Columnists

ALONG THE FRASER: Neglected Alouette Lake sockeye could return in the thousands

VIDEO: Environmental columnist Jack Emberly argues again for a fish ladder on the Alouette

  • Sep 1, 2020

OUR VIEW: Putting your money where your heart is

No better way to keep a community strong, than shopping local

LOOKING BACK: CEED Centre transforms with Maple Ridge

In most of its incarnations, the original Japanese kindergarten stayed true to its educational roots

  • Aug 23, 2020

LOOKING BACK: Happy to have museum doors back open to the public

But, due to COVID, there are restrictions and safety guidelines guests will be asked to adhere to

  • Aug 16, 2020

LOOKING BACK: Taking a trip… back in time

Maple Ridge Museum curator takes us back through the history of Memorial Peace Park

  • Aug 14, 2020

ALONG THE FRASER: Fish ladder for Alouette dam would boost threatened wild sockeye

In action for more than a century can no longer be ignored: environmentalist

  • Aug 9, 2020
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Stabbing in Maple Ridge
Sockeye salmon swim off into Alouette Lake, after returning from the ocean
Hotel workers demonstrate
Pitt Meadows piano prodigy plays Super Mario Bros. theme

Reforming the PST can be a powerful tool to get people, businesses back to work long-term

Stronger tomorrow plan offers blueprint for job-rich recovery, says Jeff Zweig and Greg D’Avignon

  • Aug 5, 2020

NETWORKING: Healthy racial dialogue facilitates change

Courage to share experiences is contagious and key to ending systemic injustice: community network

  • Jul 25, 2020

COLUMN: Some more appropriate names for Washington NFL team

Finally, Washington’s NFL team would have a name everyone could cheer with pride

ON COOKING: Chef Dez says brine meat before they hit the grill

Learn the difference between marinating and brining

  • Jun 23, 2020

COLUMN: Fraser Valley lawyers warn ‘numerous criminal matters dangle on the precipice of oblivion’

Letter signed by 20 defence lawyers to provincial government says COVID-19 court delays need to end

ALONG THE FRASER: Fish and planet have no time to lose

The latest chapter in the Big Bar is a Whooshh – much more than just a fish canon

  • Jun 10, 2020

COMMUNITY NETWORK: Youth and the coronavirus conversations

Young people in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows face different COVID-related issues compared to adults

  • Jun 5, 2020

ON THE PAGE: FVRL Express launches Monday

It’s as easy as click, pick, and go at Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows libraries starting next week

  • May 30, 2020

COLUMN: B.C.’s labour minister should look at COVID-19 financial carnage amid minimum wage increase

The timing couldn’t be worse for any government decision that drives up costs for business, writes Jock Finlayson

  • May 28, 2020

ON COOKING: Chef goes a little over the top integrating bacon

His unexpected jam recipe is garnering attention in kitchens and at fair alike

  • May 28, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: B.C. COVID-19 survey brings answers closer

275,000 responses so far, broader health information helps

  • May 22, 2020

COLUMN: Residents should explore B.C. to help tourism industry amid COVID-19

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • May 11, 2020

COMMUNITY NETWORK: Coming together in a time of crisis

Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, and the Katzie First Nation show just how resilient they are amid COVID

  • May 3, 2020

VIDEO: Library doors may be closed by Maple Ridge librarians still available to help

Fraser Valley Regional Library has a number of online options for those at home

  • Apr 26, 2020