Letters

LETTER: Cutting off access to Haney Hotel viewed as ‘cold and callous’

Maple Ridge man upset that changes along Lougheed Highway close main entrance to long-time business

  • Jun 29, 2020

LETTER: Permit parking on side streets could make neighbourhoods safer

Making residents pay to leave their cars on the street overnight could add to municipal coffers

  • Jun 28, 2020

LETTER: Government needs to help, not hinder Maple Ridge business

Maple Ridge resident reacts to troubles Haney Hotel is having with highways ministry

  • Jun 27, 2020
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LETTER: Will highway road work include turn light at Kanaka Way?

Given the amount being spent to improve the Haney Bypass, a letter writer has one request

  • Jun 27, 2020

LETTER: More dog poo waste bins could be the answer

The question? Why are so many people tossing bags of animal feces beside the garbage cans

  • Jun 27, 2020

LETTER: Weighing pros and cons of higher density vs. urban sprawl

If developers don’t build up, they will build out and eventually cover over the entire Fraser Valley

  • Jun 18, 2020

LETTER: Order in council for gun ban opens up country to destruction of democracy

Reaction to a Maple Ridge letter writer has sparked many letters, including this one from Burns Lake

  • Jun 18, 2020

LETTER: Maple Ridge thrifter thrilled hospice store reopens

New procedures in place to make customers and staff safe while bargain hunting

  • Jun 16, 2020

LETTER: Predictions of COVID reality 30 years into the future

One Maple Ridge resident uses his crystal ball and a sprinkle of humour to foresee the year 2050

  • Jun 15, 2020

LETTER: Writer spouts off on subject he doesn’t know much about, in one man’s opinion

One News reader criticizes another Maple Ridge resident over gun ban and dietary intel

  • Jun 14, 2020

LETTER: Re-opening too early could prove deadly to many

Don’t listen to the views of conspiracy theorists on social media

  • Jun 14, 2020

LETTER: Glad to see tourism company ‘up’ and running again

Students depend on jobs like those offered at WildPlay and other small businesses around Maple Ridge

  • Jun 14, 2020

LETTER: Get tough on crime but leave law abiding, registered gun owners alone

Maple Ridge reader critical of other letter writer and ban on assault weapons

  • Jun 13, 2020

LETTER: Blog to book, Maple Ridge author inspires reader

Easy-reading style and wisdom make published works compelling, according to new fan

  • Jun 13, 2020

LETTERS: Mixed reaction to joke on Maple Ridge sign

Response is coming from across the country to a letter to the editor opposing liquor store signage

  • Jun 13, 2020

LETTER: Thanks Alexa for your kindness and cleaning

A rural Maple Ridge resident is grateful to another who scrubbed a pair of neighbourhood mailboxes

  • Jun 12, 2020

LETTER: Leery of too much high-density development in Maple Ridge

There’s already enough multi-family projects on the books and too much traffic on the roads

  • Jun 11, 2020

LETTER: First guns were banned, what’s next?

Maple Ridge reader critical of government’s method of instituting the ban

  • Jun 11, 2020

LETTER: Justice for Jassi might finally be coming

Former principal deserves accolades for effort to keep Sidhu’s memory alive

  • Jun 10, 2020

LETTER: Drive-by cheer brought Pitt Meadows couple to tears

Readers heard noise and rushed out Saturday at 7 p.m. to wave their Canadian flag and take in ‘parade’

  • Jun 9, 2020