Letter to the Editor

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LETTER: Industry very cautious when filming, Pitt Meadows woman argues

Women in film and TV sector lays out the COVID precautions, in response to a previous letter writer

  • May 5, 2021

 

A local resident is concerned flood protection decisions are being made based on flawed information. (The News files)

LETTER: Letter writer critical of information used in Pitt Meadows flooding study

Decisions made based on incorrect data will harm residents, local woman argues

 

Local resident encourages everyone to do a bit to help keep the community cleaner. (The News)

LETTER: Many in Maple Ridge helping reduce litter

Local resident praises those who help keep community cleaner

  • May 4, 2021

 

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LETTER: Neighbours knew they were moving next door to Maple Ridge Golf Course

People should investigate the neighbourhood before they buy, letter writer says

  • May 4, 2021
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LETTER: Maple Ridge joggers grateful to see and be seen

Running pair welcomes waves and kindnesses as they pursue fitness

  • Apr 28, 2021
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A local resident is frustrated at the inconsistency of restrictions. (Ronan O’Doherty/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Pitt Meadows woman wonders why filming allowed but kids activities on hold

The longer this goes on, the grumpier people will get, writer says

  • Apr 27, 2021
A local resident is frustrated at the inconsistency of restrictions. (Ronan O’Doherty/Black Press Media)
A letter writer is concerned that too many people will refuse to get a COVID-19 vaccination which prevents society from getting the pandemic under control. (Ronan O’Doherty/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Please get vaccinated to achieve herd immunity

People can’t get back to normal life until most of the population is vaccinated.

  • Apr 25, 2021
A letter writer is concerned that too many people will refuse to get a COVID-19 vaccination which prevents society from getting the pandemic under control. (Ronan O’Doherty/Black Press Media)
Large gatherings of people at Kitsilano Beach on Saturday, April 17, 2021. (Walter Wells/Twitter)

LETTER: Maple Ridge woman critical of Kits Beach partying

The scenes inspired a local resident to create verse

  • Apr 25, 2021
Large gatherings of people at Kitsilano Beach on Saturday, April 17, 2021. (Walter Wells/Twitter)
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LETTER: Maple Ridge litter has resident contemplating move

Local resident among those expressing concern about increasing homelessness and littering

  • Apr 24, 2021
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Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Credit union voting criticized as un-democratic

Long-time credit union member concerned about forced voting method

  • Apr 24, 2021
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Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Regional credit union responds to Langley man’s concerns about board elections

Coast Capital says recent changes made in how it elects directors are for clarity

  • Apr 23, 2021
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Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Jaywalkers making Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows more dangerous

Local letter writer says pedestrians who jaywalk typically have a safe, legal crossing near them

  • Apr 19, 2021
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Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Maple Ridge resident encourages people to stand up to anti-Asian racism when they see it

Local letter writer can’t understand why people act out against certain groups

  • Apr 17, 2021
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Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Maple Ridge resident impressed with frontline workers when husband hurt

From police to health professionals, everyone who cared for injured senior deserves praise

  • Apr 16, 2021
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Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Would Maple Ridge councillors want cannabis store beside them?

Resident concerned about how close cannabis store is to her home

  • Apr 10, 2021
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LETTER: Capitalism still alive and well centuries later

Maple Ridge resident warns of dangers facing our poor and working class

  • Mar 29, 2021
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COVID vaccines are being administered in a clinic at Haney Place Mall, by appointment. (Ronan O’Doherty/The News)

LETTER: Seniors applaud vaccination efforts

Fraser Health’s inoculation set up at Haney Place Mall impresses Pitt Meadows couple

  • Mar 28, 2021
COVID vaccines are being administered in a clinic at Haney Place Mall, by appointment. (Ronan O’Doherty/The News)
A local Grade 6 student has written about safety concerns in her neighbourhood because of a lack of crosswalks. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

LETTER: Student concerned for pedestrian safety in her Maple Ridge neighbourhood

Many would benefit from crosswalk, Kanaka Creek Elementary student writes

  • Mar 28, 2021
A local Grade 6 student has written about safety concerns in her neighbourhood because of a lack of crosswalks. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Thrifty Foods in Maple Ridge will be closing at the end of May. (The News files)

LETTER: Maple Ridge foodie weeping in risotto over loss of grocery store

Not every food shopper is chasing the lowest price, letter writer said

  • Mar 27, 2021
Thrifty Foods in Maple Ridge will be closing at the end of May. (The News files)
Housing construction continues at a strong pace in spring 2021 and one local student has noticed the disruption it can cause to residents. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

LETTER: Maple Ridge student discovers some parts of development are annoying and some are good

Kanaka Creek student offers a child’s perspective on the noise and disruption of development

  • Mar 27, 2021
Housing construction continues at a strong pace in spring 2021 and one local student has noticed the disruption it can cause to residents. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)