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Teachers' actions are hurting students, not government

Teachers' actions are hurting students, not government

Editor: They say those who forget history are doomed to repeat it.
Celebrate South Delta's origins at Paterson Park

Celebrate South Delta's origins at Paterson Park

Editor: Last Friday's Optimist printed the Editorial and the Letters pages opposite each other and ironically illustrated the great divide that affects the people of South Delta.
Ladner's character shaped by fishing and farming heritage

Ladner's character shaped by fishing and farming heritage

Settlement of Delta began in the 1860s following the decline of the Fraser River gold rush of 1858. Pioneers were attracted here by our moderate climate, fertile soil, fresh water and a river teeming with salmon.
Senior finds lack of down escalator at Bridgeport hard to take

Senior finds lack of down escalator at Bridgeport hard to take

Editor: Re: More pressing matters for MLA than 601 bus, letter to the editor, March 21 I strongly object to the tone of voice and sarcasm Cecilia Tanner uses towards seniors, who want to have their 601 bus back.
Many assaults on fairness

Many assaults on fairness

Fair is most definitely a relative term these days.
Musicians keep volume reasonable

Musicians keep volume reasonable

Editor: Re: Lose the amplifiers as well as all those noisy versions of outdoor equipment, letter to the editor, March 21 In response to Mr.
We should hope for minority gov't

We should hope for minority gov't

Editor: Re: Cummins is going to split the vote and let the NDP get in, letter to the editor, March 23 In asking "Oh won't this be fun?" in relation to the possibility of a minority government after the B.C.
Feeble two-year sentence for Graham James is a travesty

Feeble two-year sentence for Graham James is a travesty

Editor: Oh, the permissive blessings of a compassionate Canadian justice system where punishment habitually turns a blind eye to the seriousness of the crime and the law is more concerned about the rights of criminals than the fate of their very real
Biggest war chest wins?

Biggest war chest wins?

No matter how much money they've got to promote it, they can't sell you what you're not willing to buy.
Inequity obvious in dealing with neighbourhood noise

Inequity obvious in dealing with neighbourhood noise

Editor: Re: Lose the amplifiers as well as all those noisy versions of outdoor equipment, letter to the editor, March 21 What a joy it must be to live beside such a judgmental, opinionated neighbour.