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Cuts are intolerable

Cuts are intolerable

Editor, Have you had enough yet? I have! I am writing to voice my extreme frustration with the BC Liberal government. Cuts everywhere. Cuts to addiction services. Cuts to libraries. Cuts to sports programs affecting thousands of B.C. kids.
Welcoming wedding showers

Welcoming wedding showers

Although it rained on my wedding day I didn't find it the slightest bit ironic. Sorry Alanis, it was actually quite nice. The nerve-racking moments leading up to the big day - Aug. 10, 2009 - were what I imagine the apocalypse might be like.
The beginning of another great year in Squamish

The beginning of another great year in Squamish

September is my favourite month, and not just because of the warm late summer weather and crisp evenings. For me September signals the start of a new year, more so than January.
At least I don't Twitter

At least I don't Twitter

I'm not always proud of the things that I do. Too often I get smug and sanctimonious about things, and then have to backtrack and rationalize when I find myself, well, being hypocritical. Technology, it seems tops the list.
Time for change

Time for change

This submission was sent to the Powell River Peak and copied to The Chief for publication. Canadians don't want another election so soon after the last one. But Stephen Harper has left the country no choice.
Video games a 'portal' to higher education

Video games a 'portal' to higher education

It seems like ever since I first set my thumbs to a gamepad many years ago, I've been defending video gaming as a valid entertainment medium that goes far deeper than just allowing us to live out pixilated fantasies involving violence, anti-social be
End the name-calling

End the name-calling

Editor, Re: "Lyme advice a disservice," The Chief, Aug. 21. I have been a patient of Dr. Ashley Gordon since 2006, and find Jim Wilson's attempt of character assassination extremely distasteful. Dr.
An inevitable burden

An inevitable burden

This week's report of repercussions to flight operators in the Olympic corridor is likely a surprise to no one. Security measures are needed to ensure the safety of the local population and Olympic visitors.
Lyme advice contentious

Lyme advice contentious

Editor, The letter from Jim Wilson, President of the Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation (Lyme advice a disservice, Aug.
Food can be a family tradition

Food can be a family tradition

As families enter into the business of back to school time, we tend to get caught up in the act of busy-ness and the economy of our lives can supersede the importance of family tradition.
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