Letters

BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

LETTER: Teachers union encourages culture of mask wearing in B.C. schools

BCTF President Teri Mooring asks parents to talk with children about wearing masks in school

  • Nov 24, 2020
Langley Township and City provide garbage receptacles where people can deposit their bags of dog poop instead of tossing the bags into bushes. (Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Langley letter writer dumps on irresponsible dog owners

People who don’t clean up their dogs poop or who toss the bags in the bushes irk local resident

  • Nov 23, 2020
Gayle Hallgren is concerned about how a proposed cannabis shop will change Fort Langley. (Hallgren photo)

LETTER: Cannabis shops will harm Fort Langley’s charm

A local letter writer questions why the village needs a pot shop

  • Nov 24, 2020
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LETTER: Governments need to do more to aid businesses during COVID

Consumers need to realize the economic impact that buying online has on struggling local companies

  • Nov 23, 2020
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LETTER: Reader trusts in God to keep us safe during COVID

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  • Nov 22, 2020
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Cloverdale-Langley City MP Tamara Jansen recently joined the lobby to postpone small business audits during the pandemic. (Christian Diotte, House of Commons Photo Services)

LETTER: MP needs to think about accountability, too

Small businesses audits should not be postponed because of pandemic

  • Nov 22, 2020
Cloverdale-Langley City MP Tamara Jansen recently joined the lobby to postpone small business audits during the pandemic. (Christian Diotte, House of Commons Photo Services)
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LETTER: Kindness meaningful to stranded Langley driver

Thank you extended to those who came to motorists aid in Murrayville

  • Nov 20, 2020
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LETTER: Reader critical of current COVID policies

Supporting a herd immunity concept, Langley woman is convinced safety protocols are detrimental

  • Nov 21, 2020
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Noise from air traffic at Langley Regional Airport is to be expected, according to one reader and area resident. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Buy near an airport, expect aviation noise

It’s one of the biggest purchases of a person’s life, one would expect they’d do their due diligence

  • Nov 16, 2020
Noise from air traffic at Langley Regional Airport is to be expected, according to one reader and area resident. (Langley Advance Times files)
A local senior has questions about COVID-19 and concerns about the impact on daily life. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Langley letter writer wonders what COVID has done to people’s fortitude

Senior says she can’t wear a mask and finds she’s unwelcome in more and more businesses

  • Nov 14, 2020
A local senior has questions about COVID-19 and concerns about the impact on daily life. (Black Press Media files)
A letter writer encourages people to think globally and act locally to save the environment and the life that depends on it. (NASA)

LETTER: Patriotism used as a flag to shut down discussion of issues

Letter writer has blunt assessment of conspiracy theories

  • Nov 15, 2020
A letter writer encourages people to think globally and act locally to save the environment and the life that depends on it. (NASA)
Alketa Wollf said her family, including her eight-year-old brother, Micah, have enjoyed the cherry trees in City Park. The trees were recently chopped down. (Wollf photo/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Langley park’s cherry trees will be missed

Local family was shocked when beautiful trees in City Park were chopped down

  • Nov 13, 2020
Alketa Wollf said her family, including her eight-year-old brother, Micah, have enjoyed the cherry trees in City Park. The trees were recently chopped down. (Wollf photo/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Local resident Danny Halmo has reached out to acknowledge the help he’s received so that he can keep his cherished cat fed and healthy. (Halmo photo/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Langley man grateful for help to keep his kitty happy and healthy

People with disabilities often struggle to get by financially, letter writer says

  • Nov 15, 2020
Local resident Danny Halmo has reached out to acknowledge the help he’s received so that he can keep his cherished cat fed and healthy. (Halmo photo/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
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LETTER: Langley man encourages people to give serious thought to the big questions

Social institutions have a vested interest in keeping people locked in certain mindsets, he writes

  • Nov 13, 2020
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LETTER: It was a different way of remembering in Aldergrove

Share how you marked Remembrance Day 2020

  • Nov 12, 2020
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One local man explains how the impact of war affects future generations. (Victoria Tronina/Unsplash)

LETTER: Langley man impacted by veteran father at war with himself for decades

A local man considers himself a child of war because of his father’s wartime trauma

  • Nov 11, 2020
One local man explains how the impact of war affects future generations. (Victoria Tronina/Unsplash)
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LETTER: Aldergrove’s MP Remembrance Day ad sent the wrong message

Local resident said the MP should have been wearing a poppy

  • Nov 10, 2020
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People gather to honour the fallen during a Remembrance Day ceremony at God’s Acre Veteran’s Cemetery in Victoria, B.C., on Monday, November 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

LETTER: Aldergrove resident pens poem on Remembrance Day

Jim Smart spells out the meaning of the word Veteran in new poem We Remember

People gather to honour the fallen during a Remembrance Day ceremony at God’s Acre Veteran’s Cemetery in Victoria, B.C., on Monday, November 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
The latest government directive calls on Canadians to use three-layer masks and have one layer be polypropylene. (Black Press Media)

LETTER: Langley letter writer rebels against three-layer plastic mask edict

The federal government is calling for people to go from two layer to three layer masks

  • Nov 9, 2020
The latest government directive calls on Canadians to use three-layer masks and have one layer be polypropylene. (Black Press Media)
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LETTER: Langley woman can’t support BLM because of violence

Letter writer’s position is that all lives matter

  • Nov 9, 2020
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