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White Rock council voted March 8 to rename Marine Lane – the laneway stretching behind Marine Drive, between Martin and Finlay Streets – ‘Cosmic Alley.’ (Aaron Hinks photo)

LETTERS: White Rock’s ‘Cosmic Alley’ signs a nice-to-have, not a need-to-have

Budget would be better spent making traffic signs more visible to drivers

  • May 13, 2021
White Rock council voted March 8 to rename Marine Lane – the laneway stretching behind Marine Drive, between Martin and Finlay Streets – ‘Cosmic Alley.’ (Aaron Hinks photo)
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REVERSE ANGLE: Taking one for the team turned out to be a real pain in the arm

Vaccine side-effects aside, no regrets about getting jab, says Nick Greenizan

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JUST THINKING: Nurse shortage brought into sharp focus by pandemic

High cost of education one factor keeping young people from pursuing the profession

  • May 13, 2021
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Protesters at Cloverdale Fairgrounds show their support for farmers in India. (File photo: Jason Sveinson)
Protesters at Cloverdale Fairgrounds show their support for farmers in India. (File photo: Jason Sveinson)
British Columbia Premier John Horgan highlights a paragraph as Finance Minister Selina Robinson tables the budget in a speech in the legislative assembly at the provincial legislature in Victoria, Tuesday, April 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

FINLAYSON: 3 takeaways from the new B.C. budget

‘Perhaps most notable is what’s happened in the labour market since last spring’

  • May 10, 2021
British Columbia Premier John Horgan highlights a paragraph as Finance Minister Selina Robinson tables the budget in a speech in the legislative assembly at the provincial legislature in Victoria, Tuesday, April 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Ken Harrap writes that there should be repercussions for those who are offered vaccine but refuse to take it. He suggests limiting travel opportunities as one possible measure. (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)

LETTERS: Vaccine refusal should come with consequences

Editor: I know that I am not alone when I say nothing…

  • May 6, 2021
Ken Harrap writes that there should be repercussions for those who are offered vaccine but refuse to take it. He suggests limiting travel opportunities as one possible measure. (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
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LETTERS: Food left for wild animals a danger that attracts rats

Wild animals fare best when left to forage for their natural food

  • May 6, 2021
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LETTERS: Drivers of largest vehicles may well be loudest complainers

‘Monster’ vehicles don’t appear suited to family or work

  • May 6, 2021
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COLUMN: COVID-19 has created enormous damage to our way of life

Where we will be a year from now is still unknown

  • May 6, 2021
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LETTERS: Concerns over White Rock city council’s path

Editor: Re: ‘Constructed criticism’ April 15 letters Stephen Crozier president of Democracy…

  • May 6, 2021
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Medical staff is shown preparing a patient outside a hospital in New Delhi. From the start of the pandemic, there have been 19.9 million cases of COVID-19 reported in India until May 3, 2021. 16.3 million have recovered, and there have been 219,000 deaths. (Photo submitted by Vivek)

Column: Let’s uplift the heroes in India’s battle against COVID-19

India reported over 360,000 infections on Monday, May 3

Medical staff is shown preparing a patient outside a hospital in New Delhi. From the start of the pandemic, there have been 19.9 million cases of COVID-19 reported in India until May 3, 2021. 16.3 million have recovered, and there have been 219,000 deaths. (Photo submitted by Vivek)
Fruiticana boss Tony Singh with Surrey Food Bank executive director Feezah Jaffer and donated goods. (submitted photo)

OUR VIEW: Give whatever you can, Surrey, whenever you can

Remember there are always people who are worse off than you are and really need your help

  • Apr 30, 2021
Fruiticana boss Tony Singh with Surrey Food Bank executive director Feezah Jaffer and donated goods. (submitted photo)
Chronicle Editor, Cole Schisler taking part in the ageing senses challenge. (Kara Olson photo)

Schisler: Try actually walking a mile in an elder’s shoes

Workday spent with artificially aged senses a real eye-opener

Chronicle Editor, Cole Schisler taking part in the ageing senses challenge. (Kara Olson photo)
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LETTERS: Council is acting in best interest of majority of residents

Editor: Re: Credit where it’s due, April 22 letters I feel it…

  • Apr 29, 2021
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LETTERS: Thanks to those who risked their safety to stop and help

Those who broke six-foot safety zone should rest at ease, says writer

  • Apr 29, 2021
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LETTERS: Have patience as we all do the best we can

Stop and take a breath before getting upset over others’ actions

  • Apr 29, 2021
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LETTERS: Current council cannot undo highrise development

Buildings under construction were a done deal years ago

  • Apr 29, 2021
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LETTERS: Distancing is difficult on the White Rock Promenade

Making masks mandatory would be a step toward safety

  • Apr 29, 2021
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COLUMN: Time to pick up the slack and deliver for local restaurants

If we want our favourite haunts to be around when this is over, we must support them now

  • Apr 29, 2021
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A cyclist crosses at a marked crossing at 32 Avenue and Semiahmoo Trail Drive. Residents complain that the crossing is inherently dangerous, while the City of Surrey says it meets the municipality’s safety standards. Full story can be found on page A29. (Tracy Holmes photo)

LETTERS: Improvements needed to South Surrey pedestrian crossing

Editor: Re: Neighbours call for improvements to South Surrey crosswalk, peacearchnews.com I…

  • Apr 29, 2021
A cyclist crosses at a marked crossing at 32 Avenue and Semiahmoo Trail Drive. Residents complain that the crossing is inherently dangerous, while the City of Surrey says it meets the municipality’s safety standards. Full story can be found on page A29. (Tracy Holmes photo)