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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.
Kudos to Huntington for taking a stand for local seniors' concerns

Kudos to Huntington for taking a stand for local seniors' concerns

Editor: Re: More pressing matters for MLA than 601 bus, letter to the editor, March 21 Hats off to MLA Vicki Huntington for her courage in taking a stand for seniors.
Cummins is going to split the vote and let the NDP get in

Cummins is going to split the vote and let the NDP get in

Editor: If John Cummins thinks he can get elected, he has got a lot to learn. All he is going to do is split the vote and guess who is going to get elected? The NDP. Different party, but same debt is going to confront them.
Don't let vision blur because we're frightened of change

Don't let vision blur because we're frightened of change

Apple computer continues to roll along at record high share prices. I can remember getting into fierce debates about PC vs. Mac with friends when that was all the rage. Back then the stock was at $16.
Hospice there for family suffering many losses

Hospice there for family suffering many losses

Editor: What exactly does the Delta Hospice Society do? I have a lot of people ask me that question. During the last four years my family has suffered a great amount of loss.
Tube needs an army of supporters

Tube needs an army of supporters

Delta generally isn't lacking when it comes to interest groups to further a particular cause, but in the case of one long-standing issue, that support network is peculiarly absent.
Council should take advantage of golden opportunity

Council should take advantage of golden opportunity

Editor: Re: Councillor puts forward motion to buy Paterson Park, Feb. 24 I would like to thank Coun. Sylvia Bishop for bringing this to Delta council's attention. It is a golden opportunity and I hope council will take action on this.
Committed citizens convince Delta to do the right thing with Highlands proposal

Committed citizens convince Delta to do the right thing with Highlands proposal

Editor: Re: Better way needs to be found to develop neighbourhood plans, letter to the editor, March 16 As a further note to my previous letter, Delta council did the right thing and said "no" to the proposed development on 55A Street.
Teachers pay premiums for their benefits

Teachers pay premiums for their benefits

Editor: Re: Teachers display short memories on salaries, letter to the editor, March 9 Reading W. Baird Blackstone's letter, I received the impression that teachers are the recipients of a litany of subsidized benefits.
Governments extract money from us one cup at a time

Governments extract money from us one cup at a time

It seems that you can't pick up a paper in Delta lately without reading something about the potential for a toll on the George Massey Tunnel. One minute, it's a confidential idea floated by TransLink as the solution to our transit woes.