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A special Thanksgiving Day rabbit tale to tell

A special Thanksgiving Day rabbit tale to tell

The Editor, Re: "A rabbit's tale, minus the fluff," Letters, Sep. 23.
Paving over flooding issue

Paving over flooding issue

The Editor, One factor contributing to the flood risk is the city's nonenforcement of the bylaw restricting paving of residential property. Home owners are aware that there has been no penalty for flagrantly ignoring this rule.
Gritting my teeth over words

Gritting my teeth over words

The Editor, Re: "Please make language pain stop," Painful Truth column, Oct. 7. I gnash my teeth with every faux pas. My absolute worst peeve is when people use "that" instead of the correct "who.
Transit tax needs new route

Transit tax needs new route

We don't question the need to direct more of our tax dollars towards transit in the Lower Mainland. We don't even disagree with the need to raise taxes to do it.
Laneway homes won't work

Laneway homes won't work

The Editor: Re: "Densification destroys neighbourhoods: Day," News, Sept. 28. Laneway houses destroy neighbourhoods and make no sense, or cents.
We will all benefit

We will all benefit

The Editor, Re: "Residential routes best for bikes: studies," Letters, Sept. 23. On behalf of the Richmond Community Cycling Committee, to which (letter writer) Mr. Smith refers, I would like to provide additional information.
Please make language pain stop

Please make language pain stop

Sometimes I hate the internet. Oh sure, it's great for finding people who disagree with your every opinion. In the past, getting into arguments required going out and talking to real people.
A spoonful of Family Day

A spoonful of Family Day

Families will have their day. But not right away.
Insite win, a triumph

Insite win, a triumph

Friday's decision by the Supreme Court of Canada to keep Vancouver's safe injection site open is a triumph for common sense. Study after study has concluded that Insite saves lives.
Lose the water bottle, city

Lose the water bottle, city

The Editor, At the opening of the new Steveston Fire Hall, I was delighted to see a water station had been set up outside so that attendees could drink from the water fountain or refill their own bottles.