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Mike Morden and re-elected councillor Judy Dueck look at results during election day landslide, Saturday, in Maple Ridge city hall. (THE NEWS/files)                                Mike Morden and re-elected councillor Judy Dueck look at results during election day landslide, Saturday, in Maple Ridge city hall. (THE NEWS/files)

Web poll: Are you pleased with the municipal election results?

Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows elected new mayors and councils on Saturday,…

  • Oct 24, 2018
Mike Morden and re-elected councillor Judy Dueck look at results during election day landslide, Saturday, in Maple Ridge city hall. (THE NEWS/files)                                Mike Morden and re-elected councillor Judy Dueck look at results during election day landslide, Saturday, in Maple Ridge city hall. (THE NEWS/files)
Recreational marijuana is now legal in Canada. (files)

Web poll: Will you consume cannabis now that it is legal recreationally?

Government-run and privately operated sales portals went live at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday…

  • Oct 17, 2018
Recreational marijuana is now legal in Canada. (files)
Michael Babor (left) and Angela and Randy Massey are protesting the BC Parks decision to eliminate first come first serve camping in Golden Ears Provincial Park during peak season, from mid-May to Labour Day. (THE NEWS/files)

Web poll: Should camping in Golden Ears Provincial Parks be by reservation only?

Change made gradually over the last three years in response to the increased demand for sites.

  • Oct 10, 2018
Michael Babor (left) and Angela and Randy Massey are protesting the BC Parks decision to eliminate first come first serve camping in Golden Ears Provincial Park during peak season, from mid-May to Labour Day. (THE NEWS/files)
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Three car accident
Hazmat incident in Maple Ridge
Serious crash shuts down road in rural Maple Ridge
Pitt Meadows business featured in Vogue U.K.
“It’s a good day for Canada,” was all Prime Minister Justin Trudeau would say as he left a late-night cabinet meeting in Ottawa. (Canadian Press file image)

Web poll: Do you approve of Canada’s new trade deal with U.S. and Mexico?

New trade agreement provides increased access to Canada’s dairy market for U.S. producers.

  • Oct 3, 2018
“It’s a good day for Canada,” was all Prime Minister Justin Trudeau would say as he left a late-night cabinet meeting in Ottawa. (Canadian Press file image)
Web poll: Does name recognition play a part in deciding who you vote for?

Web poll: Does name recognition play a part in deciding who you vote for?

Municipal elections take place in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows on Oct, 20.

  • Sep 26, 2018
Web poll: Does name recognition play a part in deciding who you vote for?
Recreational marijuana sales become legal across Canada in October. (Black Press files)

Web poll: Do you support having retail marijuana operations in your city?

Marijuana legalization is coming to Canada on Oct. 17.

  • Sep 19, 2018
Recreational marijuana sales become legal across Canada in October. (Black Press files)
Notification cards are in the mail this month. (Elections B.C.)

Web poll: Should we keep the current First Past the Post voting system in B.C.?

Notification cards are being mailed to every household in B.C.

  • Sep 12, 2018
Notification cards are in the mail this month. (Elections B.C.)
Web poll: Should the Government of Canada ban all handguns and assault weapons?

Web poll: Should the Government of Canada ban all handguns and assault weapons?

The federal government has announced it is going to study a ban…

  • Sep 4, 2018
Web poll: Should the Government of Canada ban all handguns and assault weapons?
More classrooms and teachers have been added in B.C. for the current school year. (Black Press files)

Web poll: Are you ready to for back-to-school?

The first day is Tuesday, Sept. 4.

  • Aug 27, 2018
More classrooms and teachers have been added in B.C. for the current school year. (Black Press files)
The Sir John A. Macdonald statue is removed from Victoria’s City Hall. (Nicole Crescenzi/Victoria News)
The Sir John A. Macdonald statue is removed from Victoria’s City Hall. (Nicole Crescenzi/Victoria News)
Five of those cameras are in Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge, all of them along Lougheed Highway.

Web poll: Should red light cameras be used to police speeding?

Ministry of public safety is increasing operating capacity for red-light cameras.

  • Aug 8, 2018
Five of those cameras are in Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge, all of them along Lougheed Highway.
The review suggests charging rapid transit fares based on kilometres travelled. (files)

Web poll: Do you support distance-priced fares on rapid transit?

Recommendations from the four-phase Transit Fare Review.

The review suggests charging rapid transit fares based on kilometres travelled. (files)
What do you think, should the provincial government tighten rules for gambling?

Web poll: Should the provincial government tighten rules for gambling?

Should the provincial government tighten rules for gambling?

  • Jul 30, 2018
What do you think, should the provincial government tighten rules for gambling?
B.C. committed to a mix of public and private stores when it passed its enabling legislation this spring.                                B.C. committed to a mix of public and private stores when it passed its enabling legislation this spring.

Web poll: Do you look forward to legalized recreational marijuana?

Retail marijuana stores will open in B.C. on Oct. 17.

  • Jul 18, 2018
B.C. committed to a mix of public and private stores when it passed its enabling legislation this spring.                                B.C. committed to a mix of public and private stores when it passed its enabling legislation this spring.
Trains are still using their whistles through Maple Ridge almost a year after city hall began an abatement process. (THE NEWS/files)

Web poll: Do you support ceasing train whistles within Maple Ridge borders?

In 2017, council was presented with a petition to help quiet the train blasts.

  • Jul 11, 2018
Trains are still using their whistles through Maple Ridge almost a year after city hall began an abatement process. (THE NEWS/files)
Signs opposing the Burnett Street shelter and a trespass notice hang on the fence at the future site of the modular housing on Royal Crescent. (THE NEWS/files)

Web poll: Should Maple Ridge pick a location for a new supportive housing and shelter facility?

The province has promised $15 million for such a building.

  • Jun 26, 2018
Signs opposing the Burnett Street shelter and a trespass notice hang on the fence at the future site of the modular housing on Royal Crescent. (THE NEWS/files)
Immigrant children play outside a former Job Corps site that now houses them, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Web poll: Should the U.S. government stop the forced separation of families caught crossing the border illegally?

To date, close to 2,000 children have been taken from their parents.

  • Jun 20, 2018
Immigrant children play outside a former Job Corps site that now houses them, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Current Maple Ridge council approved increases of more than 20 per cent, but with no net gain. (Contributed)

Web poll: Was it fair for Maple Ridge council to approve itself a pay increase for next term to offset federal tax changes?

Maple Ridge council voted Tuesday to give the new mayor and council…

  • Jun 13, 2018
Current Maple Ridge council approved increases of more than 20 per cent, but with no net gain. (Contributed)
IHIT identified the victims of Monday’s double homicide as Jaskaran Singh Bhangal, 17 (top), and Jaskarn Singh Jhutty, 16. (RCMP handout)

Web poll: Are you concerned about gang violence in Metro Vancouver?

Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has confirmed two Surrey teenagers are dead, following…

  • Jun 6, 2018
IHIT identified the victims of Monday’s double homicide as Jaskaran Singh Bhangal, 17 (top), and Jaskarn Singh Jhutty, 16. (RCMP handout)
Metro Vancouver drivers pay more than 43 cents of tax – 17 of which is regional – per litre of gasoline. (Canadian Press/files)

Web poll: Do you support a new a decongestion charge in Metro Vancouver?

Commission is suggesting regional congestion point or multi-zone distance-based charges.

  • May 30, 2018
Metro Vancouver drivers pay more than 43 cents of tax – 17 of which is regional – per litre of gasoline. (Canadian Press/files)