Letter to the Editor

Sharon Vose was surprised to find a sample in a magazine with the warning that this particular sample does not contain cannabis.

LETTER: Langley woman wonders about herbal tea sample found in her magazine

Why does a food product need a warning that it does not contain cannabis, local resident asks.

  • Apr 7, 2021
Sharon Vose was surprised to find a sample in a magazine with the warning that this particular sample does not contain cannabis.
A Langley resident is questionning how the vaccination program is going. (CDC photo)

LETTER: Langley man not impressed with seniors vaccination efforts

Brookswood man critical of the provincial government

  • Apr 7, 2021
A Langley resident is questionning how the vaccination program is going. (CDC photo)
Cars lined up for COVID-19 tests at the Langley test collection centre at the Kwantlen Polytechnic University campus at 20901 Langley Bypass on Saturday, Feb. 13. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Langley resident shocked to see people yelling at staff at COVID testing site

People worked throughout winter to care for public and should not be treated this way, writer says

  • Apr 5, 2021
Cars lined up for COVID-19 tests at the Langley test collection centre at the Kwantlen Polytechnic University campus at 20901 Langley Bypass on Saturday, Feb. 13. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A significant portion of North Langley was without power for several hours in late March 2021, prompting big lines at local fast food restaurants. (File photo)

LETTER: Langley residents power through outage sustained with fast food

One of those who lost power found everyone had the same idea – go eat

  • Apr 4, 2021
A significant portion of North Langley was without power for several hours in late March 2021, prompting big lines at local fast food restaurants. (File photo)
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LETTER: Aldergrove poem writer laments the loss of the Canada she once knew

COVID, gender identity, church services, and more covered in local woman’s poem

  • Apr 3, 2021
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A local cycling enthusiast is pleased the federal government is paying attention to bike lanes. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Langley cyclist welcomes federal government on board with bike lanes

Local man has used biking infrastructure in many communities across Canada and abroad

  • Apr 2, 2021
A local cycling enthusiast is pleased the federal government is paying attention to bike lanes. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
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LETTER: Aldergrove, be proud of your kids

Abbotsford visitor impressed with teens’ kindness to his grandson at skate park

  • Apr 1, 2021
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An Aldergrove letter writer wants church congregations to receive equitable treatment compared to other groups. (CDC photo)

LETTER: Langley man irked by treatment of churches during pandemic

User groups can gather in churches for exercise but worshippers must be outside, letter writer noted

  • Mar 29, 2021
An Aldergrove letter writer wants church congregations to receive equitable treatment compared to other groups. (CDC photo)
FILE - In this March 19, 2021, file photo, flowers, candles and signs are displayed at a makeshift memorial in Atlanta, following a shooting. The murder case against Robert Aaron Long, a white man accused of shooting and killing six women of Asian descent and two other people at Atlanta-area massage businesses, could become the first big test for Georgia’s new hate crimes law. (AP Photo/Candice Choi, File)

LETTER: Langley woman critical of media over Atlanta spa shootings

Letter writer asks if two of eight women fatally shot were white, how can the shootings be racist?

  • Mar 28, 2021
FILE - In this March 19, 2021, file photo, flowers, candles and signs are displayed at a makeshift memorial in Atlanta, following a shooting. The murder case against Robert Aaron Long, a white man accused of shooting and killing six women of Asian descent and two other people at Atlanta-area massage businesses, could become the first big test for Georgia’s new hate crimes law. (AP Photo/Candice Choi, File)
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 resident likes idea of national three-digit suicide hotline

Right now Canada has a patchwork quilt of phone numbers if people need suicide prevention help

  • Mar 28, 2021
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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 letter writer concerned about impacts a year into pandemic

Are community groups supplying frontline workers with the PPE to keep them safe?

  • Mar 27, 2021
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A City resident is against having more shops selling cannabis in the community. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Langley resident disagrees with the proliferation of cannabis shops

They are the last thing Langley needs, letter writer argues

  • Mar 22, 2021
A City resident is against having more shops selling cannabis in the community. (Black Press Media files)
More and more families are cycling in North Langley and a local letter writer is concerned for people’s safety. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Langley neighbourhood needs bike lanes added for improved safety

North Langley’s flat roads attract cyclists

  • Mar 21, 2021
More and more families are cycling in North Langley and a local letter writer is concerned for people’s safety. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
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: Clayton area woman encourages kindness during pandemic

A recent loved one’s cancer death has reminded a letter writer that life is short

  • Mar 21, 2021
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Felled trees were seen being removed from a South Langley street earlier this month. (John Elliott/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: South Langley letter writer wants Township to do better at tree protection

Township politicies and strategies say trees are valued but it lets sites be logged, writer said

  • Mar 20, 2021
Felled trees were seen being removed from a South Langley street earlier this month. (John Elliott/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Local peace advocates want the public to speak out against the federal government buying new fighter jets, such as this F-35A that flew at an Ottawa air show in 2019. (Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press)

LETTER: Public fast meant to give Langley food for thought on jet fighter purchase

Three local people say the millions earmarked for new jets would be better spent on helping people

  • Mar 20, 2021
Local peace advocates want the public to speak out against the federal government buying new fighter jets, such as this F-35A that flew at an Ottawa air show in 2019. (Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press)
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: Federal gun control changes leaving Canadians confused, Langley letter writer says

Local resident concerned law-abiding citizens hindered but criminals helped by proposed changes

  • Mar 15, 2021
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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: Letter writer asks public to lobby Langley Township over truck route

A local resident wants to restrict big trucks in a residential neighbourhood

  • Mar 13, 2021
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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 resident questions B.C.’s vaccine booking system

B.C. allowed patchwork quilt of appointment booking methods that didn’t work well, letter writer says

  • Mar 12, 2021
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Students at a local school wrote letters to adults to mark the one year anniversary of the global pandemic. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Langley student letters giving COVID advice charm reader

Students offered hopeful messages and encouraged adults to keep everyone safe

  • Mar 9, 2021
Students at a local school wrote letters to adults to mark the one year anniversary of the global pandemic. (Langley Advance Times files)