may increase our risk for accidents, including falls.
Thick skulls still don't prevent injury

Thick skulls still don't prevent injury

In the same week the chief coroner of Ontario called for mandatory bike helmet laws in that province, a group of cycling advocates on this coast has called for our own helmet regulations to be relaxed or scrapped. The mind boggles.
Thompson fosters community

Thompson fosters community

The Editor, A big thank you to the Thompson Community Centre for bringing the community together in such a positive, fun environment. The annual community picnic took place on Thursday and it was the first time I had been to the community centre.
Stop plucking taxpayers

Stop plucking taxpayers

The Editor, Re: " Tax increase due to extravagance," Letters, June 22.
Bring back the bats

Bring back the bats

The Editor, I remember a time when bats were seen and heard flying through the air every evening, feeding on insects. Now, I am lucky if I see a single bat over a period of a few weeks.
Public works needs better management

Public works needs better management

Open letter to council, I received Richmond's Annual Report, which stated, "Our vision is to be the most appealing, livable and well-managed community in Canada.