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B.C. looking to oust RCMP?

B.C. Solicitor General Kash Heed is on a mission. It's an exploratory nibble at this point, but our top B.C. policeman is suggesting he may be gunning for a provincial police force to replace the RCMP. The current RCMP contract with B.C.

Enjoy the Olympics, but consider our future

It has been said that the death of one person is a tragedy but the death of a million is a statistic.

No end to plastic?

Where does all our plastic go? Lets talk true recycling..paper, bottles..no problem. I know I've been a recycler for a while now and have found all the plastics being collected (only milk jugs) are only stockpiled locally.

Roof gutters need to be resealed periodically

Q. We have aluminum gutters that constantly leak in the corners. I would like to attempt to repair them myself and need your advice as to what product and procedure I should use.

Kids take to pets like ducks to water

All too often couples are found surrendering pets to the SPCA Shelter because they are expecting a new baby. Pets are not disposable and with a bit of work pets and babies can live harmoniously.

Assistance after accident appreciated

I was involved in a car accident on Monday Jan. 25 between Sunhill Road and Old Cariboo Hwy. where I slid off the road and flipped onto the drivers side of my van. I never got to thank all the emergency personnel for their kind words and help.

We use more water than anyone else in the country. Really.

In Saturday's paper there was an interesting article on our city's water supply. It was good until I got to the last paragraph about us using more water than just about anyone else in the country.

Editorial slant appreciated

There seems to be a change at The Citizen - a change for the good. Congrats to the editor on two recent editorials. Specifically on a certain housing society and the other on the administration staffing levels at school district 57.

Digital Citizen talk of the town

This week the Citizen talked in the middle of the newsroom for the first time.

Protest leads to phone calls

I would like to thank all of the individuals who came out to support the protest that was held on Friday night in response to the recent proposed cuts to education and the impending closure of 14 schools in our district.