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In Canada, in 2017, over 1,700 people in BC were diagnosed with TB, including close to 300 people in British Columbia.

COLUMN: Tuberculosis – the unheard epidemic

We’ve seen how quickly governments have responded to COVID-19. It’s time we do the same for TB.

  • Mar 24, 2021
In Canada, in 2017, over 1,700 people in BC were diagnosed with TB, including close to 300 people in British Columbia.
In B.C., it is against the law to text, email, talk or otherwise hold an electronic device in the hand while operating a motor vehicle, including while the vehicle is stopped at a red light. We all know this, so why do so many of us still do it? (Drivesmart)

SIMPSON: What do pets, bras, cereal bowls and novels have in common?

They can cost you a lot of money and even kill someone if not handled safely and responsibly

In B.C., it is against the law to text, email, talk or otherwise hold an electronic device in the hand while operating a motor vehicle, including while the vehicle is stopped at a red light. We all know this, so why do so many of us still do it? (Drivesmart)
White Rock City Hall on June 11, 2020. (Tracy Holmes photo)

LETTERS: City Hall’s continued closure confuses

Editor: Why is there no COVID-safe plan to open White Rock City Hall?

  • Mar 18, 2021
White Rock City Hall on June 11, 2020. (Tracy Holmes photo)
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LETTERS: No connection between city and ship

Komagata Maru was a federal faux pas

  • Mar 18, 2021
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LETTERS: Include policing referendum in next municipal election

Editor: This major initiative needs to be properly processed with the electorate

  • Mar 18, 2021
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LETTERS: Fed up with inconsiderate drivers

Editor: Police need to crack down on Crescent Road drivers

  • Mar 18, 2021
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COLUMN: Taking a page from the hermit handbook

The excitement of going out into the world has worn off

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LETTERS: Fraser Health vaccination priorities need to be investigated

Editor: Fraser Health needs to be held accountable

  • Mar 18, 2021
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EDITORIAL: Proposed tax increase a tough pill to swallow

White Rock council faces a tough decision when voting on the city’s 2021-2025 financial plan

  • Mar 18, 2021
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LETTERS: Now is the time to act on deforestation

Editor: We can only survive if we help Mother Nature survive

  • Mar 18, 2021
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Surrey councillors Jack Hundial and Brenda Locke. (Photos: Now-Leader files)

OUR VIEW: Taking Surrey’s civic issues to a bigger arena

These two councillors have definitely brought Surrey’s smouldering issues to a wider audience

  • Mar 17, 2021
Surrey councillors Jack Hundial and Brenda Locke. (Photos: Now-Leader files)
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LETTERS: Tree trimming pleas fall on deaf ears

Editor: While the City’s tree protection by-law may well be in need…

  • Mar 11, 2021
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Trees on property at the west end of 24 Avenue, near the Christopherson Stairs, are marked with orange ribbon in January 2021. (Tracy Holmes photo)

LETTERS: Surrey should follow White Rock’s lead on tree protection

Editor: Re: City mulls tree-protection bylaw, March 4 I am excited to…

  • Mar 11, 2021
Trees on property at the west end of 24 Avenue, near the Christopherson Stairs, are marked with orange ribbon in January 2021. (Tracy Holmes photo)
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LETTERS: Renter speaks from experience on limited options

Editor: I cannot accept the strategy of city council, with a majority…

  • Mar 11, 2021
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AND FRANKLY: Where there’s a will to raise funds, politicians will find a way

The province is bringing in new municipal election rules

  • Mar 10, 2021
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A nurse prepares to vaccinate healthcare workers at a COVID-19 drive-thru immunization site in Coquitlam in this image supplied to the media by Fraser Health on March 8, 2021. (Fraser Health)

OPINION: Helping a 97-year-old man get his COVID vaccination appointment

Call centre inundated with 1.7 million calls while there are just 50,000 folks over 90 in B.C.

A nurse prepares to vaccinate healthcare workers at a COVID-19 drive-thru immunization site in Coquitlam in this image supplied to the media by Fraser Health on March 8, 2021. (Fraser Health)
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LETTERS: White Rock lots too small to raise hens

Editor: Re: White Rock tackles backyard hen proposal, Feb. 18 Is raising…

  • Mar 4, 2021
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LETTERS: Church’s ‘hard line’ against homosexuality questioned

Editor: Re: “Humanist Association joins as intervenor in White Rock Pride complaint…

  • Mar 4, 2021
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LETTERS: Why are Canada’s younger seniors not valued?

Editor: India’s COVID vaccinations and protocols are for health caregivers and first…

  • Mar 4, 2021
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LETTERS: Overpopulated planet is fighting back

Editor: It is my opinion that the problems we are having with…

  • Mar 4, 2021
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