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Get set to celebrate Canada

Canada Day celebrations on July 1 get underway at 10:30 a.m.

A note to smokers

I am sick and tired of seeing you smokers throwing your cigarette butts down covert drains, on sidewalks, in planters, along the side of roads, in our lakes and rivers.

Councillor Raiser lets you peek behind the curtain

Boy is it nice to be back with you on this page. Loosing the opinion column (Cynical Sunshine) was definitely tough.

Poked and tweeted to death

What exactly is a tweet? And if I've been tweeted does that mean I'm twittered? It seems that Twitter and Facebook have taken the world by storm. If I'm not being poked, I'm receiving tweets.

Editorial: Solutions needed

A three-year-old child was hurt and traumatized from a cougar attack in her own neighbourhood Tuesday (June 16).It's such a horrifying incident that the story hit the airwaves and newspapers from here to the other side of the country.

Say no to 7th Ave.

Recently I walked the proposed Seventh Avenue connector corridor. The route will essentially divide a part of the estuary as well as impact one of the more prolific marshes in the area. I came home angry.

Say no to towers

I arrived in Squamish almost three years ago from Toronto. I have settled in Squamish and opened a business. My wife and I do not go a day without saying how lucky we are that we landed in Squamish.

Britannia sign a bad idea

Re: SLRD approval of a rotating sign, or one similar, in Britannia to replace the present signage. "SLRD briefs," The Chief , May 29).

Take Dad out for Father's Day

This Sunday (June 21) is Father's Day and the B.C. Museum of Mining at Britannia Beach is offering dads a free mine tour and a gift for each dad. The Museum is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and it is also a fun family place to visit.

How's your heart beating?

In 2004 -the most recent data available - about 75,000 Canadians had a heart attack, 19,000 of them died. Indeed, about a quarter of Canadians develop some for of heart disease.
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