Letters

Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)

LETTER: Public Fishery Alliance clarifies stance on ways to restore B.C.’s salmon population

‘Fishing is enjoyable, but that’s not why the public fishery supports adipose fin clipping all chinook production’

  • Jan 14, 2021
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)

LETTER: Compulsory trades training for B.C. apprentices makes sense

B.C. Building Trades women’s group endorses NDP’s move

  • Jan 7, 2021
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

LETTER: Please, some respect for what you have taken

Abbotsford-raised pastor rails against ‘constant condescension’ of Dr. Henry

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LETTER: Public should provide feedback on Mission’s proposed budget

Writer feels more community push back is needed to stop annual property tax increases

  • Nov 27, 2020
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LETTER: Development will change area forever

Project on Hurd and 7th Ave. doesn’t sit well with at least one reader

  • Nov 27, 2020
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BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

LETTER: Teachers union encourages culture of mask wearing in B.C. schools

BCTF President Teri Mooring asks parents to talk with children about wearing masks in school

  • Nov 24, 2020
BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
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Hiker rescued from Cascade Falls in Mission by helicopter
Christmas fleet spreads holiday spirit in Mission after annual Candlelight Parade went virtual
Mission principal says he's worried about how parents are talking to kids about COVID-19
More support for Mission Christmas Bureau
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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: Who has to pay for the by-election?

LETTER: Who has to pay for the by-election?

If Pam Alexis wins her bid to become MLA, public will have to vote for a new mayor

  • Oct 8, 2020
LETTER: Who has to pay for the by-election?
LETTER: Waterfront story missing some context

LETTER: Waterfront story missing some context

Article need more details, according to Stacey Crawford, District’s Director of Economic Development

  • Oct 1, 2020
LETTER: Waterfront story missing some context
LETTER: BC parks and trails should be part of political platforms

LETTER: BC parks and trails should be part of political platforms

When I am outside in nature, no matter the weather, I can be fully present and at peace, says writer

  • Oct 1, 2020
LETTER: BC parks and trails should be part of political platforms
LETTER: Mission Heritage Association began 40 years ago

LETTER: Mission Heritage Association began 40 years ago

Norma Kenney had the vision to save the OMI lands, now Fraser River Heritage Park

  • Sep 17, 2020
LETTER: Mission Heritage Association began 40 years ago
LETTER: Waterfront idea unacceptable?

LETTER: Waterfront idea unacceptable?

Council appears to be out of its depth regarding negotiations with any developer

  • Sep 17, 2020
LETTER: Waterfront idea unacceptable?
A camp for children with disabilities has been operating along Stave Lake for 16 years now, and the only access is still along a dangerous service road, the camp director said, pleading for upgrades. (Zajac screengrab)

LETTER: Former service road to kids camp needs to be paved

VIDEO: Almost 200,000 drivers use Florence Lake Road – just east of Maple Ridge – each year

  • Sep 6, 2020
A camp for children with disabilities has been operating along Stave Lake for 16 years now, and the only access is still along a dangerous service road, the camp director said, pleading for upgrades. (Zajac screengrab)
LETTER: Apartment complex doesn’t belong on Third Ave.

LETTER: Apartment complex doesn’t belong on Third Ave.

Letter writer is ‘livid’ after council moves proposal forward

  • Sep 3, 2020
LETTER: Apartment complex doesn’t belong on Third Ave.
LETTER: Let the Mission-based pawn shop move next store

LETTER: Let the Mission-based pawn shop move next store

Council and the store owner should be able to come to an agreement on a variance

  • Sep 3, 2020
LETTER: Let the Mission-based pawn shop move next store
LETTERS: Fines for putting garbage out early called ‘ridiculous’

LETTERS: Fines for putting garbage out early called ‘ridiculous’

‘We pay taxes for garbage collection, not garbage collection with restraints’

  • Aug 24, 2020
LETTERS: Fines for putting garbage out early called ‘ridiculous’
LETTER: The garbage police are watching

LETTER: The garbage police are watching

Reader asks if other Mission resident feel like they ‘are living under a dictatorship’

  • Aug 17, 2020
LETTER: The garbage police are watching
LETTER: Who will care for frail elderly?

LETTER: Who will care for frail elderly?

We are now reaping the whirlwind of the COVID-19 fatalities in seniors’ care homes

  • Jul 30, 2020
LETTER: Who will care for frail elderly?
LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

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

  • Jul 20, 2020
LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia
LETTER: Council made a tough decision

LETTER: Council made a tough decision

Steelhead association thankful for denial of TUP

  • Jun 18, 2020
LETTER: Council made a tough decision