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Time minimum wage was raised

Todd Whitcombe As I See It Twenty-one B.C. mayors are calling on Premier Gordon Campbell to increase the minimum wage to $10. A joint letter to the premier's office signed and sent by B.C. mayors and the B.C.

Ousted MLA elicits toughness from James

Vaughn palmer In Victoria As MLA Bob Simpson told it in the blog entry that led to his ouster from the New Democratic Party caucus, party leader Carole James gave a lacklustre speech last week to local government leaders. He's right.

Tip of the hat to PWB

A week after the extensive shoreline and area clean up of West Lake, I am writing to express gratitude to all the people who volunteered their time to pick garbage on such a rainy day, and to Pacific Western Brewery, which generously sponsored the cl

Funny Albertans and healthy cookies? You’ve got to be kidding

Jack Knox Slightly Skewed judged a cookie contest this week, a charity fundraiser. Sat in the sunshine, nibbling baking with a pretty television news anchor named Astrid. Tough work, I know, but it was for the kids. Jack Knox lives to give.

Merchants paid for the Gateway art

Further to Ms. Carol Phillips comments on the Gateway's island art, one thing is for sure . . . not everyone will agree on whether or not "art" is up to their standard or taste as was also beautifully clarified by Cynthia Rebman's letter.

Response to “World's oldest trade is here to stay”

Response to "World's oldest trade is here to stay" In response to the Kamloop's Daily News that legalizing prostitution will improve conditions for prostitutes, prostitution in itself is violence against women, indoor prostitution is not safer than o

Licence to exaggerate

Re: Long-gun registry only start of licence abolition. Mr. Whitcombe like most, has confused licensing with the long-gun registry. The long gun registry is what the Conservatives wanted to abolish not licensing.

Students appreciate effort

The Prince George secondary school pre-employment program would like to thank Mr. Mike Tasker, occupational safety officer and Ms.

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Bylaw would ban puppy sales

After a three hour emotional debate, Richmond, BC, in a landmark decision,became the first Canadian municipality to draft a bylaw prohibiting the sale of dogs in stores.
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