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YES. I feel that we do need more camera surveillance in public places ... it can place people
at the spot of a crime, or help in finding or
NO. No to more security cameras in public
places, but [yes to] empowered people to use
their cameras and be a more engaged citizen.
YES. More is definitely better. Surveillance
is being used to check out a hit and run by
a car that killed a cyclist, a beating by thugs
after a cellphone grab in an apartment lobby,
and a snatch and run at a jewellery store in
the lower mainland. The more surveillance
Why is Margaret Atwood on the Costco
magazine cover and not in my living room
reading me her stories? :(
LUV LUV purple hat & photo of
@MargaretAtwood on the cover .......
Interview was great.
Van Writers Fest
We’re chuffed that Ms. Atwood is the
cover story on Costco Connection!
we have, the safer we can be and [the more]
individual perpetrators [will be] caught. With
the cost of policing going up, more cameras
are an answer to protection for your everyday
citizen who is going about his daily living.
Karen Summach Memory
Surrey, British Columbia
YES. I believe in high-crime areas it is a must.
As far as I am concerned, the only people who
do not want eyes in the sky are those who
want to do crimes. So yes to more eyes, please.
Thanks for flu shot story
I have just finished reading the article
“The flu shot inside and out” by Joseph
Hanna in your most recent issue [“Ask the
Pharmacist,” September/October] and I am
compelled to write and tell you what an excellent article this is! What a simple, easy-to-read
and yet thorough explanation of what the flu
shot is, why it’s important to get and what it
contains. Our family has always gone for our
yearly flu shots, but now I feel fully informed
about them. This article is going up on our
bulletin board. It should be printed in every
major and minor newspaper and magazine.
Thanks for the info.
The wrong photo was placed next to
member Andrew Szakony’s comments
in last issue’s Debate page (“Do we
need more camera surveillance in
public places?”). The Connection
apologizes for the error.
Debate goes on
In response to the September/
October Debate, “Do we need
more camera surveillance in
OUR COVER STORY
on author Margaret
Atwood in the
issue struck a
chord with many
of our readers.
A few examples...
PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS
CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of the
Costco Canada Photo Contest:
Travel: Keith Leung, Richmond, BC (first
place); Kayla Kerrone, Duncan, BC (second
place); Michelle Cloutier, Shawinigan-Sud,
Quebec (member favourite).
Cats & dogs: Kyle McCulloch, Saanichton,
BC (first place); Andrea Van Ogtrop, Odessa,
ON (second place); Hilary Redrup, Waterdown,
ON (member favourite).
Mobile: Trent Breitkreutz, Kelowna, BC
(first place); Justin Barter, St. John’s, NL
(second place); Yu-Ling Lee, Vancouver, BC
Random draw: Angie Luoma, Hamner, ON
Black & white: To be announced.
The winning photos will be featured in a
future issue of The Connection.