Opinion

COLUMN: Fraser Valley lawyers warn ‘numerous criminal matters dangle on the precipice of oblivion’

Letter signed by 20 defence lawyers to provincial government says COVID-19 court delays need to end

LETTER: Thanks Alexa for your kindness and cleaning

A rural Maple Ridge resident is grateful to another who scrubbed a pair of neighbourhood mailboxes

  • Jun 12, 2020

COLUMN: Why you probably agree with the Black Lives Matter slogan, even if you think you don’t

‘Systemic racism’ isn’t complicated. It means a child’s skin colour affects their likelihood to prosper.

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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: Leery of too much high-density development in Maple Ridge

There’s already enough multi-family projects on the books and too much traffic on the roads

  • Jun 11, 2020

LETTER: First guns were banned, what’s next?

Maple Ridge reader critical of government’s method of instituting the ban

  • Jun 11, 2020

LETTER: Justice for Jassi might finally be coming

Former principal deserves accolades for effort to keep Sidhu’s memory alive

  • Jun 10, 2020

ALONG THE FRASER: Fish and planet have no time to lose

The latest chapter in the Big Bar is a Whooshh – much more than just a fish canon

  • Jun 10, 2020

LETTER: Drive-by cheer brought Pitt Meadows couple to tears

Readers heard noise and rushed out Saturday at 7 p.m. to wave their Canadian flag and take in ‘parade’

  • Jun 9, 2020

LETTER: Maple Ridge woman appalled by liquor store joke

A sign at The Office liquor establishment on Dewdney has offended one reader

  • Jun 7, 2020

LETTER: Maple Ridge grad pleads for some kind of celebration

Given great work done to adapt to teaching during COVID, what can be done to recognize class of 2020

  • Jun 7, 2020

LETTER: Banning guns is not the solution

Wanting to clear up misconceptions by Maple Ridge letter writer that a ban will fix things

  • Jun 6, 2020

COMMUNITY NETWORK: Youth and the coronavirus conversations

Young people in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows face different COVID-related issues compared to adults

  • Jun 5, 2020

LETTER: A 12-year-old’s poetic tribute to George Floyd

Makenna wrote this poem as part of a Grade 7 project

  • Jun 5, 2020

LETTER: COVID-19, like other viruses, just needs to run its course

One letter writer comes to defence of another, convinced reaction to virus was overblown

  • Jun 4, 2020

LETTER: Telosky park being treated like a garbage can

Maple Ridge resident upset by the amount of littering found in revamped facilities

  • Jun 4, 2020

LETTER: Board defends tough decisions ahead for arts centre

Lack of income puts The ACT in peril – changes are mandatory to survive, says president

  • Jun 3, 2020

LETTER: MAID is a reassuring option for Maple Ridge man

Letter writer takes exception with a local woman’s views about revoked funding for Delta Hospice

  • Jun 3, 2020

LETTER: Dix deserve applause not criticism regarding hospice

NDP stance to revoke funding for Delta facility a symbol of responsible government

  • Jun 1, 2020

LETTER: Most take on healthcare to save lives, not get more money

Reader disturbed by call local person’s call for hazard pay during COVID

  • May 31, 2020

LETTER: Different view questions mandated social distancing

Look at the science behind herd immunity versus current approach to curtailing COVID

  • May 31, 2020