Letters

LETTER: Cuts to transportation put service worker’s job at risk

It’s too costly to take taxis back and forth to work, and graveshift worker has no other options

  • Apr 25, 2020

LETTER: Henry and media causing over-reaction to COVID

A Maple Ridge reader is critical of the provincial health officer’s stance on herd immunity

  • Apr 19, 2020

LETTER: Bylaw pushes council towards dictatorship

New conduct rules for Maple Ridge council are unnecessary

  • Apr 18, 2020
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LETTER: Voters will remember MP’s tweet come election time

Seniors are not impediment to the resurrection of our economy, contrary to Dalton’s comment

  • Apr 16, 2020

LETTER: BC SPCA grateful to news media

In a letter to The News, Lorie Chortyk says thanks for bringing the news during challenging times

  • Apr 16, 2020

LETTER: Leashing in Maple Ridge parks prevents unexpected confrontations

Amid COVID, dog owners shouldn’t be forced together to separate their pets

  • Apr 15, 2020

LETTER: Maple Ridge dog walker pissed with discarded poop bags

Understanding people’s worries around COVID, this dog walker suggests gloves or staying home

  • Apr 12, 2020

IN IT TOGETHER: Take good care of yourself, so you can care for others

Maple Ridge woman offers series of wellness columns aimed at helping navigate through COVID-19

  • Apr 7, 2020

LETTER: Reword it from social to mandatory distancing

Shocked that some people are not listening to the critical COVID safety rules

  • Apr 6, 2020

LETTER: Parent, have a serious discussion with your children, please

Teens seen strolling together, up-close, and failing to abide by social distancing rules

  • Apr 5, 2020

LETTER: Maple Ridge cyclist appreciative of strangers’ kindness

Thanks to the nurse and others who came to injured biker’s aid

  • Apr 5, 2020

LETTER: Please use common sense in dealing with COVID

Aspiring artists wants people to follow the rules to help keep everyone safe

  • Apr 5, 2020

LETTER: Writer supports government ousting non-compliant hospice

MAiD: Make the decision for yourself, but keep your nose out of other people’s choices

  • Mar 30, 2020

LETTER: Upset by province’s stance against Lower Mainland hospice

Vocal Maple Ridge anti-MAiDs advocate opposes cancelling of contract with Delta facility

  • Mar 28, 2020

LETTER: Pandemic a little surreal for this guy

One day soon, COVID-19 will simply be a footnote: one Maple Ridge reader

  • Mar 27, 2020

LETTER: Amid COVID-19, rejoice in coming together as a family

Once the world accepts the current situation, they can start to find the good things coming from it

  • Mar 25, 2020

LETTER: Maple Ridge octogenarian grateful to angel for kindness amid outbreak

Shopper at Save-On-Foods demonstrated compassion and generosity to senior shopping during COVID-19

  • Mar 21, 2020

LETTER: ‘Best’ carrier in 50+ years

Dear Editor, My family would like you to know that [our newspaper]…

  • Mar 20, 2020

LETTER: Hoarders, greed must be stopped

Pitt Meadows letter writer joins call for civility and an end to panic buying

  • Mar 19, 2020

LETTER: It’s not bears intruding on us, it’s us intruding on the bears

Maple Ridge reader reacts with partial humour to pic of bear on front page of The News

  • Mar 15, 2020