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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
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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

Looking Back: Suggest resurrection of ‘victory’ gardens in Maple Ridge

‘take a lesson from the past and plant a health gardens, for hope, for the future, for good health’

  • Apr 26, 2020

Earth Day: A new relationship to wildlife is needed for nature and people

Dan Kraus is senior conservation biologist with the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

  • Apr 22, 2020

IN IT TOGETHER: Take time to practise feeling good

Maple Ridge mom wraps 20-part series of wellness columns aimed at helping navigate COVID-19 crisis

  • Apr 21, 2020

LETTER: Conservative MP poses tough question about Canadian economy

Dalton’s comments, while unfortunate, are still valid and top of mind for many

  • Apr 20, 2020

IN IT TOGETHER: Something invaluable about getting out into nature

Maple Ridge mom offers series of wellness columns aimed at helping navigate through COVID-19

  • Apr 20, 2020

IN IT TOGETHER: It’s time to relax, let stress fade away

Maple Ridge mom offers series of wellness columns aimed at helping navigate through COVID-19

  • Apr 19, 2020

COMMENTARY: COVID-19 modelling useful, but not a crystal ball

B.C.’s chief health officer explains risk of relaxing too soon

  • Apr 19, 2020

COLUMN: Helping those who use substances during the COVID-19 pandemic

B.C. Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Judy Darcy talks about both public health emergencies

  • Apr 18, 2020