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Lowballed on port impacts

Lowballed on port impacts

EDITOR: If you have ever thought you had struck a reasonable deal with a tradesperson or contractor, who has confidently assured you of their accounting for all requirements of your project, only to find the costs kept getting higher and higher, you
Correction

Correction

The Community Comment of April 25 stated that a 1980 report on the irrigation needs of 199 acres of the Southlands farm required a 38-acre, 15-foot deep reservoir to store surface water runoff when in fact a more accurate estimate would be 23 acres a
Averages nowhere to be found

Averages nowhere to be found

I'm not saying they're completely pointless, but ... The public consultation process for Tsawwassen's longest-running soap opera, otherwise known as the Southlands, is poised to get underway this weekend.
Restrictions on property owners

Restrictions on property owners

EDITOR: Re: Put money where mouth is when it comes to farmland, letter to the editor, May 4 Farmers who want to sell out to developers write they should be entitled to do whatever they wish, implying, of course, the rest of us can do whatever we wish
Ferry Road boat ramp is unusable at low tide

Ferry Road boat ramp is unusable at low tide

EDITOR: This photo was taken last Sunday when the tide was the lowest I have seen it at the Ferry Road boat ramp.
OMG! You don't know what social media is all about?

OMG! You don't know what social media is all about?

I have a love-hate relationship with social media. On the one hand, I love how easy it is to use apps like Twitter and Facebook.
Boring sign, banners are indicative of a 'no-fun town'

Boring sign, banners are indicative of a 'no-fun town'

EDITOR: I don't know, is it just me? Turning into Tsawwassen off Highway 17 onto 56th Street, I just happened to notice there were banners on some of the poles. Now, at first I really couldn't tell what the banners were trying to signify.
Follow Europe's lead on rabbits

Follow Europe's lead on rabbits

EDITOR: Re: Without ban problem to multiply, Murphy's Law, May 4 The editorial highlighted the problem of uncontrolled rabbit populations.
Paterson Park seen as ideal site for seniors housing

Paterson Park seen as ideal site for seniors housing

Editor: The Delta Seniors Community Planning Team understands that in time there may be renewed development considerations for the former Paterson Park lands at the corner of Highway 17 and Ladner Trunk Road.
Failure rate in truck blitz far lower than reported

Failure rate in truck blitz far lower than reported

Editor: Re: Three-day truck blitz produces 39 per cent failure rate, April 27 The article states that 16,000 vehicles were assessed in the blitz, of which 692 were given a further inspection.