Letters

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)

LETTER: Key to understanding Surrey’s policing transition is to look ahead, not behind

Independent police service is long overdue and it shouldn’t be treated like political football

  • Oct 16, 2020

LETTERS: Not an expression to be used in 2020

Term’s use shows lack of respect for the Indigenous peoples of Canada

  • Sep 24, 2020

LETTERS: Special community members left lasting legacy

Double loss with passing of Roy Strang and Helen Fosnaugh will be felt

  • Sep 24, 2020

LETTER: Why did the ‘Now-Leader’ print this offensive pose?

Reader sees obscene gesture in kids colouring book page depicting strong woman

  • Sep 9, 2020

LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

One reader wants the province to create a more inclusive name for B.C.

  • Jul 20, 2020
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LETTER: Dog owners, sports fields are not your own personal off-leash parks

It’s shocking that during COVID-19, dog owners carry on as usual, disregarding laws that don’t suit them

  • Jun 18, 2020

LETTER: Safe Surrey should stop the dirty politics and start acting like leaders

McCallum and cronies are digging up dirt to further their political cause – and it’s shameful

  • Jun 3, 2020

LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’

Seabridge Gold’s KSM project did incorporate independent and peer-reviewed science

  • May 19, 2020

COLUMN: From flattening the COVID-19 curve to Team B.C. recovery

B.C. business leaders say they’re ready to restart economy

  • Apr 30, 2020

LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

‘We are continuing our commitment to print our flyers and distribute them through community newspapers’

  • Apr 30, 2020

EARTH DAY: When pandemic ends, let’s vow to rekindle our compassion for nature

Earth has sustained us during and provided beauty and solace in a world turned upside down

  • Apr 22, 2020

LETTERS: Postal workers deserve our thanks, too

I am not sure that the staff on the ground at Canada Post have been getting the recognition they deserve

  • Apr 16, 2020

LETTER: With a long road of recovery ahead, Surrey must keep RCMP

To change for the sake of change shows weak leadership, inability to understand needs of community

  • Apr 8, 2020

LETTER: I’m sorry, Surrey, for smelling like cigarettes all those years

If I could go back and tell my 13-year-old self to put down that cigarette, I would, reader says

  • Feb 22, 2020

LETTER: We need to thank those who work in public education

Andrea Sinclair is president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils

  • Jan 29, 2020

LETTER: MAiD – Grateful for the choice

One local letter writer encourages people to voice their thoughts on medically assisted dying

  • Jan 29, 2020

LETTER: Surrey mayor made me uncomfortable by bashing reliable ‘Now-Leader’

During a recent phone call, McCallum talked a lot about himself before disparaging newspapers

  • Jan 21, 2020

LETTER: Old enough to know what’s been lost in B.C. salmon

Stephen Hume writes about the lack of discussion on the province’s dwindling salmon population

  • Jan 16, 2020

LETTERS: A New Year’s resolution for Surrey – stop dumping trash

Garbage in our city is unacceptable, especially since there are many ways to get rid of it properly

  • Jan 10, 2020