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New columnist concentrating on road ahead

New columnist concentrating on road ahead

Helmut Manzl - Special to The Chief It is truly a privilege to join an award winning team at The Chief, whose insightful work has been applauded both provincially and nationally. To be effective, this column should hold up a mirror to the community.
Columnist stepping off the sidelines

Columnist stepping off the sidelines

"Elections are decided by the non-voters" -A.Wiseman We all tell ourselves things to make us feel better. Not so much lies, as grey area mantras that while we know may not be true, life is easier leaving them unchallenged.
Safer driving habits

Safer driving habits

With the slippery rainy season upon us, and the even more slippery, winter season just ahead, I've found myself watching the driving habits of others in the community and cringing.
Left out in the cold

Left out in the cold

My horoscope was right; it's been a frustrating month for communication. But I don't blame the stars, I blame the telecommunications monopoly on pay phones. You see, for reasons too long - and dull - to list, I have no cell phone.
Rumours rampant

Rumours rampant

The week ahead marks Mental Illness Awareness Week and Breastfeeding Week so I'm declaring a new issue we can celebrate with its own special week. As of today, Sept. 19 to 26 is declared Rampant Rumour Week.
If nice guys finish last

If nice guys finish last

Squamish has what everyone around the world wants. We have a community. Other suburbs of Vancouver and beyond simply don't have that feeling of belonging that undeniably comes with saying "I'm from Squamish".
Big Brother beginnings

Big Brother beginnings

Ever since Sept. 11 and the subsequent erosion of civil liberties south of the border with the Patriot Act, I have been smugly proud of how Canadians have kept to the high ground during the so-called War on Terror. But recently that has all changed.
Railway Act needs update, says Chamber president

Railway Act needs update, says Chamber president

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Past councils praised

Past councils praised

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OCP meeting is a must-attend

OCP meeting is a must-attend

If you only go to one public information meeting this fall, make it the Official Community Plan (OCP) information open house set for Wednesday (Sept. 21).
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