Columnists

Painful Truth: Housing market adding to Langley traffic jams

Development patterns are skewing which roads we use the most.

Odd Thoughts: Voting referendum beyond understanding

PropRep, free votes, strategic voting and political parties – the ins and outs of different systems.

  • Oct 31, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: The conquest of rural B.C. nears completion

Chapter three: control MLA selection from party headquarters

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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

GUEST COLUMN: Proportional representation curbs extremist movements

Pioneer of B.C. electoral reform argues for yes vote in referendum

  • Oct 27, 2018

Painful Truth: Modern police newer than we think

Get in your time machine and go back two centuries. No police force.

‘Mild’ surprises in Langley election results

Some notable changes at both council tables

  • Oct 24, 2018

Odd Thoughts: Neither polio nor the fight against it are finished

Langley Advance columnist Bob Groeneveld delves into the modern-day fight against a killer disease.

  • Oct 24, 2018

McGregor Says: Many opportunities to serve your community

With the election over, unsuccesful candidates can volunteer their time, writes our columnist

  • Oct 24, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Residents have had enough of catering to squatters

Media myth of homeless victims offends those who know better

GUEST COLUMN: B.C.’s proportional representation vote is dishonest, misleading

Veteran of 2005 Citizens’ Assembly urges rejection of new voting systems

  • Oct 21, 2018

Painful Truth: Homelessness is the only issue on Langley ballots

Reporter Matthew Claxton said reducing homelessness should be a focus for those elected.

Odd Thoughts: Consciousness legally deeper today

The rules governing marijuana sound like they were dreamed up at a pot party.

  • Oct 17, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Cast your municipal vote for sanity on homelessness

Thousands on waiting list while anti-capitalist bullies get priority

Painful Truth: Are we wise enough to avoid climate catastrophe?

I’m not hopeful we’ll escape the rising temperatures of global climate change.

ODD THOUGHTS: Community media matters, including here in Langley

Retired Langley Advance editor Bob Groeneveld encourages people to keep reading their newspapers.

  • Oct 11, 2018

Column: Meet Miranda

Miranda Fatur has joined the Langley Times team as a reporter.

  • Oct 10, 2018

Column: If not now, when will we make the changes needed to stop global warming?

The thought of our children or grandchildren suffering from the ravages of climate change are unbearable to think about, too frightening to consider. So we don’t.

B.C. VIEWS: LNG breakthrough likely means higher heating bills

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt

B.C. VIEWS: LNG breakthrough likely means higher heating bills

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt

Painful Truth: History made by pigs and potatoes

A war almost started not far from here, thanks to the shooting of an errant hog.