Letter to the Editor

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)
Langley doctor Brendan Martin fasted as part of a cross-Canada protest against fighter jet funding in spring 2021. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Afghanistan war fiasco reinforces Langley doctor’s opposition to war jet purchase

Letter writer encourages all MP candidates to oppose Canada’s purchase of jet fighters

  • Sep 7, 2021
Langley doctor Brendan Martin fasted as part of a cross-Canada protest against fighter jet funding in spring 2021. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
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LETTER: Langley resident grateful Canada isn’t choked with ultra right-wing media

It’s frightening what has unfolded in the United States, letter writer says

  • Sep 6, 2021
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The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is headquartered in Ottawa. (Sean Kilpatrick/Canadian Press)

LETTER: Langley resident argues super rich should pay their fair share

Politicians should not be giving handouts to the ultra-wealthy, local woman says

  • Sep 6, 2021
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is headquartered in Ottawa. (Sean Kilpatrick/Canadian Press)
A Langley City letter writer encourages those damaging election signs to actually get involved in the election. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Instead of damaging Langley candidate’s signs, vote or run for office

Local letter writer chides whomever is targetting election signs

  • Sep 5, 2021
A Langley City letter writer encourages those damaging election signs to actually get involved in the election. (Black Press Media files)
A local environmental group is lauding municipal government over a project in Hi Knoll Park on the Surrey-Langley Border. The Langley Field Naturalists lobbied the City of Surrey and worked with the city on the installation of a foot bridge in the park when it removed an old culvert. (Langley Field Naturalists/Special to Black Press Media)

LETTER: Langley environmentalists laud project in park on Surrey-Langley border

A culvert has been replaced with a foot bridge in Hi-Knoll Park.

  • Sep 4, 2021
A local environmental group is lauding municipal government over a project in Hi Knoll Park on the Surrey-Langley Border. The Langley Field Naturalists lobbied the City of Surrey and worked with the city on the installation of a foot bridge in the park when it removed an old culvert. (Langley Field Naturalists/Special to Black Press Media)
Leslie Ngo started going around her neighbourhood with a watering can in June to provide plants with a drink and help them survive the recent heatwave. (Leslie Ngo/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Food for thought on watering street plants from a Langley letter writer

Willoughby resident took a watering can around the neighbourhood to help plants survive heatwave

  • Sep 4, 2021
Leslie Ngo started going around her neighbourhood with a watering can in June to provide plants with a drink and help them survive the recent heatwave. (Leslie Ngo/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Vaccinations have been used to fight many killer diseases. (Black Press Media file)

LETTER: Langley resident outlines vaccine history and the wonders of science

Murrayville letter writer says science has saved lives and improved most people’s quality of life

  • Sep 3, 2021
Vaccinations have been used to fight many killer diseases. (Black Press Media file)
Federal election campaign stops across Canada in the second week of August 2021. (Canadian Press)

LETTER: Langley City resident calls newspaper biased for asking about election timing

Almost 80 per cent of people who answered our online poll said now is not the right time

  • Sep 3, 2021
Federal election campaign stops across Canada in the second week of August 2021. (Canadian Press)
A retired local nurse argues that vaccination cards do not violate people’s privacy. (Black Press Media file)

LETTER: Retired nurse urges other Langley residents to get vaccinated

Getting the needle is about so much more than protecting oneself, letter writer says

  • Sep 2, 2021
A retired local nurse argues that vaccination cards do not violate people’s privacy. (Black Press Media file)
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LETTER: Langley resident grateful letter about vaxx passport concerns published

Free speech seems to be getting overwhelmed in the age of COVID, local woman argues

  • Sep 2, 2021
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A local nurse is urging people to learn more about COVID vaccines and get vaccinated. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Langley nurse refutes anti-vaxx arguments

Anti-science position underpins many arguments against vaccination, letter writer says

  • Sep 1, 2021
A local nurse is urging people to learn more about COVID vaccines and get vaccinated. (Black Press Media files)
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LETTER: Langley woman agrees that vaccination passports heavy handed

Local letter writer said she shares the views of a Brookswood resident concerned about the passports

  • Sep 1, 2021
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LETTER: What will federal candidates do for Langley if elected?

A local resident encourages voters to find out about the people running for MP

  • Aug 31, 2021
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LETTER: Please respect other people’s opinions

Ability to emphatize with our fellow humans will enable us all to get through COVID

  • Aug 30, 2021
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A local letter writer counters arguments made by another regarding vaccination and COVID passports. (Black Press Media file)

LETTER: Unvaccinated only prevented from elective venues: Langley resident

People can choose not to vaccinate but expect consequences, writer says

  • Aug 29, 2021
A local letter writer counters arguments made by another regarding vaccination and COVID passports. (Black Press Media file)