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Library cuts short-sighted

I feel that cutting library funding is so short-sighted. Libraries are so much more than books.
OPINION: We must work on shaping our city of the future — today

OPINION: We must work on shaping our city of the future — today

'Now more than ever, the city must sharpen its pencils, and be even more intentional, integrated, and thoughtful about its plans and development visions — and implement them with sharp co-ordination.'
LETTER: City must stop spending money on consultants; do the job they were elected to do

LETTER: City must stop spending money on consultants; do the job they were elected to do

They’ll tell us they know how to manage a business (which a city actually is), but then proceed to prove their complete lack of skills, qualifications, and ability by spending almost $2 million in 18 months on consultants to do the job the city “leaders” were elected to do.
LETTER: Conservative government don't deserve our praise

LETTER: Conservative government don't deserve our praise

I am very disappointed again in how the news in this province spends most of its time praising the conservative governments when they are out at events blowing their own horn.
LETTER: Thanks to SAMBA for 50th celebration

LETTER: Thanks to SAMBA for 50th celebration

'As a former 1974 league participant and an invited guest, I was overwhelmed and extremely grateful for the attention given to myself and many other past SAMBA committee members in attendance.'
COLUMN: Our romance with Canadian institutions is fizzling

COLUMN: Our romance with Canadian institutions is fizzling

'So, those Canadian brands, icons, and hallmarks are slowly changing, disappearing, and evolving, much to the chagrin and disappointment of many.'
COLUMN: Fall garden can be just as impressive as summer

COLUMN: Fall garden can be just as impressive as summer

Late-season bloomers can be stunning, and autumn is the right time for spring preparation.
EDITORIAL: Thanksgiving is about human connection

EDITORIAL: Thanksgiving is about human connection

'However, wherever we come together, whatever the reason, the act of being around others is in itself worth being thankful for.'
LETTER: Taxpayers' pockets are empty, yet council keeps digging

LETTER: Taxpayers' pockets are empty, yet council keeps digging

'There have been solutions and suggestions brought to council on how to save, but those have been ignored, as usual.'
LETTER: Citizens should see where every tax dollar is spent

LETTER: Citizens should see where every tax dollar is spent

'Our political structure is inherently corrupt. We need to take a deep dive into the truth.'