Columnists

ODD THOUGHTS: Hi, I’m Bob and I’m a news addict

It’s dangerous to be a news junkie is this day and age.

  • Jan 23, 2019

LETTER: Nothing wrong with Langley mayor sporting Oilers jersey

Maybe a Giants jersey would have been more politically astute, a letter writer suggests.

  • Jan 20, 2019

COLUMN: Four questions on the B.C. economy in 2019

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

  • Jan 20, 2019
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Langley skateboarder competes in world championships
Students in Langley run their own restaurant
A personal reno for Aldergrove home reno winner
Crash at Langley airport

B.C. VIEWS: Fact-checking the NDP’s speculation tax on empty homes

Negative-option billing is still legal for governments

Painful Truth: No one person can save our world

What will save the world is countless numbers of people doing their part.

FRANKLY SPEAKING: Homeless given life-changing gift

In this month’s column, retired editor Frank Bucholtz lauds efforts to house those without shelter.

  • Jan 17, 2019

Odd Thoughts: Tulips keep the news at bay

Time in the garden always offers perspective.

  • Jan 16, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Tracking propaganda around B.C.’s latest pipeline protest

‘Military invasion’ claims fly around the world in seconds

Odd Thoughts: Good feelings packed in boxes

Langley’s Bob Groeneveld on the feelings brought up when packing away the Christmas decorations.

  • Jan 9, 2019

COLUMN: Why must people talk on the phone while on the toilet?

Taking care of business is no one’s business but your own

B.C. VIEWS: If this isn’t an Indigenous veto over development, what is?

Province surrenders salmon farms without scientific basis

Odd Thoughts: Better 2019 just around the corner

Columnist Bob Groeneveld invites people to be a source of light not darkness.

  • Jan 2, 2019

Painful Truth: Failing to plan for oil-free Alberta is planning to fail

Albertans need to think about a future without oil and gas, or they’ll be stranded there with no map.

B.C. VIEWS: For 2019, wishful thinking replaces evidence

‘CleanBC’ recycled strategies and gestures don’t help environment

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

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.