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Revenue neutral

Revenue neutral

A recent editorial incorrectly implied that the HST is not revenue neutral because a local fast food chain now remits more tax to Victoria. Restaurants used to pay PST on many of the goods they purchase for their operations.
Big cheers to clinic

Big cheers to clinic

I am wishing to send a huge thank you to the Prince George Pain Control Clinic located in the Native Friendship Centre. This clinic is run by volunteers and funded by donations. I have a fear of dentists stemming way back.
Time to roll out carpet for international students

Time to roll out carpet for international students

Well it's back to school. Summer has passed by. Fall is in the air, and it's time to hit the books and study. We should all welcome all the international students at our local high schools, colleges and universities.
NDP has interests of B.C. at heart

NDP has interests of B.C. at heart

Re: Reader is not a fan of B.C. New Democrats (Sept. 30, 2010) Unlike Peter Sherba, I am a fan of policies that bring our province together. As a young British Columbian, Carole James and the New Democrats impress me.
It’s not art

It’s not art

Picasso it isn't! Cynthia Rebman compared the monstrosity at 20th Avenue and Victoria Street to an artist whose work was presented and sold to those who wanted it, perhaps on a street side and then after death at art auctions, to eventually be displa
Time minimum wage was raised

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

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

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

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

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.