Columnists

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s manufactured farmland crisis dies on the vine

Farmers no longer ‘persons’ to the Agricultural Land Commission

Odd Thoughts: Time saving silliness

Daylight Savings Time means nothing to pets.

  • Mar 15, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Get up earlier, Americans control your clock too

B.C. must wait for Trump to decide on Daylight Saving Time

COLUMN: Think B.C.’s employer health tax doesn’t affect you? Think again

Richard Truscott with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business talks about the payroll tax

  • Mar 9, 2019

Painful Truth: Wilkinson’s “wacky” comments provide fodder for NDP

The Liberal leader seems to have no clue on issues affecting renters, students

Odd Thoughts: Two great traditions preserved

A little bit of Langley newspaper history from a longtime editor and reporter.

  • Mar 8, 2019
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Out and about in Langley, Wednesday, March 20
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COLUMN: National internet access plan needed in next federal budget

Garth Frizzell is a Councillor for the City of Prince George and Second Vice President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

  • Mar 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killer whales are the new polar bears of politics

Dip in southern resident orca population one of many since 1970s

Odd Thoughts: Oscars trumped by dream state

What happens when a political junkie dozes off during the Oscars.

  • Feb 28, 2019

COLUMN: This Pink Shirt Day, let’s stop with the slut-shaming

It’s the 21st century version of ‘witch,’ our columnist writes

Painful Truth: Why did Andrew Scheer speak at an event with a white nationalist?

Appearing at the same event as Faith Goldy shows Scheer’s judgment is lacking.

Odd Thoughts: Another little white pill needed

Modern medicine protects the heart from many ups and downs of politics.

  • Feb 21, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Power politics wins over rational energy policy

B.C Hydro continues to face interference on rates

Painful Truth: Canada’s federal parties offer synchronized scandals

Each of the major parties is repeating old hits and getting into trouble.

Odd Thoughts: Speed and need for speed both surprising

Langley columnist Bob Groeneveld had a front-row seat for a house fire and learned a few things.

  • Feb 11, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Time to listen to the doctors and legalize opioid drugs

Answer is the same as marijuana, get the criminal gangs out

Painful Truth: Politicians follow where public opinion leads

Changing people’s minds is necessary to change policy.

Odd Thoughts: Gods freeze out maiden aunt

Langley Advance columnist Bob Groeneveld has a few words for nature on behalf of birds.

  • Feb 7, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP government resumes taxing, spending to battle poverty

Legislature scandal, speculation tax distract from NDP agenda

Painful Truth: Can’t even lead horses to water…

…much less make climate change deniers drink.