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Rocky Mountaineer union deserves support

Rocky Mountaineer union deserves support

The end of a dispute between Rocky Mountaineer and its unionized workers was a bittersweet conclusion to more than 14 months on the picket lines.
District energy helps sustainable future

District energy helps sustainable future

Energy is a hot topic these days. We are engaged in an intense global debate about how best to generate the energy we need for our homes and businesses in a way that is both affordable and environmentally safe.
Pipes: The good, bad and ugly

Pipes: The good, bad and ugly

The Editor, When are pipelines good and when are pipelines bad? In my opinion, pipelines that keep toxic fuel out of our waterways are good and pipelines that bring toxic fuel to our waterways are bad.
Who pays for charging stations?

Who pays for charging stations?

The Editor, Re: "City plans trip down electric avenue," News, Sept 12. An interesting report in the Sept 12 issue concerning the city installing five charging stations for hybrid vehicles.
September's time to take charge of your routines

September's time to take charge of your routines

The air of September mornings has a cool, wakeup bite to it. Each year, it reminds me to get down to business and engage in the start of a new school year.
Rat-infested schools need funds

Rat-infested schools need funds

The Editor, How can the government offer BCGEU government workers a wage increase when they have been stressing to other unions (such as the teachers and health care workers) that there are no funds and a net zero mandate? The government is clearly l
MLAs take floor for Christy Clark shuffle

MLAs take floor for Christy Clark shuffle

Some idle musings, random thoughts and scattered analysis of Premier Christy Clark's shuffle of her cabinet: Are the B.C.
Don't let facts deter

Don't let facts deter

The lying, blowhard politician is iconic in our culture. It's a ready-made, go-to stereotype that rarely holds up when you sit down and talk with any politician you try to apply it to. But that may be changing.
Understand our differences

Understand our differences

The Editor, To its credit, the City of Richmond has a number of advisory committees in order to get feedback on a variety of issues. Richmond Intercultural Advisory (RIAC) is one such committee.
School zone traffic woes could have been avoided

School zone traffic woes could have been avoided

The Editor, A few years ago, many families of French Immersion students expressed their concern and frustration to the Richmond School trustees regarding their decision to deploy a "lottery" system.