Columnists

B.C. VIEWS: Urban environmental ‘emergency’ routine wearing thin

Forests, killer whales stubbornly defy predictions they are dying

Untrending: Catching the video wave

Video streaming allows broadcasters to share with their online community in real time.

  • Jun 9, 2019
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Canada Day
Weekly Flower Brigade
ARMS Father's Day Fish Release
Inaugural Car Free Day in Maple Ridge

Citizen’s Ink: A shot at fracturing party politics

The Maple Ridge NPA was active in one election and then disappeared until 1990.

  • Jun 8, 2019

Going Green: The great transformation

We’ll all try not to destroy this precious earth of ours.

  • Jun 4, 2019

On Cooking: Famous sausage and fennel pasta

‘I don’t have it written down.’

  • Jun 2, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s construction rebuild showing some big cracks

Highway cost overruns have just begun under U.S. union deal

Being Young: When there are more hours in a day

Freedom is a tricky word, one that often gets tangled up in…

  • Jun 2, 2019

On Community: An honest conversation about vaping

Tobacco and Vaping Products Act enacted in May 2018.

  • Jun 1, 2019

COLUMN: Does the B.C. government really want to help the tech industry?

BC needs to be wary of challengers within Canada who are increasing their share of the tech sector

  • May 29, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Money-laundering melodrama made for TV

Public inquiry staged to point fingers before 2021 election

Untrending: Happiness arrives like a hummingbird

‘Pay attention to the little things.’

  • May 26, 2019

MacDuff’s Call: Compassion within our communities

Support for Alisa’s Wish Child and Youth Advocacy Centre.

  • May 25, 2019

COLUMN: Forestry at the heart of B.C.’s export economy

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

  • May 22, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Reality of our plastic recycling routine exposed

Turns out dear old China wasn’t doing such a great job

Being Young: Letting spring in

Are we biased against spring?

  • May 19, 2019

Along the Fraser: Stepping up for wildlife and environment

‘System designed to remove milfoil weed, parrot feather that clogs pump.’

  • May 18, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Welcome to the union ‘battle zone’ for pipeline construction

NDP labour code sets conditions to push independent unions out

Untrending: Social media genie is out of the bottle

Political movements, social class systems, and religious conflicts have swayed society’s pendulum from one extreme to the other.

  • May 12, 2019

MacDuff’s Call: We should be protecting Alouette River watershed first

Why is Maple Ridge council is willing to risk so much for so little?

  • May 11, 2019