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LETTERS: Tree trimming pleas fall on deaf ears

Editor: While the City’s tree protection by-law may well be in need…

  • Mar 11, 2021
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Trees on property at the west end of 24 Avenue, near the Christopherson Stairs, are marked with orange ribbon in January 2021. (Tracy Holmes photo)

LETTERS: Surrey should follow White Rock’s lead on tree protection

Editor: Re: City mulls tree-protection bylaw, March 4 I am excited to…

  • Mar 11, 2021
Trees on property at the west end of 24 Avenue, near the Christopherson Stairs, are marked with orange ribbon in January 2021. (Tracy Holmes photo)
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LETTERS: Renter speaks from experience on limited options

Editor: I cannot accept the strategy of city council, with a majority…

  • Mar 11, 2021
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LETTERS: White Rock lots too small to raise hens

Editor: Re: White Rock tackles backyard hen proposal, Feb. 18 Is raising…

  • Mar 4, 2021
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LETTERS: Church’s ‘hard line’ against homosexuality questioned

Editor: Re: “Humanist Association joins as intervenor in White Rock Pride complaint…

  • Mar 4, 2021
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LETTERS: Why are Canada’s younger seniors not valued?

Editor: India’s COVID vaccinations and protocols are for health caregivers and first…

  • Mar 4, 2021
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LETTERS: Overpopulated planet is fighting back

Editor: It is my opinion that the problems we are having with…

  • Mar 4, 2021
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A person walks up Oxford Street in White Rock, one of the steepest climbs in the city. Where the terrain is too steep for vehicles, walking trails offer spectacular views for those who have the energy to take them on, writes Barbara Cooper. (Aaron Hinks photo)

LETTERS: White Rock streets and trails will test muscles you didn’t know you had

Editor: Re: Staying a step ahead of pandemic stress, Feb. 18 Like…

  • Mar 4, 2021
A person walks up Oxford Street in White Rock, one of the steepest climbs in the city. Where the terrain is too steep for vehicles, walking trails offer spectacular views for those who have the energy to take them on, writes Barbara Cooper. (Aaron Hinks photo)
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LETTERS: Hit COVID-19 rule violators where it hurts – in the wallet

Propaganda not the answer to getting British Columbians to behave

  • Feb 25, 2021
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LETTERS: Peninsula in need of daytime warming centre

Imagine having to walk outside at 7 a.m. in cold weather

  • Feb 25, 2021
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A wild rabbit grabs a meal on a lawn in White Rock. (Sheila Reynolds contributed photo)

LETTERS: Surrounded by survivors

Editor: In White Rock, 60 years ago, there were large farms with…

  • Feb 25, 2021
A wild rabbit grabs a meal on a lawn in White Rock. (Sheila Reynolds contributed photo)
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LETTERS: Mess made by chickens a magnet for rats

Editor: Re: White Rock tackles backyard hen proposal, Feb. 18 I was…

  • Feb 25, 2021
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LETTERS: Backyard hens ‘an excellent idea’

Proposal to White Rock council brings back fond memories

  • Feb 25, 2021
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LETTERS: Travelling politicians put Canadians at risk

Editor: I’m angry with every politician who left Canada for warmer climes…

  • Feb 18, 2021
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LETTERS: Governments need to be held accountable on global warming

Editor: Re: A halt to coal shipments, Jan. 28 Dennis Smith is…

  • Feb 18, 2021
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Burlington Northern Santa Fe train hauls one of many daily loads of thermal coal from Wyoming along White Rock beach, for export to Asia power plants. Shipments through B.C. ports jumped after California, Oregon and Washington banned shipments from their ports. (Photo - Michael Chu/Flickr)

LETTERS: Time to put an end to the double standard

Editor: An open letter to the Hon. Kerry-Lynne Findlay, MP for South…

  • Feb 18, 2021
Burlington Northern Santa Fe train hauls one of many daily loads of thermal coal from Wyoming along White Rock beach, for export to Asia power plants. Shipments through B.C. ports jumped after California, Oregon and Washington banned shipments from their ports. (Photo - Michael Chu/Flickr)
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LETTERS: B.C. not well served by back-and-forth restrictions on COVID-19

Editor: Re: Half measures insufficient, Feb. 11 I fully agree with Mark…

  • Feb 18, 2021
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LETTERS: Opt-out organ donation model too risky

Editor: I don’t think I agree with your Feb. 4 editorial about…

  • Feb 18, 2021
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LETTERS: Kind gesture demonstrates true community spirit

Editor: I want to extend my appreciation to a local business. One…

  • Feb 18, 2021
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LETTERS: Unexpected Valentine’s Day card ‘the loveliest surprise

Editor: I received the loveliest surprise in the mail – a Valentine…

  • Feb 18, 2021
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