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LETTERS: Stop Surrey budget ‘travesty’ immediately

An open letter to Mayor McCallum and members of Surrey city council

  • Dec 10, 2020
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LETTERS: With COVID response, ‘too little, too late is not a good plan’

Editor: Wearing a mask when necessary is not a hardship

  • Dec 10, 2020
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LETTERS: Restrict travel between provinces, not just between countries

Editor: Why hasn’t B.C. addressed this issue of travel between Alberta and B.C.?

  • Dec 10, 2020
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EDITORIAL: High time for better driving decisions

Let’s hope that this holiday season is remembered for good decisions

  • Dec 10, 2020
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LETTERS: Referendum only peaceful way to resolve policing issue

Editor: Many people think we had a referendum on the police transition in the 2018 election

  • Dec 10, 2020
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People struggling to cope with the pandemic are being inundated with mixed messages and double standards from their public health officials and elected leaders, argues ‘Now-Leader’ editor Beau Simpson. (CP file photos)

SIMPSON: Mixed messaging is amping up COVID-19 fatigue, frustration

Fewer double standards and more coherent messaging will go a long way

  • Dec 10, 2020
People struggling to cope with the pandemic are being inundated with mixed messages and double standards from their public health officials and elected leaders, argues ‘Now-Leader’ editor Beau Simpson. (CP file photos)
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LETTER: Please, some respect for what you have taken

Abbotsford-raised pastor rails against ‘constant condescension’ of Dr. Henry

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Surrey protesters wearing their blue “bubble” suits. (Submitted photo)

OUR VIEW: Shut down strange Surrey protest

Unfortunate neighbourhood under siege for 12 weeks and counting

  • Dec 3, 2020
Surrey protesters wearing their blue “bubble” suits. (Submitted photo)
Stephanie Cadieux, recently re-elected as MLA for Surrey South, has been named BC Liberal caucus chair and critic for Gender Equality, Accessibility and Inclusion. (contributed photo)

OPINION: A call to action on International Day of People with Disabilities

People with disabilities must seen, heard and supported, writes MLA Stephanie Cadieux

  • Dec 3, 2020
Stephanie Cadieux, recently re-elected as MLA for Surrey South, has been named BC Liberal caucus chair and critic for Gender Equality, Accessibility and Inclusion. (contributed photo)
Now that South Surrey’s Hall’s Prairie Elementary school has closed for good, the stretch of 8 Avenue it occupies has become a speedway and a ‘traffic fatality waiting to happen,’ writes Simon Osborne. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Since South Surrey’s Hall’s Prairie Elementary closed, the section of 8 Avenue, between 176 and 184 Streets has become a worse speedway than it was, writes Simon Osborne. (Aaron Hinks photo)

LETTERS: Schools out, traffic speeds are up along 8 Avenue

With the closure of Hall’s Prairie Elementary drivers are now racing along quiet stretch of road

  • Dec 3, 2020
Now that South Surrey’s Hall’s Prairie Elementary school has closed for good, the stretch of 8 Avenue it occupies has become a speedway and a ‘traffic fatality waiting to happen,’ writes Simon Osborne. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Since South Surrey’s Hall’s Prairie Elementary closed, the section of 8 Avenue, between 176 and 184 Streets has become a worse speedway than it was, writes Simon Osborne. (Aaron Hinks photo)
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LETTERS: Salute to health care workers continues on South Surrey street

Editor: I’m writing this letter to let all health care and essential-service…

  • Dec 3, 2020
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LETTERS: Lack of trust in politics should come as no surprise

Editor: Re: Annis slams slate for doctoring photo in ad, Nov. 26.…

  • Dec 3, 2020
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LETTERS: What reason is there to own a vicious dog?

Editor: I was walking north on Everall Street, just south of Thrift…

  • Dec 3, 2020
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EDITORIAL: No time like the present to give

Charitable giving is more important than ever this holiday season

  • Dec 3, 2020
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LETTERS: Hospital stay a reminder to be grateful for selfless care-givers

Editor: I recently came home from 10 days at Peace Arch Hospital.…

  • Dec 3, 2020
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COLUMN: Sense of connection lost on anti-maskers

Like it or not, all 7.8 billion of us are linked through the air we breathe

  • Dec 3, 2020
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Ah, the good ol’ days of high school. It turns out in some ways, they never seem to end. (Now-Leader file photo)

SIMPSON: If pettiness of politics around Surrey feels familiar, there’s a good reason why

Name-calling, finger-pointing, bullying, threats – where have we seen all this before?

Ah, the good ol’ days of high school. It turns out in some ways, they never seem to end. (Now-Leader file photo)
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

OUR VIEW: We expect integrity from leaders

Is it too much to ask that conflict related to the city’s business be met on the battleground of fact?

  • Nov 27, 2020
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
Jessica Peters is a reporter at the Chilliwack Progress.

COLUMN: Bouncing back from a brain injury isn’t easy

‘We didn’t know how bad it was until I tried to return to work’

Jessica Peters is a reporter at the Chilliwack Progress.
Amy Reid’s last day with the ‘Surrey Now-Leader’ was Monday, Nov. 23. (File photo)

REID: My passion for helping the vulnerable continues – just not with ‘Surrey Now-Leader’

Some of the happiest and most fulfilling memories have been with this newspaper and this team

  • Nov 26, 2020
Amy Reid’s last day with the ‘Surrey Now-Leader’ was Monday, Nov. 23. (File photo)