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Letter: Burnaby shouldn't pick on poor campers

Letter: Burnaby shouldn't pick on poor campers

Limiting our poorest community member’s time on a street, particularly during the night, would be a tactless and hurtful act that would put many of our fellow community members, in untenable circumstances that will likely see them fined…when they can least afford it financially and/or emotionally.
Are people who aren't voting in favour of proportional representation racist?

Are people who aren't voting in favour of proportional representation racist?

The people managing the pro proportional representation campaign are painting a picture of people who aren't voting in favour of their cause as knuckle-dragging racists.
Young people in crisis continue to be neglected in our affluent city

Young people in crisis continue to be neglected in our affluent city

When I walk home on Main Street, the alcoves in the stores at their 6 pm closing fill with sleeping bags nesting young people trying to dodge the rain that will soon be sleet and snow.
Here’s a checklist of Mayor Kennedy Stewart’s promises

Here’s a checklist of Mayor Kennedy Stewart’s promises

To help voters make an informed decision in 2022, I thought it would be helpful to have a handy checklist of the promises Stewart made in the campaign to track his progress, or lack of it over the next four years.
Threat of prosecution no match for idiot dumpers on Burnaby Mountain

Threat of prosecution no match for idiot dumpers on Burnaby Mountain

At the end of most months – when people move out - the sidewalks at the front of some of the apartment buildings are littered with furniture dumped by lazy people.
We found the most yelly parkade in all of B.C.

We found the most yelly parkade in all of B.C.

If you've been contemplating a weekend trip over to Victoria we've got something that might push you over the edge to commit and make that ferry reservation: the most yelly parkade in all of British Columbia.
Some insecure baby posted whiny signs about race in New West

Some insecure baby posted whiny signs about race in New West

A New Westminster resident is calling out “dangerous” signs about race that were posted on city streets this week.
Cops hand out truckload of tickets to jackass drivers at this Burnaby intersection

Cops hand out truckload of tickets to jackass drivers at this Burnaby intersection

Burnaby RCMP tweeted the other day about how its officers dealt with a traffic situation involving bonehead drivers.
Mt Pleasant MLA campaigning for proportional representation has no idea how the different options work

Mt Pleasant MLA campaigning for proportional representation has no idea how the different options work

The MLA for the riding I live in, Melanie Mark, was out campaigning this past weekend and was... well... "cornered" by reporters. Not in a "We finally pegged down the M.I.A.
Bombshell ruling has implications for impaired driving cases, past and future

Bombshell ruling has implications for impaired driving cases, past and future

Shutterstock The Supreme Court of Canada issued a bombshell judgment today in impaired driving cases. This decision severely limits the disclosure that an accused person is entitled to in an impaired driving prosecution.
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