Opinion

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)
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)
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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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Murrayville will not forget
Playing last post for her grandfather
Langley's South Ridge Church Pumpkin Fest
Langley City's Mary Foote is turning 105
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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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Vice President-elect Kamala Harris holds hands with President-elect Joe Biden and her husband Doug Emhoff as they celebrate, in Wilmington, Del., Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. Federal cabinet ministers are welcoming Joe Biden election as the next U.S. president as an opportunity to advance the fight against climate change. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Andrew Harnik

WEB POLL: Will a Joe Biden presidency be good for Canada?

With his election as U.S. president, Biden will likley change U.S.-Canada relations

  • Nov 9, 2020
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris holds hands with President-elect Joe Biden and her husband Doug Emhoff as they celebrate, in Wilmington, Del., Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. Federal cabinet ministers are welcoming Joe Biden election as the next U.S. president as an opportunity to advance the fight against climate change. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Andrew Harnik
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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LETTER: Langley woman says wealthy pulling the strings

Left and right wing average people should not be pointing fingers at each other

  • Nov 8, 2020
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LETTER: Fort Langley man calls on province to prioritize parks

Online reservation system was insufficient for dealing with reservation demand

  • Nov 7, 2020
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LETTER: Joint replacement wait times in B.C.

Arthritis society’s call for government to make reducing wait times a priority

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FILE – A salmon pictured in this undated photo (Joel Krahn/Black Press File)

OPINION: Biggest threat facing wild Pacific salmon is Fisheries and Oceans Canada

‘Only Canada allows the farming of Atlantic salmon on the migration routes of wild Pacific salmon’

  • Nov 6, 2020
FILE – A salmon pictured in this undated photo (Joel Krahn/Black Press File)
Irene Brummitt was waiting with her hand-knitted Remembrance Day poppies for donors to arrive at the entrance to the Avalon seniors residence in Murrayville on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020. It was her third year making poppies to help with the annual veterans fundraiser. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

WEB POLL: Will you mark Remembrance Day this year?

There are fewer options for public events this year

  • Nov 3, 2020
Irene Brummitt was waiting with her hand-knitted Remembrance Day poppies for donors to arrive at the entrance to the Avalon seniors residence in Murrayville on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020. It was her third year making poppies to help with the annual veterans fundraiser. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
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LETTER: Feral cat stats show troubling view of cat disposability

Pet overpopulation is an issue for Langley’s neighbouring communities

  • Nov 2, 2020
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Voters went for NDP candidates in Langley and Langley East ridings after years of Liberal MLAs. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Langley citizen wants electoral reform so his vote matters

Letter writer says Langley votes were ignored because there are no swing ridings here

  • Nov 1, 2020
Voters went for NDP candidates in Langley and Langley East ridings after years of Liberal MLAs. (Langley Advance Times files)
Langley Regional Airport terminal building is among the additions in recent years. (Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Langley’s airport around long before residential neighbours

Anyone who chooses to live near an airport must face some noise issues

  • Nov 1, 2020
Langley Regional Airport terminal building is among the additions in recent years. (Langley Advance Times)
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LETTER: Langley woman concerned about secret agenda behind eco-push

Township Climate Action strategy troubles local letter writer

  • Nov 1, 2020
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LETTER: Langley man says math doesn’t add up on CERB

Where will Canada get the money to subsidize people when so many Canadians are out of work?

  • Oct 31, 2020
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It’s no longer 80th Avenue. With the opening the 216th overpass, the road to TWU has been renamed University Drive. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: What’s the real motive behind renaming Langley road?

University District erases historic names of several areas

  • Oct 31, 2020
It’s no longer 80th Avenue. With the opening the 216th overpass, the road to TWU has been renamed University Drive. (Special to Langley Advance Times)