Opinion

One local letter writer suggests people can trick or treat safely by starting earlier. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Langley trick or treaters, why not hit the streets earlier?

Starting trick or treating earlier could help people from getting too close to each other Oct. 31

  • Oct 30, 2020
One local letter writer suggests people can trick or treat safely by starting earlier. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
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LETTER: Langley resident wants MP to keep up WE scandal pressure

Local letter writer said Canadians deserve answers about the WE charity

  • Oct 29, 2020
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LETTER: Education is key to creating an equal world

Aldergrove reader ‘resentful’ of response by Christian Heritage Party candidate

  • Oct 29, 2020
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Aldor Acres is open to the public for pumpkin picking and animal visiting. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Our View: Caution requires creativity this Halloween in Langley

And remember, no big parties, or you’ll get a trick in the form of a fine!

  • Oct 29, 2020
Aldor Acres is open to the public for pumpkin picking and animal visiting. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Did those election signs change anyone’s mind in Langley? Something did. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times files)

Painful Truth: Demographic transition an election fairy tale

It turns out people in Langley actually can change their minds

Did those election signs change anyone’s mind in Langley? Something did. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times files)
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LETTER: Newbie Conservative candidate split Langley East vote and allowed socialist ‘hordes’ to win seat

Letter writer suggests candidate should have ‘earned’ his political stripes before running for office

  • Oct 28, 2020
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One of many, many monsters on display at the Brinkworth Dungeon at 22260 48th Ave until Halloween (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

POLL: Handing out candy this year?

Do you have a system to safely dole out treats?

  • Oct 27, 2020
One of many, many monsters on display at the Brinkworth Dungeon at 22260 48th Ave until Halloween (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
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LETTER: Langley Township council daytime meeting prevents resident involvement

A newcomer to the community is concerned about working people not being able to local politics

  • Oct 26, 2020
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LETTER: Mobilizing students to get out and vote

Younger people are among the hardest hit in this pandemic, which will be felt for years to come

  • Oct 24, 2020
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If you didn’t vote by mail, or at the advance polls, we hope you get out Saturday to cast your ballot in the 2020 provincial election. (Black Press Media files)

OUR VIEWS: Get out (or not) to vote

The B.C. election is happening on Saturday, Oct. 24. Please make sure to cast your ballot.

  • Oct 23, 2020
If you didn’t vote by mail, or at the advance polls, we hope you get out Saturday to cast your ballot in the 2020 provincial election. (Black Press Media files)
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LETTER: Think of seniors when casting vote

With the provincial election on Saturday, a local seniors group reminds voters to think about elders

  • Oct 21, 2020
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B.C. Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. (B.C. government photo)

WEB POLL: Can we control a second wave of COVID in B.C.?

Will we be able to quash the virus again?

  • Oct 20, 2020
B.C. Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. (B.C. government photo)
The B.C. Legislature. Will a knockout or a major screw up change B.C.’s government? (Black Press Media file photo)

Painful Truth: Waiting for the political fumble

It’s seldom that big catastrophes sink governments

The B.C. Legislature. Will a knockout or a major screw up change B.C.’s government? (Black Press Media file photo)
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LETTER: Voters want more than grandiose projects and promises

Politicians need to make decisions based on the key issues not to buy votes

  • Oct 14, 2020
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LETTER: Liberal party member wouldn’t vote for Langley-East candidate if he could

Local letter writer says he doesn’t want the same old, same old.

  • Oct 14, 2020
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LETTER: Langley letter writer wants end to ICBC monopoly

Liberal pledge to open up competition appeals to resident

  • Oct 13, 2020
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LETTER: Money is too tight to Langley reopen pools right now

A local letter writer is concerned about a possible seven per cent tax hike to fund pool opening

  • Oct 13, 2020
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Some form of large cat (not necessarily the cougar pictured here) was spotted in a private garden in Langley City on Thanksgiving Day. Local residents who saw it, reported to authorities and want to get the word out to others in the area. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Wild cat alert from Langley City resident

Sighting of a cougar or mountain lion right in the City core late Monday has local couple worried

  • Oct 12, 2020
Some form of large cat (not necessarily the cougar pictured here) was spotted in a private garden in Langley City on Thanksgiving Day. Local residents who saw it, reported to authorities and want to get the word out to others in the area. (Black Press Media files)
A stalled vehicle westbound, west of 248th Street on the Trans-Canada Highway in Langley was causing a visual distraction the morning of Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. (Drive BC photo)

LETTER: Langley resident wants Trans Canada widened all the way to Hope

The region’s key roadway needs to be wider through the whole Fraser Valley, letter writer contends

  • Oct 12, 2020
A stalled vehicle westbound, west of 248th Street on the Trans-Canada Highway in Langley was causing a visual distraction the morning of Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. (Drive BC photo)
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LETTER: Langley man argues that all of society benefits when Indigenous people are supported

Failure to embrace human potential for one faction of society is justice denied for all

  • Oct 11, 2020
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