Letter to the Editor

Local letter writer expects more people turning to prayer during pandemic. (File photo)

LETTER: More people likely turn to prayer during pandemic, Langley man contends

Pandemic, politics and the economy are giving people reason to call on a higher power, he writes

  • Jan 17, 2021

 

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LETTER: Langley churches offer in-person services precisely because they care about people

Letter writer concerned Township councillor wants to punish churches with tax threat

  • Jan 17, 2021

 

Riverside Calvary Church and Buhf Beauty Boutique are next to each other in the same building complex. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Kudos to all standing up for convictions in COVID conflict

Reader asks both sides in Langley church debate to show empathy for each other, despite disagreeing

  • Jan 11, 2021

 

Several Canadian politicians have been caught travelling outside of the country in recent months, despite government regulations and orders intended to reduce the spread of COVID-19. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, Septemer 2020)

LETTER: Langley resident points to double standard of politicians caught travelling abroad

The rules for politicians should be the same as for average Canadians

  • Jan 10, 2021
Several Canadian politicians have been caught travelling outside of the country in recent months, despite government regulations and orders intended to reduce the spread of COVID-19. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, Septemer 2020)
Vaccinnation of the majority of the population will take time and people must still use COVID precautions after getting the shot until health experts are sure the public is safe, a local letter writer noted. (File photo)

LETTER: Those vaccinated for COVID-19 must still take precautions to prevent spread, Langley man writes

Precautions are expected to stay in place for a while even for those who have received the vaccine

  • Jan 9, 2021
Vaccinnation of the majority of the population will take time and people must still use COVID precautions after getting the shot until health experts are sure the public is safe, a local letter writer noted. (File photo)
A local letter writer is displeased with the Fraser Health Authority over seniors care. (File photo)

LETTER: Langley woman questions Fraser Health lack of details about COVID vaccine for seniors caregivers

Families have been vital in caring for seniors and should get priority access to vaccination

  • Jan 8, 2021
A local letter writer is displeased with the Fraser Health Authority over seniors care. (File photo)
Most COVID testing still involves a nasal swab. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

LETTER: Langley resident tested for COVID and says health workers rock

A local resident values the work of those helping to keep public safe

  • Jan 7, 2021
Most COVID testing still involves a nasal swab. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Most municipalities have amenities for people to properly dispose of garbage and pet waste in public spaces. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Langley letter writer irked by litter bugs in public spaces

Not everyone learned to be more considerate during 2020

  • Jan 7, 2021
Most municipalities have amenities for people to properly dispose of garbage and pet waste in public spaces. (Black Press Media files)
The Fraser Valley Regional Library with branches in local neighbourhoods, including Aldergrove, Fort Langley, Walnut Grove, Murrayville, and Brookswood, as well as Langley City. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Local libraries a life saver during pandemic, Fort Langley resident says

The materials and amenities of the regional library network are valued

  • Jan 6, 2021
The Fraser Valley Regional Library with branches in local neighbourhoods, including Aldergrove, Fort Langley, Walnut Grove, Murrayville, and Brookswood, as well as Langley City. (Black Press Media files)
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LETTER: Pot shop not right fit for Fort Langley, local resident says

Cannabis can help with medical conditions, but the village is not the best location for a shop

  • Jan 6, 2021
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As 2020 came to a close, Eleanor Herd reflected on the year, the global pandemic and more. (Eleanor Herd/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: New Year’s fireworks lift spirit of Langley City senior

2020 was a year like no other. One local senior reflects on its impact.

  • Jan 5, 2021
As 2020 came to a close, Eleanor Herd reflected on the year, the global pandemic and more. (Eleanor Herd/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Artist’s impression of the six-storey rental development planned to replace the West Country hotel in Langley City on the 20200 block of 56th Avenue, as seen from the community park on Michaud Crescent (Pennyfarthing image)

LETTER: What’s affordable rent in Vancouver is not the same as in Langley

The math on the rent formula for a downtown development doesn’t work for a local letter writer

  • Jan 4, 2021
Artist’s impression of the six-storey rental development planned to replace the West Country hotel in Langley City on the 20200 block of 56th Avenue, as seen from the community park on Michaud Crescent (Pennyfarthing image)
The Aldergrove recreation complex opened in 2018 with an outdoor pool. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Aldergrove pool needs to be proper year-round facility

Letter writer says different rules seem to apply to Aldergrove amenities

  • Jan 3, 2021
The Aldergrove recreation complex opened in 2018 with an outdoor pool. (Langley Advance Times files)
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LETTER: Fort Langley perfect spot for pot shop, resident argues

If a cannabis shop wants to open, I say, “go for it,” letter writer says

  • Jan 3, 2021
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LETTER: Langley woman irked by drop in disability benefits during pandemic

Local letter writer forced to buy lower quality medical supplies that don’t meet her needs

  • Jan 2, 2021
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LETTER: Langley man wonders if COVID-19 vaccine will have to be tweaked in future

Virus strain found in the UK and now other countries has a local resident thinking about mutations

  • Dec 31, 2020
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LETTER: Langley grandmother shares child’s Christmas note to Santa

Little girl writes a thank you note to Santa after Christmas

  • Dec 30, 2020
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LETTER: Langley business owner chastises Trudeau for not really caring for average Canadians

A local letter writer points out several instances where he failed to support key people or causes

  • Dec 29, 2020
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LETTER: Langley man has little sympathy for those making too much to qualify for COVID benefits

Many seniors and single parents make far less income than some who are complaining

  • Dec 29, 2020
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Electric vehicles have a higher price but cost less to operate over the long term. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Langley man looks forward to the day when electric vehicle prices fall

Society will continue to need oil and gas while EV prices are so much higher, writer argues

  • Dec 28, 2020
Electric vehicles have a higher price but cost less to operate over the long term. (Black Press Media files)