Opinion

LETTER: Parallels between Dalton and Donald

Former NDP candidate takes swing at current MPs COVID stance

  • Apr 26, 2020

LETTER: MLA understands anxiety, calls for calm and kindness

In rebuttal to a previous letter to the editor, Bob D’Eith applauds B.C.’s COVID efforts

  • Apr 26, 2020

LETTER: Reader outraged by ‘racist’ publication

A local resident was upset to find a newspaper land in her mailbox that she feels promotes hate

  • Apr 26, 2020
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LETTER: Cuts to transportation put service worker’s job at risk

It’s too costly to take taxis back and forth to work, and graveshift worker has no other options

  • Apr 25, 2020

Earth Day: A new relationship to wildlife is needed for nature and people

Dan Kraus is senior conservation biologist with the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

  • Apr 22, 2020

Earth Day: The roots of our current environmental crisis go back 12,000 years

The story of how our current environmental state came to be is over 12,000 years old

  • Apr 22, 2020

IN IT TOGETHER: Take time to practise feeling good

Maple Ridge mom wraps 20-part series of wellness columns aimed at helping navigate COVID-19 crisis

  • Apr 21, 2020

LETTER: Conservative MP poses tough question about Canadian economy

Dalton’s comments, while unfortunate, are still valid and top of mind for many

  • Apr 20, 2020

IN IT TOGETHER: Something invaluable about getting out into nature

Maple Ridge mom offers series of wellness columns aimed at helping navigate through COVID-19

  • Apr 20, 2020

IN IT TOGETHER: It’s time to relax, let stress fade away

Maple Ridge mom offers series of wellness columns aimed at helping navigate through COVID-19

  • Apr 19, 2020

LETTER: Henry and media causing over-reaction to COVID

A Maple Ridge reader is critical of the provincial health officer’s stance on herd immunity

  • Apr 19, 2020

COMMENTARY: COVID-19 modelling useful, but not a crystal ball

B.C.’s chief health officer explains risk of relaxing too soon

  • Apr 19, 2020

LETTER: Bylaw pushes council towards dictatorship

New conduct rules for Maple Ridge council are unnecessary

  • Apr 18, 2020

COLUMN: Helping those who use substances during the COVID-19 pandemic

B.C. Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Judy Darcy talks about both public health emergencies

  • Apr 18, 2020

IN IT TOGETHER: Come on back to the present – stop time travelling

Maple Ridge mom offers series of wellness columns aimed at helping navigate through COVID-19

  • Apr 18, 2020

IN IT TOGETHER: Send positive thoughts to family, friends, strangers, even pets

Maple Ridge mom offers series of wellness columns aimed at helping navigate through COVID-19

  • Apr 17, 2020

LETTER: Voters will remember MP’s tweet come election time

Seniors are not impediment to the resurrection of our economy, contrary to Dalton’s comment

  • Apr 16, 2020

LETTER: BC SPCA grateful to news media

In a letter to The News, Lorie Chortyk says thanks for bringing the news during challenging times

  • Apr 16, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge MP should be censured for ‘cold-blooded’ tweet

‘Recent thoughtless and insensitive tweet by Marc Dalton did not go unnoticed by Canadian seniors’

  • Apr 16, 2020

IN IT TOGETHER: Naming emotions help free people from those feelings

Maple Ridge mom offers series of wellness columns aimed at helping navigate through COVID-19

  • Apr 16, 2020