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Keep OWL in mind when donating

Editor: This Saturday, Aug. 27, a friend and I attended the open house at the OWL bird sanctuary in Delta. It was a special event as they were releasing a juvenile bald eagle and showcasing all the other facilities at the site.

NIMBYism making Tsaw. stagnate

Editor: Re: Bay must defend its quality of life, letter to the editor, Aug. 19 I read with interest the Aug.

Mayor and council thanked for voting against development

Editor: Re: Eyes opened by Delta council decision on higher density project, letter to the editor, Aug. 19 My neighbours and I had the opportunity to sit in on a council meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 16.

Town hall meeting reminiscent of 'open and transparent' Campbell gov't

Editor: Re: Premier in town for round-table, Aug. 24 I noticed that when Vicki Huntington has a town hall meeting she obtains a large room and publishes an invitation for anyone in the community, including the media, to attend and ask questions.

Disastrous decisions will have to be changed

Editor: Re: Metro faces challenge trying to find home for incinerator, Community Comment, Aug. 10 Thanks to Sylvia Bishop for the excellent column on Metro Vancouver's waste management decision.

Hard to believe council would not receive housing-free Southlands plan

Editor: I read in the paper that Delta council has heard a development plan for the Southlands from the Century Group. Since then, I have heard it would not hear a local group's plan that did not include housing.

Futurist approach to learning needed, especially in B.C

In just a few short days the skim boards will be packed away and the beach forts will be vacated. Parks crews will start to take down the baseball fencing and the soccer nets will be pulled off the sidelines and on to the pitches.

Council gives little regard to need for density when discussing proposal

Editor: The Delta council meeting held last Monday surely illustrated the need for members to go back to drama school. We have become used to seeing council and staff play up to the television broadcast at each meeting.

Brochure misleads Tsawwassenites

Editor: The recent brochure circulated by Century Group is misleading the good citizens of Tsawwassen again.

Same old story with premier's recent meeting

Editor: With the B.C. Liberals, it's the same old, same old. Premier Christy Clark sneaks into town to meet with a select few Liberal supporters in a meeting closed to the media and general public.