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Mark Hollett
Stronger families make better communities
Stronger families make better communities
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Income testing – can I bring a formula sheet?
Low income.  Middle
income. Regressive taxation.  It’s
election time, so these words are being thrown around like cheap candy at a
small town parade.  Whenever some new
benefit or tax is proposed, an argument pops up faster than the new Massey
Bridge – how ...

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Heritage. A word in seach of a meaning.
A while back, Mike Folka asked some questions on his blog and twitter account attempting to get a discussion going around heritage in our community.  I’d been long wanting to write something on heritage and preservation, but every time I tried I kept runnin...

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Transit with a Growing Family
We are blessed to live in a city and region that has good transit service available.  However, as I’ve levelled up in adulting, going from Single to Married to having now Three Children, how I use and what I value in transit has changed with me.  Taking kid...

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Trying Not to go Broke While Feeding a Family of Five
A friend recently
posted about her family’s grocery expenses on Facebook, and it generated quite
a discussion.  I originally typed up a
massive reply talking about all the different things we do (and some we don’t)
to try and manage the grocery bill for our...

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Hyack Parade Highlights, or Where the Hell Have I Been the Past Year?
I'm back!  The last time I took a break this long from the blog was because I moved out of New West, so it didn't quite feel appropriate to keep posting here. This time I was still in New West.  Very in New West, but not posting for another reason.  The sho...

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Skytrain reliability - getting past the annual reports

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Is Carnarvon street becoming out own Colorado River?

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