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Tourism Delta tried to be that champion

Tourism Delta tried to be that champion

Editor: Re: Tourism in need of champion, July 13 I have not always agreed on many items in the past with Sylvia Bishop (Southlands, for instance), but I have to agree with her comments on tourism.
Civic tourism strategy not being followed

Civic tourism strategy not being followed

Editor: The recent exchange of commentary on tourism in Delta has been fascinating to read. The mayor's letter regarding Delta's tourism investment suggests to me that Lois Jackson is an "empress with no clothes.
Soccer players get Save-On support

Soccer players get Save-On support

Editor: The Ladner U14 Pumas soccer team would like to extend its sincere gratitude to Save-On-Foods for its generosity in providing the opportunity to hold a Spin the Wheel fundraiser last weekend.
Leadership required to capitalize on abundant eco-tourism opportunities

Leadership required to capitalize on abundant eco-tourism opportunities

Editor: Re: Cashing in on tourists isn't easy, Murphy's Law, July 20 Delta might be in a "better position to capitalize" on bird watching and other wildlife-viewing tourists if community leaders understood the activities and requirements of this sect
Time to get funky if we want to sell tourists on this place

Time to get funky if we want to sell tourists on this place

I, too, plan to comment on tourism in Delta. I just got back from a week of camping in Point Roberts. Once you cross the border, it really does feel like you are on a Gulf Island. As usual, our experience at Lighthouse Park was memorable.
Someone else now in their field

Someone else now in their field

Do you get the feeling sometimes that our two arms of local government are operating like two left feet? Last year Delta responded to the need for a second artificial turf field in Ladner by embarking on a process that culminated with the creation of
Too noisy to sit on patio

Too noisy to sit on patio

Editor: When I retired last year I moved to Ladner because I felt it was peaceful, friendly community. This has proved to be true.
One crash brings community to standstill

One crash brings community to standstill

Editor: Well, what a fine mess we have here! Courtesy of a truck once again spilling its load, Highway 17 was closed for several hours southbound on Monday.
Awkward in the extreme

Awkward in the extreme

Editor: Re: We'll come around to proposal, Murphy's Law, July 18 Editor Ted Murphy perhaps hasn't had a lot of experience with the proliferation of roundabouts in B.C. Here are four that are awkward in the extreme: .
Plan is too fluid for its own good

Plan is too fluid for its own good

It makes sense to do one or the other, but not both. Last week, civic politicians gave the green light to the Century Group to redevelop the old Southpointe Academy site on 56th Street in Tsawwassen.