Opinion

LETTER: Parent, have a serious discussion with your children, please

Teens seen strolling together, up-close, and failing to abide by social distancing rules

  • Apr 5, 2020

LETTER: Maple Ridge cyclist appreciative of strangers’ kindness

Thanks to the nurse and others who came to injured biker’s aid

  • Apr 5, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Pandemic shows need for adequate care home staffing

Seniors in B.C. care homes face challenging times

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LETTER: Please use common sense in dealing with COVID

Aspiring artists wants people to follow the rules to help keep everyone safe

  • Apr 5, 2020

IN IT TOGETHER: Celebrating inclusion in team humanity

In this time of stress and uncertainty, every single thing we do to cure this world

  • Apr 5, 2020

CITIZEN’S INK: Striving to be a hero during COVID-19 pandemic

Easier to be a hero in short spirts, but we might have to prep for more of a long-term gig

  • Apr 4, 2020

IN IT TOGETHER: Trying something new can help

In this time of stress, change helps overrides negative feelings by tricking nervous systems

  • Apr 4, 2020

IN IT TOGETHER: We mammals are in this together and will thrive together

An Albion meditation and mindfulness instructor suggests how we can navigate these chaotic times

  • Apr 3, 2020

IN IT TOGETHER: Maple Ridge woman offers series of wellness tips amid COVID crisis

An Albion meditation and mindfulness instructor suggests how to calmly get through a chaotic time

  • Apr 2, 2020

LETTER: Writer supports government ousting non-compliant hospice

MAiD: Make the decision for yourself, but keep your nose out of other people’s choices

  • Mar 30, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Small businesses need our help

Just as integral in neighbourhoods in Vancouver and Surrey as they are in Prince George or Kelowna

LETTER: Upset by province’s stance against Lower Mainland hospice

Vocal Maple Ridge anti-MAiDs advocate opposes cancelling of contract with Delta facility

  • Mar 28, 2020

LETTER: Pandemic a little surreal for this guy

One day soon, COVID-19 will simply be a footnote: one Maple Ridge reader

  • Mar 27, 2020

GUEST VIEW: Media importance never more apparent than with COVID-19

In swan-song column, reporter Phil Melnychuk suggests more concerted PR early on might have helped

  • Mar 27, 2020

COLUMN: Four reasons to hope that B.C. will win COVID-19 fight

Number of hospitalizations in B.C. remain low as thousands of beds freed up

LETTER: Amid COVID-19, rejoice in coming together as a family

Once the world accepts the current situation, they can start to find the good things coming from it

  • Mar 25, 2020

#UNTRENDING: Perfect time to practise compassion and mindfulness

‘Being tested to choose calm and reason over panic, love over fear, and reflection over resistance’

  • Mar 23, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: The good, bad and the ugly of COVID-19

Hoarding doesn’t help anyone – it is unnecessary, selfish, and promotes fear

LETTER: Maple Ridge octogenarian grateful to angel for kindness amid outbreak

Shopper at Save-On-Foods demonstrated compassion and generosity to senior shopping during COVID-19

  • Mar 21, 2020

GOING GREEN: Amicable separation could net $3,000 to $6,000 profit

Looking to swap out old gas-powered for new electric vehicle – inspired by financial rewards

  • Mar 21, 2020