Opinion

Should I say ‘disabled person’ or ‘person with a disability’??

Disability is a sensitive topic, and fear of saying the wrong thing stops some from saying anything at all

MacDuff’s Call: Maple Ridge gets a bad rap

Talk about taking back city’s image as friendly place.

  • Apr 13, 2019

Letter: ‘My life on Royal Crescent’

‘Allowing shelters to disrupt a neighbourhood is a travesty.’

  • Apr 12, 2019
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National Indigenous People's Day in Maple Ridge
ARMS Father's Day Fish Release

B.C. VIEWS: David Suzuki has become the Don Cherry of TV science

Campaign against B.C. natural gas followed Alberta oil attack

Opinion: One-size-fits-all thinking won’t help homeless

‘Maple Ridge deserves better.’

  • Apr 8, 2019

OPINION: BC NDP has ‘change of heart’ on LNG

Shuswap MLA Greg Kyllo stunned by turnaround on issue by B.C. government

Early On: I can do it by myself

‘It’s OK to ask for help, too.’

  • Apr 7, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Hippie pseudoscience leaks into our NDP government

Energy minister clings to urban myths about gas drilling

Citizen’s Ink: No place for partisan politics in investigating alleged wrongdoing

Integrity not just a fancy outfit for public appearances.

  • Apr 6, 2019

Opinion: ‘No one in Maple Ridge wants a tent city’

‘I believe Burnett Street will be quiet.’

  • Apr 3, 2019

COLUMN: Getting a handle on B.C.’s export economy

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Apr 3, 2019

LETTERS: Student demand to stop carbon fuel use can’t be achieved

Nuclear power is the only technology that would do it quickly

  • Apr 2, 2019

Letter: Maple Ridge, ‘time for talk is long past’

Council represents ‘all of us’

  • Apr 1, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Is the NDP giving away our natural gas reserves?

Andrew Weaver again denounces the government he put in power

MacDuff’s Call: Filling the void of an empty nest

My response was pretty normal.

  • Mar 30, 2019

LETTER: ‘Hospital must charge for parking’

‘Cost of maintenance for the lots would have to come from budget.’

  • Mar 29, 2019

COLUMN: Making the call to cut the cord

Cost of a keeping a landline makes little sense in 2019

  • Mar 27, 2019

Letter: Guard-to-inmate ratio ‘big problem’

‘Corrections helps offenders in custody and the community learn better ways’

  • Mar 26, 2019

COLUMN: Smart phone too powerful a tool to yank from students’ hands

Rather than ban them from schools, let’s teach kids to harness their phone’s power and use it properly

  • Mar 25, 2019

Dying of embarrassment: Asking for a Naloxone kit in a small B.C. town

Naloxone is free for everyone, amid an opioid overdose epidemic killing thousands