Letter to the Editor

A local letter writer encourages people to move towards plant-based agriculture. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Langley resident says look at the true cost of agriculture

In response to the Painful Truth opinion column, a letter writer explores farming issues

  • Mar 8, 2021
A local letter writer encourages people to move towards plant-based agriculture. (Black Press Media files)
A local resident is concerned about the low voter turnout in the recent school board byelection. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Few Langley residents bothered to vote in school trustee election

A local letter writer wonders why the current situation didn’t prompt more people to cast ballots

  • Mar 7, 2021
A local resident is concerned about the low voter turnout in the recent school board byelection. (Langley Advance Times files)
A Langley senior has had his vaccination and booster and is reporting no ill effects. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Langley man has both jabs and encourages others to get theirs

No uncontrollable rolling of eyes, swelling in odd places, nor inversion of bellybutton, man reports

  • Mar 7, 2021
A Langley senior has had his vaccination and booster and is reporting no ill effects. (Black Press Media files)
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LETTER: The more Langley woman learns about the world, the more she loves Canada

A year into the pandemic, local letter writer praises government handling of difficult situation

  • Mar 6, 2021
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This is the latest letter from a local writer concerned about the cutting of trees on land being developed. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Langley politicians happy allow developers to cut down trees, letter writer argues

Do you have an opinion you’d like to share? There’s various ways to submit letters to the editor

  • Mar 6, 2021
This is the latest letter from a local writer concerned about the cutting of trees on land being developed. (Langley Advance Times files)
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LETTER: Langley resident laments loss of housing dreams for youth

Canadians have to rethink about equality in light of economic disparities

  • Mar 5, 2021
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A local reader expresses his opposition to the government carbon tax. (Crystal Schick/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Langley man argues carbon tax talk was all hot air

Emissions have risen and it’s costing more for Canadians, a local letter writer contends

  • Mar 5, 2021
A local reader expresses his opposition to the government carbon tax. (Crystal Schick/Black Press Media)
Langley Township council passed a tree protection bylaw in 2019, but one resident says the municipality does not do enough to preserve valuable trees. (Black Press Media)

LETTER: The last straw

An Aldergrove resident mourns the loss of 125-year-old Douglas fir tree

  • Mar 3, 2021
Langley Township council passed a tree protection bylaw in 2019, but one resident says the municipality does not do enough to preserve valuable trees. (Black Press Media)
The family of a Langley senior is frustrated at the lack of communication on his vaccination. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: 100-year-old Langley war veteran awaits COVID jab

Family says Fraser Health tells them to wait when they ask about his vaccination

  • Mar 3, 2021
The family of a Langley senior is frustrated at the lack of communication on his vaccination. (Black Press Media files)
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LETTER: Langley reader says Portugal solved overdose crisis

Others should follow the example to deal with the other epidemic taking place, letter writer argues

  • Mar 3, 2021
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Pete Ryan’s voyageur statue seen at the Langley City municipal building. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times/February 2021)

LETTER: Reader shares thoughts on historic Langley City wood statues

Resident glad to learn the history of the pieces and about the man who created them

  • Mar 2, 2021
Pete Ryan’s voyageur statue seen at the Langley City municipal building. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times/February 2021)
An artist’s rendering of what the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain station would look like at 166th Street in Surrey. (TransLink)

LETTER: Langley City staff shouldn’t be dabbling in investing with public money

Resident disagrees with City’s financial direction

  • Mar 1, 2021
An artist’s rendering of what the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain station would look like at 166th Street in Surrey. (TransLink)
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LETTER: Langley letter writer grateful for MLAs’ service but…

Longtime politicians are in line for hefty pensions

  • Feb 22, 2021
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Foundation Skills Assessment tests are given to Grades 4 and 7 but the teachers’ union is arguing that the results will not be valid due to COVID-19. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Teachers’ union head encourages parents to opt out of FSA tests

Teri Mooring said a pandemic is no time for standardized testing and results will be skewed

  • Feb 21, 2021
Foundation Skills Assessment tests are given to Grades 4 and 7 but the teachers’ union is arguing that the results will not be valid due to COVID-19. (Black Press Media files)
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LETTER: Why quarantine travellers who are not sick?

Langley man questions mandated $2,000 confinement and subsequent confinement

  • Feb 16, 2021
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LETTER: Council has ‘gall’ to ponder 4% tax hike

Property taxes: Township politicians should prepare to be ousted come the next election

  • Feb 15, 2021
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A local letter writer is expressing concerns about the costs of new federal restrictions on travellers returing to Canada. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

LETTER: New travel restrictions too costly, Langley letter writer argues

People will have to spend thousands of dollars to stay at government-mandated hotels.

  • Feb 10, 2021
A local letter writer is expressing concerns about the costs of new federal restrictions on travellers returing to Canada. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Langley Township has a tree protection bylaw but some recent letter writers want more done to save trees when land is developed. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Leave Langley trees alone

Walnut Grove resident says community losing too many trees to development

  • Feb 9, 2021
Langley Township has a tree protection bylaw but some recent letter writers want more done to save trees when land is developed. (Langley Advance Times files)
A new supply of potable water is now available in the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area with the commissioning of a bulk water filling station at the water line on Otter Point Road. (File - Sooke News Mirror)

LETTER: Langley man shares water worries with previous letter writer

Natural areas that used to trap and filter water have been overdeveloped

  • Feb 8, 2021
A new supply of potable water is now available in the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area with the commissioning of a bulk water filling station at the water line on Otter Point Road. (File - Sooke News Mirror)
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LETTER: Langley resident protests the destruction of ancient trees

Local letter writer calls on provincial government to better protect old growth forests

  • Feb 7, 2021
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