Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: A toast to civil debate in the new year

Not only is name calling juvenile, it is unproductive

OUR VIEW: Surrey policing process hardly ‘world class’

One simple question should have been put to residents: “Do you want the Surrey RCMP to be replaced with a city police force, yes or no?”

  • Dec 27, 2019
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Man catches bald eagle from water in Kootenay lake
No new COVID-19 cases related to BLM protests
Slow-mo video captures eagle hunting for fish in B.C.

OUR VIEW: Surrey pedestrians, please stop jaywalking

In the years 2014 to 2018, there were 2,110 pedestrian-related crashes in Surrey

  • Dec 23, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: An unpredictable year ahead

B.C. economy continues to do well generally, with low unemployment rates and good job creation numbers

How youth protests shaped the discussion on climate change

Climate strikes are an example of youth becoming politicized and rejecting adult inaction

B.C. VIEWS: Hunger does not end with the season

Despite innovations in food distribution, the need is still there in B.C. communities

DNA tests make fun holiday gifts, but beware of the hype

Whether interested in your health or your ancestors, it is important to understand how these tests work

Roses and Rotten Tomatoes (Dec. 13, 2019)

Our weekly collection of compliments and complaints sent in by readers

  • Dec 13, 2019

SURREY HISTORY: The 1914 Sedro-Woolley bank robbery and its connection to Cloverdale

Columnist Sue Bryant looks back at the Pacific Northwest’s biggest bank heist of 1914 and its entanglement with the Surrey area

  • Dec 12, 2019

OUR VIEW: Surrey MPs not paid to ‘stay out of it’

Surrey MP Ken Hardie demonstrates capacity for independent thought

  • Dec 12, 2019

COLUMN: Avoid the online temptation and buy local

Muriel Protzer is a policy analyst with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Dec 10, 2019

OUR VIEW: New Surrey hospital better late than never

Premier John Horgan indicated Monday that shovels could be in the ground by 2021

  • Dec 10, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: An engine that hums right along

First Nations are leading a new surge of investment in B.C.

LETTER: Surrey, let’s demand referendum on policing – or the resignation of mayor

How pathetic have things become in Surrey that an MP has been forced to speak out?

  • Dec 6, 2019

Roses and Rotten Tomatoes (Dec. 6, 2019)

Our weekly collection of compliments and complaints sent in by readers

  • Dec 6, 2019

LETTER: If recall mechanism existed, Surrey’s mayor would be gone in heartbeat

McCallum and cronies are out of control, won’t listen and are in dereliction of their duty

  • Dec 5, 2019

OUR VIEW: Safe Surrey councillors’ silence at budget meetings was shameful

Their excuse for biting tongues when asked to defend position suggests lack of backbone

  • Dec 5, 2019

HARDIE: With so much uncertainty, Surrey needs referendum on policing transition

Decision requires straight goods from mayor and council so residents know costs and trade-offs

  • Dec 4, 2019

GUEST COLUMN: People with disabilities deserve inclusive communities

But to get there, we all need to be part of the change, writes Surrey MLA

  • Dec 3, 2019