Opinion

ALONG THE FRASER: Fish ladder for Alouette dam would boost threatened wild sockeye

In action for more than a century can no longer be ignored: environmentalist

  • Aug 9, 2020

LETTER: Pitt Meadows woman tired of speeders on Bonson

Speed bumps or increased enforcement are needed to curtail racers through a park zone

  • Aug 9, 2020

LETTER: Priority should be given to locals accessing Golden Ears park

Maple Ridge residents should be able to reserve new day passes ahead of out-of-towners: one local

  • Aug 8, 2020

LETTER: Lock cats and small dogs away from wily coyotes

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  • Aug 9, 2020

Reforming the PST can be a powerful tool to get people, businesses back to work long-term

Stronger tomorrow plan offers blueprint for job-rich recovery, says Jeff Zweig and Greg D’Avignon

  • Aug 5, 2020

LETTER: Reward offered to help relocate wallet lost in Maple Ridge

Grocery store worker trying to find his valuables – likely lost in a Good Samaritan’s van

  • Aug 4, 2020
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Pitt Meadows Fire Hall gets demolished
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Maple Ridge Baptist Church gets a make-over

LETTER: Conflicts growing between traffic and equestrians in Maple Ridge

She and her mount were clipped by a car in 1970s, leaving this rider fearful walking on 132nd Avenue

  • Aug 4, 2020

LETTER: Flush toilets have been part of Maple Ridge Park for years

Reaction to newbie’s first visit to a city park and moreover her criticism of its facilities

  • Aug 3, 2020

LETTER: Maple Ridge roads are despicable

Letter writer and taxpayer ashamed of quality of road maintenance, especially along Dewdney

  • Aug 3, 2020

LETTER: Don’t presume to speak for others on border closure, Maple Ridge writer says

Local woman doesn’t want to be lumped in with letter writer’s views on keeping Americans out of Canada

  • Jul 31, 2020

LETTER: Shame on Maple Ridge for having antiquated pit toilets in public park

A local woman was shocked, given the global pandemic, at how unsanitary the facilities seem

  • Jul 30, 2020

Adrian Dix: It’s time to renew the fight to stop the spread

We must recommit to using our COVID sense to keep us safe, stop the spread and save lives

  • Jul 29, 2020

LETTER: Self-quarantine sounds like a good option

Even Maple Ridge’s Whonnock Lake is too crowded for this reader

  • Jul 27, 2020

NETWORKING: Healthy racial dialogue facilitates change

Courage to share experiences is contagious and key to ending systemic injustice: community network

  • Jul 25, 2020

LETTER: Dragged out investigation further traumatized victims’ families

Current oversight of police in Canada inadequate, despite IIO, criminology prof says

  • Jul 24, 2020

LETTER: Residents held hostage by Golden Ears park weekend traffic

Council is out to lunch if it classifies two-laned narrow Fern Crescent as an arterial route

  • Jul 21, 2020

LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

One reader wants the province to create a more inclusive name for B.C.

  • Jul 20, 2020

LETTER: Road closure a good step towards climate action

Small, easy steps can be made in Maple Ridge to help the environment – insists one reader

  • Jul 20, 2020

LETTER: Old mill site needs to be replaced with more industry

Writer opposes suggestion of giving land back to Katzie, noting city needs the tax dollars

  • Jul 19, 2020

LETTER: Feds should acquire Maple Ridge mill for First Nations

One suggestion is that government purchase the former Hammond Mill site, and return to Katzie

  • Jul 19, 2020