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BUCHOLTZ: Plans for Surrey LRT come into focus

Public skepticism remains high as planning continues on second proposed line along Fraser Highway

  • Jun 8, 2018

OPINION: Trudeau’s media snub in the Fraser Valley

Shouldn’t the PM be obliged to speak to members of a community he visits, at least via the media?

ZYTARUK: Keeping homicide victims’ names from public a disturbing trend

Not revealing the identities of homicide victims is bad public policy, and here’s why

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OPINION: On helmets and helicopter parenting

How the “what-ifs’ and close calls can drive people with kids crazy

ZYTARUK: Road pricing is reprehensible

Fairness? Hah! It represents an attack on the working poor and all lower-income drivers

  • Jun 1, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Our poverty reduction plan is already in place

NDP has another promise it needs to appear to keep

COLUMN: Women’s breasts really aren’t that big a deal

A follow on some Princeton, B.C., students gained considerable exposure when they dropped their bras

B.C. VIEWS: Making sense of climate policy

Flood and fire predictions have poor track record so far

BUCHOLTZ: The cultural significance of Surrey’s Cloverdale Rodeo

The fair goes back to Surrey’s earliest days as a municipality

  • May 18, 2018

COLUMN: Building a coastal refinery in B.C. is just ‘common sense’

Coastal refineries would also protect our oceans, writes Black Press chairman David Black

  • May 14, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: New climate targets to miss

B.C. has new greenhouse gas target, still no plan to reach it

ZYTARUK: My broken car sent me down memory lane

To make lemonade out of this lemon of a day, there are some things I’d like to share

  • May 11, 2018

COLUMN: Sense of community found after fire

Peace Arch News reporter explains aftermath of fire that displaced seven, including himself

B.C. VIEWS: Waiting for a secret referendum

John Horgan admits the fix is in on proportional representation

SIMPSON: Peacock problems dragged on far too long in Surrey

Homeowner was wrong to cut down tree but his frustration is symptomatic of city’s inaction

  • May 3, 2018

Complacency is never the right response

Opioid drug use might be more common, but we should never let the tragedy of addiction become commonplace.

B.C. VIEWS: How to salvage a pipeline project

Indigenous partnerships may be an antidote to ‘red washing’

SIMPSON: Powerful placards best left out of tiny hands

Parents, stop trotting children out in front of reporters and TV cameras at protests and rallies

B.C. VIEWS: Eliminating efficiency for farm workers

Don’t worry, NDP says, the B.C. economy’s booming

BUCHOLTZ: Wild days of raptors return to the fore

Eagles’ nests remind us Metro Vancouver is once again important ecological destination for these magnificent birds

  • Apr 20, 2018