Beau Simpson

SIMPSON: Canadians rally for wildfire victims

It’s encouraging to see the province – and nation – come together for the thousands affected

SIMPSON: Our kids must learn how to play with the live ‘grenade’ that is technology

In case you haven’t heard, the Internet can be a somewhat tasteless place – yet nobody really seems to be training our kids how to navigate it

SIMPSON: My picks for the best and worst public apologies (with video)

Those of us humble enough to admit our wrongdoings have learned to appreciate it, but judging by recent examples, the art of the apology is clearly lost on some

SIMPSON: Who am I kidding, boys? Winning is much more fun.

On the baseball diamond and in life, not only does winning feel better – it also seems to let us live a little longer. But I wasn’t about to tell that to my discouraged young team.

SIMPSON: One-parent households, you have my utmost respect

In Canada, there are more than 1.6M lone-parent families – and I tip my hat to every one of them

Servers on Segways in Surrey? Restaurant chain claims to be pairing the two

Servers could soon be bringing food and drinks to your table on a hoverboard – that is, if it's not an April Fool's joke

SIMPSON: Hey politicians, stop the masquerade – your project is actually old news

Politicians love getting the biggest bang for their buck when it comes to making announcements, especially in election years.

SIMPSON: Being ranked builds character for young ball players but at the office? No thanks.

If someone assessed me in the newsroom the other day, I would have been sent to the minors in a heartbeat

SIMPSON: Vancouver’s Trump Tower ‘protest’ was, like, an exercise in silliness

Let’s be honest with each other here. The scene that played out on Tuesday was ridiculous. Plain and simple.

Anti-bullying flash mob will feature 1,000 Delta students and BC Lion Travis Lulay

Students from six North Delta schools will strut stuff at North Delta Secondary school on Tuesday (Feb. 21)

SIMPSON: Broken promises (Trudeau) have given rise to a new kind of politician (Trump)

Our American neighbours find themselves shocked that someone they just made president is actually doing what he said he would do.

SIMPSON: A night of WWE wrestling can teach you – and your son – a lot about life

Sitting with my son in Abbotsford Centre for WWE’s Road to Wrestlemania, I realized there can be much to learn from pro wrestling

UPDATE: Eileen Farnsworth has been found and is safe, Surrey RCMP say

Ninety-one-year old woman was reported missing in Surrey on Friday

SIMPSON: Cash for Surrey schools is sweet but ultimately, it’s just a Band-Aid

$217 million is indeed an “amazing start,” but let's not kid ourselves – we’ll be right back where we started in another three years

Man murdered in Richmond was from Surrey, police say

Francis Le, 24, died after being found with stab wounds in the parking lot of Richmond General Hospital

Man’s body found in building as firefighters battle blaze in north Surrey

Surrey RCMP say body was found in building that caught fire in the 10800 Block of 132 Street in Surrey on Sunday morning

HIDDEN HEROES: Surrey’s Joban Bal is devoted to donating blood

Tamanawis Secondary grad works tirelessly to raise awareness and rally donors

UPDATE: Five-year-old boy drowns in Surrey bathtub Sunday

First responders tried to revive the boy for about an hour.

BC Lions’ wide receiver has soft hands, big heart

Surrey resident Marco Iannuzzi honoured by CFL for selfless giving

SIMPSON: ’Tis the season for learning (when to turn the radio station)

As with anything, Christmas music is all about moderation. If you start too early, there’s no way you’re going to last until the end.