Re: "Market steals away shoppers say local merchants," News, July 6.
I think a suitable solution for all parties concerned, regarding the market, would be to move the market more into the village, maybe on First and Second avenues and make the avenues pedestrian walkways on market days, this would also move the constant car traffic out of the village.
Hopefully, this would be a benefit to the merchants in Steveston village and would make it similar to market day in Ladner.
On market day in Steveston, I do get people visiting my store, but more so when the market is over and people disperse into the village.
The market is a welcome attraction, but like the parking in the village, it just needs fine tuning.