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LETTERS: Petitions are a symptom of a problem

Editor: Re: Petitions show loss of faith in democratic process, Dec. 10…

  • Dec 24, 2020
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LETTERS: Another hollow promise of universal medication coverage?

Editor: The throne speech’s mention of accelerating Canada’s development of a national…

  • Dec 24, 2020
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LETTERS: A few questions that deserve answers

Editor: As we sit awaiting the serum’s arrival, perhaps it would be…

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LETTERS: Slap on a few decals, save Surrey taxpayers $200 million

Editor: An open letter to Mayor Doug McCallum Mayor McCallum, you indicated…

  • Dec 17, 2020
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LETTERS: Mixed message of COVID restrictions frustrating, confusing

Editor: On Monday, Dec. 7, Dr. Bonnie Henry announced that COVID lockdown…

  • Dec 17, 2020
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LETTERS: Brother should not have died confused and alone in care

‘It’s time to end this hysteria and get back to common sense’

  • Dec 17, 2020
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LETTERS: White Rock promenade too narrow to be safe for jogging during pandemic

Editor: We frequently take advantage of the beautiful walk along White Rock’s…

  • Dec 17, 2020
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Rules about visiting her mother in hospice changed with the shift in staff, leading to confusion and concern, writes Sally O’Malley. (File photo)

LETTERS: Hospice visitation rules confounding

Rules changed when staff changed shifts, writes Sally O’Malley

  • Dec 10, 2020
Rules about visiting her mother in hospice changed with the shift in staff, leading to confusion and concern, writes Sally O’Malley. (File photo)
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LETTERS: Young people offer lesson in courtesy to older counterparts

Editor: These adults could learn from these kids

  • Dec 10, 2020
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LETTERS: Young people’s pursuit of fun could be the death of seniors

Editor: Their fun may be our funeral

  • Dec 10, 2020
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LETTERS: Stop Surrey budget ‘travesty’ immediately

An open letter to Mayor McCallum and members of Surrey city council

  • Dec 10, 2020
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LETTERS: With COVID response, ‘too little, too late is not a good plan’

Editor: Wearing a mask when necessary is not a hardship

  • Dec 10, 2020
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LETTERS: Restrict travel between provinces, not just between countries

Editor: Why hasn’t B.C. addressed this issue of travel between Alberta and B.C.?

  • Dec 10, 2020
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LETTERS: Referendum only peaceful way to resolve policing issue

Editor: Many people think we had a referendum on the police transition in the 2018 election

  • Dec 10, 2020
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Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

LETTER: Please, some respect for what you have taken

Abbotsford-raised pastor rails against ‘constant condescension’ of Dr. Henry

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Now that South Surrey’s Hall’s Prairie Elementary school has closed for good, the stretch of 8 Avenue it occupies has become a speedway and a ‘traffic fatality waiting to happen,’ writes Simon Osborne. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Since South Surrey’s Hall’s Prairie Elementary closed, the section of 8 Avenue, between 176 and 184 Streets has become a worse speedway than it was, writes Simon Osborne. (Aaron Hinks photo)

LETTERS: Schools out, traffic speeds are up along 8 Avenue

With the closure of Hall’s Prairie Elementary drivers are now racing along quiet stretch of road

  • Dec 3, 2020
Now that South Surrey’s Hall’s Prairie Elementary school has closed for good, the stretch of 8 Avenue it occupies has become a speedway and a ‘traffic fatality waiting to happen,’ writes Simon Osborne. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Since South Surrey’s Hall’s Prairie Elementary closed, the section of 8 Avenue, between 176 and 184 Streets has become a worse speedway than it was, writes Simon Osborne. (Aaron Hinks photo)
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LETTERS: Salute to health care workers continues on South Surrey street

Editor: I’m writing this letter to let all health care and essential-service…

  • Dec 3, 2020
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LETTERS: Lack of trust in politics should come as no surprise

Editor: Re: Annis slams slate for doctoring photo in ad, Nov. 26.…

  • Dec 3, 2020
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LETTERS: What reason is there to own a vicious dog?

Editor: I was walking north on Everall Street, just south of Thrift…

  • Dec 3, 2020
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LETTERS: Hospital stay a reminder to be grateful for selfless care-givers

Editor: I recently came home from 10 days at Peace Arch Hospital.…

  • Dec 3, 2020
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