Columnists

B.C. VIEWS: Hunger does not end with the season

Despite innovations in food distribution, the need is still there in B.C. communities

Untrending: You have arrived at so sorry to hear

I decided to treat myself to a 2020 hybrid.

  • Dec 15, 2019

Being Young: Saying goodbye to childhood

Think of all the things I’ve lived to see.

  • Dec 14, 2019

Citizen’s Ink: Holidays sharpen our focus on family and community

A Christmas wish for our children be free to be children

  • Dec 14, 2019

COLUMN: Avoid the online temptation and buy local

Muriel Protzer is a policy analyst with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Dec 10, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: An engine that hums right along

First Nations are leading a new surge of investment in B.C.

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House Fire in Maple Ridge
Advice on illegal and legal amphibians
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Going Green: A low emissions Christmas

‘Create memories, not garbage’

  • Dec 7, 2019

COLUMN: B.C.’s biggest economic and business stories of 2019

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

  • Dec 2, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Don’t let anger over homelessness get in the way

Frustration in B.C. grows as the problem persists

  • Dec 1, 2019

Citizen Ink: The disturbing trend of weaponizing language

Learning to recognize logical fallacies is a key component of critical thinking.

  • Nov 30, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Regulating fuel prices not a new idea

Fuel prices seem to remain stubbornly high in many places of B.C.

MacDuff’s Call: Supporting Alouette watershed

ARMS opposes controversial development proposal.

  • Nov 23, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Transportation options can be few

Frank Bucholtz is a columnist and former editor with Black Press Media

VIDEO: From the bottom of the top cop’s heart, she thanks veterans for their sacrifice

RCMP Supt. Jennifer Hyland shares a life-changing encounter with vets at a past service

  • Nov 6, 2019

UNTRENDING: Taking a rest from tech fatigue

Give yourself permission to unplug recommends a Maple Ridge News columnist

  • Nov 4, 2019

CITIZEN INK: Stories of fellow Canadians foster understanding

Walking a mile in a fellow Canuck’s shoes might give us more empathy and dissipate divisiveness

  • Nov 3, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Is your community ready for the dementia wave?

Experts warn that the number of people living with dementia could nearly double in the next decade

BEING YOUNG: Winter difficult for many

Consider lending a hand as holidays approach – the food bank and Christmas hamper need volunteers

  • Nov 2, 2019

COLUMN: Priorities in a divided province following 2019 election

Black Press Media columnist Frank Bucholtz on the fallout for B.C.

  • Oct 28, 2019