Letter to the Editor

Large sections of 208th Street are single lane, while sections that are multiple lanes are closed off, a letter writer complains. (Langley Advance Times file)

LETTER: Langley neighbourhood’s development causing headaches for drivers

Long-time resident wants Langley Township to provide better infrastructure

  • Oct 13, 2021

 

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LETTER: Does construction on 200th Street ever end, Langley resident asks

One local street seems to get a lot more attention than other roadways, letter writer noticed

  • Oct 6, 2021

 

Willoughby resident Jesmina Biserovic says there’s too many crashes at 84th Avenue and 208A Street, and would like the Township to take action. (Jesmina Biserovic/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Langley suburb resident distressed by number of crashes in her neighbourhood

The area of 84th Avenue and 208A Street has seen many crashes as the area built up

  • Oct 4, 2021

 

BCER Interurban Car 1401, an Ottawa Car Company built in 1910, has arrived at Langley Prairie Station on its way to Chilliwack in late 1949, with St. Louis Car Company’s 1913-built 1320 in tow as well as a BCER-built 1300 car with the conductor leaning out of vestibule door. The station was re-built by July 1928 after a fire while the vehicle at the left (light colour) indicates a late 1940s model and a 1930s truck. The rail lines are still in use today for freight and some would like to see commuter rail on them again. (Ernie Les Plant/BC Hydro - G.E. MacDonell Collection)

LETTER: Rail advocate says interurban best route for commuter transit

SkyTrain to Langley too costly compared to commuter rail, says advocate

  • Oct 2, 2021
BCER Interurban Car 1401, an Ottawa Car Company built in 1910, has arrived at Langley Prairie Station on its way to Chilliwack in late 1949, with St. Louis Car Company’s 1913-built 1320 in tow as well as a BCER-built 1300 car with the conductor leaning out of vestibule door. The station was re-built by July 1928 after a fire while the vehicle at the left (light colour) indicates a late 1940s model and a 1930s truck. The rail lines are still in use today for freight and some would like to see commuter rail on them again. (Ernie Les Plant/BC Hydro - G.E. MacDonell Collection)
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: Kindness made Aldergrove woman’s day

Grateful to anonymous man who bought her lunch at Langley restaurant

  • Oct 2, 2021
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The majority of Canadians have had COVID-19 vaccinations. (Mark Taylor/Canadian Press)

LETTER: Most Canadians have been vaccinated, Langley letter writer points out

A local person says most people okay with getting shots to keep others safe

  • Sep 30, 2021
The majority of Canadians have had COVID-19 vaccinations. (Mark Taylor/Canadian Press)
Share your opinion via email, through our website or in a posted letter. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Langley resident said politicians fumbling SkyTrain extension

Line to Langley taking too long to build, letter writer argues

  • Sep 29, 2021
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A local reader appreciates the array of stories to be found in community newspapers. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Langley reader appreciated reading about George’s canoe made from old pianos

Reader appreciates mix of stories, particularly during the pandemic.

  • Sep 24, 2021
A local reader appreciates the array of stories to be found in community newspapers. (Black Press Media files)
B.C. vaccine passport (Black Press Media)

LETTER: Langley woman contends vaccine passports are about taking away people’s rights

People should not be giving away their rights to move about freely in society, letter writer argues

  • Sep 23, 2021
B.C. vaccine passport (Black Press Media)
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LETTER: Langley neighbourhoods need parking

Residents should have parking options near where they live, letter writer argues

  • Sep 22, 2021
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A Langley letter writer is encouraging businesses and their employees to respect the public health order regarding vaccinations. (Black Press Media file)

LETTER: Langley resident does the math on vaccination passports

Businesses risk alienating vaccinated patrons to cater to anti-vaxx minority, letter writer says

  • Sep 22, 2021
A Langley letter writer is encouraging businesses and their employees to respect the public health order regarding vaccinations. (Black Press Media file)
Rick and Joyce Sutcliffe had a photo take three days after her cancer diagnosis in September 2020 but shortly before they found out the cancer was terminal. She died recently. To make matters worse, their home was broken into shortly after the funeral. (Michelle Andersson/With Heart Photography)

LETTER: Wife’s jewelry stolen from Bradner-area home shortly after her funeral

Husband has a message for those who broke into his home

  • Sep 21, 2021
Rick and Joyce Sutcliffe had a photo take three days after her cancer diagnosis in September 2020 but shortly before they found out the cancer was terminal. She died recently. To make matters worse, their home was broken into shortly after the funeral. (Michelle Andersson/With Heart Photography)
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LETTER: Next federal government needs to do more for seniors

Poverty a key issue facing many older Canadians, letter writer says

  • Sep 17, 2021
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LETTER: Langley senior too poor to qualify for ‘affordable’ housing

Letter writer would like seniors poverty to be a federal election issue

  • Sep 14, 2021
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An ambulance passes through a crowd of people protesting COVID-19 vaccine passports and mandatory vaccinations for healthcare workers, in Vancouver, on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. The protest began outside Vancouver General Hospital and police estimated the crowd gathered to be as many as 5,000 people. (CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

LETTER: Langley letter writer irate by adults protestors throwing temper tantrums

Protestors wrong for targeting hospitals, adding stress to health-care workers and patients

  • Sep 13, 2021
An ambulance passes through a crowd of people protesting COVID-19 vaccine passports and mandatory vaccinations for healthcare workers, in Vancouver, on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. The protest began outside Vancouver General Hospital and police estimated the crowd gathered to be as many as 5,000 people. (CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
BC Wildfire crews put out hot spots on Thomas Creek Fire during summer 2021. (File photo)

LETTER: Langley veteran says Canada already has key wildfire fighting tools – air force planes

Canadian military aircraft should be used for fires and moved around as needed, letter writer says

  • Sep 13, 2021
BC Wildfire crews put out hot spots on Thomas Creek Fire during summer 2021. (File photo)
A local letter writer would like to see changes to the recycling and waste collection system. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Langley man trash talks local recycling efforts for lack of options

Taxpayers are footing the bill that should be covered by manufacturers, letter writer argues

  • Sep 13, 2021
A local letter writer would like to see changes to the recycling and waste collection system. (Black Press Media files)
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LETTER: Coquitlam visitor finds grocery bill paid by stranger at Langley market

Letter writer hopes young person who paid for her groceries knows how it made her day

  • Sep 12, 2021
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This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 novel coronavirus. (CDC photo)

LETTER: Questions keeping Fort Langley woman from getting vaccine

Local letter writer says health-care workers not scared of the COVID virus

  • Sep 9, 2021
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 novel coronavirus. (CDC photo)
Langley Township civic building’s sidewalk was covered with chalk outlines on Saturday, Aug. 28 as part of an overdose awareness campaign. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Langley woman grateful for spotlight shone on overdose crisis

People struggling with addiction need help, letter writer says

  • Sep 8, 2021
Langley Township civic building’s sidewalk was covered with chalk outlines on Saturday, Aug. 28 as part of an overdose awareness campaign. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)