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LETTER: Shame on local businesses not enforcing mask wearing

Maybe a list should be published saying where not to do business because it’s unsafe

  • Nov 23, 2020

 

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LETTER: There’s good reason for councillor’s actions

Councillor Kiersten Duncan has given much to this community, and deserves some understanding

  • Nov 22, 2020

 

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LETTER: Councillor demonstrates her ‘major commitment’ to her job

Reader impressed by Maple Ridge council member’s devotion

  • Nov 19, 2020

 

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LETTER: Maple Ridge writer says toppling statues is about getting skeletons out of closet

Removal of name of Canada’s first prime minister at university prompts letter writing

  • Nov 15, 2020
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LETTER: Maple Ridge man questions why people acquiese to virus orders

A letter writer argues people should not blindly follow unelected health officials

  • Nov 14, 2020
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LETTER: Preserve one of Maple Ridge’s most invaluable ecosystems

One reader suggests council push harder to develop Albion, instead of Yennadon

  • Nov 10, 2020
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LETTER: Reader believes businesses mandating masks should be providing them to shoppers

Companies should absorb cost of face covers for kids and adults alike who forget or can’t afford them

  • Nov 9, 2020
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Lest we forget: A Maple Ridge veteran wants people to use Nov. 11 as intended, as a day of reflection and a time to give thanks to all those who sacrifices for today’s freedoms. (Special to Black Press Media)

LETTER: Misspelling and wishes for ‘happy’ Remembrance Day irk local veteran

UPDATE: It’s a day to reflect and remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for today’s freedoms

  • Nov 8, 2020
Lest we forget: A Maple Ridge veteran wants people to use Nov. 11 as intended, as a day of reflection and a time to give thanks to all those who sacrifices for today’s freedoms. (Special to Black Press Media)
Whenever Antoinetta DeWit of Maple Ridge sees a poppy and automatically gives thanks to all the veterans who sacrificed for our freedoms. (Special to The News)

LETTER: Thank you to every veteran

A local Maple Ridge resident shares a poem about remembrance

  • Nov 7, 2020
Whenever Antoinetta DeWit of Maple Ridge sees a poppy and automatically gives thanks to all the veterans who sacrificed for our freedoms. (Special to The News)
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LETTER: Joint replacement wait times in B.C.

Arthritis society’s call for government to make reducing wait times a priority

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LETTER: Maple Ridge redevelopment motivated by money, not ecology

Reader convinced new jobs in proposed Yennadon plan will not go to local people

  • Nov 6, 2020
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LETTER: Bridge over Neaves Road a serious traffic concern, too

A Pitt Meadows walker has watched many near fatal incidents because of speeders

  • Nov 6, 2020
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Yennadon is home to so much “treasured” wildlife, that every effort should be made to preserve the ecologically sensitive area and look at redeveloping urbanized areas for job-generating businesses. (Stephan Alberola/Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Yennadon is too ecologically valuable to destroy

Reader humbly suggests re-developing already urbanized areas of Maple Ridge, instead

  • Nov 6, 2020
Yennadon is home to so much “treasured” wildlife, that every effort should be made to preserve the ecologically sensitive area and look at redeveloping urbanized areas for job-generating businesses. (Stephan Alberola/Black Press Media files)
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LETTER: Abernethy another deadly road in Ridge according to one reader

One area resident insists a four-way stop along the east-west corridor is mandatory to saving lives

  • Nov 4, 2020
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Calvin Meier's Maple Ridge Halloween display has drawn some criticism as being too gory. This letter writer disagrees. (The News files)

LETTER: Don’t let critics curtail Halloween creativity

WARNING - GRAPHIC IMAGES: People are becoming too overly sensitive, according to one reader

  • Nov 1, 2020
Calvin Meier's Maple Ridge Halloween display has drawn some criticism as being too gory. This letter writer disagrees. (The News files)
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LETTER: Traffic circles are not the answer for Maple Ridge ‘race tracks’

Speed bumps and stop lights are options worth considering for the city, according to one reader

  • Nov 1, 2020
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LETTER: Thieves steal Halloween from seven-year-old Maple Ridge boy

Speaking to those who think about buying “too cheap,” holiday decorations

  • Oct 31, 2020
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LETTER: Bad apples ruining social housing for all

Writer critical of system that penalizes law-biding residents over homeless who break the laws

  • Oct 28, 2020
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LETTER: Mobilizing students to get out and vote

Younger people are among the hardest hit in this pandemic, which will be felt for years to come

  • Oct 24, 2020
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Caitlin Smith shows a picture of her own kids trying to manouvre the are of 123rd Avenue and Creston Street in Maple Ridge to demonstrate the danger that exists for pedestrians in that area. (Caitlin Smith/Special to The News)

LETTER: Maple Ridge traffic circle a potential ‘death trap’

Parent reiterates ongoing plea for council to make city streets safe for pedestrians

  • Oct 19, 2020
Caitlin Smith shows a picture of her own kids trying to manouvre the are of 123rd Avenue and Creston Street in Maple Ridge to demonstrate the danger that exists for pedestrians in that area. (Caitlin Smith/Special to The News)