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LETTER: Kids are going to explore their sexuality whether Chilliwack school trustees like it or not

If it causes discomfort, they need to step down to make room for those looking after kids’ future

  • Jul 8, 2022
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LETTER: Drug dealers are selling poison

They should be charged with attempted murder

  • Jul 8, 2022
Skelton Park on Young Road in Chilliwack on June 30, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

LETTER: City of Chilliwack staff doing great garden work

A wonderful display at Skelton Park

  • Jul 8, 2022
(AP Photo/Tom Krisher)

LETTER: Chilliwack gas prices should not include Metro Vancouver transit tax

Maybe service stations overcharging should be held to account for their actions

  • Jul 8, 2022
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LETTER: Millions of people are slaves, but not you

Those holding ‘Freedom not slavery’ signs don’t see their own hypocrisy and don’t understand slavery

  • Jul 8, 2022
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LETTER: Quit looking for hidden agendas under every rock

‘We should be proud of our teacher-librarians in our school district’

  • Jul 8, 2022
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Chilliwack School Trustee Heather Maahs (right) suggested people within Chilliwack SD33 are "grooming children" during an appearance with fellow trustee Barry Neufeld (middle) on an internet talk show hosted by Laura-Lynn Tyler Thompson. (Screenshot)

LETTER: School trustees who talk of book bans are hypocritical

There aren’t any conditions of ‘love thy neighbour’ in the Bible

  • Jun 30, 2022
Chilliwack School Trustee Heather Maahs (right) suggested people within Chilliwack SD33 are "grooming children" during an appearance with fellow trustee Barry Neufeld (middle) on an internet talk show hosted by Laura-Lynn Tyler Thompson. (Screenshot)
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LETTER: Most racist biases are learned and not innate

‘The earliest years are typically the best time to instill and even solidify positive social-interaction life skills’

  • Jun 30, 2022
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LETTER: Youth aren’t choosing phones over a loving family

Reader responds to letter writer opposed to giving cellphones to kids in care

  • Jun 24, 2022
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Chilliwack School Trustee Heather Maahs (right) suggested people within Chilliwack SD33 are “grooming children” during an appearance with fellow trustee Barry Neufeld (middle) on an internet talk show hosted by Laura-Lynn Tyler Thompson. (Screenshot)

LETTER: School trustee Heather Maahs says some books make children unsafe

‘Their innocence has been violated’

  • Jun 24, 2022
Chilliwack School Trustee Heather Maahs (right) suggested people within Chilliwack SD33 are “grooming children” during an appearance with fellow trustee Barry Neufeld (middle) on an internet talk show hosted by Laura-Lynn Tyler Thompson. (Screenshot)
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LETTER: Cats are beautiful yet often misunderstood

Boggles the mind how much violent contempt there is out there for homeless/stray and feral cats

  • Jun 17, 2022
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Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl. (Black Press file)

LETTER: MP Strahl blames Trudeau for cost-of-living crisis

Strahl responds to letter criticizing his constituency flyer

  • Jun 17, 2022
Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl. (Black Press file)
Amateur photographer Morgan Brown captured photos of this Canada Goose with the rare condition ‘leucism’ at Cultus Lake on May 19, 2022. (Morgan Brown photo)

LETTER: Pale-coloured goose is shunned by other geese

‘It appears being nervous or afraid of something or someone different is not just a human quality’

  • Jun 17, 2022
Amateur photographer Morgan Brown captured photos of this Canada Goose with the rare condition ‘leucism’ at Cultus Lake on May 19, 2022. (Morgan Brown photo)
A flyer sent out to constituents by Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl in May 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
A flyer sent out to constituents by Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl in May 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

LETTER: Strahl flyer is a waste of taxpayer dollars

‘I think Mark Strahl should focus on his own party, in complete disarray’

  • Jun 10, 2022
A flyer sent out to constituents by Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl in May 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
A flyer sent out to constituents by Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl in May 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
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LETTER: Government should not be providing cellphones with plans to kids in care

‘It is becoming more attractive for some youths to live in government care’

  • Jun 10, 2022
(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Wildfire in Lytton, B.C., seen on June 30, 2021. (@guyatsfu/Twitter)

LETTER: It’s true, Lytton has a pulse

‘Thank you to 95.7 FM’

  • Jun 3, 2022
Wildfire in Lytton, B.C., seen on June 30, 2021. (@guyatsfu/Twitter)
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LETTER: Be more careful with your words

‘Access to abortion, vaccination and medical assistance in dying are enshrined in our system’

  • Jun 3, 2022
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LETTER: Article was unfair to Laurie Throness

‘For Mr. Henderson to refer to Laurie as “disgraced” is both inaccurate and classless’

  • Jun 3, 2022
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Lesley Smith took this photo at Gill Bar on the Fraser River in Chilliwack on a Sunday in 2022. (Lesley Smith photo)

LETTER: Gill Bar is like a scene out of Mad Max

‘Something needs to be done to protect the sensitive ecosystem’

  • Jun 3, 2022
Lesley Smith took this photo at Gill Bar on the Fraser River in Chilliwack on a Sunday in 2022. (Lesley Smith photo)
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LETTER: Salish Plaza security overzealous

‘Harassment’ with $86.50 tickets when customers step off the property

  • Jun 3, 2022
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