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Lack of limits can slant local elections

Lack of limits can slant local elections

It may be eight months away, but local politicians are already preparing for the upcoming municipal elections.
We don't need a federal election

We don't need a federal election

No one can ever say federal politics are boring. The newest session in the House has been raucous to say the least.
Take the gadget-free approach

Take the gadget-free approach

There's cause for concern on many fronts in our overwhelming dependence on technology. We now have people who work in the same building never coming face-to-face anymore because it's easier (and faster) to send an email or text message.
Green thumbs up

Green thumbs up

The positive momentum for a botanical garden on the Sunshine Coast hit fever pitch this week.
Local business advocate is a star

Local business advocate is a star

When I first came to the Sunshine Coast in 1993 jobs were almost non-existent.
In memory of a respected journalist

In memory of a respected journalist

March 4 marks the one-year anniversary since The Mountaineer, in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, lost its editor Brian Mazza. Brian died suddenly of undiagnosed coronary artery disease.
Field of Dreams

Field of Dreams

Just imagine - an artificial soccer pitch with lights, benches, adequate parking, concession stands and - as an added bonus - a baseball diamond and a walking/jogging trail around the whole facility.
Carbon tax a small victory

Carbon tax a small victory

I've got to hand it to St. Andrew's Anglican Church in Pender Harbour. Their letter sent to B.C. finance minister Carole Taylor last December is one of the reasons why B.C.
Shoal Bay resurrected

Shoal Bay resurrected

Dead and buried two weeks ago, the Shoal Bay development slated for Gibsons Landing has been resurrected.
What were they thinking?

What were they thinking?

The newly-elected TransLink Board is off to a rousing start. Last month the board decided to close all its meetings to the public and the media. The previous board met in public.
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