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OFF TOPIC: Crocuses and chaos – welcome to winter on the West Coast

Is it unfair that we’re the laughing stock of Canada after every snowfall? Yes … and no

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OUR VIEW: Living wages are a must

Average workers need pay increases to help offset inflation

  • Dec 7, 2022
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Surrey city hall. (File photo)

ZYTARUK: Surrey council’s decisions, decisionzzzzz…

City of Surrey should find way to rein in exhausting, witching-hour council meeting marathons

  • Dec 1, 2022
Surrey city hall. (File photo)
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LETTERS: RCMP’s lack of transparency over numbers is unacceptable

Editor: Re: B.C. Premier Eby promises $230M in police funding for RCMP…

  • Dec 1, 2022
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LETTER: Build better relationships with tenants to ease strata anxiety over new B.C. rental rules

Editor: The news regarding the changes to the Rental Act of British…

  • Dec 1, 2022
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LETTER: New council seems to be following former mayor’s dictatorial style of governance

Editor: Mayor Locke and many Surrey city councillors were elected on a…

  • Dec 1, 2022
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AND FRANKLY: Political gamesmanship over policing in Surrey has been costly

‘Reach for your wallets,’ columnist Frank Bucholtz tells Surrey taxpayers

  • Dec 1, 2022
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Dozens of vehicles, including several transit busses and semi-trucks, were stranded on the northbound lanes of the Alex Fraser bridge for several hours Tuesday (Nov. 29) as crews worked to plow and salt the bridge deck. Eventually, Main Road crews were able to get several trucks onto the bridge and began freeing up some of the stuck vehicles. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

LETTER: Real reason for snow storm traffic gong show is ill-prepared drivers

Everyone knew storm was coming, yet few drivers seemed to heed advice about snow tires

  • Nov 30, 2022
Dozens of vehicles, including several transit busses and semi-trucks, were stranded on the northbound lanes of the Alex Fraser bridge for several hours Tuesday (Nov. 29) as crews worked to plow and salt the bridge deck. Eventually, Main Road crews were able to get several trucks onto the bridge and began freeing up some of the stuck vehicles. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
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LETTERS: Count the full costs, consult with voters before reverting to Surrey RCMP

Editor: Didn’t the previous city council get slammed for four years for…

  • Nov 24, 2022
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TO THE POINT: Where the streets are the same: coming full circle

Peace Arch News’ newest (former) reporter reintroduces herself to the community

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LETTERS: McCallum was elected on pledge to move to municipal police force

Editor: Like former Mayor Doug McCallum or not, it is undeniable that…

  • Nov 24, 2022
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LETTERS: Former Surrey mayor showed all the hallmarks of an autocrat

Editor: The driver in Doug McCallum’s public mischief case did herself no…

  • Nov 24, 2022
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LETTERS: Enough with the loud, smelly leaf-blowers

Fallen leaves will eventually decompose if left alone

  • Nov 24, 2022
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LETTERS: Letter writer may well hold shares in companies he scolds for being greedy

Editor: Re: Greed without accountability, Nov. 3 letters Regarding Frank Sterle Jr.’s…

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LETTERS: Veterans’ graves deserved flags on Remembrance Day

Editor: One year ago after Nov. 11, I phoned Victory Memorial Park…

  • Nov 17, 2022
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LETTERS: Cost of inaction on climate change will be huge

Editor: I often tire of the angry voices that raise fear about…

  • Nov 17, 2022
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Surrey mayor-elect Brenda Locke and Surrey Police Service Chief Constable Norm Lipinski. (File photos)

OUR VIEW: So much for local control of Surrey policing

City council and the Surrey Police Board need telescopes to see eye to eye

  • Nov 17, 2022
Surrey mayor-elect Brenda Locke and Surrey Police Service Chief Constable Norm Lipinski. (File photos)
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LETTERS: Apalling lack of respect shown to helpful young Peace Arch Hospital worker

Bad behaviour could drive away workers in an industry that is already short-staffed

  • Nov 17, 2022
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LETTER: Liberals’ new gun laws will not make Canadians safer

Editor: We are being lied to (again). The federal Liberals have recently…

  • Nov 17, 2022
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AND FRANKLY: Policing transition vote a ‘momentous step’ in Surrey politics

Monday night’s vote on the Surrey policing transition was a momentous step.…

  • Nov 17, 2022
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