Opinion

LETTER: Not a fan of reverse mortgages

Maple Ridge letter writer warns people that great deals might be too good to be true

  • Mar 5, 2020

LETTER: Pitt Meadows needs to brace for a traffic storm

When construction of the underpass for Harris Road gets underway, expect detours and lineups

  • Mar 4, 2020

LETTER: Thanks for sharing the Trail Boss with us all those years

Long-time friend and fellow horse lover bids adieu to Maple Ridge’s Bill Archibald

  • Mar 4, 2020
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Police investigate an individual struck on rail tracks in Maple Ridge

LETTER: Mayor accused of not listening to RCMP debate

Reader takes different view on recent meeting about Pitt Meadows establishing its own detachment

  • Mar 2, 2020

COLUMN: Higher tax bracket ‘a risky game’ in the 2020 B.C. budget

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

  • Mar 1, 2020

CITIZEN INK: Could Maple Ridge be part of 2030 Olympic bid?

As this community prepares to host the BC Summer Games in July, maybe we should dare to think bigger

  • Feb 29, 2020

COMMUNITY NETWORK: Weekend wellness event connects Indigenous with resources

Culture can be a medicine for Aboriginal people, as columnist Ginna Berg explains ahead of Saturday

  • Feb 28, 2020

LETTER: Teck was a threat to the environment

Stan Hutchison compared the tarsands mine to the advent of the computer industry

  • Feb 27, 2020

LETTER: Will common sense prevail in pipeline dispute

Maple Ridge letter writer fears five men stand in the way of prosperity for First Nations and B.C.

  • Feb 27, 2020

EDITORIAL: Fraser Health needs to be transparent to fight coronavirus panic

Fraser Health and other authorities are not helping by being vague in recent communications

  • Feb 26, 2020

COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

Our reactions to a forestry downturn reflect the past, not the present

LETTER: Look for real, whole story around blockades

Please take time to research all the truths behind First Nation concerns: reader

  • Feb 24, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Pipeline dispute highlights need for clarity

As the B.C. treaty process grinds on, uncertainty remains

LETTER: Stop the spiral towards climate catastrophe

Former Green Party candidate pushes for rejection of Frontier Teck’s mining application

  • Feb 22, 2020

LETTER: Abortion sign does not convey motherhood message

Maple Ridge letter writer upset issue is being covered by local media, even as letter to the editor

  • Feb 21, 2020

COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest

Longer, sunnier days are one of the reasons why March has the most avalanche fatalities

  • Feb 21, 2020

BEING YOUNG: Online dating is here to stay

Maple Ridge News columnist Marlowe Evans talks about social changes that come with dating apps

  • Feb 21, 2020

GOING GREEN: We’d hop on bike more if it’s faster, easier

It’s time to review Maple Ridge’s strategic transportation plan: perfect time to get folks out of cars

  • Feb 21, 2020

COLUMN: Not an expert on First Nations government structures? Then maybe you should calm down

Consider your knowledge about First Nations governance structures before getting really, really mad

Looking Back: Student and youth protests go way back

Nothing new when it comes to carrying signs

  • Feb 18, 2020