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LETTERS: White Rock’s private waste collection system is working well

City’s decision to take over commercial, multi-family collection ‘alarms’ resident

  • Oct 21, 2021
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LETTERS: Jobs, development and money seems to rule

Metro committee decision on South Campbell Heights disappoints

  • Oct 21, 2021
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LETTERS: Government must take its share of blame for high housing costs

Fees, levies and taxes driving up the price of new homes

  • Oct 21, 2021
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Construction in Surrey. Roughly 1,200 people are moving to the city every month. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

OUR VIEW: Surrey must grow properly, with balance

Balance needs to be struck between land development and livability

  • Oct 21, 2021
Construction in Surrey. Roughly 1,200 people are moving to the city every month. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
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The B.C. Liberal leadership race: Rebirth or reckoning?

The B.C. Liberals have always been an uneasy coalition of conservative and liberal voters,

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LETTERS: Nude-beach signage would imply exclusivity

Editor: Re: Signage sought for clothing-optional beach, Sept. 23 I really haven’t…

  • Oct 14, 2021
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LETTERS: Money vandal’s claim of tyranny is ironic

Editor: Re: Defacing money a ‘spineless’ act, Oct. 7 letters This person…

  • Oct 14, 2021
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LETTER: Appreciative of great care at Peace Arch Hospital

Editor: I just want to give a big shout out and love…

  • Oct 14, 2021
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LETTERS: ‘Echoes of the past’ in council decision on tree canopy

Editor: I watched with incredulity, the regular White Rock Council meeting on…

  • Oct 14, 2021
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Thousands of people follow residential school survivors, Indigenous leaders, elders and youth on a walk to Semiahmoo First Nation lands during National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. (Aaron Hinks photo)

LETTERS: National Day of Truth and Reconciliation a call to be a better Canadian

Editor: Thank you for informing your readers about the Semiahmoo First Nation’s…

  • Oct 14, 2021
Thousands of people follow residential school survivors, Indigenous leaders, elders and youth on a walk to Semiahmoo First Nation lands during National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. (Aaron Hinks photo)
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LETTERS: B.C. residents being put at risk of COVID-19 infection by nearest neighbours

Alberta, Washington, Montana and Idaho have higher case numbers than B.C.

  • Oct 7, 2021
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A $5 bill was defaced with anti-vaccine messages.

LETTER: Vandal a victim of propaganda, misinformation, hype, and sensationalism

Editor: In South Surrey last week, I received a $5 bill (pictured…

  • Oct 7, 2021
A $5 bill was defaced with anti-vaccine messages.
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LETTER: Faith in Surrey’s political process has been lost

Editor: Do the voices of people in our community matter? I have…

  • Oct 7, 2021
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LETTER: COVID-19 during pregnancy did not lead to complications

‘Maybe in the next five years, the body of knowledge and research will have grown’

  • Oct 7, 2021
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Scottsdale Lanes Ltd., at 12033 84 Ave. in Newton. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

OUR VIEW: No way Nagra can vote now on Surrey road project

Progress on the 84 Avenue Bear Creek road project has been fuelled to date by a 5-4 Safe Surrey Coalition majority vote on council.

  • Oct 6, 2021
Scottsdale Lanes Ltd., at 12033 84 Ave. in Newton. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
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COLUMN: Retiring school superintendent Jordan Tinney has been a steady hand on the tiller

Surrey superintendent of schools Jordan Tinney is retiring after nine years with…

  • Oct 6, 2021
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Logging trucks from around the province arrive at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in downtown Vancouver to protest forest industry job loss, Sept. 27, 2019. (Kat Slepian/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Embattled B.C. forest industry needs government leadership

Industry getting attention ‘for all the wrong reasons’

  • Oct 5, 2021
Logging trucks from around the province arrive at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in downtown Vancouver to protest forest industry job loss, Sept. 27, 2019. (Kat Slepian/Black Press Media)
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LETTERS: Being pregnant is no reason to avoid COVID-19 vaccination

Editor: Re: Vaccine card is divisive, Sept. 2 letters It is unfortunate…

  • Sep 30, 2021
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LETTERS: Surrey development vote ‘anti-democratic decision’

‘The majority of city council has shown their true colours’

  • Sep 30, 2021
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LETTERS: Regardless of how council members vote, they are leaving a legacy

Their names will always be attached for good or ill

  • Sep 30, 2021
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