Letters

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LETTER: Seniors left homebound by snow-covered roads

‘We need to have some help so that we can manage to stay in our own homes’

  • Jan 14, 2022

 

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LETTER: Thanks to a Good Samaritan

Anonymous stranger pays for half an expensive vehicle repair

  • Jan 14, 2022

 

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LETTER: Chilliwack COVID clinic lineup system doesn’t make sense

‘Arranged like an X, with one path going into the test centre and the other path crossing into the vaccine centre’

  • Jan 7, 2022

 

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LETTER: Trustee Furgason is not interested in students

‘I suspect he actually would love to destroy the current public system from the inside’

  • Jan 7, 2022
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Chilliwack School District school bus outside Sardis elementary on June 11, 2014. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

LETTER: Chilliwack school trustee critical of delay school reopening

Heather Maahs ‘extremely disappointed in the ministry’s plan to start a week later’

  • Jan 3, 2022
Chilliwack School District school bus outside Sardis elementary on June 11, 2014. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
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LETTER: Government paid sick day rules are unfair

‘There are not enough public-sector jobs available to employ everyone who wants one’

  • Dec 2, 2021
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Sandbags. (Black Press file photo)

LETTER: So many selfless acts from neighbours in recent days

‘I wanted to bring some much-earned recognition to a group of amazing people’

  • Dec 2, 2021
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Sheets of plastic are seen near pools of water around a landscaped area of the Molson Coors Fraser Valley Brewery in Chilliwack on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

LETTER: Molson landscaping is failing

Recommendation they remove what is there and grow fruit trees

  • Nov 12, 2021
Sheets of plastic are seen near pools of water around a landscaped area of the Molson Coors Fraser Valley Brewery in Chilliwack on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
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LETTER: Strahl’s stance on COVID vaccines is bewildering

‘Ironic that he and his Conservative colleagues castigated the Liberals for not acquiring enough vaccines’

  • Nov 12, 2021
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LETTER: Not enough essential health care provided in Chilliwack

‘Complex problems can only be served somewhat in Abbotsford and more fully to the west’

  • Nov 12, 2021
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LETTER: Workers should be able to skip vacation to pay the bills

B.C. legislation should be changed

  • Nov 12, 2021
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German train traveling through green fields on a sunny day of summer. Passenger train on rail tracks at sunset.

LETTER: Bring back passenger rail to the Fraser Valley

Too much money and attention is spent focused on SkyTrain

  • Nov 5, 2021
German train traveling through green fields on a sunny day of summer. Passenger train on rail tracks at sunset.
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LETTER: Warms the heart to see compassion

Good Samaritan returned found pouch with American cash

  • Nov 5, 2021
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A disposable face mask is shown attached to a woman’s arm in Old Montreal, Sunday, July 18 2021, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

LETTER: Disposable masks are a risk to birds

‘Before you throw your mask out, take 10 seconds to separate the elastic from the mask’

  • Nov 5, 2021
A disposable face mask is shown attached to a woman’s arm in Old Montreal, Sunday, July 18 2021, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
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LETTER: Stop tailgating for the sake of safety

‘What does it take to get drivers to slow down and stop tailgating?’

  • Nov 5, 2021
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LETTER: Kudos to city works crews

Tree down on Vedder Loop trail quickly cleaned up

  • Nov 5, 2021
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The James C Richardson Pipe Band marches in a Remembrance Day parade on Nov. 11, 2019 in Chilliwack. Wednesday, March 10 is International Bagpipe Day. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

LETTER: Request for help looking for unmarked Veterans’ graves in Canada

Co-ordinator of the Last Post Fund’s Unmarked Grave Program looking for assistance

  • Oct 30, 2021
The James C Richardson Pipe Band marches in a Remembrance Day parade on Nov. 11, 2019 in Chilliwack. Wednesday, March 10 is International Bagpipe Day. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

LETTER: Charter rights are not absolute

‘Ignoring the rights of others is a distortion of the language and purpose of the Charter

  • Oct 30, 2021
The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Rolly's Restaurant in Hope is closed on Oct. 20 as they fight to stay operating without a business licence. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)

LETTER: Life is good here in ‘vaccine land’

‘I believe it is my civic duty to be vaccinated, wear a mask, and distance as well as possible’

  • Oct 30, 2021
Rolly's Restaurant in Hope is closed on Oct. 20 as they fight to stay operating without a business licence. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)
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LETTER: A look back at history of ranked ballots in B.C.

‘The voters found out how to get what they wanted’

  • Oct 22, 2021
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