Letters

LETTERS: Outdoor cats are in constant danger

LETTERS: Outdoor cats are in constant danger

Outside, domestic cats can fall prey to coyotes or be struck by a vehicle, writes Jerry Steinberg

  • Jul 30, 2020
LETTERS: Outdoor cats are in constant danger
South Surrey senior Helen McFadden says she has never been so dependent on others for her health as she is during the pandemic.

LETTER: Seniors need younger generation to be their ‘village’ during pandemic

Editor: Now we who raised you all are appealing to you to be cautious and protect us

  • Jul 23, 2020
South Surrey senior Helen McFadden says she has never been so dependent on others for her health as she is during the pandemic.
Writer Denice Thompson is appealing to cyclists to take better care on the Semiahmoo Trail. (Tracy holmes photo)

LETTER: Two out of three ain’t enough

Editor: The musician Meatloaf believes that “two out of three ain’t bad.”…

  • Jul 23, 2020
Writer Denice Thompson is appealing to cyclists to take better care on the Semiahmoo Trail. (Tracy holmes photo)
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LETTERS: Online survey about dogs on promenade contains no meaningful information

LETTERS: Online survey about dogs on promenade contains no meaningful information

Editor: Has anyone on council ever considered how reliable online public opinion surveys really are?

  • Jul 23, 2020
LETTERS: Online survey about dogs on promenade contains no meaningful information
LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

One reader wants the province to create a more inclusive name for B.C.

  • Jul 20, 2020
LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia
Using an image of a cougar, a sign at a park in Langley shows visitors what two metres looks like, in order to help them keep an appropriate distance between themselves and others when using the park. (Contributed photo)

LETTERS: Animal signs ideal for physical distance visualization

Perhaps White Rock and Surrey can follow the rather clever lead of Langley

  • Jul 16, 2020
Using an image of a cougar, a sign at a park in Langley shows visitors what two metres looks like, in order to help them keep an appropriate distance between themselves and others when using the park. (Contributed photo)
LETTERS: Low-hanging fruit or cherry picking?

LETTERS: Low-hanging fruit or cherry picking?

White Rock Council has been meeting weekly to address COVID-19 related issues

  • Jul 16, 2020
LETTERS: Low-hanging fruit or cherry picking?
LETTERS: A number of potential hazards exist at west-end boat launch

LETTERS: A number of potential hazards exist at west-end boat launch

Potential for dangerous interaction between vehicle, pedestrian traffic

  • Jul 16, 2020
LETTERS: A number of potential hazards exist at west-end boat launch
LETTERS: White Rock council working hard amidst COVID-19 challenges

LETTERS: White Rock council working hard amidst COVID-19 challenges

Editor: Re: Plucking low-hanging fruit, July 2 letters First of all, let…

  • Jul 16, 2020
LETTERS: White Rock council working hard amidst COVID-19 challenges
LETTERS: Rules of the park apply to all

LETTERS: Rules of the park apply to all

Editor: Recently, I went out to Campbell Valley Park for a walk…

  • Jul 9, 2020
LETTERS: Rules of the park apply to all
LETTERS: Mount Olive church’s support of SUMS greatly appreciated

LETTERS: Mount Olive church’s support of SUMS greatly appreciated

Editor: Re: Church to host drive-thru food-donation station, June 4 I am…

  • Jul 9, 2020
LETTERS: Mount Olive church’s support of SUMS greatly appreciated
LETTERS: ‘We are old and wear it with pride’

LETTERS: ‘We are old and wear it with pride’

Editor: Re: Step up for seniors, B.C., July 2 letters Barry Gaudin’s…

  • Jul 9, 2020
LETTERS: ‘We are old and wear it with pride’
LETTERS: Let’s all lose a little face by wearing a mask

LETTERS: Let’s all lose a little face by wearing a mask

Editor: It seems COVID-19 has become old news. The world is opening…

  • Jul 9, 2020
LETTERS: Let’s all lose a little face by wearing a mask
LETTERS: It’s time for B.C. to step up for its seniors

LETTERS: It’s time for B.C. to step up for its seniors

Editor: Re: It’s time to resume visits, letters June 25 Thank you,…

  • Jul 2, 2020
LETTERS: It’s time for B.C. to step up for its seniors
LETTERS: Council picking at low-hanging fruit instead of working for real change

LETTERS: Council picking at low-hanging fruit instead of working for real change

Editor: I watched as White Rock City Hall closed down parking lots,…

  • Jul 2, 2020
LETTERS: Council picking at low-hanging fruit instead of working for real change
LETTERS: Locking away seniors is cruel and unusual punishment

LETTERS: Locking away seniors is cruel and unusual punishment

Editor: Well, Dr. Bonnie has given yet another in her unending litany…

  • Jul 2, 2020
LETTERS: Locking away seniors is cruel and unusual punishment
LETTERS: Thankful for protection of ‘angels’

LETTERS: Thankful for protection of ‘angels’

I love White Rock! I want to tell you about two White Rock angels that have come into my life in the last few months.

  • Jun 25, 2020
LETTERS: Thankful for protection of ‘angels’
LETTERS: Important letter mislaid

LETTERS: Important letter mislaid

Editor: On Monday afternoon, June 1, arriving at the post office and…

  • Jun 25, 2020
LETTERS: Important letter mislaid
COVID-19 guidance signs have been posted around Grandview Corners stores, inside and out. (Aaron Hinks photos)

LETTERS: Time for Millennials to step up – in the right direction

‘We all need to do our part to prevent the spread, and a potential second wave.’

  • Jun 25, 2020
COVID-19 guidance signs have been posted around Grandview Corners stores, inside and out. (Aaron Hinks photos)
LETTERS: Time to resume visits – with safety precautions – to long-term care facilities

LETTERS: Time to resume visits – with safety precautions – to long-term care facilities

If B.C.’s health officer says outside social distancing is safe, why is it not safe for seniors in long-term care?

  • Jun 25, 2020
LETTERS: Time to resume visits – with safety precautions – to long-term care facilities