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Bill 20: so close, yet so far

When B.C.'s comptroller general, Cheryl Wenesenki-Yolland, was asked to review the governance models and mission of B.C. Ferries, she concluded what many of us felt already -B.C.

Sewage plant a noisy nuisance

The following letter was sent to District of Sechelt council and copied to Coast Reporter.

Challenges for CRC staff

Editor: This letter is to inform Sunshine Coast residents of some very recent operational changes affecting our Community Resource Centre (CRC) Society.

Youth work compromised

Editor: Our Federation's board and 126 community-based member agencies have serious concerns about recent legislative changes that could compromise the work of B.C.'s Representative for Children and Youth.

Energy: we need a new vision

Editor: If anything good is to come out of the catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, it is that governments around the world may take seriously the need to get the planet off oil.

Thanks for salmon support

Editor: Thanks to all who participated in the Gibsons' rally in support of Alexandra Morton's campaign to remove fish farms from wild salmon migration routes.

No harmony happening here

Editor: Former Gibsons Seniors Society (GSS) member Graham Wray cites our June and August 2009 executive minutes as proof that the executive insisted he incorporate a society (Coast Reporter letters, April 30).

Budget cuts hurt school kids

Editor: While the 2010/2011 budget for the school district is not official, it is apparent that deep cuts have had to be made in order to present a balanced budget to the ministry.

A little NIMBY Ms. Morton?

Editor: Two recent letters (Coast Reporter, May 7) from Jane Degnan and Edwin Keeling both decry the fish farming industry.

Court system in peril

A lack of provincial court judges, delays in trials, even cases thrown out and alleged criminals let back onto our streets - these all combine to make a dire situation, one that could get even worse on the Sunshine Coast and other communities unless
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