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Steveston scramble the right way to go

Steveston scramble the right way to go

The Editor, I have been a resident of Steveston for almost 20 years, and since 2006 I have actively lobbied for change to the intersection of Moncton Street and No.1 Road.
City needs small planes

City needs small planes

The Editor, Re: "Residents want small planes relocated," News, Nov. 9.
Oil debate heats provincial, federal politics

Oil debate heats provincial, federal politics

This province may be about to feel the impact of a squeeze play by huge energy companies and Alberta, China and Ottawa. This scenario has been building for some time, ever since Enbridge Inc. first proposed building a $6.
Be smart, sign your meter

Be smart, sign your meter

The Editor, Re: "Anti-Smart Meter campaigners told to tell province," News, Nov. 9.
Car crashes outnumber plane crashes

Car crashes outnumber plane crashes

Dear Editor, Re: "Residents want small planes relocated," News, Nov. 9. The small plane accidents in the last few years were tragic and devastating. However, preventing small planes from using that airspace is unwarranted.
New station lacks common sense

New station lacks common sense

The Editor, Re: "Community station to service city centre," News, Nov. 9. Hurray, we are getting a new community police station downtown Richmond at a cost of several hundreds of thousands dollars. But, it's only open from 9 am.
Vote for candidates, not parties

Vote for candidates, not parties

The Editor, Of the three people who ran in John Cummins' riding, Cummins said he'd like his successor to be the candidate who would do the best job of representing the concerns of all the people in that riding, regardless of which party the candidate
'New blood' fires up debate

'New blood' fires up debate

The Editor, Congratulations Richmond Centre for Disability! You put on the most engaging and revealing all-candidates meeting I've ever seen.
Hockey vs. missing women

Hockey vs. missing women

What is wrong with this picture? The Missing Women Commission of Inquiry is hearing evidence suggesting that the police did not take the women's relatives' concerns seriously because the women were prostitutes, police didn't even file reports when fa
Smart meter radiation impact miniscule

Smart meter radiation impact miniscule

The Editor, A "Smart Meter" sends its data back to BC Hydro once each day. It takes about one minute of transmitting time to do that. The radio signal is emitted away from the wall, not into the home.