Opinion

Looking Back: Student and youth protests go way back

Nothing new when it comes to carrying signs

  • Feb 18, 2020

LETTER: ICBC changes a ‘breath of fresh air’

A Maple Ridge resident welcomes the new changes and impact on rates

  • Feb 18, 2020

LETTER: Pitt Meadows prof locks himself away to learn more about today’s budget

B.C. budget risks reducing life expectancy by over investing in medical care: Kershaw cites study

  • Feb 18, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Inaction on pipeline protests not a viable response

Columnist Frank Bucholtz on how the Coastal GasLink pipeline dispute got so bad

Citizen Ink: Maple Ridge council bylaw change undermines democratic principles

Challenging politicians part of democratic process

  • Feb 16, 2020

COLUMN: Models of care have varied greatly between ICBC and WorkSafe

Fighting to prove serious injuries doesn’t help anybody

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#UNTRENDING: Decluttering mind and space

Maple Ridge News columnist Vicki McLeod explains how to sign up for a challenge

  • Feb 10, 2020

BEING YOUNG: Let’s really talk about mental health

Maple Ridge News columnist Marlowe Evans talks about prevalence of mental health issues in youth

  • Feb 9, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: The glacial pace of resource development

As delays continue, costs climb and confusion reigns

ALONG THE FRASER: Lessons must be learned from Big Bar landslide

Environmentalist joins others in criticizing fisheries for the way they dealt with fish crisis

  • Feb 8, 2020

LETTER: Tearing taxi industry apart is for the better, student suggests

SFU pupil believes ride hailing companies necessary and beneficial to all in Metro Vancouver

  • Feb 3, 2020

LETTER: Let’s keep Maple Ridge beautiful

Fern Crescent area resident annoyed by constant littering

  • Feb 2, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Cannabis challenges hurt B.C. economy

It’s a mishmash of rules for cannabis sales in B.C.’s municipalities

CITIZEN INK: Definite benefits to be gained with Canada’s monarchy

Harry and Meghan’s move to B.C. has us asking how we feel about Royal’s role in this country

  • Feb 1, 2020

LETTER: We need to thank those who work in public education

Andrea Sinclair is president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils

  • Jan 29, 2020

COLUMN: Punches are flying in Surrey over ride-hailing, but it’s an uneven match

Like other businesses that face internet-based competition, the taxi industry must adapt

LETTER: New procedures to address council are a big concern

Donna Clay says asking public to wait until end of meetings to raise questions is inpractical

LETTER: Kindness alive and well in Maple Ridge

One woman wants to say thanks for a simple but kind gesture

  • Jan 27, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: New coronavirus outbreak an important reminder

Walking the line between cautious and alarmist

Untrending: Who wants to be perceived as ruthless, pushy, or striving?

A closer look at how to set and achieve goals.

  • Jan 26, 2020