Candy Canes and Coal (Dec. 17, 2014)


  • Candy canes to the garbage collection, recycling and yard waste guys in North Delta. They all do a great job in all weathers, always on time on a Thursday morning. Thanks and a Merry Christmas to you all.

  • A huge sleighful of candy canes (and chocolates) and kudos to the City of Surrey Engineering Department and the hardworking crews they have. I recently put in two requests online to have a sign fixed and a no-exit sign added and to fix the tire ruts on the edge of the road in my neighborhood. These were both done promptly with phone calls beforehand. I am so impressed with the level of service that I received. Surrey is really a great city to

    live in.

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  • A neighborhood of coal to a certain grocery store in Clayton Heights for misleading shelf prices. I went to buy cat food and the price said 10 cans for $6. So I bought 10 cans but my bill charge me $.83 a can, not $.60 as per the shelf price displayed. I confronted the manager and the manager of the store said, ³the deal is only good if you buy the same flavour cat food you can not mix the flavors to get the deal even though it is the same brand?² So buyer beware when shopping at this store, and look at shelf prices that have multiple saving prices displayed, as they may not be the deal you think it is. I will no longer shop there, as I do not like or believe or agree with this kind of selling.

  • A sackful of coal to the boy who deserves no gifts for being such a brat and climbing up on his school¹s roof where he should not have been. His parents deserve a truckload of coal for poor parenting and blaming the school board for their own negligence. They are the type of parents who raise kids who accept no responsibility for their actions.

  • A lump of coal to the grannie in our trailer park: You have no manners. You brought your whole family to the Christmas potluck and you couldn¹t leave your family squabbles at home. We were disgusted with your behavior and could smell the alcohol on you and your ham smelled of cigarettes. Show some class.

  • Lumps of coal to our new mayor in Surrey. Didn¹t take her long to increase Surrey¹s property tax. I say to her, get it from all those illegal suites that already owe millions in unpaid taxes. When is the city going to get fair with the taxpayers?

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