Letter to the Editor

Pastor Dave McFadden, pastor Renee McFadden, are with the Willows Family Centre. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Langley resident cherishes being back in this community

Sharing some B.C. Day introspection

  • Aug 5, 2022

 

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LETTER: Leave low-income apartment in Langley City alone

People on fixed incomes and the poor can’t afford skyrocketing rents, writer argues

  • Aug 3, 2022

 

Organizers are already looking ahead and planning for the next jazz and arts festival coming to the village of Fort Langley in July 2023. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Jazz Fest organizers appreciative of how community came together

Biggest in its history, festival drew 60 bands, 300 musicians, and 15,000 spectators

  • Aug 2, 2022

 

A mosquito filled up on blood July 13, 2022. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media

LETTER: Mosquitoes out of control in Langley

Should the municipality be taking more action to kill these pests?

  • Aug 1, 2022
A mosquito filled up on blood July 13, 2022. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media
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LETTER: Langley resident wants Canada to allow private health care

Court decisions cementing public medicine into the lives of Canadians, letter writer says

  • Jul 24, 2022
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Pyramid Apartments in Langley City are slated for demolition. (Google Maps)

LETTER: Langley City apartment demolition hurts poor and low-income renters

Tenants who will be forced out will have few options in local rental market, letter writer says

  • Jul 23, 2022
Pyramid Apartments in Langley City are slated for demolition. (Google Maps)
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LETTER: Langley resident reminds politicians there’s only one taxpayer

Tax revenue still comes from the pockets of Canadians, no matter which level of government it is

  • Jul 22, 2022
Share your opinion via email, through our website or in a posted letter. (Black Press Media files)
A long row of paper flowers and heart line the walkway to the new entrance at Langley Memorial Hospital in summer 2021. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Langley hospital’s over-worked staff provided comforting care

Letter writer impressed with the people he encountered starting with ambulance ride

  • Jul 18, 2022
A long row of paper flowers and heart line the walkway to the new entrance at Langley Memorial Hospital in summer 2021. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)
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LETTER: Langley poet eyes politics with skepticism

Politicians tend to look down on electorate

  • Jul 17, 2022
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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 files)

LETTER: Langley can help lessen the severity of famine’s impacts

Local peace advocate notes that federal government will match donations to relief effort

  • Jul 8, 2022
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Commissioner Austin Cullen, lawyer Brock Martland, and former cabinet minister and Langley East MLA Rich Coleman, as Coleman testified before the money laundering commission on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. (Screengrab)

LETTER: Langley MLA’s legacy forever linked to money laundering investigation

Letter writer said the buck stops with Coleman as minister

  • Jul 7, 2022
Commissioner Austin Cullen, lawyer Brock Martland, and former cabinet minister and Langley East MLA Rich Coleman, as Coleman testified before the money laundering commission on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. (Screengrab)
Bill is one of the residents who took part in the special dinner. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Langley seniors complex residents gather for perogy dinner fundraiser

Ukrainian-themed dinner raised $6,000 for relief efforts

  • Jul 5, 2022
Bill is one of the residents who took part in the special dinner. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
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LETTER: Langley should cancel rodeo, not just omit some events

Planned rodeo events still cruel to animals, letter writer argues

  • Jun 26, 2022
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A park user is frustrated by what seems to be a lack of progress on upgrades at Derby Reach Regional Park. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: North Langley park upgrades dragging on

Derby Reach Regional Park is undergoing upgrades which includes replacing outhouses with toilets

  • Jun 22, 2022
A park user is frustrated by what seems to be a lack of progress on upgrades at Derby Reach Regional Park. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)
A grandparent is expressing concern that smoking laws are not being enforced at a rec centre. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Township no help when grandparent voiced concerns about smoking at rec centre

Letter writer says rules aren’t being enforced

  • Jun 21, 2022
A grandparent is expressing concern that smoking laws are not being enforced at a rec centre. (Langley Advance Times files)
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LETTER: Why can’t election donations be posted on Langley Township website during campaign?

Letter writer calls current system of disclosing finances three months after election ‘ridiculous’

  • Jun 20, 2022
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TransLink is defending its operation of HandyDART, after a critical letter from the union president. (HandyDART Users Guide)

LETTER: TransLink boosted HandyDART service while reducing fees, VP says

Public transit provider lays out improvements and upcoming initiatives

  • Jun 19, 2022
TransLink is defending its operation of HandyDART, after a critical letter from the union president. (HandyDART Users Guide)
Dozens of residents from Langley and South Surrey came out to the Weir Canada manufacturing facility community information meeting about emissions back in 2017. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Weir just one Campbell Heights firm emitting on sensitive area on Surrey/Langley border

Many factors must be considered in company application to up air pollution, letter writer argues

  • Jun 19, 2022
Dozens of residents from Langley and South Surrey came out to the Weir Canada manufacturing facility community information meeting about emissions back in 2017. (Langley Advance Times files)
A local resident is calling on the Township to stop certain events at an upcoming rodeo, such as bronc riding, and instead plan an event that celebrates the horse. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Langley Township should cancel rodeo and host event celebrating horses

Letter writer joins BCSPCA and Humane Society is opposing planned autumn rodeo

  • Jun 17, 2022
A local resident is calling on the Township to stop certain events at an upcoming rodeo, such as bronc riding, and instead plan an event that celebrates the horse. (Black Press Media files)
Share your opinion via email, through our website or in a posted letter. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Langley letter writer lays out the ‘dry’ background of Canadian economics

Groundwork for current inflation laid in decades past, letter writer says

  • Jun 15, 2022
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