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Move houses closer to town & leave rest of Southlands alone

Move houses closer to town & leave rest of Southlands alone

School starts again this week, but it sure feels like February. You know, Groundhog Day. The Southlands: Here we go again.
Delta's motto taking it on chin these days

Delta's motto taking it on chin these days

Preservation pledge that once provided such comfort now rings hollow given all that's taking place
Tunnel congestion opens door to idea of passenger ferry

Tunnel congestion opens door to idea of passenger ferry

Editor: They need to twin the George Massey Tunnel and soon, which shouldn't be as difficult as the first time what with all the new equipment and technology out there.
Float homes aren't welcome on Deas Slough

Float homes aren't welcome on Deas Slough

Editor: We are writing to express our concerns about a proposed development that is being planned for the dike beside the Deas Slough. This development proposes to build 11 houses along the dike and establish float homes within the slough.
We've seen this movie before

We've seen this movie before

As much as Rita Johnston - sorry, I mean Christy Clark - tries to put a positive spin on what's transpired with her Liberals recently, it's becoming increasingly clear the governing party has an expiration date of next May stamped all over it.
Officers out of no-win situation

Officers out of no-win situation

It's become an increasingly common occurrence: A police officer from one department is accused of wrongdoing, so officers from another jurisdiction are dispatched to investigate.
Noisy lawnmowers shouldn't act as alarm clock

Noisy lawnmowers shouldn't act as alarm clock

Editor: There is a section within the noise bylaw that allows lawnmowers to be used as early as 7 a.m., and the heck with the surrounding public or tenants who are abused by this noise.
Smell making life miserable for the hundreds of people in East Ladner

Smell making life miserable for the hundreds of people in East Ladner

Editor: For many years in the East Ladner area, we enjoyed the best quality of life you could wish for. That all changed when West Coast Farms started its composting business.
Unions going well beyond just welfare of members

Unions going well beyond just welfare of members

Editor: Since the first Labour Day, well over a century ago, working conditions have vastly improved.
Ladner is lucky to have Storm campaigning for better sports fields

Ladner is lucky to have Storm campaigning for better sports fields

Editor: As a Ladner resident, I am so proud of the Ladner Storm girls soccer team and their parents and supporters. They all worked day and night to get votes in the Canada-wide BMO Team of the Week soccer contest.