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No freebies for TFN

No freebies for TFN

Editor: Re: South Delta sleepwalking toward a transportation crisis, letter to the editor, May 18 Mayor Lois-&-Co need to prove the worth of their pay hikes by responding favourably to Malcolm Johnston's challenge: Not one dime for infrastructure imp
Barn money better spent on Delta Hospital

Barn money better spent on Delta Hospital

Editor: Re: Big bucks for barn relocation, May 30 It seems that again we have had our tax money spent on something that we were given no say in it all.
Majority still opposed to Southlands development

Majority still opposed to Southlands development

Editor: As longtime residents of Tsawwassen, we are once again writing to express our serious concerns regarding Century Group's proposed residential and commercial development on the Southlands.
Delta council raise was in the works last year

Delta council raise was in the works last year

Editor: Re: Delta council members vote themselves raise, May 16 I understand that in the beginning of a term in office council members give themselves a raise so the electorate will have forgotten by the next election.
Robinson shows lack of character

Robinson shows lack of character

Editor: Robinson's sentencing postponed until July, May 30 Monty Robinson's defence that his reaction to the incident, namely returning to his home to have a drink because he's an alcoholic, is laughable and as transparent as his moral character.
Tsawwassen will die without development

Tsawwassen will die without development

Editor: In 1971, Quadrant Development Ltd proposed the development of 3,524 housing units on the Southlands property. It was shot down. In 1989, TDL proposed the development of 1,895 housing units on the Southlands, and it was shot down.
Transportation vision must include passenger rail

Transportation vision must include passenger rail

Editor: There's no doubt that a solution is needed to deal with daily congestion occurring at the George Massey Tunnel. More and more motorists are commuting from south of the Fraser -- not just South Deltans.
Plenty of letters for council

Plenty of letters for council

Editor: Appended to this week's (May 28) Delta council meeting agenda are 82 very thoughtful and articulate letters to mayor and council from a cross section of Delta residents expressing their views on the Southlands development application.
Preservation comes with a big price

Preservation comes with a big price

Delta is putting our money where its mouth is when it comes to heritage preservation. There has been much hand wringing over the last couple of years as heritage buildings in these parts have either come down or been earmarked for demolition.
That's a lot of money being wasted to move a barn

That's a lot of money being wasted to move a barn

Editor: Re: Big bucks for barn relocation, May 30 In the latest sign we're nearing civilizational end, Delta council is blowing over half a million of our bucks to move a barn.