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Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Kevin Falcon faces enormous challenge in winning back much of Surrey

The last few years have not been kind to the once-dominant BC Liberals

  • Feb 10, 2022
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Roses Rotten Tomatoes (Feb. 10, 2022)

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  • Feb 10, 2022
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World Wetlands Day: Nature needs us to do more

Canada’s largest land conservation organization says there has never been a more important time for nature conservation

  • Feb 4, 2022
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Amanda Asay prepares to throw the ball in an undated handout photo. Asay, a longtime National team member, died Jan. 7 of injuries sustained in a skiing accident in Nelson. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Baseball Canada)

SIMPSON: Amanda Asay inspired male and female baseball players alike

Big opportunities opening up for women in baseball, thanks to trailblazing players like her

Amanda Asay prepares to throw the ball in an undated handout photo. Asay, a longtime National team member, died Jan. 7 of injuries sustained in a skiing accident in Nelson. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Baseball Canada)
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Roses Rotten Tomatoes (Feb. 3, 2022)

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  • Feb 3, 2022
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A view outside council chambers inside Surrey’s city hall. (File photo)

OUR VIEW: Surrey’s mayor needs to clear the air

Surrey voters left to their own conclusions after Code of Conduct kerfuffle

  • Feb 2, 2022
A view outside council chambers inside Surrey’s city hall. (File photo)
Only about half of Grade 10 students in B.C. completed the latest “mandatory” student assessments, which revealed worryingly low levels of proficiency in literacy and numeracy. (Pixabay.com)

FRASER INSTITUTE: 60% of Grade 10 students in B.C. not proficient in math

‘Simply put, to know how to improve, you must know how you’re doing’

  • Feb 1, 2022
Only about half of Grade 10 students in B.C. completed the latest “mandatory” student assessments, which revealed worryingly low levels of proficiency in literacy and numeracy. (Pixabay.com)
Lantern decorations are hung on trees on the Olympic Green near the Olympic Tower at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022, in Beijing. Millions of people in China and beyond are celebrating the Lunar New Year holiday on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

CAMERON: Is it time to get tough with China?

When the torch is lit in Beijing National Stadium February 4, marking…

  • Feb 1, 2022
Lantern decorations are hung on trees on the Olympic Green near the Olympic Tower at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022, in Beijing. Millions of people in China and beyond are celebrating the Lunar New Year holiday on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
A man holds a 3M N95 respirator. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

LETTERS: Hospital requirement to switch masks, actually makes a lot of sense

N95 masks are better quality, but no way to know how long it’s been worn

  • Jan 27, 2022
A man holds a 3M N95 respirator. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
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LETTERS: Concerns over Semiahmoo Town Centre development proposal

Editor: We are in the wake of change, as the Stage 2…

  • Jan 27, 2022
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LETTERS: Semiahmoo Town Centre will adversely affect residents if built as planned

Editor: Local residents can now view the proposed final Semiahmoo Town Centre…

  • Jan 27, 2022
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Roses Rotten Tomatoes (Jan. 27, 2022)

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  • Jan 27, 2022
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AND FRANKLY: Shades of 1986 about Semiahmoo Town Centre plan

Proposal to build highrises in South Surrey met with strong opposition more than 35 years ago

  • Jan 26, 2022
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Surrey-area cyclist Gabriel J. Snyman. (submitted photo)
Surrey-area cyclist Gabriel J. Snyman. (submitted photo)
According to University of Toronto Global Journalism Fellow Anthony Fong, sexually aggressive online behaviours, affects 88 per cent of all Canadian university undergraduate women. THE CANADIAN PRESS

FONG: Legal reform needed to protect young women from growing online sexual violence

Liberals promised to rework online harms legislation within 100 days of Parliament’s Nov. 22 return

According to University of Toronto Global Journalism Fellow Anthony Fong, sexually aggressive online behaviours, affects 88 per cent of all Canadian university undergraduate women. THE CANADIAN PRESS
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Roses Rotten Tomatoes (Jan. 20, 2022)

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  • Jan 20, 2022
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Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

OUR VIEW: Bring hammer down on illegal construction in Surrey

City of Surrey is moving to double fines to $1,000 from $500. It’s a good start

  • Jan 19, 2022
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
FILE – Smoke rises from the Babine Forest Products mill in Burns Lake, B.C. Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

BAINS: Worker protections remain key 10 years after fatal northern B.C. sawmill explosions

Four workers died in two separate explosions at sawmills near Burns Lake and Prince George in 2012

  • Jan 19, 2022
FILE – Smoke rises from the Babine Forest Products mill in Burns Lake, B.C. Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we grieve. (File photo)

Hay: We can’t let the pandemic put grief on hold

‘I have learned the difference between fear and hope is focus’

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we grieve. (File photo)
Frank Bucholtz

COLUMN: Challenging second half of school year lies ahead

Omicron variant has made matters more complicated for teachers, students and staff

  • Jan 13, 2022
Frank Bucholtz