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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: 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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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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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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LETTERS: ‘Vanity project’ will come at high cost to Surrey taxpayers

Editor: For the record, I am a citizen of Surrey with no…

  • Nov 4, 2021
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Keep the RCMP in Surrey campaign founder Ivan Scott (left) speaks to Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum in South Surrey Saturday Sept. 4 after McCallum claimed his foot was run over. (@captainramona Twitter photo)

LETTER: If it wasn’t for tax implications, Surrey’s ongoing policing fiasco could be a sitcom

McCallum’s claims of being run over, Patton’s talk of attemped murder – sounds like a comedy to me

  • Nov 3, 2021
Keep the RCMP in Surrey campaign founder Ivan Scott (left) speaks to Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum in South Surrey Saturday Sept. 4 after McCallum claimed his foot was run over. (@captainramona Twitter photo)
Fresgo Inn chef/owner Walter Wolff in the kitchen of the Whalley restaurant. “I’ve got no plan for the retirement,” he told the <em>Now-Leader</em> in December 2020. “My customers always ask me, but as long as I feel good, health, I like to come here.” (Photo: Tom Zillich)

LETTER: I’ll never forget my first job at Surrey’s famous Fresgo Inn

After 30-plus years, it was emotional, yet rewarding to take a walk through time

  • Oct 13, 2021
Fresgo Inn chef/owner Walter Wolff in the kitchen of the Whalley restaurant. “I’ve got no plan for the retirement,” he told the <em>Now-Leader</em> in December 2020. “My customers always ask me, but as long as I feel good, health, I like to come here.” (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Friends of Bear Creek Park held a ‘yellow-ribbon event’ on Saturday (June 12, 2021), with protesters at 84th Avenue and King George Boulevard and 84th Avenue and 140th Street. People were asked to tie a yellow ribbon in their yard “to celebrate and to show support for our trees in Bear Creek Park.” (Photo: Lauren Collins)

LETTER: Protect our Surrey parks

Planned extension of 84th Avenue would result in loss of natural beauty

  • Aug 2, 2021
Friends of Bear Creek Park held a ‘yellow-ribbon event’ on Saturday (June 12, 2021), with protesters at 84th Avenue and King George Boulevard and 84th Avenue and 140th Street. People were asked to tie a yellow ribbon in their yard “to celebrate and to show support for our trees in Bear Creek Park.” (Photo: Lauren Collins)
The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on April 13, 2018. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

LETTER: Surrey RCMP officer was amazing

The team was exactly what a fraught mom needed

  • Aug 1, 2021
The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on April 13, 2018. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

LETTER: Surrey councillor’s flip-flopping is suspect

‘It’s the price of politics, but it is also a theatre of what we could expect’

  • Jul 31, 2021
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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
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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

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)
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