Letters

Surrey voters go to the polls on Oct. 15. (File photo)

LETTER: Ranked voting would be simple solution to vote-splitting in Surrey

Candidates should commit that in 2026, we will have fairer voting system than what we have now

  • Jul 21, 2022
Surrey Police Service Chief Const. Norm Lipinski, right, with Surrey RCMP Assistant Commissioner Brian Edwards in the foreground, during a joint RCMP-SPS press conference on Nov. 30, 2021, announcing the first 29 SPS officers being deployed. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

LETTER: Little chance Surrey Police Service will find enough officers to make a full force

It is easy to quote optimistic expectations but so far, Surrey Police Service is non-entity

  • Jun 29, 2022
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LETTER: Crescent Park corner the ideal spot for pickleball courts

Editor: Re: Game popular, but noisy, May 26 letters I play pickleball…

  • Jun 2, 2022
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LETTERS: City of White Rock’s $10 charge for FOI requests ‘paradoxical’

Editor: It is quite paradoxical that a council that campaigned on openness…

  • May 19, 2022
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LETTERS: Congestion in South Surrey and White Rock already worse than we ever expected

Editor: Re: Highrises a growing fact of life in many parts of…

  • Apr 28, 2022
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LETTERS: Unprovoked mass slaughter

Editor: Re: “MP’s badge of honour,” Letters, March 31 The continuing unprovoked…

  • Apr 21, 2022
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LETTERS: It’s worth waiting two minutes at a light to ensure others’ safety

Editor: Regarding the traffic lights on 32 Avenue at the Gethsemani Cemetery…

  • Feb 24, 2022
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LETTER: White Rock doctor saved me from years of pain and despair

Dr. Roy Jackson’s unconditional support and professionalism made me see light at end of tunnel

  • Feb 16, 2022
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LETTERS: Surrey’s political issues similar to 2005, but costlier

Editor: As a resident of Surrey for over 40 years, I am…

  • Feb 10, 2022
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Protesters participating in a cross-country truck convoy protesting measures taken by authorities to curb the spread of COVID-19 and vaccine mandates gather near Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)

LETTER: View from the fence shows right and wrong on both sides of ‘freedom convoy’

Nobody on either side of the situation in Ottawa is completely at fault, writes Maureen Kerr

  • Feb 10, 2022
Protesters participating in a cross-country truck convoy protesting measures taken by authorities to curb the spread of COVID-19 and vaccine mandates gather near Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)
A man holds a 3M N95 respirator. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

LETTERS: Hospital requirement to switch masks, actually makes a lot of sense

N95 masks are better quality, but no way to know how long it’s been worn

  • Jan 27, 2022
A man holds a 3M N95 respirator. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
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LETTERS: Concerns over Semiahmoo Town Centre development proposal

Editor: We are in the wake of change, as the Stage 2…

  • Jan 27, 2022
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LETTERS: Semiahmoo Town Centre will adversely affect residents if built as planned

Editor: Local residents can now view the proposed final Semiahmoo Town Centre…

  • Jan 27, 2022
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Surrey-area cyclist Gabriel J. Snyman. (submitted photo)
Surrey-area cyclist Gabriel J. Snyman. (submitted photo)
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

LETTERS: McCallum got himself into his own mess, he can pay for it

More readers vent about having to pay for Surrey mayor’s legal bills

  • Dec 26, 2021
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
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LETTER: My Christmas wish is that we learn to stop – and bring COVID to end

If we refrain from travelling and ensure to get vaccinated, we might stop COVID from spreading

  • Dec 24, 2021
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Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (Now-Leader file photo)

LETTERS: There’s no way Surrey taxpayers should be on hook for McCallum’s high-priced lawyer

Readers vent about footing the bill after embattled mayor hires high-profile defense attorney

  • Dec 16, 2021
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (Now-Leader file photo)
Left: Surrey Police Service reveal the uniform officers will be wearing once they start patrolling the streets. Right: Surrey City Councillor Jack Hundial.

LETTER: Hundial’s bravado is artifact of toxic police culture that will soon be gone from Surrey

‘Grow a pair?’ For its part, Surrey Police Service is building an inclusive and compassionate culture

  • Nov 26, 2021
Left: Surrey Police Service reveal the uniform officers will be wearing once they start patrolling the streets. Right: Surrey City Councillor Jack Hundial.
A sign announces a new sidewalk and street lighting for a busy stretch of road in South Surrey. Minghui Du, who lives in the area and regularly walks along Croydon Drive-28 Avenue and 156 Street, is grateful for the upgrade. (Contributed photo)

LETTERS: New sidewalk will encourage will encourage foot traffic, cut vehicle emissions

Editor: I am very grateful to the city for the new sidewalks…

  • Nov 18, 2021
A sign announces a new sidewalk and street lighting for a busy stretch of road in South Surrey. Minghui Du, who lives in the area and regularly walks along Croydon Drive-28 Avenue and 156 Street, is grateful for the upgrade. (Contributed photo)
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LETTERS: For safety’s sake, wear white at night

Dark, wet days and evenings mean it’s tougher for drivers to see pedestrians

  • Nov 4, 2021
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