Opinion

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LETTER: People must change their actions to slow global warming, Langley student writes

Grade 7 students at Gordon Greenwood Elementary were tasked with writing about climate change.

  • Apr 10, 2021
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LETTER: Glaciers disappearing faster than in previous decades, Langley student writes

Grade 7 students at Gordon Greenwood Elementary were tasked with writing about climate change.

  • Apr 10, 2021
Free Reformed Church is seen as people attend Sunday service, in Chilliwack, B.C., Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021. British Columbia’s top doctor says she is thankful a petition challenging her COVID-19 orders in B.C. Supreme Court has been dismissed. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

OPINION: B.C.’s COVID rules suppress the practices of religious minorities

‘We are witnessing a profound intrusion of the state into the sphere of the church’

  • Apr 8, 2021
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WEB POLL: Is there enough enforcement of COVID health orders in B.C.?

Violators have faced tickets and online anger

  • Apr 8, 2021
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LETTER: Langley student powers through assignment on climate change

Grade 7 students at Gordon Greenwood Elementary were tasked with writing about climate change.

  • Apr 8, 2021
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LETTER: Langley student dives into the importance of water

Grade 7 students at Gordon Greenwood Elementary were tasked with writing about climate change.

  • Apr 8, 2021
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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 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)
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.
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: 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
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 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)
A Murrayville resident shares his perspectives on the news of the day (Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Langley letter writer says sad news reflects society after months of COVID

Looking through the page of the local newspaper gives resident pause

  • Apr 9, 2021
A Murrayville resident shares his perspectives on the news of the day (Langley Advance Times)
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)
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: Aldergrove, be proud of your kids

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

  • Apr 1, 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)
Nick Greenizan

REVERSE ANGLE: Premier’s pot-shot at young people aging poorly

Yes, some are breaking the rules, but most 20- to 39-year-olds just trying to get by

Nick Greenizan
Premier John Horgan looks on during a press conference at the Legislature in Victoria, Monday, March 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

WEB POLL: Have you ever broken the COVID-19 health rules?

Rule-breakers are being blamed for the rise in cases, but there’s a backlash to that, too

  • Apr 1, 2021
Premier John Horgan looks on during a press conference at the Legislature in Victoria, Monday, March 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
A health-care worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a UHN COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Toronto on Thursday, January 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Our View: ‘Circuit breaker’ was too long coming

The government watched the numbers go up for weeks

  • Apr 1, 2021
A health-care worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a UHN COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Toronto on Thursday, January 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Real estate prices and sales finally came down in May in Vancouver and the Fraser Valley but in Chilliwack they stayed steady. (File)

Painful Truth: Is it a bubble if it never bursts?

Housing markets do not make sense, and maybe they never will

Real estate prices and sales finally came down in May in Vancouver and the Fraser Valley but in Chilliwack they stayed steady. (File)
More bike lanes are coming to Canada. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

WEB POLL: Do you favour more bike lane spending?

The federal government is spending money on bike infrastructure

  • Mar 29, 2021
More bike lanes are coming to Canada. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
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)