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Roundabouts, not traffic lights

Roundabouts, not traffic lights

Editor: Perhaps the recent fuss over the lack of interchanges on the South Fraser Perimeter Road could be resolved by the use of roundabouts.
Free parking is good for your health

Free parking is good for your health

Who knew it was good for people's health too? When Delta council has rebuffed the Fraser Health Authority's overtures to introduce pay parking at Delta Hospital, the resistance has been for a number of practical reasons.
Don't let governments destroy community

Don't let governments destroy community

Editor: I would like to congratulate Vicki Huntington on her excellent articles and letters that have been in your newspaper. She is certainly doing her job in as MLA for South Delta. If only we could get the message out to the rest of B.C.
TFN's proposed malls would result in negative change

TFN's proposed malls would result in negative change

Editor: Re: Mall projects moving forward, Nov. 25 When I first heard about the proposed mall plan I thought it was a joke.
Campaign really aged Delta's mayor

Campaign really aged Delta's mayor

Editor: When I saw Mayor Lois Jackson's photo on the front page of last Wednesday's Optimist, I recalled the campaign photo of her on the front page just a few days before. It must have been a very tough week for our mayor.
Prince Rupert facts not rooted in reality

Prince Rupert facts not rooted in reality

Editor: Re: Prince Rupert not good option, letter to the editor, Nov.
TFN will regret letting land be used for mall parking

TFN will regret letting land be used for mall parking

Editor: Re: Mall projects moving forward, Nov.
Diesel particulates endanger those on TFN lands

Diesel particulates endanger those on TFN lands

Editor: Normally I consider affairs of the Tsawwassen First Nation beyond any comment by myself. I respect its autonomy, however, I am concerned its housing project and shopping malls be considered in ways other than purely economic development.
Deltaport rail lines don't have an advantage

Deltaport rail lines don't have an advantage

Editor: Re: Put land to the highest and best use, letter to the editor Letter writer Arthur David Serry has made some errors in his description of the Ridley "Port" in Prince Rupert.
Development in peak cycle, but surely there's a limit

Development in peak cycle, but surely there's a limit

Editor: In response to your recent articles about the development of local malls, tax-free zones, port expansion facilities, etc.