Letter: The North Shore needs a new science centre even more than a new arts space

We need a 21st-century family science centre – and based in the youthful village of Lynn Valley, not West Van

Dear Editor:

Thank you for publishing the commendable letters on the hot debate regarding a possible new arts centre in West Vancouver.

I belong to an engineering-oriented Old Codgers Group that meets periodically in Lynn Valley Village at the excellent family-friendly Delany’s and at the wonderfully amiable hostelry The Black Bear. Our discussions often turn to the challenges of the dual pandemic and climate emergencies – and to the view that this is an optimistic age of science/STEM much more