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Real food is a smelly business

Real food is a smelly business

It's been a fishy week, but instead of reeking, it has the sweet smell of possibility and hope for the future.
Resolutions we can all strive to achieve

Resolutions we can all strive to achieve

As the calendar flips over to another year, many of us make New Year's resolutions. Some involve a commitment an individual makes to a certain project or a habit, often a lifestyle change, such as to lose weight or to stop smoking.
Campaign finance reform could keep politicians honest

Campaign finance reform could keep politicians honest

With a federal election likely in the first half of 2008, many candidates are already starting to think about where they're going to find the money to run their campaigns. Maybe it's time for us to think about the system of campaign donations.
Cartoon logo and mascots disappoint

Cartoon logo and mascots disappoint

First it was Illanaaq, the Inukshuk unveiled in April 2005 as the official logo of the 2010 Vancouver/Whistler Winter Olympic Games. Now this week, the 2010 Olympic committee has unveiled its trio of mascots.
Development draws diversity

Development draws diversity

There's a showdown coming on Dec. 17 that could have sleepy little Gibsons looking like the OK Corral on gunfight day.
A positive start

A positive start

It's a start in the right direction - a direction that will hopefully lead to safety improvements on Highway 101. More than 30 concerned area citizens showed up to a Route 101 safety meeting Monday night in Davis Bay.
Good night and good luck

Good night and good luck

I believe Trooper said it best: " here for a good time, not a long time." I never thought I would live my life according to the words of four grown men with hair longer than mine, but life is a strange beast.
Ten years of serving you

Ten years of serving you

Here we are 10.
Music to our ears

Music to our ears

If you are a band student in School District No. 46 (SD46), news this week from the provincial government is music to your ears.
The art of protesting - the right way

The art of protesting - the right way

Protesting - it can be a worthwhile and effective way of getting out an important message. Just ask many community groups here on the Coast who have done soeffectively in recent weeks and months. I have never had a problem with people protesting.