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MLA's parking concerns in village unfounded

Editor: Re: Nowhere to park, July 22 I'd like to respond to the article expressing MLA Vicki Huntington's concern about a possible parking nightmare in Ladner Village. I have read the Delta council summaries prepared (http: //www.corp.delta. bc.

Quasi-park to get even bigger

MURPHY'S LAW It's a bit of a stretch to call it a park, but the plan to expand it is a positive move nonetheless.

Let's hope harbour redevelopment revives tourism efforts

Editor: Re: Expand Ladner's critical mass, Community Comment, July 22 Tourism, especially in the communities of Ladner and Tsawwassen, is a subject very dear to my heart. I was pleased, therefore, to read Mark Sakai's column.

Take steps to minimize tunnel hazards

Editor: On the morning of April 27, while travelling in heavy traffic to YVR, we were involved in a serious rear-end collision in the George Massey Tunnel. While braking hard to avoid a container truck, our taxi was rear ended twice.

Bare land strata allowing density to increase beyond civic plans

Editor: Despite having an official community plan, and the associated Ladner, North Delta and Tsawwassen area plans, do not assume these represent what is happening in Delta. Many people will be unfamiliar with the term "bare land strata.

Don't forget the tax on big ticket items when marking HST ballot

Editor: Beyond the obvious recurring expenses of hydro bills, restaurant meals and haircuts, the average family periodically faces huge outlays for things like house renovations, real estate commissions, legal fees, accounting fees, etc.

Expand Ladner's critical mass

Don't worry, the headline doesn't refer to the presence of nuclear materials in Delta. This term is being used in reference to the creation of an agglomeration of facilities and activities that create a purposeful destination for visitors.

Cummins speaking his mind

John Cummins is at it again. The former Delta-Richmond East MP carved out a reputation by speaking his mind during an almost 18-year career in Ottawa.

Park maintenance fails to take green method

Editor: Last week, at the 12th Avenue entry to Boundary Bay Regional Park, a Metro Vancouver employee was busy chewing up the blackberry cane with a noisy gas-fuelled tool.

Taxpayers must buck up if they want to preserve community benefits

Editor: Re: OK to Southlands would pave the way for others, letter to the editor, July 8 Peter Malim pleads for preservation of a "scenic vista for the approach" into Tsawwassen at 56th Street.
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