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Sick of food security barriers

Sick of food security barriers

Editor: I was frustrated to see that Paul Martiquet's recent article on food security (Coast Reporter, Sept. 17) mentioned absolutely nothing of local issues.
Let's all continue the fight

Let's all continue the fight

September is a good month to fight cancer on the Sunshine Coast. Two annual events make it possible for almost every person to rally in the effort of conquering cancer. For 30 years, folks here have honoured the memory of Terry Fox at the annual run.
What's up in Sechelt?

What's up in Sechelt?

Editor: Jon Bell's letter of Sept. 10, alerting Sechelt residents to a proposed re-zoning of 71 acres on Field Road, sure got my attention.
Please keep on lobbying MOTI

Please keep on lobbying MOTI

Editor: Re: the letter from Mr. Proctor, traffic signal badly needed (Coast Reporter, Sept. 17), I completely agree. We need serious flow and safety improvements at Reed and North roads. Let me try and be clear - once again.
Something about Mary

Something about Mary

Editor: This is in response to the Sept. 10 article about Mary Florence Moroz who died Sept. 2, at 108 years.
Growth: how fast is too fast?

Growth: how fast is too fast?

Editor: Have you ever felt that you were on a runaway train? I did, a few days ago. Drove down Payne Road in Gibsons - a new housing development on the left. Turned left on the highway -a new office building under construction.
New driving laws a mixed bag

New driving laws a mixed bag

It's hard not to feel conflicted about our new driving laws, which this week ramped up penalties for "excessive speeders" and impaired drivers.
Mixed feelings about airport

Mixed feelings about airport

Editor: I read the article about the airport expansion (Coast Reporter, Sept. 17) with mixed feelings. From an economic perspective, it may or may not improve things. Operating expenses and future maintenance are sure to affect Sechelt taxpayers.
Congrats on the day dock

Congrats on the day dock

Editor: Congratulations to those involved on Sechelt council that made the day dock in Sechelt a reality. Now there is an option for locals, visitors and those in distress to access the amenities in town.
Questioning Veniez's intentions

Questioning Veniez's intentions

Editor: Independent ombudsman? Hmm, let's see. Ombudsman: 'a government official appointed to receive and investigate complaints made by individuals against abuses or capricious acts of public officials.