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Letters: Eye test designed to fail

Editor: This letter was sent to B.C.’s superintendent of motor vehicles. Recently, I paid a goodly fee for my family doctor to tell you I am capable of safely driving an automobile.

Letters: SCRD got what it wanted

Editor: Re: “SCRD adopts $7.25M loan bylaw after water-meter AAP passes,” July 16. There must be many taxpaying voters who were against spending $7.25 million plus on water meters.

Letters: Flush less, grow more

Editor: If it’s yellow, let it mellow… I’ve been living on the Sunshine Coast for seven years now and have lived through a few summers of severe water restrictions, even to the point of taking showers with buckets to collect water

Letters: THE LAND

From forty-ninth to pole it sits, Empty cold with city bits. Covered once with thick blue ice, Now has summers green and nice. No one sprouted out of ground, Like a tree or grass is found. No one ever owned the land, Given not by pen or hand.

Letters: Won over by the roses

Editor: It is said that a rose is a rose, is a rose. But the display of roses that I have observed with great delight all around the Sunnycrest Mall parking lot for the past couple of months has been beyond extraordinary.
Pandemic politics playing into hands of federal Liberal strategists

Pandemic politics playing into hands of federal Liberal strategists

Poll finds that 72% of Canadians are satisfied with the procurement of vaccine doses by the federal government.
Editorial: Ingredient missed in prescription to reduce poverty

Editorial: Ingredient missed in prescription to reduce poverty

The new Poverty Reduction Strategy for the Lower Sunshine Coast is a valuable snapshot of a moving target.
Opinion: Shaken by a handshake

Opinion: Shaken by a handshake

I shook someone’s hand this week. It felt like I cheated on my wife. Really, after a year and a half of self-conscious elbow bumps and sheepish head nods, it seemed wrong.

Letters: New norm for dogs in EVs

Editor: Re: “Dogs in vehicles” item in Police Report, July 9.
Letters: SCDRA’s gift to the airport

Letters: SCDRA’s gift to the airport

Editor: When people hear about the upcoming Sechelt airport runway celebration, they should remember that until 1999 the landscape surrounding the runway was a wilderness. Aerial video footage shows the extent of the problem.