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Letter: Mount Seymour Trail trees being destroyed, says resident

Letter: Mount Seymour Trail trees being destroyed, says resident

The over pruning of the Mount Seymour Trail needs to be addressed by BC Parks, says one reader
Carson Binda: Life in Canada, B.C. will get more expensive in 2023 thanks to tax hikes

Carson Binda: Life in Canada, B.C. will get more expensive in 2023 thanks to tax hikes

Next year, everything will feel more expensive as tax hikes will take a bigger chunk out of your paycheque. Both the Trudeau and Eby governments plan to hike taxes in 2023.
Letter: We need more folks who repair oil furnaces in Squamish

Letter: We need more folks who repair oil furnaces in Squamish

'I would like to point out a real problem in Squamish. I am sure that many communities like Squamish are dealing with the same issue. A lot of us out in the hinterlands rely on heating oil to heat our homes.'
Opinion: Honestly, dysfunction sounds kind of nice this year

Opinion: Honestly, dysfunction sounds kind of nice this year

'We could easily look at that and frown, get embarrassed or shy away from acknowledging our own idiosyncrasies. But I think those little things make all of our families unique and that’s something to cherish as 2022 comes to a close.'
Youth Opinion: Judging and being judged in Squamish

Youth Opinion: Judging and being judged in Squamish

'We will judge, but we should remind ourselves to give ourselves a chance to know others and not just rely on our stereotypes and assumptions.'
Editorial: How has Squamish shaped you?

Editorial: How has Squamish shaped you?

'As you reflect on the year that was and what is to come, we would love to know how Squamish has shaped you.'
Survey: More second thoughts about Canada’s chamber of ‘sober second thought’

Survey: More second thoughts about Canada’s chamber of ‘sober second thought’

About one in four Canadians believe Canada does not need a Senate and want all legislation to be reviewed and authorized by the House of Commons.
Jack Knox: Unshovelled sidewalks and the lessons of a turkey lunch

Jack Knox: Unshovelled sidewalks and the lessons of a turkey lunch

As you may have noticed, compliance with municipal bylaws requiring residents and business owners to clear the walks adjoining their properties is pretty hit and miss.
Letter: Recounting being swept away in a Whistler backcountry avalanche

Letter: Recounting being swept away in a Whistler backcountry avalanche

'... any notion of control is a façade. Nature takes what nature wants.'
Rob Shaw: Eby is walking back two of his top leadership promises

Rob Shaw: Eby is walking back two of his top leadership promises

Premier David Eby is walking back two key promises from his leadership campaign – a new provincial mental health facility, and a proposal to involuntarily detain people who overdose for treatment.
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