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Seattle Times letters to the editor

Category: British Columbia
March 31, 2009 at 4:00 PM

Vancouver not so beautiful to the poor

Need to address crucial poverty issues Recently, your paper had an article citing Vancouver, B.C., as one the most beautiful cities in the world and noting its recent gang violence [“Gang wars fester in Vancouver, B.C.,” News, March 29]. These problems are real. But they are nothing compared to the violence experienced every day by the poor…


Comments | More in British Columbia, crime/justice

February 15, 2009 at 4:00 PM

Peace Arch crossing

The Seattle Times Peace Arch Park at the U.S.-Canada border will be seen by hordes of traffic heading to and from the Vancouver Olympics next year. New driver’s license program far from tepid Editor, The Times: I am disappointed that your newspaper chose “tepid” to refer to British Columbia’s work on making border crossings between Canada and the state…


Comments | More in British Columbia, Transportation