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Proposal won't pave over the Southlands

Proposal won't pave over the Southlands

Editor: A flyer put out by a small group of local residents opposed to any development on the Southlands arrived in my mail this morning.
Proposal offering South Delta once in a lifetime opportunity

Proposal offering South Delta once in a lifetime opportunity

If you buy and sell stocks, you are taking on a certain amount of risk. If you are an art collector who is looking to sell for profit, you hope your piece has increased in value.
Taxpayers should share in windfalls created by rezoning

Taxpayers should share in windfalls created by rezoning

Editor: Re: Farmland consolidated in Tsaw., Oct. 2 I question the wisdom and intentions of Delta's mayor and council acquiring farmland with Delta taxpayers' money for farmers with limited return to Delta taxpayers.
Southlands project brings too many trucks to Tsaw

Southlands project brings too many trucks to Tsaw

Editor: The Southlands proposal puts fill requirements at 60,000 truckloads. This translates to 120,000 oneway truck trips through Tsawwassen. Add to this all the material-carrying trucks with lumber, masonry, cement, road tar, gyproc, etc.
No losers with compromise

No losers with compromise

Editor: I support the most recent Southlands proposal by Century Group and hope that others will speak up in support of it too.
New crossing comes ahead of schedule

New crossing comes ahead of schedule

Editor: Before more controversy breaks out on all the specific issues surrounding a new bridge and the existing tunnel, I would like the people of Delta, and even the taxpayers of B.C., to have a hard look at what is really happening.
New bridge on the way, but not because of our traffic volumes

New bridge on the way, but not because of our traffic volumes

I think that was the fastest decision made by any government in history. We went from a 10-year consultation to "let's build this sucker" in about a year.
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