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Intersection tough to use

Mayor and council: Are you trying to make the three-way intersection at 1st Avenue and 56th Street more difficult to use that it already is? Recently, workers embedded wiring in 1st that causes cars and trucks to trigger the walk signal - since when

Financial mind set must change

It's one thing when governments make a mess of their own finances, but it's harder to take when they're doing it to mine.

'Open-government' meeting doesn't live up to name

Editor: Re: Premier in town for round-table, Aug. 24 How interesting that Premier Christy Clark has attended an 'open government' meeting in South Delta. It is not clear, however, who arranged the meeting, who was invited and why.

Consensus on Southlands out of reach

Editor: I have just finished reading today's (Wednesday, Aug. 31) letters to the editor, and am struck by the relevance of some of the viewpoints expressed. As for Ms. Clark, let's hope that the results of the HST vote will be an eyeopener.

Gates of Tsaw. are open

Editor: Re: NIMBYism making Tsaw. Stagnate, letter to the editor, Aug. 31 Writer Mr. Bolen makes the same logical misstep as others before him, in equating so called NIMBYism with land zoning.

HSTectomy prepped for surgery

I'm not holding my breath until the HST is well and truly out of our lives.

Could be too late to influence decision at ballot box in Nov

Editor: Re: Brochure misleads Tsawwassenites, letter to the editor, Aug. 26 Victor Souliere correctly identifies a misleading aspect of the Century Group's Southlands brochure regarding the inevitable traffic impacts of development.

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.