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Orphans of our urban drug culture neglected again

Child advocate Bernard Richard leaves B.C. with harsh message

Along the Fraser: Everyone should play a uke

Seniors centres are community gathering places.

  • Jun 16th, 2018

‘I’d rather be anywhere else’

With cancer treatment set to begin, Chilliwack Progress reporter Jessica Peters has a few words of advice.

Every parent fears the late night knock of a cop

The RCMP doesn’t drive to your house at 1:30 a.m. and take off its hat to tell you you’ve won the 6/49

COLUMN: For those about to snore…

Did you know that if you google ‘snoring’ you’ll get about 77,400,000 hits?

B.C. VIEWS: No time for maps in this rush to a referendum

Made-up electoral systems pushed out for Green Party deadline

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MacDuff’s Call: A closer look at our taxes

Property tax notices have started to land in mailboxes.

  • Jun 9th, 2018

OPINION: Trudeau’s media snub in the Fraser Valley

Shouldn’t the PM be obliged to speak to members of a community he visits, at least via the media?

ZYTARUK: Keeping homicide victims’ names from public a disturbing trend

Not revealing the identities of homicide victims is bad public policy, and here’s why

OPINION: On helmets and helicopter parenting

How the “what-ifs’ and close calls can drive people with kids crazy

Citizen’s Ink: Commit now to voting in October election

Save the date: Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018.

  • Jun 2nd, 2018

ZYTARUK: Road pricing is reprehensible

Fairness? Hah! It represents an attack on the working poor and all lower-income drivers

  • Jun 1st, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Our poverty reduction plan is already in place

NDP has another promise it needs to appear to keep

COLUMN: Women’s breasts really aren’t that big a deal

A follow on some Princeton, B.C., students gained considerable exposure when they dropped their bras

MacDuff’s Call: Potential for deadly outcomes

Council passes Wildlife and Vector Control Bylaw.

  • May 26th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Making sense of climate policy

Flood and fire predictions have poor track record so far

Along the Fraser: Another discussion about the environment

Pitt Meadows Coun. Bill Dingwall, mayoralty candidate in 2018, shares his thoughts.

  • May 19th, 2018

COLUMN: Building a coastal refinery in B.C. is just ‘common sense’

Coastal refineries would also protect our oceans, writes Black Press chairman David Black

  • May 14th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: New climate targets to miss

B.C. has new greenhouse gas target, still no plan to reach it

Being Young: Looking for magic places

Our childhood companions: fairies, giants, dragons, winged horses, mermaids, and monsters.

  • May 12th, 2018