Tag Archive 'CKNW'

Appeared in the North Shore News – August 15, 2014 Napoleon’s retreat from Moscow was bloodier, but West Van council’s U-turn on its slamming of proposed liquefied natural gas tankers on Howe Sound was quicker. Councillors at the Aug. 4 meeting volubly backed off their unanimous decision two weeks earlier when they had asked Ottawa […]

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Appeared in Business in Vancouver – August 12, 2014 Paul St. Pierre died aged 90 last month, and the daily newspapers he adorned look a little wan too. Abandoning characteristic diplomacy, Vancouver Sun deskman Ron Riter, equipped with the keenest of journalistic noses, would call him the paper’s best columnist of his time. Paul could […]

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Appeared in the North Shore News – August 17, 2012 BELLINGHAM citizens are furious because Canadian shoppers are monopolizing . . . milk. Snatching milk from the mouths of American babies. The Canadian milk-buying invasion is so alarming that pressure is on Bellingham stores like Costco to have dedicated checkouts or time periods for American […]

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Appeared in North Shore News – September 17, 2010 Let’s get serious. Our family grocery bill for August was $1,091.25. And yours? My wife was shocked when she added up the figures. We have never budgeted. I always considered budgeting beneath the dignity of West Vancouver residents. Little levity there. But I genuinely can’t figure […]

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Appeared in North Shore News – August 20, 2010 More summer smiles, silliness and sobriety: I trust every North Shorean read Peter Oates’s intelligent and soberingly candid Aug. 7 letter to the editor in The Vancouver Sun, refuting the gospel according to B.C.’s big business interests concerning the Harmonized Sales Tax. Oates is owner/operator of […]

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