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LETTER: Clayton Heights letter writer calls for federal climate change action

Prime minister needs to act like green and not just sound concerned about the environment

  • Jul 24, 2021

 

A wildfire burns in the mountains north of Lytton on July 1, 2021, during record high temperatures. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

LETTER: Langley resident encourages green living but says planet will still get hotter

The earth is going through a hot age right now, which humans can’t reverse, letter writer said

  • Jul 23, 2021

 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday (July 9) that the federal government will give $1.3 billion for the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain expansion project to get it from King George Station to Langley. (File photo: Kedo Zake)

LETTER: SkyTrain best option for Langley

Light rail in other communities snarls traffic, letter writer warns

  • Jul 22, 2021

 

Langley’s Shirley Sawatsky has entered the Upcycle Challenge various times over the years and this year won second place for her piece. (Sawatsky photo)

LETTER: Langley upcycler hopes unique competition continues in the future

The Art of Upcycling challenged entrants to use throwaway items in new ways

  • Jul 21, 2021
Langley’s Shirley Sawatsky has entered the Upcycle Challenge various times over the years and this year won second place for her piece. (Sawatsky photo)
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LETTER: Langley City man questions why fight against racism seems never ending

A local letter writer has spoken out against hate and racism for years

  • Jul 20, 2021
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LETTER: Langley Township and B.C. failed residents over Walnut Grove truck route

Long-time resident concerned about big trucks in a suburban neighbourhood

  • Jul 20, 2021
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LETTER: Why isn’t discrimination against whites spoken of, Langley man asks

All racism and discrimination should be taken serious, letter writer says

  • Jul 19, 2021
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LETTER: Exhausted frontline workers should not be subjected to abuse

Care providers group urges kindness as care home visitation opens up

  • Jul 19, 2021
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Residents can provide feedback on proposd changes to the Tree Protection Bylaw on the Langley Townhsip website at https://www.tol.ca/at-your-service/engineering-building-development/engineering/tree-protection/

LETTER: Aldergrove tree defender welcomes stricter Langley Township tree protection bylaw

Public input is accepted until noon on Thursday, July 22, letter writer noted

  • Jul 18, 2021
Residents can provide feedback on proposd changes to the Tree Protection Bylaw on the Langley Townhsip website at https://www.tol.ca/at-your-service/engineering-building-development/engineering/tree-protection/
Construction of the Trans Mountain pipeline is seen under way in Kamloops, B.C., on September 1, 2020. The line will come through North Langley. (Canadian Press/Jonathan Hayward)

LETTER: Langley letter writer encourages people to move away from fossil fuels

Time to shift gears to cleaner power, local woman says

  • Jul 17, 2021
Construction of the Trans Mountain pipeline is seen under way in Kamloops, B.C., on September 1, 2020. The line will come through North Langley. (Canadian Press/Jonathan Hayward)
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LETTER: Langley letter writer questions Surrey’s push to develop Campbell Heights

The benefit of greenspace can’t be replaced with a few street trees, local man argues

  • Jul 16, 2021
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Letter writer Neil Kinsofer took this photo of a medivac helicopter in a neighbour’s field after a crash Friday, July 9, 2021, in an area he said is notorious for crashes.

LETTER: South Langley road notorious for crashes

A local letter writer lives in the area and is concerned about the number of incidents

  • Jul 16, 2021
Letter writer Neil Kinsofer took this photo of a medivac helicopter in a neighbour’s field after a crash Friday, July 9, 2021, in an area he said is notorious for crashes.
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LETTER: Humanity needs to stop using fossil fuels immediately, Langley City woman argues

A local letter writer lays out her concerns for the future is people don’t change their ways

  • Jul 15, 2021
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Memorials can be seen at the Walnut Grove Skate Park for Carson Crimeni who died Aug. 7, 2019. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Langley woman joins call for justice for dead child

Almost two years after Carson Crimeni died, his family and others want progress on his case

  • Jul 15, 2021
Memorials can be seen at the Walnut Grove Skate Park for Carson Crimeni who died Aug. 7, 2019. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times files)
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LETTER: Langley senior calls for better protections for renters

Letter writer would like politicians to do more to protect vulnerable renters

  • Jul 14, 2021
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A Township resident is critical of council which recently decided to replace the Fort Langley pool with a spray park. (Google Maps grab)

LETTER: Resident recommends cleaning out Township council in next election over pool vote

Public feedback preferred a pool over a spray park but council opted to go with spray park

  • Jul 13, 2021
A Township resident is critical of council which recently decided to replace the Fort Langley pool with a spray park. (Google Maps grab)
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LETTER: Langley woman critical of federal take on COVID passports

B.C. already issuing vaccination cards to residents and that should suffice, resident says

  • Jul 12, 2021
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LETTER: Spark lit by centuries of mistreatment of Native peoples, says Langley letter writer

The future of Canada’s relationship with Indigenous peoples cannot mirror the past, local man says

  • Jul 12, 2021
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Drivers who don’t negotiate the turn can end up damaging medians, like the one in this Langley City cul de sac. (Google Maps grab)

LETTER: Langley City resident wants median green space saved

Neighbours have tended median over the years

  • Jul 12, 2021
Drivers who don’t negotiate the turn can end up damaging medians, like the one in this Langley City cul de sac. (Google Maps grab)
One local letter writer is asking some questions in light of the recent heatwave. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Langley letter writer ponders hot topic

The recent heatwave should help spur people to change their habits, a local woman suggests

  • Jul 11, 2021
One local letter writer is asking some questions in light of the recent heatwave. (Black Press Media files)