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Turn the tables on politicians

Turn the tables on politicians

Well how about that - up go our taxes again and yet we have some of the worst streets in B.C.
Tabor trash saga continues

Tabor trash saga continues

After my last rant about the garbage on our mountain I couldn't believe the new pile of junk I collected again.
Democracy not what it was

Democracy not what it was

One could pore through annals of political thought for many days, I fear, without finding a definition of "democracy" consistent with The Citizen's use of the term in this morning's editorial ("Score one for democracy", May 11).
Same folly, different day

Same folly, different day

If you're looking to take our soldiers from helmets to hard-hats you're looking at the world through rose coloured glasses. It worked once when us baby-boomers had to be accommodated in the secondary-industry-world of the Lower Mainland.
A tale of two Ross

A tale of two Ross

The recipe for this week, compliments of Chef Rechsteiner, is a take on one of my favourite sauces to make with my family. Ros sauces are a great way to appease divergent tastes among a group of people looking to enjoy a pasta meal.
Shed no crocodile tears of bin Laden

Shed no crocodile tears of bin Laden

I got the crocodile out and beat him severely but couldn't get one tear. Mr. Harrison, you miss the whole point.
Open minds to addictions treatment centre

Open minds to addictions treatment centre

After attending the open house for the Northern Supportive Recovery Center and the Haldi community meeting last week I have begun to wonder what is really going on. Many of my neighbours have valid concerns about this facility in our neighbourhood.
A Liberal fight with credibility

A Liberal fight with credibility

The province appears increasingly manic over the HST as the looming June 24 referendum date approaches.
Bring transparency to addictions centre debate

Bring transparency to addictions centre debate

The more information I get, the less convinced l become about the validity of the proposed Northern Recovery Centre for women.
Make better use of taxpayer money

Make better use of taxpayer money

When is the city administration going to move into the 21st century? Years ago when these roads were being built, the largest trucks were about five tons. Today the trucks weigh in excess of 50 tons.