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Opinion: Deeper we go into the dark valley of over-taxation and divisiveness

Opinion: Deeper we go into the dark valley of over-taxation and divisiveness

Look overseas and a passel of leaders are running their course as founded and faulty. Nowhere is there either inspiration or hope.
Jack Knox: Paddington is used to wandering, but 92-year-old wishes he were home

Jack Knox: Paddington is used to wandering, but 92-year-old wishes he were home

Thrift store finds have a way of showing up in surprising places.
Survey: What’s up with WhatsApp use in Canada

Survey: What’s up with WhatsApp use in Canada

For Canadians who have close friends and family in other cities and countries, applications like WhatsApp have changed the communications landscape.
Opinion: Ladies and gentlemen: Are you ready for Premier David Eby?

Opinion: Ladies and gentlemen: Are you ready for Premier David Eby?

We aren’t quite entertaining yet the idea of Prime Minister Pierre Poilievre, but we need to accept the notion of Premier David Eby before long. He is on Coronation Street, BC NDP style.
Letter: Electoral boundaries suggestion from West Van residents unacceptable

Letter: Electoral boundaries suggestion from West Van residents unacceptable

'The Electoral Boundaries Commission is seeking to remove about 10,000 people from the federal West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky riding to bring it closer to the average riding population. The commission, which has held hearings in West Vancouver and North Vancouver, has been considering a proposal to move the Park Royal/Ambleside area in West Vancouver into the North Vancouver riding.'
Letters: Help make your Coast community a better place

Letters: Help make your Coast community a better place

'There are many charities and non-profits that are integral to making the Coast an amazing place to live. Each of these organizations can use some of your skills and time as a volunteer, whether as a board member or some other volunteer activity.'
Letters: Providing a sustainable future for Mt Elphinstone

Letters: Providing a sustainable future for Mt Elphinstone

'It’s time for all players to get together and make a world-class protected area on Mt. Elphinstone'
Survey: Crime, public safety continue to be major concerns for British Columbians

Survey: Crime, public safety continue to be major concerns for British Columbians

More than half of British Columbians (51 per cent) believe the level of criminal activity in their community has increased over the past four years
Letter: Regarding short-term rentals, tourism isn’t the only game in town

Letter: Regarding short-term rentals, tourism isn’t the only game in town

'Have the hospital, the schools, local government, the repair shops and construction businesses, logging, the ferries, and the mill all closed down? No. In a notice in the same issue of the Coast Reporter, HSSP refers to the 380 people it employs and the 1,500 indirect jobs it supports.'
Letters: We say ‘no’ to Roberts Creek bypass proposal

Letters: We say ‘no’ to Roberts Creek bypass proposal

'Your study states that it could help save up to 1.8 minutes of commute time between Gibsons and Sechelt. The relocation of individuals in our communities through expropriation, the environmental degradation and disruption of wildlife and habitat along the new highway route plus the enormous financial cost of construction does not seem a price worth paying to save 1.8 minutes of commute time.'