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Painful Truth: Alberta needs our help

The brutal crash in the oil market is going to require help now, and in the future

Odd Thoughts: Time keeps getting shorter

The age of the universe won’t matter if we keep killing our planet.

  • Mar 13, 2020

Frankly Speaking: Coleman made major impact on Langley as MLA

Frank Bucholtz looks back at Coleman’s accomplishments in office

  • Mar 11, 2020
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B.C. VIEWS: We can’t ignore the little things, lest they grow into a pandemic

COVID-19 can help us prepare for the major pandemic experts say is still to come

Odd Thoughts: Langley hospital idea survives false starts

Langley Prairie Women’s Institute’s dream eventually found a way to become a reality

  • Mar 6, 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

Painful Truth: Short term goals needed on climate action

Politicians are arguing along predictable lines but not working on immediate goals

Odd Thoughts: Big Bear delivers better future

Tens of thousands of Canadians arrived by boat in the 1950s, escaping the devastation of war

  • Feb 28, 2020

Ryan’s Regards; Galas galore

A few thoughts about the overwhelming amount of galas held in Langley

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

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

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

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

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

Odd Thoughts: Just shut up and hang up

Scammers aren’t as much fun to play with since spoofs and phishing have grown more sophisticated

  • Feb 21, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Inaction on pipeline protests not a viable response

Columnist Frank Bucholtz on how the Coastal GasLink pipeline dispute got so bad

Painful Truth: Too easy to fall into paranoia about virus

Our columnist can feel the creeping coronavirus panic

Odd Thoughts: Painting some of life’s lessons

Rejuventating a stairwell can bring learning to a new level.

  • Feb 14, 2020

COLUMN: Models of care have varied greatly between ICBC and WorkSafe

Fighting to prove serious injuries doesn’t help anybody

B.C. VIEWS: The glacial pace of resource development

As delays continue, costs climb and confusion reigns

Painful Truth: Rogue senator all too typical

Racism, especially against Indigenous Canadians, is still commonplace

Odd Thoughts: Winter rains another six weeks

Langley needs a Squirrelly Sue to compete with groundhogs across the continent

  • Feb 7, 2020