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'Viewer mail' shows some people need to lighten up

Everyone who writes a newspaper column receives the odd angry letter, or two. Rarely are those letters responded to, as it's just not advisable to engage critics. People have their opinions, and that's that.

Rear lights needed through tunnel

Editor: People who have followed the Council of Canadians' involvement in the fight to stop the South Fraser Perimeter Road will know I'm not a big fan of highways.

Fantastic response to Un-Garage Sale

Editor: I would like to thank our community for the tremendous response to our Un-Garage Sale. Ladner Baptist Church held a garage sale with a twist - we gave everything away.

Backyard chickens would have helped community become more progressive

Editor: Re: Keep poultry where it belongs, letter to the editor, Aug. 5 I couldn't agree with David Batchelor more whole-heartedly.

Choice needed when it comes to SmartMeters

SmartMeters! They are coming your way and there is no choice: you will have a SmartMeter installed on your home. You can pay to have it relocated near your home, but install it they will, like it or not.

Use ballot to pose questions

Krista Engelland is on to something.

Original design for tunnel included white ceramic tile

Editor: A recent letter by Bob Orrick that followed a letter by Mike McConnell regarding the lighting and safety in the George Massey Tunnel led me to write this letter. Orrick is quite right on all three counts: 1. Ventilation.

Metro faces challenge trying to find home for incinerator

We often get wrapped up in neighbourhood issues we care a lot about. Spot development on our street. Dog owners that don't clean up after their dogs. Tree cutting. We care about the neighborhoods we live in.

Government not showing its green side by refusing to accept email

Editor: I want to share a notso-green government story with you. Last Thursday, I received a randomly-selected audit letter from Revenue Canada, asking for proof of the tuition I paid last year for my master's program.

Put garbage incinerator and other questions on ballot this November

Editor: Re: Mayor sorry for radio comment, Aug. 3 I listened to Mayor Lois Jackson on the radio with Bill Good last week as they discussed Metro Vancouver moving forward with requests for proposals for a facility to incinerate garbage.