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ROTHENBURGER — Asking for anti-Ajax letters isn't the same thing as actually getting them

July
25
,
2015
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Reading up on Ajax is no walk in the park. How anyone is going to decipher thousands of pages of stuff once KGHM submits its environmental assessment application is beyond me. The City is going to decide next week whether to spend $300,000 to hire an expert to study the application, and may ask KGHM to help with the bill. ...

GINTA — Why we need an honour system

July
24
,
2015
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I love driving, but it was during a drive from Vancouver to Kamloops a couple of months ago that I felt uncomfortable on the road and fearful. A semi, as big and roaring as semis can be, was tailgating. Kind of a bullying situation in the school yard but with cars.    ...

ROTHENBURGER — Canadians should know

June
26
,
2015
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EACH YEAR, in the days leading up to Canada Day, I take the time for some personal reflection about my country. Many years, I am fair bursting with pride at the things we have accomplished, the products we've invented, the people who have done great things for the world. There continue to be many things that make Canada special.   ...

GINTA - Shared spaces need to be minded

June
23
,
2015
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IT DOESN'T matter if it is 4 p.m., 11 p.m. or 3 a.m. Heavy trucks roll downhill on Highway 5A in the vicinity of which my family and I happen to dwell and the noise is overwhelming almost continuously. Every now and then, deafening. A bit like a...

ROTHENBURGER — More than just parking

June
19
,
2015
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THE MACHINE stands there in the trade show, beckoning to me seductively. It looks like the spawn of R2D2 and a VLT from Vegas, all bright and shiny and flashing videos and maps on its big screen. Pierre Barré, the director of development...