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Clark finds ruse in tunnel

Clark finds ruse in tunnel

The Editor, Re: "Clark aims to replace tunnel," News, Oct. 3. TransLink was created so Victoria could distance itself from the financial albatross that was BC Transit.
Pressure builds around skilled foreign workers

Pressure builds around skilled foreign workers

Can you hear it? That groaning, creaking sound like ageing pipes about to burst.
City prioritizes developers

City prioritizes developers

The Editor, Has anyone noticed that even with the countless letters in our local newspapers decrying the unchecked and half-heartedly regulated construction of mega-houses, the mayor and city council never seem to feel it is necessary to acknowledge
Rental connect thrives

Rental connect thrives

The Editor, As the spokesperson for the pilot project Richmond Rental Connect, I wanted to give an update and thank everyone for their support.
Rethink amount of fire chiefs

Rethink amount of fire chiefs

The Editor, A recent announcement was made that one of the three deputy fire chiefs here in Richmond was leaving to take another postition elsewhere.
Clark, Redford meet, a pointless charade

Clark, Redford meet, a pointless charade

Was Premier Christy Clark's odd foray into Alberta a shrewd bit of hard-nosed politicking, or simply a bizarre and poorly calculated misadventure? Given that nothing she does seems to translate into a boost in support for her leadership, I suspect th
Big homes ruin city's vision

Big homes ruin city's vision

The Editor, Re: "Consider longtime residents before building," Letters, Oct. 5. In my area of self-respecting, mid-1970s homes, the decline began with a house demolition.
Know risks for breast cancer

Know risks for breast cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. So here are some facts about this disease. The average woman has a one in 11 risk of developing breast cancer before age 75. Although the risk rises with age, breast cancer can be diagnosed at any age.
Schools can't tackle bullying on their own

Schools can't tackle bullying on their own

The story of bullied Argyle graduate Robin Tomlin's effort to win an apology from his former school - and the response that story has generated - has illustrated in dramatic terms how widespread bullying is, how long lasting its effects can be, and h
Consider longtime residents before building

Consider longtime residents before building

The Editor, The new houses being built around Richmond seem to be getting bigger more outrageous. I live in a 45-year-old townhouse. My parents bought it because it has a south facing backyard that gets lots of sun.