Letter to the Editor

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

 

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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

 

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)
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)
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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)
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LETTER: Charan Gill was truly inspiring

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

  • Feb 11, 2021
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