Opinion

Being Young: One of the most beautiful places in Canada

‘It’s about an hour’s drive from Vancouver.’

  • Nov 10, 2018

MacDuff’s Call: I will be voting to stay with First Past the Post

‘This referendum isn’t about good governance.’

Letter: ‘Not the homeless people who are failing’

Let us get back to the basics of human dignity.

  • Nov 9, 2018
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Mad Hatters parade and tea party
Burmese python finds a new home outside of Toronto
New playground opens in Pitt Meadows
Fatal crash on Lougheed Highway in Maple Ridge

Wolf: Keeping score is part of life

Fun is always paramount in youth sports - but winning and losing provide valuable lessons

Proposed law could treat serious offenders lightly

If Bill C-75 passes in its present form, criminals of various kinds will almost certainly be heartened and emboldened by the prospect of lighter penalties.

Letter: ‘Good on Portugal for trying’

‘We have to understand that low-barrier does nothing.’

  • Nov 6, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Going back to the disco era of labour relations

NDP may remove restrictions on school strikes, union sign-ups

Untrending: Mourning in the digital age

Grieving is once again becoming a community practice.

  • Nov 3, 2018

Citizen’s Ink: Proportional Representation a flawed process with murky choices

As clear as lentil soup and no one is sure if the green bits are kale or spinach or something else.

  • Nov 3, 2018

News Views: Ask first

‘Traditional statistical gathering methods are no longer sufficient.’

  • Nov 2, 2018

Letter: ‘PR is too complicated for most’

Editor, The News: Re: Proportional representation curbs extremist movements. On the contrary…

  • Nov 2, 2018

Letter: ‘Give legal entrepreneurs a shot’

‘Grey-market dispensaries’ suddenly closed.

  • Nov 1, 2018

Letter: ‘Empathy has led to enablement’

‘Anita Place campers want to be left alone to do as they please.’

  • Oct 30, 2018

Discord and fear: We reap what we sow

Should we really be surprised where we’re going?

OPINION: Proportional representation vote is dishonest, misleading

Veteran of 2005 Citizens’ Assembly urges rejection of new voting systems

  • Oct 29, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: The conquest of rural B.C. nears completion

Chapter three: control MLA selection from party headquarters

GUEST COLUMN: Proportional representation curbs extremist movements

Pioneer of B.C. electoral reform argues for yes vote in referendum

  • Oct 27, 2018

MacDuff’s Call: Hearts full, supporting suicide prevention

‘Without proper supports, mental health and addiction can spiral out of control’

  • Oct 27, 2018

News Views: Action time

New Maple Ridge mayor wants to work with senior governments.

  • Oct 23, 2018

Letter: ‘Touched by love and support for Pete’

‘He went through so much in his life’

  • Oct 22, 2018