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Many have played a role in FSA tests losing their way

Many have played a role in FSA tests losing their way

If you have a child in grades 4 or 7, welcome to the FSA club. The FSA, or Foundation Skills Assessment, has been around for many years, with the most recent update being in 2008.
Make it legal

Make it legal

Editor: Re: Federal politicians must look at big picture on new laws, Community Comment, Feb. 3 Ian Robertson's column is right on target. Hazardous marijuana grow-operations are a direct result of marijuana prohibition.
Developments must be judged on their impact to our quality of life

Developments must be judged on their impact to our quality of life

Editor: What kind of legacy are we leaving for future generations? The impacts of growth, development and re-development affect everyone in Delta and surrounding communities.
Rookie councillor can't take credit for this one

Rookie councillor can't take credit for this one

Editor: Re: Rookie councillor quick to respond, letter to the editor, Feb. 3 Delta is indeed fortunate to have dedicated municipal staff who do their best to serve our community.
School trustees to vote on academies at public meeting

School trustees to vote on academies at public meeting

Editor: Re: Three more academies planned, Jan. 27 Public schools in Delta benefit greatly from publicity that appears in local newspapers, but I wish to correct an impression created by a recent story.
TFN better served by a more incremental approach

TFN better served by a more incremental approach

Editor: The Indian Act is a detestable law.
Rookie councillor quick to respond

Rookie councillor quick to respond

Editor: I recently joined aqua fitness at Winskill Aquatic and Fitness Centre and found the exercise is beneficial for my health.
Let's hope cash louder than words

Let's hope cash louder than words

Rationalizing, pleading and badgering hasn't worked, so maybe putting some money on the table will do the trick.
Shoppers bound for TFN malls won't be making their way to town centre

Shoppers bound for TFN malls won't be making their way to town centre

Editor: Re: Malls will have positive impact on community, letter to the editor, Jan. 25 I really do not know how Gail Munro can come to the conclusion that the TFN malls will be good for business for anyone other than the TFN.
Federal politicians must look at big picture on new laws

Federal politicians must look at big picture on new laws

Our MP, Kerry-Lynne Findlay, recently spoke to the Delta Chamber of Commerce about pending federal legislation. While she spoke about a number of matters, I want to focus on one subject - the crime and punishment bills coming before parliament.