Columnists

Odd Thoughts: Time saving silliness

Daylight Savings Time means nothing to pets.

  • Mar 15, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Get up earlier, Americans control your clock too

B.C. must wait for Trump to decide on Daylight Saving Time

COLUMN: Think B.C.’s employer health tax doesn’t affect you? Think again

Richard Truscott with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business talks about the payroll tax

  • Mar 9, 2019
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Big Brothers Big Sisters Langley rebrand
Cops for Cancer riders set off on 800 km journey from Langley Fine Arts School
Terry Fox's nurse, Alison Ince, speaks at run in Langley City
Beljam's Waffles serve up breakfast before the bell

Painful Truth: Wilkinson’s “wacky” comments provide fodder for NDP

The Liberal leader seems to have no clue on issues affecting renters, students

Odd Thoughts: Two great traditions preserved

A little bit of Langley newspaper history from a longtime editor and reporter.

  • Mar 8, 2019

COLUMN: National internet access plan needed in next federal budget

Garth Frizzell is a Councillor for the City of Prince George and Second Vice President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

  • Mar 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killer whales are the new polar bears of politics

Dip in southern resident orca population one of many since 1970s

Odd Thoughts: Oscars trumped by dream state

What happens when a political junkie dozes off during the Oscars.

  • Feb 28, 2019

COLUMN: This Pink Shirt Day, let’s stop with the slut-shaming

It’s the 21st century version of ‘witch,’ our columnist writes

Painful Truth: Why did Andrew Scheer speak at an event with a white nationalist?

Appearing at the same event as Faith Goldy shows Scheer’s judgment is lacking.

Odd Thoughts: Another little white pill needed

Modern medicine protects the heart from many ups and downs of politics.

  • Feb 21, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Power politics wins over rational energy policy

B.C Hydro continues to face interference on rates

Painful Truth: Canada’s federal parties offer synchronized scandals

Each of the major parties is repeating old hits and getting into trouble.

Odd Thoughts: Speed and need for speed both surprising

Langley columnist Bob Groeneveld had a front-row seat for a house fire and learned a few things.

  • Feb 11, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Time to listen to the doctors and legalize opioid drugs

Answer is the same as marijuana, get the criminal gangs out

Painful Truth: Politicians follow where public opinion leads

Changing people’s minds is necessary to change policy.

Odd Thoughts: Gods freeze out maiden aunt

Langley Advance columnist Bob Groeneveld has a few words for nature on behalf of birds.

  • Feb 7, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP government resumes taxing, spending to battle poverty

Legislature scandal, speculation tax distract from NDP agenda

Painful Truth: Can’t even lead horses to water…

…much less make climate change deniers drink.

Odd Thoughts: The road to division

This year marks an anniversary for the TransCanada Highway.

  • Jan 30, 2019