Letters

A local letter writer wonders when all levels of government are going to make progress on housing. (File)

LETTER: Langley City residents concerned about losing home as rental stock dwindles

All levels of government must play a role in creating more housing in this country, writer argues

  • Dec 4, 2021
Langley sustained flooding in November 2021 but didn’t see the widespread destruction of other B.C. communities. (Langley Advance Times file)

LETTER: Society must fight climate change and rebuild infrastructure differently, Langley resident argues

People failed to heed warnings about the climate decades ago, letter writer noted

  • Dec 1, 2021
Kayla Basso is wondering what happened to this unique goose that was living in the Brydon Lagoon area since early 2021. (Kayla Basso/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Anyone know what happened to the unique goose in Langley City lagoon?

This kind of goose is not normally seen in Canada

  • Nov 27, 2021
An 'atmospheric river' event saw 77.8 millimetres of rain dumped on Nanaimo on Nov. 14, good enough for sixth-wettest day in recorded history, says a meteorologist from Environment Canada. (Tyler Hay/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Langley resident wants government to fight climate in a different way

Spend tax dollars on ways to minimize impacts to average Canadians

  • Nov 22, 2021
An 'atmospheric river' event saw 77.8 millimetres of rain dumped on Nanaimo on Nov. 14, good enough for sixth-wettest day in recorded history, says a meteorologist from Environment Canada. (Tyler Hay/Black Press Media)
Lights glittered in McBurney plaza in January 2020. Funds from the cancelled Magic of Christmas parade 2020 were used to add lights, a report said. (Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Langley letter writer’s wish for Christmas

Local resident empathizes with those whose dreams are simply to be warm and dry

  • Nov 22, 2021
Lights glittered in McBurney plaza in January 2020. Funds from the cancelled Magic of Christmas parade 2020 were used to add lights, a report said. (Langley Advance Times)
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Langley family feared for puppy’s life after it ingested cannabis

Puppy survived exposure to THC but not before some frightening moments

  • Nov 21, 2021
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Black Press Media files)
Some drivers ignored warning signs and headed through flooded areas, like this one at 272nd Street north of Aldergrove on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Langley resident lauds municipal workers for keeping public safer

Flooding in her neighbourhood and Township’s quick response prompted letter

  • Nov 19, 2021
Some drivers ignored warning signs and headed through flooded areas, like this one at 272nd Street north of Aldergrove on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Case numbers for Nov. 7 to 13 were released by the BC Centre for Disease Control.

COVID outbreak over at seniors facility in Langley City

Fraser Health announced outbreak updates for Harrison Landing and a Mission site

Case numbers for Nov. 7 to 13 were released by the BC Centre for Disease Control.
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Langley drive-thru angel helped at woman’s low point

Murrayville resident wants kind person to know why her gesture meant so much

  • Nov 17, 2021
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Black Press Media files)
Send your letter to the editor via email to news@langleyadvancetimes.com and include your first and last name, address, and phone number.

LETTER: Langley Seniors of the Year prevent another senior from being scammed

Family wrote to thank Bill and Arlene Pike for warning about scam phone calls

  • Nov 16, 2021
Send your letter to the editor via email to news@langleyadvancetimes.com and include your first and last name, address, and phone number.
Share your opinion via email, through our website or in a posted letter. (Black Press Media file)

LETTER: Langley resident questions Halloween themes

In agreement with a previous letter writer, a local woman says it’s become too gory

  • Nov 14, 2021
Share your opinion via email, through our website or in a posted letter. (Black Press Media file)
Navy and RCMP personnel were at the Murrayville Remembrance Day ceremony. The service was online with limited space for the public to attend in person. Other local services asked the public not to attend and were live streamed. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Navy and RCMP personnel were at the Murrayville Remembrance Day ceremony. The service was online with limited space for the public to attend in person. Other local services asked the public not to attend and were live streamed. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Krysal McEwan sang O Canada at the Murrayville Remembrance Day service. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Langley resident had hoped veterans would turnout for Remembrance ceremony

Murrayville had Langley’s only in-person ceremony. Other local events asked public to watch online

  • Nov 13, 2021
Krysal McEwan sang O Canada at the Murrayville Remembrance Day service. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Langley’s Larry Woodrow recently took photos of logging areas in the Okanagan and Chilliwack areas. (Larry Woodrow/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: North Langley resident concerned about loss of trees

Old-growth forests disappearing at an alarming rate, letter writer says

  • Nov 13, 2021
Langley’s Larry Woodrow recently took photos of logging areas in the Okanagan and Chilliwack areas. (Larry Woodrow/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Send your letter to the editor via email to news@langleyadvancetimes.com and include your first and last name, address, and phone number. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Langley letter writer says pedestrians need to be more attentive

Most people taught stop, look and listen as kids. It still applies to grownups, local woman says

  • Nov 12, 2021
Send your letter to the editor via email to news@langleyadvancetimes.com and include your first and last name, address, and phone number. (Black Press Media files)
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Langley senior doesn’t back down from rude pickup driver

Scooter users expressing concern about crosswalk safety and now others are adding their voices

  • Nov 8, 2021
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)
911 calls are handled by E-Comm, a regional emergency communications centre. (Black Press Media file)

LETTER: Langley Township should be around for after hours bylaws calls

An Aldergrove resident is concerned non-emergency calls helping to overwhelm 911

  • Nov 7, 2021
911 calls are handled by E-Comm, a regional emergency communications centre. (Black Press Media file)
A local letter writer voices concerns about pedestrian safety. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Pedestrians need to look up from their phones, Langley letter writer says

People have to pay attention to traffic and traffic lights while on foot

  • Nov 5, 2021
A local letter writer voices concerns about pedestrian safety. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Share your opinion via email, through our website or in a posted letter. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Shame on Langley Township council for allowing healthy trees to be cut down

A Brookswood resident is concerned about the loss of trees at a site in his neighbourhood

  • Nov 4, 2021
Share your opinion via email, through our website or in a posted letter. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)
A Brookswood resident bemoans the loss of some Halloween elements in favour of more shocking decorations. (Colleen Smith/Special to Black Press Media)

LETTER: Halloween becoming too gory for Langley resident

Ghosts and ghoblins replaced with blood and guts, letter writer said

  • Nov 3, 2021
A Brookswood resident bemoans the loss of some Halloween elements in favour of more shocking decorations. (Colleen Smith/Special to Black Press Media)