All posts by David Murray

  • Provincial Politics: Commitment To 10 Per Cent HST Now Law

    The Province’s commitment to lower the HST rate to 10 per cent in two stages will be law today after the Government of Canada amended federal regulations governing British Columbia’s HST rate.

    • Posted June 12, 2011
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  • Issues: Flood Watch Forecast And Warnings

    As the spring freshet develops and river levels rise people in the Fraser Valley begin to keep an eye on weather forecasts and flood warnings. We’ve put together a Directory of links to flood watch, weather and...

    • Posted June 11, 2011
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  • Sports: Vancouver Canucks Green Men Invade Ridge Meadows

    by David Murray I had to get out of my car and take a photo of the “Green Men” who invaded Maple Ridge Chrysler today. <more> When Maxim Lapierre scored last night at the 12:32 mark of...

    • Posted June 11, 2011
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  • Community News:Record Crowd Views Pitt Meadows Day Parade

    By David Murray. Beautiful hot sunny weather contributed to a record turnout for the Pitt Meadows Day parade and festivities at Harris Park this Saturday.  Kids of all ages, grandparents, mothers and fathers were out saving a...

    • Posted June 9, 2011
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  • Columns: Tonight I’m Ashamed To Be A Canucks Fan

        By Mike Archer. We were out manoeuvred, outplayed, and, in the end, outclassed by a team with more history, more skill and more of whatever it is that it takes to win the Stanley Cup....

    • Posted June 6, 2011
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  • Issues: Harry Bains, NDP Transportation Critic, The Pitt MeadowsToday Interview

    By David Murray. Harry Bains, the NDP’s transportation critic in the legislature in Victoria, sat down with Pitt Meadows Today for an interview on transportation issues facing BC and the Fraser Valley.

    • Posted May 14, 2011
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  • Rafe Mair: HST Taxable Items Should Go On Every Fridge In BC

      By Rafe Mair. This message from the Green Party should, in my view, go on the fridge of the province as a reminder of what Christy Clark, evidently acting on the advice of the Fraser Institute,...

    • Posted May 12, 2011
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  • Jobs/Training: Science World Offers Work Experience

    Submitted. Science World is offering work experience placements to grade 11 and 12 students. Under the direction of the Managers, Customer Services, and working alongside the Customer Service Staff Members, student volunteers will provide a range of...

    • Posted May 8, 2011
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  • Business: Antique Alley In New West ~ Armstrong & Fitzgerald’s

    By David Murray: I was out today in New Westminster and stopped in to see a friend, Gary Matthews. He is the owner of Armstrong & Fitzgerald’s on 701 Front Street in Antique Alley in New Westminster.[Click...

    • Posted April 4, 2011
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  • Community: Pitt Polder History In Pitt Meadows

    History Highlights Swan-e-Set The Beginnings – 1996 The Pitt Polder Preservation Society was formed in 1996 by a group of local citizens. The Society’s goal at that time was to prevent proposed changes to zoning bylaws that...

    • Posted January 13, 2011
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