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Parent advisory

Parent advisory

Editor, Parents have welcomed the opportunity to give feedback on the proposed school calendar for next year; however there has been discussion the calendar presented is incomplete.
Ending the war between you and food

Ending the war between you and food

Last week, headlines like "Food addiction: fat may rewire brain like hard drugs" popped up in the news. New research showing that over-eating and fat consumption may be driven by the same neurobiological mechanism in the brain as drug addiction.
Lottery corp. head had stake in Alberta casino

Lottery corp. head had stake in Alberta casino

While he was chair of the British Columbia Lottery Corp., T. Richard Turner had a stake in a Paragon Gaming Inc. casino development in Alberta, Public Eye has exclusively learned.
Anti-GAS is hot air

Anti-GAS is hot air

Editor, Let me get this straight: Jessica Reid and Catherine Jackson, two of the most vocal anti-GAS (Garibaldi at Squamish) opponents, will be hosting a "community meeting" on GAS next week? Isn't that sort of like having Rush Limbaugh and Sarah Pal
IPP a win-win

IPP a win-win

Editor, The idea of a run-of-river power project at Skookum Creek has considerable merit if the piggyback benefit of having the road maintained that far into the Mamquam Valley is factored into the equation ["Two power projects proposed," The Chief,
Enough with the signs

Enough with the signs

Editor, Re: Gateway to direct people to downtown Squamish for $20,000 ["District considers $20K for gateway project," The Chief, March 19]. A better use is to put $20,000 towards a water park across from the library.
Council pay is a barrier

Council pay is a barrier

Editor, I am responding to the letters berating Bryan Raiser and other councillors who feel that a pay increase is a reasonable request ["Do your job," "Council work a public service," The Chief, April 9].
ICBC chair and mega casino developer have a past

ICBC chair and mega casino developer have a past

The Insurance Corp. of British Columbia's (ICBC) chair has a longstanding business relationship with Paragon Gaming Inc., the Las Vegas-based firm that recently inked a deal to build a mega casino in Vancouver, Public Eye has exclusively learned.
Do your job

Do your job

Editor, Enough Bryan Raiser! It seems whenever I read the newspaper lately you are at the forefront of trying to implement a salary increase for mayor and councilors ["Council raise defeated," The Chief, March 26].
Tales from the veggie patch

Tales from the veggie patch

Interest in food gardening is huge at the moment. Thanks to the 100 Mile Diet, the Slow Food movement, Zero Mile Gardening and an urge for independence in food production, vegetable gardening is the new black.
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