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Tax dollars helped fuel Stanley Cup 'celebration'

To the editor: Re: "12th & Cambie," July 20. In talking about the "authority" to host the Stanley Cub fan zones, Mike Howell talks about the direction city staff have been given to hold street celebrations.

Company exploiting locked-out workers

To the editor: Re: "CEO accuses city councillors of meddling in lockout," July 29. So COPE and Vision Vancouver councillors have decided to show their support for locked out Rocky Mountaineer employees.

Woodlands compensation too little too late

The recently announced pay-out for some former residents of the Woodlands School is a classic and shameful example of too little too late.

Letter of the week

To the editor: Re: "12th & Cambie," July 29. In an interview on CBC Radio recently, Larry Beasley, former director of planning for the City of Vancouver, said that traffic-40,000 vehicles a day-could "easily disperse" if the viaducts were removed.

Courier provides insight about running for couples

To the editor: Re: "Running keeps couple on right track," July 27. We always knew running was important to us.

Mobile technology affects society in worrying ways

'Friends' stolen along with laptop

Letters of the week

To the editor: Having a close knowledge of the Downtown Eastside mentality, I believe the absolute worst solution would be to place crossing guards.

Health columnist critics should 'keep their mouth shut'

To the editor: Re: "Send health columnist on 'openended sabbatical,'" Letters, July 13. I totally disagree with the negative comments about the health columnist Dr. Davidicus Wong. Dr Wong is a wonderful writer.

Health columnist critics should 'keep their mouth shut'

To the editor: I was glad to see letters in defense of Davidicus Wong's columns, after the rather harsh criticisms.

Letters of the week

To the editor: Sandra Thomas is indeed correct that lower speed limits on Hastings won't stop jaywalkers. It may, however, save lives.