Columnists

Painful Truth: Scheer’s stunning swerve bodes ill

Why is the Conservative leader pandering to conspiracy theorists?

Odd Thoughts: Each year ends deliciously

Food, food and more food at Christmas

  • Dec 24, 2018

COLUMN: Dickens, Scrooge and the message of A Christmas Carol

Imagining a meeting between the author and the main character of a well-loved story, 175 years later

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B.C. VIEWS: Andrew Wilkinson on taxes, ICBC and union changes

Opposition leader sees unpredictable year ahead in 2019

McGregor Says: Shopping husbands will survive

Columnist Jim McGregor offers a little advise to those husbands required to go Christmas shopping.

  • Dec 12, 2018

Painful Truth: Fellow citizens in Langley need our support

The supportive housing plan is one piece in building people back up.

Odd Thoughts: As much fat as you can swallow

The average person packs on the pounds during the holidays.

  • Dec 12, 2018

Painful Truth: Social media a miserable experience in the professional trenches

The weird incentives that mean Facebook doesn’t care about its own users.

Odd Thoughts: Joy interpreted through muted colour

Langley Advance columnist hopes the Christmas lights illuminate the first time they are plugged in.

  • Dec 5, 2018

Painful Truth: Housing crash might proceed in slow motion

It took years for previous housing crashes to settle out in the past.

Odd Thoughts: Trade rakes for bailing buckets

Langley columnist Bob Groeneveld says denying climate change won’t keep the water from rising.

  • Nov 28, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas demonstrates his character again

B.C. legislature speaker’s latest self-serving move is incredible

Odd Thoughts: Excuses for lazy people

Langley Advance columnist Bob Groeneveld reminds residents that the referendum vote deadline nears.

  • Nov 21, 2018

COLUMN: Higher interest rates will slow B.C. economy after ‘unusually robust’ show

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

  • Nov 20, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Setting speed limits in a post-fact political environment

Media prefer ‘speed kills’ narrative, even when it fails to appear

Social media leaves anyone with an opinion vulnerable to scorched-earth attacks

Demonize and dog-pile. If you disagree with me, you are not only wrong, you are evil. The enemy…

  • Nov 15, 2018

Painful Truth: Housing funding is long overdue

Low income projects like these could have prevented much of the homelessness crisis.

B.C. VIEWS: Seniors home worker discrimination finally ending

Health Minister Adrian Dix righting a serious wrong

Wolf: Keeping score is part of life

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

Fort Langley cenotaph: Men behind the names

Veteran Michael Major explains a research project that has left him in awe of soldiers who served.

  • Nov 8, 2018