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Adults not setting good drinking example for teens

Adults not setting good drinking example for teens

Editor: Re: Congrats to most, but shame on some SDSS grads, letter to the editor, July 31 The teacher from South Delta Secondary makes such a good point on our accountability as adults when it comes to our children.
Proposal for Southlands adds to the steady encroachment on farmland

Proposal for Southlands adds to the steady encroachment on farmland

The latest Southlands proposal presented by the Century Group was impressive.
Following it right to the letter

Following it right to the letter

The mountain of correspondence continues to grow at municipal hall - 1,924 at last count - but I have to wonder whether this effort will have much bearing on the eventual decision on Century Group's Southlands proposal.
Public will definitely talk, but wonder if they'll be heard?

Public will definitely talk, but wonder if they'll be heard?

I find it interesting during election coverage that television networks can project the winner with so little of the vote being counted. Most of the time, they are pretty accurate.
Opportunity missed at corner

Opportunity missed at corner

Watching with great interest the considerable road work presently taking place in Ladner, I was disappointed to see traffic lights remain at the major intersection of Arthur Drive and Ladner Trunk Road.
More noise than just cannons

More noise than just cannons

Re: Blasting back at noisy cannons, July 26 That Deltans object to cannons being used to scare birds from crops begs aquestion or two: How many of these objectors don't give a fig about disturbing their neighbours within a two-or three-block radius w
No reason bikes should get a free ride

No reason bikes should get a free ride

Editor: Growing up in Vancouver in the 1940s and '50s, and raising four children in the '60s and '70s, bicycle licences were required and, like cars, had to be renewed each year.
Date set for showdown in T-Town

Date set for showdown in T-Town

We've got almost three months to ready ourselves for what will be the longest, most contentious public hearing held in these parts since, well, the last time a Southlands proposal was formally put before the people.
Elected officials aren't listening to the very people who put them in office

Elected officials aren't listening to the very people who put them in office

Editor: Re: Next step for Century plan, July 31 So there we have it: first and second reading and off to a public hearing despite what the people feel or are saying in Tsawwassen.
Seniors Planning Team adds voice to social planner call

Seniors Planning Team adds voice to social planner call

Editor: The Delta Seniors Planning Team joins the Canadian Federation of University Women South Delta in recommending that a community social planner be added to staff to assist Delta council and the community in facing the changing social conditions