Letters to the Editor

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LETTER: Mail service needs alterations

  • Mission, B.C. updated Feb 16, 2017 at 12:59 PM

The idea of community post boxes is a bad one. Too many people would have difficulty getting to those due to a variety of conditions.

LETTER: Thanks for all the help with snow

  • Mission, B.C. updated Feb 16, 2017 at 12:58 PM

Our neighbours on Judith and Hawthorne took it upon themselves to clear the intersection of piles of snow.

LETTER: Mail service needs alterations

  • Mission, B.C. posted Feb 16, 2017 at 1:00 PM

The idea of community post boxes is a bad one. Too many people would have difficulty getting to those due to a variety of conditions.

LETTER: Public donations helped to save Mission Folk Festival

  • Mission, B.C. posted Feb 10, 2017 at 1:00 PM

We are overwhelmed with gratitude for the support from friends near and far who gave money to help keep this festival going.

LETTER: Let’s think outside the block

  • Mission, B.C. posted Feb 10, 2017 at 1:00 PM

Research would seem to indicate that the area has been in existence for quite a number of years.

LETTER: Imaginative vision needed

  • Mission, B.C. updated Jan 26, 2017 at 10:15 AM

Just what is wrong with the lamp poles I do not know, but certainly such alterations will not make a jot of difference.

LETTER: Letter misunderstood, writer is in favour of downtown upgrades

  • Mission, B.C. updated Jan 26, 2017 at 10:13 AM

I want to clarify I am a regular user of downtown services and am much in favour of upgrading the downtown area.

LETTER: A ‘broad, sound plan’ for downtown is still needed

  • Mission, B.C. updated Jan 26, 2017 at 10:12 AM

In the latest fiasco, council plans to invest $3.5 million in touch-up projects that are important final touches.

LETTER: Garbage pick up is great

  • Mission, B.C. posted Jan 20, 2017 at 2:00 PM

The boys must have frost-bitten toes and fingers but they came to my house with all their tires chained up!

LETTER: Why is there no public hearing?

  • Mission, B.C. posted Jan 20, 2017 at 2:00 PM

It’s all part of encouraging local government transparency and keeping communication channels open.

LETTER: A welcome investment

  • Mission, B.C. posted Jan 20, 2017 at 2:00 PM

We are grateful to mayor and council, and district staff, for this dedicated investment into our town.

LETTER: Downtown a waste of money says reader

  • Mission, B.C. posted Jan 12, 2017 at 2:00 PM

We already have light poles with flower brackets and banner hangers; council could immediately save $200,000 by keeping the same .

LETTER: Hospital care in Mission considered top-notch

  • Mission, B.C. posted Dec 30, 2016 at 9:00 AM

It soon became clear to me that there were a great many patients who were much sicker than I was.

LETTER: Snowy sidewalks should be shovelled swiftly

  • Mission, B.C. posted Dec 30, 2016 at 9:00 AM

We have now had at least two weeks of inclement weather – more than enough time for residents to remove snow from the sidewalks.

LETTER: Dogs should be kept indoors

  • Mission, B.C. posted Dec 8, 2016 at 11:00 AM

I thought outdoor dogs were a thing of the past, including my past.

LETTER: Christmas Bureau says thanks for the support

  • Mission, B.C. posted Dec 8, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Thank you to those who brought donations to the wonderful parade and to Prospect Equipment and volunteers who collected the donations.

LETTER: New tax increase will hurt seniors

  • Mission, B.C. updated Dec 2, 2016 at 11:08 AM

When we have increased costs passed onto us we must figure out how to pay for this out of what we have coming in each month.

LETTER: Reader says observatory would have helped tourism

  • Mission, B.C. updated Dec 2, 2016 at 11:08 AM

If Stave West becomes a reality, what else would entice people to come beyond it and the Power House to have a positive economic impact?

LETTER: Councillors need to get more proactive, change priorities

  • Mission, B.C. posted Nov 25, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Across Canada politicians, analysts, and journalists alike are all talking about B.C.’s serious opiate and housing crises.

LETTER: Train track troubles solved by helpful strangers

  • Mission, B.C. posted Nov 25, 2016 at 10:00 AM

The only thing that could have made the situation more horrific would have been to see a train in the distance.

LETTER: Give grocery stores an option

  • Mission, B.C. posted Oct 28, 2016 at 10:00 AM

What right do council and Mayor Hawes have to prohibit grocery stores from selling alcohol if they wish to do so?

LETTER: Reader believes wine belongs on store shelves

  • Mission, B.C. posted Oct 28, 2016 at 10:00 AM

You can point to social issues and say that allowing more access to alcohol will create problems for some.

LETTER: Lack of funding for literacy

  • Mission, B.C. posted Oct 28, 2016 at 10:00 AM

There are many Canadians who would love to participate in this simple family activity but they do not have the literacy skills.

LETTER: Downtown drivers should pay more attention to the crosswalks

  • Mission, B.C. posted Oct 21, 2016 at 9:00 AM

Railway Avenue also has crosswalks but there is never a problem with crossing safely.

LETTER: More safety measures needed on the highway

  • Mission, B.C. posted Oct 21, 2016 at 9:00 AM

Accidents could have been avoided if our Ministry of Transportation began to invest money in constructing medians and street lights.