which sign to obey?

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A first for the bike-taxi – a tourist from BC (British Columbia), visiting family on Arnold, climbed aboard for a free tour of Lynwood Village. She gave it three thumbs up: “I LOVE it here, and the houses are so much more affordable than in Vancouver.” Her favourite spot in Bells Corners so far? Trini Caribbean Delights!
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These friendly counselors were on their lunch break at the summer bible camp at the Emmanuel Alliance Church, located on the old Dairy Queen/Red Barn site. I wheeled them over to the nearby Electrical & Plumbing chip wagon, where “everything’s FRESH.”
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They all seemed to be really happy with their summer job at the bible camp.
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What’s wrong with this picture?
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The right-turn lane for cars heading west on Robertson has been closed, so motorists have to make a 90-degree turn in the intersection. But they only get a green arrow, so some are confused – “Can I ignore the straight-through green arrow and turn right anyway, since the orange construction sign tells me I can do so? Which sign should I obey?”
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Most just ignore the green arrow and turn right anyway – those who hesitate get an impatient blast of the horn from behind.
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Slow progress at the new mosque
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..but the minaret is starting to rise.
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twin Sycamore trees
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An abundance of magnificent mature trees – one of the best things about living in Lynwood Village.
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Hey! What’s with this maple tree?
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Only small patches of green remain on the leaves – is that normal?
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A new house is rising on Sycamore – the old Arbeatha Park lots are so big that you can $ubdivide and throw up a second house!
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Hmmm, the parking lot looks pretty full in the Westcliffe plaza – business must be good.
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WRONG! Most of these vehicles didn’t bring in shopping customers – they belong to the car rental place.
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Even the venerable Haveli’s is feeling the pinch – when the popular Lapointe’s moved to the Starbucks plaza traffic in the strip mall plummeted. Boarded-up businesses are a plague throughout Bells Corners, but the Westcliffe plaza has more than its share – some spots have been empty for many years, yet still the landlord refuses to lower the rent.
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The United Church has a new imam – too bad the next Eco-fair won’t be until next year, but the I Care – Kindness Day is generating a lot of enthusiasm.

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