Opinion

BUCHOLTZ: Reshaping of local politics is already underway

Two factors have changed thinking of elected officials – how election campaigns are now financed and four-year terms

  • Feb 2nd, 2018

Roses and Rotten Tomatoes (Feb. 2, 2018)

Our weekly collection of compliments and complaints sent in by readers

  • Feb 2nd, 2018

History shows influenza’s real potential

A look back at the great influenza epidemic of 1918

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Cat's Eye installation on Surrey street
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Surrey trades program donating dog houses to SPCA
Stephano Barberis' "Phantasmagoria: A Director's Reel"

LETTERS: Sorry, Anita, but best route for Surrey is SkyTrain

Three readers take exception to recent guest column by Surrey Board of Trade CEO on light rail

  • Jan 31st, 2018

OUR VIEW: ICBC “dumpster fire” needs to be doused

Maybe it’s high time to say “Dasvidaniya” to ICBC’s monopoly

  • Jan 29th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Polluted logic plagues pesticide bylaws

Silent Spring-inspired prejudice against ‘synthetic chemicals’ still rules

OUR VIEW: More brains the better when it comes to reducing poverty in Surrey

A community meeting for B.C.’s first poverty reduction strategy is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 1

  • Jan 26th, 2018

BUCHOLTZ: Traffic fix for Surrey at a standstill for far too long

Province has dropped ball on Highway 99 improvements and its response to overpass crash makes no sense

  • Jan 26th, 2018

Roses and Rotten Tomatoes (Jan. 26, 2018)

Our weekly collection of compliments and complaints sent in by readers

  • Jan 26th, 2018

LETTER: Without a doubt, LRT is the best system for Surrey

Surrey Board of Trade CEO makes case for light rail in a letter to Mayors’ Council chair Derek Corrigan

  • Jan 23rd, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: LNG won’t bring John Horgan’s NDP down

Green leader Andrew Weaver’s Donald Trump-like Twitter tirade is just for show

ZYTARUK: Only the truth, and nothing but

Lying hurts all of us. You, me, them. All of us.

BUCHOLTZ: Pressures leading to homelessness are not easing in Surrey

While latest approach may help reduce number of homeless – it will be an uphill struggle

  • Jan 20th, 2018

Roses and Rotten Tomatoes (Jan. 19, 2018)

Our weekly collection of compliments and complaints sent in by readers

  • Jan 19th, 2018

LETTER: Gut-wrenching cancer column made this 67-year-old want to do better in life

Keven Drews’ story inspired me to embrace my life, love my kids and grandkids a little more

  • Jan 19th, 2018

OUR VIEW: Let’s hope they stall road pricing

Don’t inflict yet another fee on already financially burdened ratepayers

  • Jan 18th, 2018

Opinion: Dare to be smarter

Just say no works for more than just substance abuse

  • Jan 18th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Public school ‘crisis’ doesn’t exist

More teachers pour in, union wants results suppressed

Carpet bowlers have been excluded from BC 55+ Games and Canada 55+ Games

Gold medal carpet bowling winners not able to defend their titles in 2018

  • Jan 18th, 2018

ZYTARUK: Well, it happened. Again.

Drive-by shootings have become a part of our social fabric here in the Lower Mainland

  • Jan 17th, 2018