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LETTERS: Patience lost over parking


In South Surrey, at the corner of 16 Avenue and 156 Street, there are two hospital parking lots.

One has been there for many years and provides income for health care, I presume.

The second lot has been there for around four years and was constructed to hold probably 200-250 cars.

In the years since this lot was built: nobody uses it; nobody parks in it; and it provides no income for the hospital.

I can’t get into the hospital for a surgery without waiting forever and, out of necessity, have to pay a surgeon in a private clinic.

Yet huge amounts of money can be spent on useless items, such as this parking lot.

I can imagine how many surgeries could have been covered and people’s health improved if this money had been put to proper use.

I would be curious to know what enlightened soul was allowed to make the decision to waste money – that could be put to health care – on this dead-end project.

Roger Currie, Surrey



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