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Editorial: Pound of cure

Average life expectancy for Canadian men is four to five years less than women and yet no biological reason for this difference exists.

Letters to the Editor: July 16, 2014

Dogs unwelcome I live on Poplar Street next to the dog poop park [“Dog park fun for all,” December 22, 2010]. It used to be a clean, well-conditioned green space and the only green park in Townsite.

Viewpoint: Avoiding essential health care may hurt

by Paul Galinski More than 20 years ago, I left Powell River for a vocational opportunity. One of the many things I left behind was an excellent family doctor.

Editorial: Deep breath out

It is surprising that the collective breath of this community earlier this week did not cause somewhat of a windstorm.
Editorial Cartoon: July 9, 2014

Editorial Cartoon: July 9, 2014

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Letters to the Editor: July 9, 2014

Petition valid In the interest of clearing up any doubt regarding the petition in opposition to a new Powell River Public Library at Willingdon, we are happy to report that on July 3 at the committee of the whole meeting, city staff confirmed the pet

Viewpoint: Milankovic theory and climate change

by Daniel Fretts For those who have been terrified by Al Gore’s documentary An Inconvenient Truth you may re-watch this film and take comfort that, rather than causing the rise in temperature, the rise in carbon dioxide (CO2) lags behind the temperat

Viewpoint: We need politicans to listen

By Bill De Groot It is early morning. Both the dog and I get up early to start our day. Sitting outside for a while, the birds are singing, a rooster a few doors over is crowing, the eagle is calling for his mate—“your turn to sit here.

Letters to the Editor: July 2, 2014

When no means no Stanley Park is Vancouver’s pride and joy for tourists and the general public alike. Notwithstanding, I am sure it is a constant battle to keep private and public development at bay.

Editorial: Seeking the middle

It’s hard to hold out much hope that the BC Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) and the provincial government will be able to come to agreement this summer. The June 30 signing deadline for teachers to get extra cash came and went.