Letters

TransLink indicates it is a must to mask-up on the buses. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Who’s enforcing the mask mandate?

Reader: Why are maskless riders not prohibited from getting on the bus?

  • Oct 23, 2021
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: Multi-family residential housing must become priority for Langley

One reader, with a growing family, hopes government will focus on affordable housing

  • Oct 19, 2021
Large sections of 208th Street are single lane, while sections that are multiple lanes are closed off, a letter writer complains. (Langley Advance Times file)

LETTER: Walnut Grove resident fedup with road conditions, too

Do you have an opinion on the subject, share it at editor@langleyadvancetimes.com

  • Oct 16, 2021
An unexpected trip to the hospital left Ena Ribchesteron very appreciative of all the health-care workers she came in contact during the journey. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

95-year-old grateful to emergency responders

Langley woman appreciative to all who cared for her during her time of need

  • Oct 15, 2021
An unexpected trip to the hospital left Ena Ribchesteron very appreciative of all the health-care workers she came in contact during the journey. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Large sections of 208th Street are single lane, while sections that are multiple lanes are closed off, a letter writer complains. (Langley Advance Times file)

LETTER: Langley neighbourhood’s development causing headaches for drivers

Long-time resident wants Langley Township to provide better infrastructure

  • Oct 13, 2021
Large sections of 208th Street are single lane, while sections that are multiple lanes are closed off, a letter writer complains. (Langley Advance Times file)
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Black Press Media file)

LETTER: Does construction on 200th Street ever end, Langley resident asks

One local street seems to get a lot more attention than other roadways, letter writer noticed

  • Oct 6, 2021
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Black Press Media file)
Logging trucks from around the province arrive at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in downtown Vancouver to protest forest industry job loss, Sept. 27, 2019. (Kat Slepian/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Embattled B.C. forest industry needs government leadership

Industry getting attention ‘for all the wrong reasons’

  • Oct 5, 2021
Logging trucks from around the province arrive at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in downtown Vancouver to protest forest industry job loss, Sept. 27, 2019. (Kat Slepian/Black Press Media)
Willoughby resident Jesmina Biserovic says there’s too many crashes at 84th Avenue and 208A Street, and would like the Township to take action. (Jesmina Biserovic/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Langley suburb resident distressed by number of crashes in her neighbourhood

The area of 84th Avenue and 208A Street has seen many crashes as the area built up

  • Oct 4, 2021
Willoughby resident Jesmina Biserovic says there’s too many crashes at 84th Avenue and 208A Street, and would like the Township to take action. (Jesmina Biserovic/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
BCER Interurban Car 1401, an Ottawa Car Company built in 1910, has arrived at Langley Prairie Station on its way to Chilliwack in late 1949, with St. Louis Car Company’s 1913-built 1320 in tow as well as a BCER-built 1300 car with the conductor leaning out of vestibule door. The station was re-built by July 1928 after a fire while the vehicle at the left (light colour) indicates a late 1940s model and a 1930s truck. The rail lines are still in use today for freight and some would like to see commuter rail on them again. (Ernie Les Plant/BC Hydro - G.E. MacDonell Collection)

LETTER: Rail advocate says interurban best route for commuter transit

SkyTrain to Langley too costly compared to commuter rail, says advocate

  • Oct 2, 2021
BCER Interurban Car 1401, an Ottawa Car Company built in 1910, has arrived at Langley Prairie Station on its way to Chilliwack in late 1949, with St. Louis Car Company’s 1913-built 1320 in tow as well as a BCER-built 1300 car with the conductor leaning out of vestibule door. The station was re-built by July 1928 after a fire while the vehicle at the left (light colour) indicates a late 1940s model and a 1930s truck. The rail lines are still in use today for freight and some would like to see commuter rail on them again. (Ernie Les Plant/BC Hydro - G.E. MacDonell Collection)
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: Kindness made Aldergrove woman’s day

Grateful to anonymous man who bought her lunch at Langley restaurant

  • Oct 2, 2021
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)
The majority of Canadians have had COVID-19 vaccinations. (Mark Taylor/Canadian Press)

LETTER: Most Canadians have been vaccinated, Langley letter writer points out

A local person says most people okay with getting shots to keep others safe

  • Sep 30, 2021
The majority of Canadians have had COVID-19 vaccinations. (Mark Taylor/Canadian Press)
Share your opinion via email, through our website or in a posted letter. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Langley resident said politicians fumbling SkyTrain extension

Line to Langley taking too long to build, letter writer argues

  • Sep 29, 2021
Share your opinion via email, through our website or in a posted letter. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday, July 9, 2021, that the federal government will give $1.3 billion for the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain expansion project to get it from King George Station to Langley. (Kedo Zake/Black Press Media file photo)

LETTER: Get SkyTrain built already, Surrey man says

With no tunnels and bridges required, this line should be the easiest to build, writer argues

  • Sep 28, 2021
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday, July 9, 2021, that the federal government will give $1.3 billion for the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain expansion project to get it from King George Station to Langley. (Kedo Zake/Black Press Media file photo)
A local reader appreciates the array of stories to be found in community newspapers. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Langley reader appreciated reading about George’s canoe made from old pianos

Reader appreciates mix of stories, particularly during the pandemic.

  • Sep 24, 2021
A local reader appreciates the array of stories to be found in community newspapers. (Black Press Media files)
B.C. vaccine passport (Black Press Media)

LETTER: Langley woman contends vaccine passports are about taking away people’s rights

People should not be giving away their rights to move about freely in society, letter writer argues

  • Sep 23, 2021
B.C. vaccine passport (Black Press Media)
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 neighbourhoods need parking

Residents should have parking options near where they live, letter writer argues

  • Sep 22, 2021
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)
A Langley letter writer is encouraging businesses and their employees to respect the public health order regarding vaccinations. (Black Press Media file)

LETTER: Langley resident does the math on vaccination passports

Businesses risk alienating vaccinated patrons to cater to anti-vaxx minority, letter writer says

  • Sep 22, 2021
A Langley letter writer is encouraging businesses and their employees to respect the public health order regarding vaccinations. (Black Press Media file)
Rick and Joyce Sutcliffe had a photo take three days after her cancer diagnosis in September 2020 but shortly before they found out the cancer was terminal. She died recently. To make matters worse, their home was broken into shortly after the funeral. (Michelle Andersson/With Heart Photography)

LETTER: Wife’s jewelry stolen from Bradner-area home shortly after her funeral

Husband has a message for those who broke into his home

  • Sep 21, 2021
Rick and Joyce Sutcliffe had a photo take three days after her cancer diagnosis in September 2020 but shortly before they found out the cancer was terminal. She died recently. To make matters worse, their home was broken into shortly after the funeral. (Michelle Andersson/With Heart Photography)
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LETTER: Next federal government needs to do more for seniors

Poverty a key issue facing many older Canadians, letter writer says

  • Sep 17, 2021
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LETTER: Langley senior too poor to qualify for ‘affordable’ housing

Letter writer would like seniors poverty to be a federal election issue

  • Sep 14, 2021
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