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Black stuff finding its way onto cars, boats and more

Black stuff finding its way onto cars, boats and more

Editor: Is it my imagination or are we, in Tsawwassen and Point Roberts, experiencing higher levels of coal dust this summer and autumn? Maybe I should be less assuming and refer to it as "black stuff that falls out of the air onto our cars, boats an
Port must mitigate impacts

Port must mitigate impacts

When Port Metro Vancouver released an artist's rendering of its proposed Terminal 2 earlier this month, it brought into focus what is very likely in store for Roberts Bank.
No need to remove tunnel unless Fraser to be desecrated further

No need to remove tunnel unless Fraser to be desecrated further

Editor: Re: Chamber, port applaud crossing announcement, Oct. 3 It is disturbing to hear Port Metro Vancouver president and CEO Robin Silvester's comments regarding the replacement of the George Massey Tunnel.
Overpasses, not lights, will keep tunnel traffic moving

Overpasses, not lights, will keep tunnel traffic moving

Editor: As a lifelong Richmondite (and now a recent Ladner resident) and a 40-year business owner in Tilbury, I am more than familiar with the daily struggle that commuters and businesses face over the congestion in and around the George Massey Tunne
More of the same isn't going to solve traffic woes

More of the same isn't going to solve traffic woes

Editor: Re: New bridge might not be the fix, Murphy's Law, Oct. 5 I enjoyed reading Ted Murphy's recent article and he makes some valid points about the George Massey Tunnel.
Another example of why Tsaw. needs an ambulance station

Another example of why Tsaw. needs an ambulance station

Editor: I know this has been argued for a long time, but is this reasonable? Leaving Boundary Bay Wednesday morning, I saw firefighters from the Delta Fire Department heading down 3rd Avenue as first responders.
Rapid transit equals growth

Rapid transit equals growth

Editor: It's a tale of two towers. With rapid transit we wouldn't need to replace the tunnel ... but woe to anyone who proposes a six-storey office building. Rapid transit is an enormous investment requiring intense ridership to justify cost.
Couple ways to address disconnect

Couple ways to address disconnect

There are a couple of events slated for Monday evening, one in North Delta and the other in Ladner, that are symptomatic of the disjointed municipality we call home.
NIMBYs paint wrong picture

NIMBYs paint wrong picture

Editor: I found Doug Husband's historical overview series of the Southlands to be informative and interesting. In my opinion, his conclusions were bang on. The moronic response to these articles by Kerry Schreiner in the Sept.
Story of missing greyhound has happy ending thanks to Good Samaritan

Story of missing greyhound has happy ending thanks to Good Samaritan

Editor: I am writing to express my appreciation to members of the Tsawwassen community that aided in the search for and recovery of my dog.