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RCMP presence improves safety

RCMP presence improves safety

The Editor, I was surprised when it was announced that the RCMP would move to No 5 Road and Steveston Highway, the epicenter of Richmond gridlock, and wondered how effectively they could function.
Sex work safer indoors

Sex work safer indoors

Before Wally Oppal's botched inquiry into Vancouver's missing women can lurch to its painful conclusion, a real study has concluded with some concrete recommendations about protecting sex workers. According to researchers from UBC and the B.C.
Control your day's pace

Control your day's pace

There are infinite sources of stress in our days. But we often neglect one source over which we have some control - the pace of the day. Emergency physicians and family doctors are no strangers to demanding, high intensity workdays.
Jim Flaherty finds a deep well of stupid

Jim Flaherty finds a deep well of stupid

Jim Flaherty opened his mouth this week and a gusher of stupidity came out. If we could burn stupid like oil, we could run every car in Canada for a month on his latest remarks.
Yesterday's shack is today's heritage house

Yesterday's shack is today's heritage house

The Editor, Bicycling around Richmond, it is difficult not to notice all the 14 storey mid-rise boxes in various stages of construction.
Troubling tribute to brothers

Troubling tribute to brothers

News of two brothers killed in a car crash in the wee hours of Saturday morning, the day before Mother's Day, is enough to make even a stranger of the family cry.
Take temptation away from inexperienced drivers

Take temptation away from inexperienced drivers

The Editor, In light of the tragic death of the two young brothers on No.
Bill C-38 needs fix

Bill C-38 needs fix

Open letter to Alice Wong, Hiding changes to environmental laws within a socalled Budget Act is not how an open democracy works.
Early election could help Clark's Liberals

Early election could help Clark's Liberals

The latest poll is out, and it shows the B.C. Liberals would face annihilation at the hands of the voters if an election were held today.
Take a break this summer

Take a break this summer

It seems the month of May has brought a more frequent appearance of the sun and happier attitudes among people. For post-secondary students, the spring semester has just wrapped up, meaning many will begin their fourmonth summer vacation.