Letters

LETTER: Council made a tough decision

Steelhead association thankful for denial of TUP

  • Jun 18, 2020

LETTER: Tax increase ‘outrageous’ considering current situation

Council needs courage to demand every department keep their budget to the cost of living increase

  • Jun 8, 2020

LETTER: Growing Mission’s economy should be a pressing issue

The previous election had no focus on sustainable economic development

  • May 29, 2020

LETTER: Mission tax increase should be trimmed

Any increase above the rate of inflation is unsustainable

  • May 28, 2020

LETTER: Support for music and arts industry critical during COVID, says MLA

A Maple Ridge-Mission politician talks about the current state of the entertainment world

  • May 28, 2020

LETTER: Bad time for a tax increase

Reader says ‘one has to balance any proposed increase with the reality of increased wages’

  • May 21, 2020
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LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’

Seabridge Gold’s KSM project did incorporate independent and peer-reviewed science

  • May 19, 2020

LETTER: Let’s not forget our seniors

‘The majority of our seniors are just getting by, and need help’

  • May 8, 2020

COLUMN: From flattening the COVID-19 curve to Team B.C. recovery

B.C. business leaders say they’re ready to restart economy

  • Apr 30, 2020

LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

‘We are continuing our commitment to print our flyers and distribute them through community newspapers’

  • Apr 30, 2020

LETTER: Stop the spiral towards climate catastrophe

Former Green Party candidate pushes for rejection of Frontier Teck’s mining application

  • Feb 22, 2020

LETTERS: Mission needs to reopen public hearing on asphalt plant

Closing the public hearing at this point circumvents the purpose of the public hearing process

  • Feb 7, 2020

LETTER: Treacherous Hemlock Valley Rd. negligence could someday be fatal

Government silence is equal to outrageous indifference, writes Aaron Nielsen

LETTER: We need to thank those who work in public education

Andrea Sinclair is president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils

  • Jan 29, 2020

LETTER: Old enough to know what’s been lost in B.C. salmon

Stephen Hume writes about the lack of discussion on the province’s dwindling salmon population

  • Jan 16, 2020

LETTER: Adjusted tax increase still too high

Taxpayer’s pockets are only so deep and my pockets are almost empty

  • Dec 11, 2019

LETTER: Why is the air curtain burner necessary?

Maybe a more environmentally friendly alternative can be utilized

  • Dec 11, 2019

LETTER: Can you really claim Mission homeowners use twice as much water as Abbotsford?

If water is leaking into the ground, we need to fix that

  • Nov 2, 2019

LETTER: City or district decision should have gone to a proper vote

Negative option billing is a devious misleading and unethical (although legal) process

  • Nov 1, 2019

LETTER: Middle class better off with Trudeau’s child benefit boost

It’s a transfer, not a tax cut, but it helps families get ahead

  • Oct 21, 2019