Columnists

B.C. VIEWS: Urban environmental ‘emergency’ routine wearing thin

Forests, killer whales stubbornly defy predictions they are dying

ODD THOUGHTS: Thar’s gold in them thar Olympics

If there’s no sport to suit your lust for gold, start a new one

  • Jun 7, 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

Painful Truth: Interurban won’t run through Langley again

A less-than-optimal route and competition with freight trains makes it a long, long shot to revive

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s construction rebuild showing some big cracks

Highway cost overruns have just begun under U.S. union deal

ODD THOUGHTS: What’s a bit of rain when you’re having fun in Langley?

The only water that puts a damper on Langley celebrations comes from the Fraser River

  • May 31, 2019

COLUMN: Does the B.C. government really want to help the tech industry?

BC needs to be wary of challengers within Canada who are increasing their share of the tech sector

  • May 29, 2019

McGregor Says: Build at home before overseas

Jim McGregor writes about spending money at home versus on a French cathedral

  • May 29, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Money-laundering melodrama made for TV

Public inquiry staged to point fingers before 2021 election

Odd Thoughts: Shopping for humanity in a Langley garden

Nest-building birds in the garden show unmistakable similarities to mall-shopping couples

  • May 24, 2019

Frankly Speaking: Warawa deserving of thanks

Columnist Frank Bucholtz talks about Mark Warawa’s contribution to our community

  • May 22, 2019

COLUMN: Forestry at the heart of B.C.’s export economy

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

  • May 22, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Reality of our plastic recycling routine exposed

Turns out dear old China wasn’t doing such a great job

ODD THOUGHTS: When mom-wisdom misses the bus

Some moms seem to have difficulty packing their wisdom into the SUV

  • May 17, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Welcome to the union ‘battle zone’ for pipeline construction

NDP labour code sets conditions to push independent unions out

Listen up, cats! Dogs dig tunes

The difference: dogs appreciate music, while cats need to be told

  • May 10, 2019

Painful Truth: How to train your human

Cats are hard to train to do tricks. But they’re pretty good at training us.

COLUMN: Parents need to get informed about mental health illnesses

Just like basic first aid and keeping them physically healthy, we need to support our kids mentally

Peanut allergies: Research shows ‘oral immunotherapy’ is safe for preschoolers

Child eats small amounts of an allergenic food, dose gradually boosted to target maintenance amount