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Letters to the Editor: January 14, 2015

Letters to the Editor: January 14, 2015

Matters beyond clothing In response to “Clothing material to fundraising success” [January 7], I think it is presumptuous of inclusion Powell River to think that they can make better use of revenue received from recycled clothing than Powell River He
Viewpoint: Citizens for better transit

Viewpoint: Citizens for better transit

by Daniel Kane Rajala Since the time of the early Greeks, the golden rule has been in place: “Treat others as you wish others to treat you.” Christ came along and said, “Love your neighbour as yourself.
Editorial Cartoon: January 7, 2015

Editorial Cartoon: January 7, 2015

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Editorial: Resolving inactivity

Editorial: Resolving inactivity

It is the time of year to take stock of lifestyles and make positive changes. While many focus on righting their own course, it is also time to consider the health of children, particularly the amount of physical activity they get each day.
Letters to the Editor: January 7, 2015

Letters to the Editor: January 7, 2015

MSP income threshold Once again MSP (medical services plan) premiums have gone up, January 1, but it has been five years since the income threshold has been raised.
Viewpoint: Politicians pull BC Ferries’ strings

Viewpoint: Politicians pull BC Ferries’ strings

by Times Colonist Once upon a time (April 1, 2003, to be precise), the magic wand of government was waved over BC’s ferry system, turning it from a Crown corporation into a private entity, freeing it from the evil clutches of political interference a
Editorial Cartoon: December 30, 2014

Editorial Cartoon: December 30, 2014

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Editorial: Ready to fill

Editorial: Ready to fill

Just a few days before New Year’s Eve when traditionally people look forward to a new year, we are publishing an issue that reviews the past year.
Letters to the Editor: December 30, 2014

Letters to the Editor: December 30, 2014

Gap between wealth and health Over the past several decades the gap between the wealthy and the poor has exacerbated. Fortunately, it is also becoming more visible as in issue in politics.
Viewpoint: Saltwater versus freshwater ferries

Viewpoint: Saltwater versus freshwater ferries

by Allan Drummond In 2014 BC taxpayers and guest riders provided approximately $800 million in revenue to BC Ferries.