Opinion

A sign noting a limit of 30 litres of gas for non-essential vehicles is shown at a gas station in Maple Ridge, B.C., on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

WEB POLL: Has the 30 litre limit affected your driving?

Are you trying to drive less, or can you drive less, with less gas per fill up?

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
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
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.
Interior Health's 310-MHSU number connects callers directly to the closest mental health and substance use centre in their community.

B.C.’s mental health crisis is bad and getting worse

Nearly half of British Columbians polled said their mental health was worse due to COVID-19

  • Nov 18, 2021
Interior Health's 310-MHSU number connects callers directly to the closest mental health and substance use centre in their community.
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)
A COVID-19 virus. (File photo)

WEB POLL: Do you support employer vaccine mandates?

Should employers be able to mandate vaccinations for workers?

  • Nov 11, 2021
A COVID-19 virus. (File photo)
The cenotaph in Murrayville bears the names of locals who died in Canada’s wars. (Langley Advance Times)

Our View: Many never come home from war

From soldiers to civilians, Remembrance Day is about tallying the cost of war

  • Nov 11, 2021
The cenotaph in Murrayville bears the names of locals who died in Canada’s wars. (Langley Advance Times)
An aerial view, without horizon, of the Fraser River and part of Sumas Mountain, during the 1948 Fraser River flood. Nicomen Island is seen inundated with flood water at top centre in image. Chilliwack Mountain is visible at top right (1948). (Photograph courtesy of the Chilliwack Museum and Archives P669).

Painful Truth: Between the water and the land

We can only keep the wetlands out for so long

An aerial view, without horizon, of the Fraser River and part of Sumas Mountain, during the 1948 Fraser River flood. Nicomen Island is seen inundated with flood water at top centre in image. Chilliwack Mountain is visible at top right (1948). (Photograph courtesy of the Chilliwack Museum and Archives P669).
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)

WEB POLL: How will you mark Remembrance Day?

At home or virtually, or in person?

  • Nov 5, 2021