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Here's an idea worth considering

Re: "An idea from B.C.'s past could change its future," July 29. Jim Hume suggests moving oil by rail instead of a pipeline. I think it's a great idea.

Premier's tactics are childish

Re: "Pipeline stance is premier's graduation party," July 28. Bob Plecas claims that Premier Christy Clark is showing political maturity in standing up for B.C. Balderdash.
Immigrants should pay full costs

Immigrants should pay full costs

Re: "Immigration wheels turning after office closed, files moved," July 28.

Victoria doesn't have Meals on Wheels

Re: "Senior advocate needs authority," July 29. The editorial addresses important issues; however, the reference to Meals on Wheels as a program that exists in Victoria gives incorrect information.

Les Leyne: Legislature committee finds glasnost

Stunning news from the legislature - the management committee of politicians that pretends to run the joint has issued a public notice about a meeting. That's the equivalent of an old-style Kremlin commissariat holding a public hearing.

Les Leyne: Liberals' pipeline stance just a wish list

The B.C. Liberals finally took a qualified stance on oil pipelines Monday, but it only highlights the secretive reticence that has prevailed to date.

Les Leyne: Clark edges closer to pipeline position

British Columbia Liberals have prided themselves for the past while about how judicious they have been in not leaping to conclusions about the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project.

Les Leyne: Crunch coming for timber communities

There's a big economic crunch coming for northern Interior forest communities, and a small group of B.C. politicians has been tasked with figuring out how to ease the pain, or spread it around.

Times Colonist editorial: Liberals betray own principles

he Liberal government has badly lost its way - and sight of the public interest - on B.C. Hydro. T The once embraced.

Les Leyne: BCGEU talks going nowhere politely

Finance Minister Kevin Falcon sure sounds easy-going. The union representing most of the civil service just voted 82 per cent to strike, you say? "Entirely appropriate," was his serene response Tuesday.