Mortality figures continue to come in following the Canucks' elimination from the first round of the playoffs.
A few months ago some of our municipal councillors got their shirts in knot. Despite their hopes and wishes for the development of the downtown core, things were not going well.
Once again I find myself at the keyboard after reading that Maple Ridge is suing its ex-mayor [Maple Ridge sues its former mayor, May 10, www. mrtimes.com].
What mean spirit would wish a scant season on a fisherman, or a skimpy harvest on a farmer?
My column last week hit a nerve. I am obviously not a good shot, because it was not the nerve I intended to hit.
During the HST rebellion, almost half of the people who voted realized that, although they hate taxation, harmonizing the PST and GST was definitely the most efficient and fair way to collect tax, but the rebellion won.
Ten days from now the 40th annual home show will be held at the municipally owned agricultural lands in Albion, and you should go.
I am more than a little confused by Gordy Robson [Unions could soon bankrupt B.C., April 9 Just Saying, TIMES].
The Paliotti family wants you to know that they are still there.
A recent study concluded the public civil service is making 15 per cent more than the private sector, plus the benefits and security of unionized, government positions.
OMG! When I sat down to write my column over the Easter weekend, I realized this was number 20, which is probably a good time to reflect.
“We have met the enemy and he is us.” A 40-year-old quote from the cartoon character Pogo is probably a strange way to start a column, but this famous quote pretty much summarizes the ridiculousness of how well-meaning people continually hurt society.
He voted against his party, he challenged his leader, and he often annoyed his municipal counterparts.
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled we have to give Winnipeg back.
I have been volunteering at the Saturday evening dinners for about a year. I do not belong to St. George's Anglican Church, I am just a volunteer.
My guess is that Gordy Robson [Outreach must create synergy, Feb. 26 Just Saying, TIMES] has been given his platform knowing well he will keep conflict going, and therefore the letters to editor flowing. The column being called, "Just Saying," tells me the newspaper never has a responsibility to check for facts.
Metro chairman announces annexation of Maple Ridge. Last month I happened to end up in the audience of a committee of the whole meeting of Maple Ridge council.
When I was a kid, no one understood the effects of lead on the human body.
Gordy Robson's column [Outreach must create synergy] on the Community Supper that has operated from south Haney for the past five-plus years, and from the CEED Centre for the past 20 months, took my breath away. I have not seen such a biased, ill-informed, and snide article in a long time.