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LETTERS: Have patience as we all do the best we can

Stop and take a breath before getting upset over others’ actions

  • Apr 29, 2021

 

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LETTERS: Current council cannot undo highrise development

Buildings under construction were a done deal years ago

  • Apr 29, 2021

 

The Very Rev. Steven L. Thomason, left, and the Right Rev. Gregory H. Rickel, bow to an empty sanctuary as they begin a live streamed Easter service at Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral Sunday on in Seattle. Christians around the world are celebrating Easter at a distance, with many churches closed and family gatherings canceled amid wide-ranging shutdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Elaine Thompson/The Associated Press)

LETTER: Churches that held indoor services should heed Paul

Some churches still held indoor services for Easter

 

Dozens of tractors rode down 104th Avenue in Whalley Saturday afternoon (March 13, 2021) as part of one of the ‘Basmodi Wave’ events happening across the Lower Mainland for the next several weeks to continue to draw attention to the farmers protests in India. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

LETTER: Guest column on India’s farm bills was informative

Harjote Sumbal wrote a guest column for the Surrey Now-Leader

  • Mar 21, 2021
Dozens of tractors rode down 104th Avenue in Whalley Saturday afternoon (March 13, 2021) as part of one of the ‘Basmodi Wave’ events happening across the Lower Mainland for the next several weeks to continue to draw attention to the farmers protests in India. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
“Love Where You Live” is a clean-up and beautification initiative. (Photo: Now-Leader file)

LETTER: Surrey’s clean-up campaign shows council has no idea how to run a city

‘Love Where You Live’ effors shows lack of leadership

“Love Where You Live” is a clean-up and beautification initiative. (Photo: Now-Leader file)
(Photo: Black Press files)

LETTER: Surrey’s clean-up campaign is off-base

City needs more staff, better service plan

  • Mar 19, 2021
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Council chambers at Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

LETTER: Sadly, our voices no longer matter to Surrey council

Reader says she’s tired of not being heard

  • Mar 18, 2021
Council chambers at Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
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LETTER: Guerra’s tree comment exposes ignorance

Reader says residents pay mayor, council to make informed decisions

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LETTER: Handgun ban would only hurt lawful gun owners

Reader says this will penalize lawful gun owners

  • Mar 5, 2021
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LETTER: Connecting 84th Avenue through Surrey park is a terrible idea

Reader says one of the city’s crown jewel is under fire again

  • Mar 4, 2021
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Chief Constable Norm Lipinski, Surrey Police Service. (Submitted photo)

LETTER: Lipinski’s role in gross misuse of taxpayers’ cash in Delta is concerning

Reader says expenditure should have been presented to Delta council

  • Feb 12, 2021
Chief Constable Norm Lipinski, Surrey Police Service. (Submitted photo)
TEASER PHOTO: CHARAN GILL

LETTER: Charan Gill was truly inspiring

Gill’s death is a sad loss to the Lower Mainland

  • Feb 11, 2021
TEASER PHOTO: CHARAN GILL
16th Avenue in South Surrey. (File photo: Aaron Hinks)

LETTER: Massive growth without forethought is disastrous

Municipalities build to bring in more people, but don’t upgrade infrastructure

  • Feb 5, 2021
16th Avenue in South Surrey. (File photo: Aaron Hinks)
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: Surrey’s new police service compounding stress on cops

Reader says SPS new deputy chief will have a lot of workplace stress to deal with

  • Feb 4, 2021
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)
FILE - Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum speaks at a press conference about the provincial government approving the city’s municipal police transition plan on Aug. 22, 2019. He was joined by councillors (from left) Mandeep Nagra, Allison Patton and Doug Elford. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

LETTER: The Surrey police process is a sham

Reader says there is no benefit to this transition

  • Jan 30, 2021
FILE - Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum speaks at a press conference about the provincial government approving the city’s municipal police transition plan on Aug. 22, 2019. He was joined by councillors (from left) Mandeep Nagra, Allison Patton and Doug Elford. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (File photo)

LETTER: Surrey’s mayor couldn’t care less

Reader reminds voters remember the last few years at the next civic election

  • Jan 30, 2021
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (File photo)
This was the false-front ad on the Jan. 21, 2021 edition of the Surrey Now-Leader.

LETTER: Cannabis ad on the Now-Leader’s front page was offensive

Reader says the advertisement should have been inside the paper instead

  • Jan 29, 2021
This was the false-front ad on the Jan. 21, 2021 edition of the Surrey Now-Leader.
Mayor Doug McCallum during a media presser on Feb. 27, 2020. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

LETTER: Careful, Safe Surrey – history will repeat itself

Reader says coalition could be voted out in the next civic election

  • Jan 29, 2021
Mayor Doug McCallum during a media presser on Feb. 27, 2020. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
TEASER PHOTO / George Galicz with Igor the eagle at Surrey Zoo in November 1969. Galicz and his birds of prey appeared in sports shows across North America, on television and as special attractions at many large show and events. (Photo courtesy Surrey Archives)

LETTER: Surrey Zoo owner was one of a kind

Readers remember George Galicz’s work with animals

  • Jan 16, 2021
TEASER PHOTO / George Galicz with Igor the eagle at Surrey Zoo in November 1969. Galicz and his birds of prey appeared in sports shows across North America, on television and as special attractions at many large show and events. (Photo courtesy Surrey Archives)
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (Photo: Amy Reid)

LETTER: Surrey RCMP staff deserve better

Reader says she is embarrassed by residents standing by Doug McCallum

  • Jan 15, 2021
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (Photo: Amy Reid)