Letter to the Editor

LETTER: Residents held hostage by Golden Ears park weekend traffic

Council is out to lunch if it classifies two-laned narrow Fern Crescent as an arterial route

  • Jul 21, 2020

LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

One reader wants the province to create a more inclusive name for B.C.

  • Jul 20, 2020

LETTER: Road closure a good step towards climate action

Small, easy steps can be made in Maple Ridge to help the environment – insists one reader

  • Jul 20, 2020

LETTER: Old mill site needs to be replaced with more industry

Writer opposes suggestion of giving land back to Katzie, noting city needs the tax dollars

  • Jul 19, 2020

LETTER: Feds should acquire Maple Ridge mill for First Nations

One suggestion is that government purchase the former Hammond Mill site, and return to Katzie

  • Jul 19, 2020

LETTER: Dog groomer fears border crossing guards being too slack

Reaction to issue Maple Ridge letters and reports of U.S. residents in Canada

  • Jul 7, 2020

LETTER: Many Americans work in Canada and have U.S. licence plates

A letter writer challenges the notion that most U.S. licence plates belong to tourists

  • Jul 7, 2020

LETTER: Pendulum swinging too far the other way on ‘The Clan’

Writer critical of licence plate stalking and efforts to rename SFU sport teams

  • Jul 6, 2020

LETTER: All Washington plate owners can’t be Canadian residents

A Maple Ridge man questions presence of U.S. vehicles in the Canada, despite closed borders

  • Jul 4, 2020

VIDEO: Supporters turn out to honour art gallery curator

LETTER: 40 people turned out to thank Barbara Duncan for her contribution to the arts in Maple Ridge

  • Jul 2, 2020

LETTER: Who says which healthcare workers are deserving of top ups?

Care aide critical of how province pays special COVID wage increase to public not private workers

  • Jul 1, 2020

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

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: 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: 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: 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