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More health authority outsourcing recommended

More health authority outsourcing recommended

A prominent provincial government initiative to find cost-savings at Lower Mainland health authorities has been troubled by significant problems. This, according to a review conducted by Accenture Inc.
Editorial: Media 101

Editorial: Media 101

There's an expression that goes: "Never pick a fight with someone who buys ink by the barrel." Chief administrative officer (CAO) Kevin Ramsay learned this lesson in spades last week, proving that he needs some serious media training.
'Move' over Wii, make way for the Playstation 3

'Move' over Wii, make way for the Playstation 3

Way back in 2006 when the Nintendo Wii system was first introduced to North American households, I was a very excited little video gamer giddily anticipating how the revolutionary new console would change gaming forever.
Top oil and gas company hires top oil and gas bureaucrat

Top oil and gas company hires top oil and gas bureaucrat

Senior bureaucrats aren't supposed to work for any company they've recently had substantial involvement with for at least a year after leaving the provincial civil service.
Anticipated plans for town's progress

Anticipated plans for town's progress

Over the past several months, staff at the District of Squamish has been working on several significant policy reviews and initiatives. Three of the most important are the Oceanfront sub-area plan, the trails master plan and the zoning bylaw review.
Editorial: Great event in principle

Editorial: Great event in principle

This weekend's GranFondo mass bike ride was an enormous affair that brought thousands of bike peddling visitors through the Sea to Sky.
Battery recycling for free

Battery recycling for free

Since January 2010, Squamish residents have diverted approximately 488 kilograms of batteries away from the landfill.
From Poison to Prosperity

From Poison to Prosperity

Who knew that the tomato had such a sordid past that reads like a slave to freedom novel? Poor little fellers were probably the most misunderstood fruit of all time.
Setting the record straight

Setting the record straight

Editor, Thank you for allowing me to clarify information in the Sept. 3 article entitled "Mental health and addictions shelter closes," The Chief, Sept. 10.
Caustic reporting

Caustic reporting

Want a better watershed? Just get CN Rail to dump a tanker load of Caustic Soda in your river! That is the message Global TV news hour sent out last Friday (Sept. 10).
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