Opinion

Our View: Fire season returns to Langley

More people means more chances that fires will be sparked across the community

  • Jul 31, 2020

 

Painful Truth: UBI fends off fear of poverty

Dignified work isn’t always available

 

Our View: Happy DIY Canada Day!

It’s going to be a home-based celebration for most of us

  • Jun 26, 2020

 

Our View: New library needed in growing Langley

Existing libraries could use some growth, too

  • Jun 18, 2020

Painful Truth: Policing needs new vision

If we can make policing better, we should do so

WEB POLL: Will body cams change policing in Canada?

The RCMP is set to start using the cameras

Painful Truth: Should Canada join the European Union?

It’s a weird question, but in a weird age maybe we need new alliances

Our View: Keep the border closed for now

Until both the U.S. and Canada have the pandemic under control, travel is unwise

  • May 15, 2020

WEB POLL: New quarantine hobbies?

Have you taken up a new hobby with your enforced at-home time?

  • May 5, 2020

Painful Truth: Sci-fi writers spin anxiety over change into stories

Want to predict the future? Don’t ask a writer

Painful Truth: Missing that crowded feeling

We’re in this together, but we’re also alone

Painful Truth: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

Our reactions to a forestry downturn reflect the past, not the present

Our View: Multiple ways to tackle community safety

More cops, more lights, and heading off danger before it starts

  • Feb 15, 2020

Painful Truth: Too easy to fall into paranoia about virus

Our columnist can feel the creeping coronavirus panic

WEB POLL: Is shutting down roads a valid form of protest

Blocking traffic in one way or another has become a frequent tactic

  • Feb 15, 2020

COLUMN: Models of care have varied greatly between ICBC and WorkSafe

Fighting to prove serious injuries doesn’t help anybody

Our View: Growing pains hurt in Langley

Development isn’t paying for itself, and we’re developing fast

  • Feb 8, 2020

Painful Truth: Rogue senator all too typical

Racism, especially against Indigenous Canadians, is still commonplace

Lost ancient kingdom sparked myths of King Arthur

The real history is most likely more interesting than the legends

Our View: Christmas cheer for all!

Take some time for family, and yourself this holiday season

  • Dec 25, 2019