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Cheaper, and tastier, way to deal with rabbit population

Cheaper, and tastier, way to deal with rabbit population

I switched to Delta Cable during a break in the recent Alabama-LSU national championship football game and caught Delta council and senior staff in a very serious, hourlong discussion about the rabbit peril.
Take a page out of TFN's model

Take a page out of TFN's model

Editor: Re: TFN members back mall plans, Jan. 20 Band members approve leasing rezoned farmland to commercial developers. By leasing the land instead of selling, TFN retains ownership. TFN gets the land back and it gets paid to wait.
Malls only pose threat to some

Malls only pose threat to some

The thought of two major malls setting up shop at the Tsawwassen First Nation has sent shockwaves through this community.
Address obsolete tunnel

Address obsolete tunnel

Editor: In this newspaper last July I described an accident I was involved in while travelling in the George Massey Tunnel and suggested some improvements that could be made to improve visibility and safety in the tunnel.
Plan is pointless if council always allows variances

Plan is pointless if council always allows variances

Editor: I'm noticing there are quite a few applications being presented to Delta council for subdivisions of properties that also include development variance permits. For example, at the public hearing of Jan.
LETTER: Lots to do for teens, back then

LETTER: Lots to do for teens, back then

In Christine Thompson's column ( What's a teen to do, South Delta Leader , Jan. 13, 2012 ) she laments that there are not enough entertainment options for South Delta youth. Yes, this might be a problem for some.
Gateway leaves trail of destruction

Gateway leaves trail of destruction

Editor: Creating a climate of political correctness to implement the destruction of farmland, the Gateway program is leaving a trail of destruction. The TFN treaty is part of that program, but is leading to some very unfortunate effects.
TFN thanked for holding information meeting

TFN thanked for holding information meeting

Editor: Thank you to the Tsawwassen First Nation for inviting neighbours to the public information event on Jan. 11 about its proposed commercial /retail development.
Check your hydro bill closely

Check your hydro bill closely

Editor: I have seen many letters to the editor about the new smart meters which are being installed by BC Hydro.
Bought off by buttons and poisoned blankets

Bought off by buttons and poisoned blankets

Editor: Re: Do as we say, not as we've done, Murphy's Law, Jan. 18 First, in the name of full disclosure and to prevent the usual racist slur that eventually is thrown out when one disagrees with First Nation plans, I am of aboriginal descent.