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Restrain that pet

As most B.C. residents are now aware, 2010 has seen travelling while texting or talking on your cell phone become a ticketable offence. Why? Safety is quite clearly the primary reason this proactive change.

Bracing for the soaring dementia toll

By Paul Willcocks VICTORIA - Many of us are going to end up needing. Sure, some people will be lucky and live long, independent lives before dropping dead quickly and without a fuss.

The Economic shift of climate change

From Copenhagen to Haida Gwaii, climate change is in the news and bringing big economic shifts. The B.C. government has just signed "reconciliation protocols" with the Haida and six coastal First Nations.

'Tis the season for poisoning

It is the time of the year when our pets become susceptible to the most common form of poisoning, that from ethylene glycol better known as antifreeze poison. Pets are attracted to the deadly substance because of it's sweet taste and smell.

Out the window

Once again we see a large letter to the editor on how good the HST is.

What about the taxpayer?

In the January 18 Prince George Citizen, the president and CEO of Initiatives Prince George wrote a glowing article supporting the implementation of the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) here in British Columbia.

Negative energy

I wonder what the world would be like if people stopped wasting all of the negative energy it takes to complain about harmless things going on in their city.

Here's a tip - to gov't!

"To tip or not to tip" is not the question!! It's time our government raised the minimun wage to $10 per hour so worker's do not have to rely on tips to eke out a living. Julia Cook Prince George

Stop coddling

While watching the news, I saw a controversy over some provincial tests for students. Right or wrong, it seems to me that it's an effort to homogenize children into a uniform segment of society.

HST eating up savings

I got my gas bill the other day, and it contained a nice surprise, in that my monthly payment is dropping considerably on the next bill. Thanks, Terasen.