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Bylaw shouldn't target musicians

Bylaw shouldn't target musicians

Editor: Re: Bylaw considers music nothing more than noise, letter to the editor, March 2 It's hard to imagine anything more absurd.
Tunnel toll is thing of the past

Tunnel toll is thing of the past

Talk about adding insult to injury.
Delta's firefighting service has proud history of volunteerism

Delta's firefighting service has proud history of volunteerism

We wake up each day comforted by the protection of a sophisticated fire service. Delta has six fire halls strategically located to respond to any emergency within minutes. Prior to 1963, Delta's fire service was totally operated by volunteers.
Teachers display short memories on salaries

Teachers display short memories on salaries

Editor: Words tell one story. Numbers tell perhaps another. There is no doubt teachers enjoy much public support. As well they might, as well they deserve. I was a high school teacher for five years decades back.
Robocall scandal requires thorough investigation

Robocall scandal requires thorough investigation

Editor: I write as a Delta resident deeply concerned about election integrity in Canada. The news about the robocall election fraud scandal keeps getting worse.
Coun. Bishop shows foresight with Paterson Park motion

Coun. Bishop shows foresight with Paterson Park motion

Editor: Re: Councillor puts forward motion to buy Paterson Park, Feb. 24 Kudos to Coun. Sylvia Bishop for having the foresight to bring forth a motion to address a longstanding issue of great importance to Delta.
Effort to craft plan seems pointless if politicians approve variances Ro th Edito

Effort to craft plan seems pointless if politicians approve variances Ro th Edito

Editor: During the Delta council meeting on Monday, Mayor Lois Jackson once again gave her view on the status of our Official Community Plan and the associated Tsawwassen Area Plan.
Academies give public education system a definite private flavour

Academies give public education system a definite private flavour

Editor: I have been reading with interest the recent announcement by the Delta school district that it is adding three more academies to its academic agenda for the 2012/2013 school year.
Shame to lose kayaking business

Shame to lose kayaking business

Editor: Let me share with you one of Delta's best keep secrets and diamonds in the rough - Kaymaran Adventure Tour's kayak storage and rentals at the foot of Chisholm Street in Ladner.
Delta Community Music School's scholarship fund is the beneficiary of local Academy Awards evening

Delta Community Music School's scholarship fund is the beneficiary of local Academy Awards evening

Editor: On behalf of the board of directors for the Delta Community Music School, and music director Stephen Robb, I would like to thank Randy Vannatter of City Passports and Ken Priebe of VanArts for organizing Delta's Academy Awards - a fundraiser