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Plenty to like about Century's Southlands proposal

Plenty to like about Century's Southlands proposal

Editor: I have a great desire to see this community of South Delta in which I have lived for over 40 years rise above the rhetoric of the last two decades regarding the Southlands and accept a solution for the use of these hotly debated lands that al
Facts differ depending on source

Facts differ depending on source

Like is so often the case when you get into a war of words, the truth in the battle between Delta and a citizens' group opposed to Southlands development lies somewhere in the middle.
'Socialist chameleon' gets four more years

'Socialist chameleon' gets four more years

Editor: The re-election of President Barack Obama is a disaster for America.
Legalizing marijuana opens the door to host of social problems

Legalizing marijuana opens the door to host of social problems

As part of the U.S.
Transit money squandered on expensive SkyTrain system

Transit money squandered on expensive SkyTrain system

Editor: The real reason for the newest flavour of taxation policies - road pricing - to further fund a decrepit regional transit authority can be laid squarely at the feet of both the SkyTrain light metro and the B.C.
Veterans touched by gesture from young girls

Veterans touched by gesture from young girls

Cards of thanks delivered prior to Remembrance Day parade in Ladner mean a great deal to recipients
Gift comes at Tsawwassen's expense

Gift comes at Tsawwassen's expense

Editor: Will Delta's mayor and council give $1,000 to Century Group for every tandem truck required to drive through our town? Those 141,000 loaded tandem trucks multiplied by $1,000 works out to $141 million, which is an estimate of the value of the
Prior Southlands plan was even better than this one

Prior Southlands plan was even better than this one

Editor: I have been a resident of Tsawwassen for 20 years and have no connections with the Century Group. However, I have attended many of the meetings concerning the development of the Southlands, hosted both by Century and the Corporation of Delta.
Coal port not blowing it off

Coal port not blowing it off

Editor: I think a letter may be the easiest way to tell an unusual tale of community commitment. Last week I received a call from Westshore Terminals, which was following up on the letters that have complained about the "black stuff.
Small town is getting squeezed

Small town is getting squeezed

Those big regional entities are doing their best to turn Delta into just another suburb one parking meter at a time. Yes, we're part of the largest metropolitan area west of Toronto, but we retain, particularly in South Delta, that small town feel.