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LETTERS: Hospital should be commended for not letting vaccine go to waste

Editor: Re: A kick in the teeth, Jan. 21. In respect of…

  • Jan 28, 2021
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Kamloops-South Thompson MLA Todd Stone questions the NDP government in the B.C. legislature, Feb. 25, 2020. (Hansard TV)

Todd Stone: More action needed to save B.C. businesses

‘This pandemic recovery effort is about people’

  • Jan 27, 2021
Kamloops-South Thompson MLA Todd Stone questions the NDP government in the B.C. legislature, Feb. 25, 2020. (Hansard TV)
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

OUR VIEW: Surrey’s public hearings are for being heard

Surrey public hearings of late have been devolving into something less than intended

  • Jan 27, 2021
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
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LETTERS: Large corporations must be held accountable in COVID fight

Editor: Along with the thick criticism thrown at politicians vacationing abroad during…

  • Jan 21, 2021
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LETTERS: Right of occupancy, but no real political power for Canada’s Indigenous people

Editor: Re: McCallum says First Nations are treated ‘better in Surrey literally…

  • Jan 21, 2021
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The City of White Rock is to extend the parking time limit for street parking. Earlier this month, the city opened waterfront parking on West Beach (pictured) for residents only. (Aaron Hinks photo)

LETTERS: Extension of free waterfront parking would benefit businesses

Editor: Why does the City of White Rock cut off the free…

  • Jan 21, 2021
The City of White Rock is to extend the parking time limit for street parking. Earlier this month, the city opened waterfront parking on West Beach (pictured) for residents only. (Aaron Hinks photo)
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LETTERS: Surrey budget must be reviewed, assessed

Editor: The following email was sent to Premier J. Horgan and MLAs…

  • Jan 21, 2021
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EDITORIAL: Fix is long overdue

Dump truck-car collision underscores danger of uncontrolled 176 Street intersection

  • Jan 21, 2021
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LETTERS: No benefit to Surrey policing transition

Editor: The news that Harley Chappell remains on the Surrey Police board…

  • Jan 21, 2021
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View of Surrey City Hall. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

ZYTARUK: Divided Surrey council engrossed in mutual crocodile death roll

There’s no seeing eye-to-eye in total war

  • Jan 20, 2021
View of Surrey City Hall. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
An example of a Surrey Police cruiser, showcased at Mayor Doug McCallum’s State of the City Address at Civic Hotel in May of 2019. (File photo: Amy Reid)

OUR VIEW: Surrey Police Service continues to draw from RCMP well

Again, it flies in the face of mayor’s election campaign pitch that Surrey needs a police force whose ranks live in this city

  • Jan 20, 2021
An example of a Surrey Police cruiser, showcased at Mayor Doug McCallum’s State of the City Address at Civic Hotel in May of 2019. (File photo: Amy Reid)
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OUR VIEW: So much for hyper-local Surrey police force

‘We really need to get a police force that is in our communities, live in our communities and stay,’ McCallum told the Now-Leader

  • Jan 14, 2021
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senior care (Courtesy photo)

LETTERS: Long-standing issues of senior care must be addressed

Pandemic has revealed the shortcomings of long-term care in Canada

  • Jan 14, 2021
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LETTERS: Whitebirch redevelopment plans have been well-communicated

Tenant looks forward to enjoying amenities in new building

  • Jan 14, 2021
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Events that draw people to the Waterfront make for an unsafe walking environment during the ongoing pandemic, writes A.J. Chapman. (Aaron Hinks photo)

LETTERS: Nowhere safe to walk during COVID-19 pandemic

White Rock’s waterfront and surrounding residential area overcrowded

  • Jan 14, 2021
Events that draw people to the Waterfront make for an unsafe walking environment during the ongoing pandemic, writes A.J. Chapman. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)

LETTER: Public Fishery Alliance clarifies stance on ways to restore B.C.’s salmon population

‘Fishing is enjoyable, but that’s not why the public fishery supports adipose fin clipping all chinook production’

  • Jan 14, 2021
Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)
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LETTER: Developer was unfairly tarnished

Tenants of Whitebirch building have been treated well, writes M.R. Becker

  • Jan 14, 2021
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EDITORIAL: Draw of gang life a reflection of societal values

Wealth and all its trappings glorified at every turn

  • Jan 14, 2021
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Screenshot from a YouTube stream of the Jan. 6, 2021, protest at the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

COLUMN: The American sword of Damocles

Reporter and U.S. citizen Adam Louis reflects on the events of Jan. 6

Screenshot from a YouTube stream of the Jan. 6, 2021, protest at the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)

LETTER: Compulsory trades training for B.C. apprentices makes sense

B.C. Building Trades women’s group endorses NDP’s move

  • Jan 7, 2021
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)