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Chalk up decision to discharge elderly patient to staff member error

Chalk up decision to discharge elderly patient to staff member error

Editor: Re: Senior discharged into the night, Oct. 4 I, for one, can't understand why this is a Fraser Health problem.
It takes an instant to make news

It takes an instant to make news

When I talk to kids about newspapers and what constitutes news, I usually give them an example to help them understand my point.
Thermostat getting louder as temperatures continue to dip

Thermostat getting louder as temperatures continue to dip

It's time to break down because those extra sweaters aren't cutting it
Seniors shortchanged as committee hasn't met

Seniors shortchanged as committee hasn't met

Editor: In October of 2011, in response to an election promise, Mayor Lois Jackson formed the Delta Seniors Advisory Committee, which she would chair.
Different treatment for Southlands

Different treatment for Southlands

Editor: During the past few years, developments have proceeded at Tsawwassen Springs, Marina Gardens and Tsawwassen First Nations. All of these developments were proposed and authorized after the proposals for the Southlands development.
Honour Century Group founder by building agricultural academy

Honour Century Group founder by building agricultural academy

Editor: I recently read an article in Maclean's stating that not only is it important that we save all the farmland that we have in order to feed future generations, but that we encourage young people to become farmers.
Land could have been farmed

Land could have been farmed

Editor: Re: Farmland consolidated in Tsaw, Oct. 2 What a lovely story your reporter did on the sale of the Century Group's 56th Street property to Delta.
Saving land only half the battle

Saving land only half the battle

Efforts to save farmland are as plentiful as they are noble, but what about all the agricultural land that continues to sit fallow? It makes sense to ensure nothing gets built on a piece of land so it's available for food production, but doesn't the
How soon people forget about original plan

How soon people forget about original plan

Editor: I carefully watch the Southlands saga, which is over 40 years old now.
New bridge caters to port, but drivers stuck with bill

New bridge caters to port, but drivers stuck with bill

Editor: Re: Bridge set to replace tube, Sept. 25 Does anyone else feel duped? Those community consultations were a complete sham that were set up to make us, the public, feel as if we had a say.