Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: Killing B.C. industries won’t save the caribou

Herds dwindling across Canada, with or without logging

Untrending: Nothing better than heft of holding a book

However, convenience of e-books of real benefit.

  • Jul 7, 2019

Citizen’s Ink: Archaic twice-yearly time changes under review

Liberal MLA Linda Larson has tabled a private members bill in the B.C. legislature

  • Jul 6, 2019
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Merlo: Singing for the babies
Fraser River rock slide
Rotary Duck Race in Maple Ridge Park
Sister of slain man speaks out

Letter: My beloved childhood story

‘I feel so grateful to have the opportunity to teach such kind and thoughtful students.’

  • Jul 4, 2019

Going Green: Valuing our natural assets

Smarter, cheaper to invest in maintaining and expanding forests, urban parks and stormwater ponds.

  • Jul 1, 2019

Being Young: Tapping into all that’s wrong with the world

‘Young people are always change-bringers.’

  • Jun 30, 2019

MacDuff’s Call: How we are going to fund health care in B.C.

Former Maple Ridge councillor launches social entrepreneurial venture.

  • Jun 29, 2019

Letter: Thanks to those who helped mother after fall at grocery store’

‘Young woman who alerted me called 911 for ambulance and stayed to help with traffic control.

  • Jun 27, 2019

Letter: Clearcutting B.C.’s last old-growth leaving us poorer, forever

‘True sustainability is leaving similar values and conditions for future generations.’

  • Jun 26, 2019

Looking Back: Before there were Raptors

Maple Ridge has a long history of basketball.

  • Jun 25, 2019

COLUMN: Clearcutting B.C.’s last old-growth leaves all of us poorer, forever

Jens Wieting of Sierra Club BC responds to columns by Tom Fletcher and David Elstone

  • Jun 24, 2019

Along the Fraser: Saying goodbye to an old friend

I’m not sure what Parker will decide for his final resting place.

  • Jun 22, 2019

OPINION: Wading through the PR tsunami post-pipeline approval

Those who hate the pipeline, hate Trudeau’s decision – those who hate Trudeau, still hate him

LETTER: The good and bad at Ridge Meadows Hospital

‘I drove to the hospital and paid $6.50 for parking.’

  • Jun 19, 2019

MacDuff’s Call: Pity the poor Maple Ridge motorist

Government to used to tapping into drivers’ wallets

  • Jun 17, 2019

Letter: ‘More work to do on Highway 7’

‘But rock and ditches make it challenging.’

  • Jun 17, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: When farmland protection doesn’t protect farmers

Secondary residences aren’t mansions, families tell Lana Popham

LETTER: British Columbia’s forest industry crisis being made worse

Andrew Wilkinson warns of regulatory overload by John Horgan’s NDP

  • Jun 15, 2019

This is our generation’s opportunity to create an industry for B.C.: LNG Alliance

CEO says much of the work has already been awarded to First Nations

  • Jun 13, 2019