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An MP update from: West Vancouver–Sunshine Coast–Sea to Sky Country

Health Minister Rona Ambrose’s visit to our riding March 21st reminded our audience of the leadership role people here play in health initiatives that have national impact.

In support of our Mayor and Council

Dear Editor, It looks like our councillors are under attack again. This time for daring to make changes to the OCP without public consultation. Well, I want to voice my support for them and what they are doing.

Bowen Island Eco-Alliance AGM

Dear Editor, The Bowen Island Eco-Alliance is delighted that two of the island’s leading environmentalists have agreed to be guest speakers at our Annual General Meeting, which will be held at Collins Hall on Sunday, April 13, at 1:30 pm.

The EDC is both open and transparent

Dear Editor I am writing to clarify comments made at the BI council meeting of March 24 and recorded in March 28 Undercurrent regarding the Economic Development Committee (EDC).

A clarification

Dear Editor- I am writing to salute the power of the comma, and to correct any misunderstanding about what I said at a recent council meeting.

The OCP and the island economy

Dear Editor, On March 17, a special council meeting was held to accept the resignations of two councillors. Six or seven members of the public showed up to watch as remaining councillors dealt with this matter.

This week in Undercurrent history

25 years ago in the Undercurrent The Islands Trust had given the Union Steampship Marina bylaw a fourth reading making it final. A development permit was issued to determine the style of the buildings.

From baseball to retirement: Four short pieces in The Lane

My all-time favourite Slow Lanes are easily those ones where I use italics at the top of the column to denote something different about it, as I am doing here.
Woodall's cartoon, March 28, 2014

Woodall's cartoon, March 28, 2014

Spring Cleaning and no Spring Clean-Up

A few months ago someone walked into the office of the Undercurrent, to pay a bill I think, and started offering his opinions as people often do.