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Easy to like Trump from up in Canada

Easy to like Trump from up in Canada

Read your readers' comments on Trump. Made me wonder whether some of them would have such a rosy view of The Donald if they lived down south in the U.S.A. as I do. Arthur Meissner Chelsea, Michigan United States
Dealing fentanyl is cold-blooded murder

Dealing fentanyl is cold-blooded murder

All these drug overdoses make no sense to me. Why go to the trouble of killing all of your customers with fentanyl? I have to assume that the outcome of using fentanyl is the reason for putting it in circulation.
Bullying of youth coaches unacceptable

Bullying of youth coaches unacceptable

It came to my attention that there is a level of bullying that perhaps has not been addressed. I would consider it assault. It was shameful to the extreme, because of the abuse of power of an adult over a child.
Voting costs soaring

Voting costs soaring

The next B.C. election is shaping up as the most expensive in history, with the chief electoral officer Keith Archer budgeting an almost 20 per cent jump over the cost of the 2013 provincial vote.
How plants fight extinction

How plants fight extinction

I grew up near the UBC Endowment Lands in Vancouver. During the spring and summer, a major activity for our group of kids was catching frogs. Unfortunately, my favourite frog pond is now a housing development where frogs don't swim anymore.
You can’t rush exit or succession plan

You can’t rush exit or succession plan

This week my family experienced a relatively new adventure game while away on a trip to a wedding. In a mock emergency, we were locked in to a room with a nuclear generator which was purportedly overheating.
Tolerance used like a hammer

Tolerance used like a hammer

In the brilliant TV comedy series Community, there is an episode where dean Craig Pelton (Jim Rash) and Pierce Hawthorne (Chevy Chase) are attempting to come up with a mascot for the fictional Greendale Community College.
Grin and bear it

Grin and bear it

Growing up here in Prince George I used to think that my dad was the king of the rednecks. That being what it was, when it was, and I was about 30, I started to realize that he was more tolerant that I ever was up until then.
Clan system designed to support, not dominate

Clan system designed to support, not dominate

Re: editorial from Nov. 17, entitled Destiny's tragic ending. I do appreciate the article and bringing light to this very real ongoing issue. I am however not impressed with the reference to "the Father Clan.
Putting motel to use - Guest editorial

Putting motel to use - Guest editorial

During my nurses' training at St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver in the 1960s, I worked at Essondale Mental Hospital. My husband and I also worked in a group home for delinquent boys in Vancouver.