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LETTERS: Surrey council pay raises anger

Editor: Re: Raises for Surrey council, March 4 Anger does not begin…

  • Apr 8, 2021
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LETTERS: Popular pickleball outgrowing existing space

Editor: As an active senior resident of White Rock and a long…

  • Apr 8, 2021
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LETTERS: White Rock council finds itself on a slippery slope

Editor: Re: Height, density restrictions set for town centre, Feb. 18 Before…

  • Apr 8, 2021
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COLUMN: Surrey educators earning high marks amid COVID-19

From teachers to the union and the school district, everyone is doing their part

  • Apr 8, 2021
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EDITORIAL: Optics matter in SPS hiring process

Tone deaf response to valid concern voiced over inspector’s selection

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An “Ideas Box” greets residents outside the entrance to the city’s first public consultation meeting, on Surrey’s policing transition, at the Cloverdale Recreation Centre on May 23, 2019. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

ZYTARUK: The Surrey Police Service really needs to get its act together

Credibility is like sweet water in the desert, held in cupped hands. Open your fingers, and it spills onto the sand, gone forever

  • Apr 5, 2021
An “Ideas Box” greets residents outside the entrance to the city’s first public consultation meeting, on Surrey’s policing transition, at the Cloverdale Recreation Centre on May 23, 2019. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
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REVERSE ANGLE: Premier’s pot-shot at young people aging poorly

Yes, some are breaking the rules, but most 20- to 39-year-olds just trying to get by

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COLUMN: Easter reminds us that a resurrection is possible every day

Pandemic or not, my hope is in the Lord, who has given me resilience to carry on

  • Apr 2, 2021
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Seniors are given instructions while they wait for their vaccination at the South Surrey Park and Ride clinic. (Aaron Hinks file photo)

LETTERS: Drive-thru vaccine process could be simplified with advance steps

Editor: As seniors, my wife and I recently got our COVID-19 vaccine at the drive-thru clinic

  • Apr 1, 2021
Seniors are given instructions while they wait for their vaccination at the South Surrey Park and Ride clinic. (Aaron Hinks file photo)
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LETTERS: Council must respect ‘gentleman’s agreement’ on passive park

Editor: Re: A ‘terrible offence’ to Maccaud’s memory: Coyne, March 25 I…

  • Apr 1, 2021
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LETTERS: Tax hike not only unpalatable, it is also unnecessary

Editor: Re: Tough pill to swallow, March 18. The editorial writer was…

  • Apr 1, 2021
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FINLAYSON: Where does the money come from? The B.C. government’s top revenue sources

Governments around the world have taken on mountains of debt during the pandemic to support the economy

  • Apr 1, 2021
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In 1980, the City of White Rock erected a cairn where Renee Maccaud-Nelson (right) used to live in White Rock’s Maccaud Park. She donated the park to the city in 1968. (Aaron Hinks photo/ White Rock Museum and Archives photo)

LETTERS: Thanks for speaking up in defence of passive park

Editor: Re: A ‘terrible offence’ to Maccaud’s memory: Coyne, March 25 I…

  • Apr 1, 2021
In 1980, the City of White Rock erected a cairn where Renee Maccaud-Nelson (right) used to live in White Rock’s Maccaud Park. She donated the park to the city in 1968. (Aaron Hinks photo/ White Rock Museum and Archives photo)
B.C. Premier John Horgan wears a protective face mask to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 prior to being sworn in by The Honourable Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia during a virtual swearing in ceremony in Victoria, Thursday, November 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

OUR VIEW: It’s awful form to throw young people under the bus

Not all people of this particular age group carry on like they’re living in a beer commercial

  • Mar 30, 2021
B.C. Premier John Horgan wears a protective face mask to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 prior to being sworn in by The Honourable Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia during a virtual swearing in ceremony in Victoria, Thursday, November 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Letter-writer Barry Cameron says it’s well worth taking time to appreciate the little things. (Tracy Holmes file photo)

LETTERS: Take pleasure in the simple

Editor: Find pleasure in the ‘simple,’ yet oddly enough, the small and ‘most important’ things in life

  • Mar 25, 2021
Letter-writer Barry Cameron says it’s well worth taking time to appreciate the little things. (Tracy Holmes file photo)
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LETTERS: Handgun ban off target

Editor: Re: Surrey mayor ‘fully supportive’ of handgun ban , Feb. 18.

  • Mar 25, 2021
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Free parking spaces around Peace Arch Hospital continue to be filled by those who aren’t using hospital services, writes Edward Rubin. (Tracy Holmes file photo)

LETTERS: Parking may be free, but spaces are not

Editor: It might be better to pay for a space and actually find one

  • Mar 25, 2021
Free parking spaces around Peace Arch Hospital continue to be filled by those who aren’t using hospital services, writes Edward Rubin. (Tracy Holmes file photo)
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AND FRANKLY: Rising taxes amongst reduced services a curious thing

Municipal services are significantly curtailed, but taxes keep going up, writes Frank Bucholtz

  • Mar 25, 2021
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Too many trees are being cleared in the name of development, writes Minghui Du. (Contributed photo)

LETTERS: South Surrey tree loss to development disappointing to see

Editor: The forests are disappearing rapidly

  • Mar 25, 2021
Too many trees are being cleared in the name of development, writes Minghui Du. (Contributed photo)
Safe Surrey Coalition petition. (Facebook image)

OUR VIEW: Surrey petition pointless because SSC majority voted in favour of project

Why is the SSC staging a petition when its council majority has already made up its mind on the 84th Avenue connector?

  • Mar 24, 2021
Safe Surrey Coalition petition. (Facebook image)