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COVID proved that local news is a lifeline. We’re investing in its future

‘Today, local media is as valued as it’s ever been’

  • Jun 24, 2021
Darlene Bennett. (Submitted photo)

OUR VIEW: Surrey woman proves you can fight city hall

Darlene Bennett has scored a milestone achievement in what’s been a raging debate since city council took power in 2018

  • Jun 23, 2021
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LETTERS: South Surrey’s mass-vaccination clinic doing a commendable job

Editor: Re: Vaccine clinic access frustrates, June 17 letters I appreciate the…

  • Jun 24, 2021
The Lower Mainland Green Team and students from Earl Marriott Secondary remove invasive plants from White Rock’s Ruth Johnson Park. Writer Lois Smith was happy to see the teens recognized for their efforts in a Peace Arch News story last week. (Contributed photo)

LETTERS: Students to be commended for their ‘green’ efforts

Editor: Re: Green Team returns to White Rock’s Ruth Johnson Park, June…

  • Jun 24, 2021
The Lower Mainland Green Team and students from Earl Marriott Secondary remove invasive plants from White Rock’s Ruth Johnson Park. Writer Lois Smith was happy to see the teens recognized for their efforts in a Peace Arch News story last week. (Contributed photo)
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LETTERS: White Rock residents urged to give Marine Drive one-way a chance

Editor: I am very pleased that this council has adopted the one-way…

  • Jun 24, 2021
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LETTERS: Alzheimer Society says thanks for community support

Thousands of people in communities across the province walked their own way in May

  • Jun 24, 2021
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LETTERS: ‘Victoria Challenge’ issued to White Rock council, city staff

Editor: This challenge is not for the faint of heart

  • Jun 24, 2021
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Not everyone has easy access to the COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the South Surrey Recreation Centre, writes White Rock senior Finn Schultz-Lorentzen. (Tracy Holmes file photo)

LETTERS: South Surrey vaccination clinic location a consternation for seniors

Editor: Who placed the COVID vaccination site at 14601 20 Ave.?

  • Jun 17, 2021
Not everyone has easy access to the COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the South Surrey Recreation Centre, writes White Rock senior Finn Schultz-Lorentzen. (Tracy Holmes file photo)
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LETTERS: Surrey mayor invited to go ‘plogging’ with residents

Editor: An open letter to Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum:

  • Jun 17, 2021
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LETTERS: Closing parking spaces preferable to closing lane of traffic

Editor: There is a simpler way

  • Jun 17, 2021
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EDITORIAL: A time for cautious optimism

It’s tempting to dream that COVID-19 is over and done, but wiser to continue doing our part

  • Jun 17, 2021
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Frank Bucholtz

COLUMN: Bottomline, everyone is paying more this year

There is no doubt that McCallum’s claim was misleading, writes columnist Frank Bucholtz

  • Jun 17, 2021
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Uli’s Restaurant spent about $10,000 on building a patio space for diners along White Rock’s Marine Drive, which has been turned into a one-way route. (Aaron Hinks file photo)

LETTERS: Majority of residents inconvenienced for the sake of helping minority

Editor: I have seen the city do some questionable and unintelligent things.

  • Jun 17, 2021
Uli’s Restaurant spent about $10,000 on building a patio space for diners along White Rock’s Marine Drive, which has been turned into a one-way route. (Aaron Hinks file photo)
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

OUR VIEW: Surrey public hearing theatrics juvenile

They are called public hearings for a reason. Not public spectacles.

  • Jun 16, 2021
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
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LETTERS: Residential schools have been replaced by a broken penal system

Editor: Horror follows horror in the ongoing revelations of the suffering and…

  • Jun 10, 2021
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LETTER: Measures must be taken to protect existing Indigenous grave sites

Editor: Re: Horrifying history, June 3 editorial Recently Canada has fixated on…

  • Jun 10, 2021
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LETTERS: Thoughtful gift from a ‘kind, beautiful angel’

Editor: Recently my wife was diagnosed with breast cancer. She has had…

  • Jun 10, 2021
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LETTERS: Marine Drive one-way a colossal failure of responsibility

Editor: Our household received notice June 1 of the ill-conceived plan by…

  • Jun 10, 2021
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EDITORIAL: Council should stick with its one-way decision

Uncertainty is unfair to businesses and residents alike

  • Jun 10, 2021
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LETTERS: It’s time to make reconciliation more than a word

Editor: Re: Horrifying history June 3 editorial The final sentence, “Canada’s historical…

  • Jun 10, 2021
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