Letters

LETTER: White Rock should consider returning to the folds of a progressive Surrey

I believe White Rock’s 60-year ‘experiment’ at independence has run its course.

  • Jul 21st, 2017

LETTER: Aging Pattullo Bridge urgently needs to be replaced

As TransLink CEO, I can tell you our replacement bridge has been designed – and it’s ready to go.

  • Jul 19th, 2017

LETTER: Cloverdale couple earns kudos for cleanup

Normally, I send in negative comments on how filthy Cloverdale Athletics Park is left after an event or weekend – but today is different.

  • Jul 19th, 2017

LETTERS: Sybil’s tree campaign in Surrey is admirable

Keep up the good work, Sybil. It’s pretty hard to beat city hall.

  • Jul 12th, 2017

LETTER: After years of gang shootings, now Surrey mayor is furious? Please.

Common sense tells me Linda Hepner is not capable of dealing with the city’s gang violence.

  • Jul 12th, 2017

LETTERS: Trees a part of our future, too

SHS advocates the importance of items of historical significance, including in the ‘natural’ category

  • Jun 21st, 2017
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Surrey training more volunteers to help fire evacuees
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Mama peacock lays four eggs on Surrey doorstep
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FVDED in the Park brought the noise to Surrey
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BC Ferries donates chairlift to help Surrey family
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LETTER: If this ugly concrete sign represents Surrey’s future, God help us all

What in heaven’s name is city council thinking to allow such a desecration?

  • Jun 20th, 2017

LETTER: Surrey, it’s time to take our homes, businesses, streets and parks back

After reading all the letters about Surrey, my first thought was to defend my home city. But people are speaking the truth.

  • Jun 12th, 2017

LETTER: Don’t give Surrey’s addicts drugs – hold them accountable for ruining our communities

Many people in our communities can’t even afford to buy their own medications for diseases – and they weren’t given a choice if they wanted it or not.

  • Jun 6th, 2017

LETTER: When it comes to Surrey’s addicts, don’t confuse complacency with safety

While addicts are people and have rights, so do all the other people in the area have the right to a neighbourhood that is clean, free of open drug dealing, with sidewalks and lit streets.

  • May 31st, 2017

LETTER: Surrey’s addicts are holding our communities hostage

I am outraged that we can’t let our children play outside in our yards – or in a public playground – because they may get hurt by some drug addict’s used drug paraphernalia or their excrement.

  • May 31st, 2017

LETTER: Now, wait just a minute – I love living in Whalley

As someone who lives in Whalley, letters like the one I just read in the Now-Leader misrepresent my amazing neighbourhood.

  • May 18th, 2017

LETTER: I gave Surrey a second chance – what a big mistake

I left Surrey in 2001 because of the huge number of problems. I hate to say it but I’m going to leave again – as soon as possible. This place is even worse than when I left.

  • May 16th, 2017

LETTERS: Felling of trees in Surrey has me frustrated and discouraged

Open letter to the mayor and council of Surrey. I am heartbroken.

  • May 11th, 2017

LETTER: Simpson’s column on Vancouver’s Trump Tower ‘protest’ was refreshing, unexpected

It was great to see a journalist actually recounting the ridiculous nature of these Trump Tower protesters

  • Mar 8th, 2017

LETTER: Winter drivers should pay for not having proper tires

It's outrageous that many drivers don't use proper tires, and worse for those who have no experience driving in winter to be on road.

  • Feb 17th, 2017

LETTER: My retirement as MLA only means time for a new adventure

I love the people in our community and I look back at my time serving the residents of Surrey fondly.

  • Jan 19th, 2017

LETTER: Transit users in Surrey get cold shoulder when snow falls

Clearing residential streets is important in such a car-dependent community. But so is keeping transit riders safe and uninjured.

  • Jan 12th, 2017

LETTER: Guildford pool too cold for Surrey’s older swimmers

Why is the city building speciality pools that are too cold for many to use?

  • Jan 5th, 2017