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System works after all

System works after all

A year after the Stanley Cup riot in Vancouver, the anniversary was marked largely by paperwork. On Friday, Crown prosecutors approved charges agains 10 more people, bring the total number to 114.
Fathers, set an example for kids

Fathers, set an example for kids

The Editor, Re: "Deadly numbers game," Editorial, June 8. I'm going to have to stop reading The News! I was taking a quick break between agenda items, I sat down for a coffee and started reading on June 8.
Upgrade RCMP contract

Upgrade RCMP contract

Open letter to MP Kerry-Lynne Findlay, I am disturbed by the way RCMP contract agreements are being forced onto the municipalities by negotiators.
Cherish seconds spent with your father

Cherish seconds spent with your father

Tick- Tick- Tick- Each second ticks by, disappearing forever into history, never to be experienced again by anyone living on this side of Tralfamadore.
News profiles men of character

News profiles men of character

The Editor, Re: "Wrestler, CEO get to grips with each other," News, June 13. I would like to commend the Richmond News for doing an excellent job in recognizing two outstanding young men.
Request stop, TransLink

Request stop, TransLink

From the outside, there appears to be no operational justification for TransLink to cancel its current Taxi Saver program.
Open house big success

Open house big success

The Editor, Re: "Play in dump trucks at city open house," News, May 25. A big thank you to the City of Richmond for hosting such a great family event. The kids and adults had a blast.
Community there for family in need

Community there for family in need

The Editor, Our family moved to Richmond four years ago with U.S. Customs and Border Protection. We knew the Canadian System could help us care for our disabled daughter, Kayla, who has cerebral palsy.
Dead in B.C.'s waters

Dead in B.C.'s waters

The typical winter water temperature in English Bay is less than 10 C. At those temperatures, the time it takes to lose dexterity without a survival suit is less than five minutes and unconsciousness follows in 30 to 60 minutes.
NDP rejects Enbridge, maybe not Kinder

NDP rejects Enbridge, maybe not Kinder

As pipeline politics heat up in this province, a looming environmental disaster in neighbouring Alberta may play a big role in shaping public opinion towards two proposed oil pipelines in this province.