Letters

LETTER: Cloverdale couple earns kudos for cleanup

Normally, I send in negative comments on how filthy Cloverdale Athletics Park is left after an event or weekend – but today is different.

  • Jul 19, 2017

LETTER: After years of gang shootings, now Surrey mayor is furious? Please.

Common sense tells me Linda Hepner is not capable of dealing with the city’s gang violence.

  • Jul 12, 2017

LETTER: Don’t punish all dog owners for the mistakes of a few

Patrick and Nancy Demwell think dogs (and their owners) are part of what makes North Delta's Huff Corridor special.

  • Mar 29, 2017
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LETTER: Bridge to replace Massey Tunnel not a done deal

Rick Millikan holds out hope that politicians will come around to the idea of replacing the George Massey Tunnel with two new tunnels.

  • Mar 17, 2017

LETTER: Money spent on Delta highways should be used to restore Burns Bog

Don DeMille argues there's more value in restoring the bog than there is shaving a few minutes of people's commutes.

  • Mar 17, 2017

LETTER: BC Liberals using Delta transition house to get votes

Reader R. Humphreys finds the timing of, and circumstances surrounding, the announcement of funding for the transition house suspect.

  • Mar 16, 2017

LETTER: Government mental health plan good for youth

Angela Giesbrecht of North Delta applauds the B.C. government's recent announcement of a three-year mental health plan.

  • Mar 6, 2017

LETTER: Human-caused climate change isn’t ‘propaganda’

Laura Sacks takes umbrage with Black Press columnist Tom Fletcher's piece “Voters Guide to Carbon Taxes.”

  • Feb 17, 2017

LETTER: ‘Business as usual’ is not enough

Rev. Cari Copeman-Haynes of North Delta's Crossroads United Church calls on Canadians to defend the freedoms of those most vulnerable.

  • Feb 3, 2017

LETTER: Real Estate Council’s definition of latent defect should apply if Sunshine Village rezoned

Reader Gary Swartz responds to another reader's letter regarding the proposed rezoning of Sunshine Village.

  • Feb 3, 2017

LETTER: Answering questions about Sunshine Village mega-homes

Richard Hobbs answers some of the questions posed in another reader's letter regarding the proposed rezoning of Sunshine Village.

  • Jan 27, 2017

LETTER: Sunshine Village rezoning would make every house a ‘mega-home’

Sunshine Village resident Gary Swartz argues against the proposed rezoning of the neighbourhood, warning of its potential consequences.

  • Jan 20, 2017

LETTER: The Corporation of Delta needs to do more about icy roads and sidewalks

North Delta resident Greg Brown takes exception to the pace with which streets in the community are being cleared of ice and snow.

  • Jan 6, 2017

LETTER: Misinformation about Woodfibre LNG needs correcting

Jennifer Siddon, senior manager of corporate communications for Woodfibre LNG Limited, sets the record straight about the project.

  • Dec 1, 2016

LETTER: Public sector management ceded to unions

Fred McCreath of White Rock argues the Supreme Court of Canada went too far in its ruling in favour of the B.C. Teachers' Federation.

  • Nov 24, 2016

LETTER: Benefits of Woodfibre LNG overblown

Larry Miller says Woodfibre LNG will cost more money than it makes.

  • Nov 24, 2016

LETTERS: Deltans weigh in on proposed Casino

Readers react to the recent news that the BCLC has chosen Delta as the site for a new gaming facility in the South of Fraser region.

  • Nov 18, 2016

LETTER: We ought to feel guilty as we remember the fallen

Reader Don DeMille writes that we should feel guilty as well as grateful for the sacrifices made by so many.

  • Nov 18, 2016

LETTER: Coyotes are here to stay, so get used to them.

Terry Taylor says coyotes are here to stay so North Deltans like Jimmy ("Coyotes pose a real danger," NDR No. 15, Oct. 13) need to accept it

  • Oct 28, 2016

LETTERS: On oil tankers, fuel barges and cruise ships

Readers from Bella Bella to Victoria respond to Tom Fletcher's column on reaction to the sinking of a tugboat on B.C.'s Central Coast

  • Oct 25, 2016