Columnists

COLUMN: ICBC is not just broke, it’s broken

Richard Truscott is B.C. and Alberta vice-president at Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Aug 28, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Pipelines set to roll as federal politicians posture

Projects to drive B.C., Canadian economy in years ahead

Odd Thoughts: Long route back to school

Powerful Langley politician gets in the way of school supply

  • Aug 23, 2019
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Oh Christmas Tree
Langley woman named Freewoman of the Township at senior banquet
Spread the Sparkle
Newlands hosts 29th annual Festival of Trees benefiting Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation

GREEN BEAT: Langley prof witnesses a desperately dry country

The current drought in New South Wales is being called one of the worst ever, B.C. is so fortunate

  • Aug 18, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Log exports and my other errors so far in 2019

Plastic bags, legislature overspending turn out differently

Painful Truth: Rural-urban brawl incoming

The political divide between city and country will only grow more acute

Odd Thoughts: Whiners still crashing in on ICBC

Insurance and whining have been staples for motorists since speed and common sense collided

  • Aug 16, 2019

FRANKLY SPEAKING: Put pressure on feds for SkyTrain funding to Langley

Ahead of the Oct. 21 election, now is time to secure financial commitments for train into the City

  • Aug 14, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Sawmill struggles as NDP boosts northwest log exports

Skeena Sawmills comeback threatened by B.C. government

Odd Thoughts: Something missing in local traffic only

Langley neighbourhood loses a variety of things when traffic is diverted elsewhere

  • Aug 9, 2019

OPINION: Why is the B.C. NDP government abandoning pensioners?

Michael Powell is the president of the Canadian Federation of Pensioners

  • Aug 8, 2019

McGREGOR SAYS: What’s that you’re eating?

In this week’s column, Jim McGregor talks about ‘beyond meat’ alternatives

  • Aug 7, 2019

COLUMN: Business owners hand B.C. government another dismal grade, CFIB says

CFIB wants policy makers to take three simple steps in order to improve their grade

  • Aug 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians grasp at straws, avoid climate policy reality

It doesn’t matter what parties offer in the fall Canadian election

Odd Thoughts: Blast from the past leaves winner in doubt

Dinosaurs still giving orders 66 million years after extinction

  • Aug 2, 2019

Painful Truth: Most boring federal election ever?

The party leaders are dull and not throwing out a lot of interesting ideas

Ryan’s Regards: Mexican Meals – a taste testing odyssey

Exploring Langley’s Mexican restaurant selection and Latin culture

Odd Thoughts: Langley transportation history filled with promises, promises, promises

SkyTrain into Langley City may be a bridge to far, as costs are ferried into the future

  • Jul 26, 2019

Painful Truth: Green space and green growth often at odds in Langley

How do we build an eco-friendly community, develop housing, and preserve tree cover?

Painful Truth: Boom and bust for towns welcoming B.C. seniors

What happens to B.C.’s retirement towns when there aren’t any more retirees?