Letter to the Editor

Electric vehicles have a higher price but cost less to operate over the long term. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Langley man looks forward to the day when electric vehicle prices fall

Society will continue to need oil and gas while EV prices are so much higher, writer argues

  • Dec 28, 2020
Electric vehicles have a higher price but cost less to operate over the long term. (Black Press Media files)
Cloverdale-Langley City MP Tamara Jansen sent out Christmas cards and one local constituent is concerned about the message it sends in the age of COVID.

LETTER: Langley resident irked by lack of social distancing in MP’s Christmas card photo

A constituent is concerned about the message a group family photos sends during a global pandemic

  • Dec 28, 2020
Cloverdale-Langley City MP Tamara Jansen sent out Christmas cards and one local constituent is concerned about the message it sends in the age of COVID.
Fort Langley’s proposed new truck route is outlined in red. It would move most truck traffic around the village of Fort Langley. (Langley Township Engineering/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Fort Langley Truck Route project a waste of $15 million

Money better spent on social and health issues, a local resident contends

  • Dec 27, 2020
Fort Langley’s proposed new truck route is outlined in red. It would move most truck traffic around the village of Fort Langley. (Langley Township Engineering/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
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LETTER: Surrey priest suggests Dr. Henry stay in her lane

Orthodox priest said public health orders having unintended consequences for people of faith

  • Dec 27, 2020
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LETTER: Plow pushes snow right back on Langley man’s nice, clean sidewalk

A Walnut Grove resident just finished snow clearing when municipal crews came by Dec. 21

  • Dec 26, 2020
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Langley Memorial Hospital as been the site of at least one COVID-19 outbreak. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Langley resident concerned about elderly husband’s hospital stay

Writer critical of lack of communication and some staff spending too much time on their devices

  • Dec 26, 2020
Langley Memorial Hospital as been the site of at least one COVID-19 outbreak. (Langley Advance Times files)
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LETTER: Langley resident looks to Bible for instruction on how to act during pandemic

Those disobeying public health orders and attending church in person are not “living honourably’

  • Dec 26, 2020
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LETTER: Langley letter writer urges people to take precautions to prevent virus spread

Local man expresses little sympathy for anti-mask arguments

  • Dec 23, 2020
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LETTER: Langley churches in-person services spreading virus

Local letter writer said his faith teaches him that God is not in a particular building

  • Dec 23, 2020
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LETTER: Langley homeless numbers growing and many close to being homeless

Local letter writer says he’s concerned about the changes he’s seen over the years

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Mark Donnelly, who has been the anthem singer for the Vancouver Canucks NHL hockey team since 2001, performs O Canada at a protest against measures taken by public health authorities to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Vancouver, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. [THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck]

LETTER: Langley writer agrees anti-mask singer should be fired

Taking part in an anti-mask protest sends wrong message

  • Dec 20, 2020
Mark Donnelly, who has been the anthem singer for the Vancouver Canucks NHL hockey team since 2001, performs O Canada at a protest against measures taken by public health authorities to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Vancouver, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. [THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck]
Cloverdale – Langley City Conservative MP Tamara Jansen has come under scrutiny for comments made about the city’s economic health. (HOC video)

LETTER: MP defends expressing concerns about Langley City becoming ‘ghost town’

MP says she’s spoken to several local businesses teetering on the edge financially

  • Dec 20, 2020
Cloverdale – Langley City Conservative MP Tamara Jansen has come under scrutiny for comments made about the city’s economic health. (HOC video)
A resident takes issue with his MP’s characterization of Langley City. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Langley City MP ‘ghost town’ dig hurts community perception

A letter writer challenges MP Tamara Jansen after she used the term about the small municipality

  • Dec 18, 2020
A resident takes issue with his MP’s characterization of Langley City. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
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LETTER: Temporary church closure safest for all

Hosting Sunday services at a Langley church, contrary to public health rules, is dividing readers

  • Dec 13, 2020
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Mark Donnelly, who has been the anthem singer for the Vancouver Canucks NHL hockey team since 2001, performed <em>O Canada</em> at a protest against measures taken by public health authorities to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Vancouver, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

LETTER: Langley letter writer concerned about singers firing over anti-COVID protest participation

Local woman argues people should be able to express views without losing their jobs

  • Dec 10, 2020
Mark Donnelly, who has been the anthem singer for the Vancouver Canucks NHL hockey team since 2001, performed <em>O Canada</em> at a protest against measures taken by public health authorities to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Vancouver, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
A Surrey letter writer wants stores to provide more employment and municipalities to ban self checkouts. (Bloomberg photo by Luke Sharrett)

LETTER: Women hit hardest economically by coronavirus, Surrey woman argues

Petition calls on area municipalities to ban self-checkouts to boost women’s employment

  • Dec 9, 2020
A Surrey letter writer wants stores to provide more employment and municipalities to ban self checkouts. (Bloomberg photo by Luke Sharrett)
A hand-drawn ‘stairway to heaven’ was part of an memorial left for a cyclist who died from a medical emergency near 206th Street and 66th Avenue on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Family appreciates children’s memorial to Langley man who died while cycling

Man suffered cardiac arrest while cycling on a Friday afternoon

  • Dec 8, 2020
A hand-drawn ‘stairway to heaven’ was part of an memorial left for a cyclist who died from a medical emergency near 206th Street and 66th Avenue on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
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LETTER: Churches provide more than services to communities such as Langley

Letter writer reviews all the social help churches offer, for those who argue they should close

  • Dec 7, 2020
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LETTER: Churches could at least close during pandemic, Langley resident argues

Churches benefit from tax free status and should do their part to help stop the global pandemic

  • Dec 7, 2020
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HandyDART operators are not being protected like other frontline workers, according to a Langley man. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Langley man wants better protections for HandyDART operators

Many HandyDART clients cannot wear masks due to medical conditions, a local letter writer noted

  • Dec 6, 2020
HandyDART operators are not being protected like other frontline workers, according to a Langley man. (Black Press Media files)