Opinion

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
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Stabbing in Maple Ridge
Sockeye salmon swim off into Alouette Lake, after returning from the ocean
Hotel workers demonstrate
Pitt Meadows piano prodigy plays Super Mario Bros. theme

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

LETTER: Dog groomer fears border crossing guards being too slack

Reaction to issue Maple Ridge letters and reports of U.S. residents in Canada

  • Jul 7, 2020

LETTER: Many Americans work in Canada and have U.S. licence plates

A letter writer challenges the notion that most U.S. licence plates belong to tourists

  • Jul 7, 2020

LETTER: Pendulum swinging too far the other way on ‘The Clan’

Writer critical of licence plate stalking and efforts to rename SFU sport teams

  • Jul 6, 2020

LETTER: Border crossings need to step up their game

Due to COVID numbers south of the 49th Parallel, how and why are U.S. residents allowed north

  • Jul 5, 2020

COLUMN: Some more appropriate names for Washington NFL team

Finally, Washington’s NFL team would have a name everyone could cheer with pride

LETTER: All Washington plate owners can’t be Canadian residents

A Maple Ridge man questions presence of U.S. vehicles in the Canada, despite closed borders

  • Jul 4, 2020

VIDEO: Supporters turn out to honour art gallery curator

LETTER: 40 people turned out to thank Barbara Duncan for her contribution to the arts in Maple Ridge

  • Jul 2, 2020

LETTER: Who says which healthcare workers are deserving of top ups?

Care aide critical of how province pays special COVID wage increase to public not private workers

  • Jul 1, 2020

We’re wishing you all the best this Canada Day

It’s July 1, and as Canadians we have so much to celebrate

  • Jul 1, 2020

LETTER: Cutting off access to Haney Hotel viewed as ‘cold and callous’

Maple Ridge man upset that changes along Lougheed Highway close main entrance to long-time business

  • Jun 29, 2020

LETTER: Permit parking on side streets could make neighbourhoods safer

Making residents pay to leave their cars on the street overnight could add to municipal coffers

  • Jun 28, 2020