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Bring waste expert here

Editor: I have read the Sunshine Coast Regional District staff proposal by Dion Whyte regarding the plans to bring a delegation to the RCBC's Zero Waste Conference in Whistler to participate in a panel discussion.

Leave Harmony Hall for seniors

Editor: Harmony Hall's seven-year lease is up for renewal. Breaking with past policy, the Town is now inviting applications for all expiring leases.

Slow down, get over yourself

Editor: Re: Crossing highway is dangerous (Coast Reporter, April 16). When I saw this letter, I first thought it might be an attempt at humour. Then I realized that A. Kaye was serious.

Selling out for petro dollars

Editor: Some of us remember, with regret, the impact of the Exxon Valdez running aground in the Prince William Sound of Alaska. For years, B.C. inland coastal waters have remained off limits to super tankers.

Can't we all just get along?

The sounds of disharmony appear to be ringing out loud at Harmony Hall in Gibsons. The popular seniors' centre and its members are divided over an issue, and we're struggling to see the reason for the divisiveness.

How about John Furlong for GG?

Editor: Our Prime Minister is contemplating a new face to occupy the position of Governor General. I would like to see consideration given to Mr. John Furlong. We have not had an ambassador with his qualifications for a long time.

More like disharmony hall

Editor: As a newcomer to the Coast, I looked forward to joining the Gibsons Seniors' Society and to taking part in its activities.

It's time to banish the bullies

Sometimes I think the world is divided into two camps -the bullied and bullies. All of us at one time or another have likely occupied both camps. And on any given day, indeed any given hour, we can change camps.

Technology: no more than a tool

Editor: The word technology is defined as "the branch of knowledge that deals with the creation and use of technical means and their interrelation with life, society and the environment.

Disturbed by route options

Editor: I am rather disturbed that one road is being given preferential treatment in the entry and exit to the Gospel Rock development.
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