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Industrial triangle now taking shape near port

Sorry future in store for community we love so much

Election to offer more than 2008

The last municipal election was, to put it bluntly, lame.

Former council candidate chooses not to run this time

Editor: Over the past several months a number of individuals have approached me and encouraged me to run in the coming municipal election. I am sincerely flattered and grateful for the compliments and encouragement.

Don't wait until it's too late

We'll see whether trustees have learned their lesson.

Tunnel wake up call needed

For someone who has driven the George Massey Tunnel for over 25 years, I sure have noticed a lot more accidents in and around the tunnel recently. In many places you can hardly see the pavement from all the skid marks.

Not all land is suitable to farm

Editor: Re: Much to gain from proposal, letter to the editor, Oct. 12 With reference to arable land hereabouts, a reader wrote that B.C.

Let's hope Victoria will bite

It's worth a try. Delta's motion at the recent Union of B.C. Municipalities convention to get Victoria to stop suing local governments makes abundant sense, but I'm not so sure that's enough to get provincial politicians to bite.

UBCM should take stand on other issues too

Editor: Re: Victoria told to stop suing local gov't, Sept. 30 Congratulations to the UBCM for standing up to the provincial government. Just think what could have been achieved if this group had found its voice earlier. It could have said: .

Delta council out of step with Tsawwassenites on area plan

It's about five weeks until the municipal election, so I wish to discuss items of public policy that should be campaign issues. In my last column I noted that, under the current mayor and council, Delta's operating expenses are increasing at about 9.

Much to gain from proposal

Editor: Recently I read a post on a website of a council candidate that suggested, "The Southlands proposal would mean the loss of agricultural land in Tsawwassen and potentially losing its community identity.
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