Tag Archive 'Dal Richards'

Appeared in the North Shore News – January 15, 2016 Amy Baird grew up going to the Hollyburn Sailing Club every summer. Her mother, Anne, was its first woman commodore. “As a young girl I was so proud of her. Still am,” Amy says. The club was “a great way to meet new kids and […]

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Appeared in the North Shore News – June 19, 2015 Hold on — is it possible that those demanding social tolerance are themselves harshly intolerant? The news elites have chosen as our times’ biggest story the transformation of former male Bruce Jenner to female Caitlyn Jenner, with the triumphant media epiphany of a cover photo […]

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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 the North Shore News – January 18, 2013 In time, as the Gershwins mused, the Rockies may crumble, Gibraltar may tumble, but love for West Vancouver is here to stay. As proven by the following. I asked West Van’s three rookie councillors and first-term mayor to write essays on their first 12 months […]

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Appeared in the North Shore News – December 21, 2012 SHAMELESS shilling: For Christmas, give your beloved 100 Years of The Vancouver Sun, by excellent columnist Shelley Fralic. Yes, 35-odd years on Sun premises may torque my objectivity. But, much more than a newspaper admiring its handsome reflection in the pool of time, the book […]

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