Columnists

B.C. VIEWS: Genuine aboriginal rights are misused and discredited

Camp Cloud one of long line of protests falsely asserting title

Odd Thoughts: Sharing making everything right

Langley resident Bob Groeneveld on having a cuppa is about more than just enjoying a hot drink.

  • Aug 16th, 2018

Painful Truth: Reading between numbers on tax stats

The Fraser Institute’s tax numbers don’t entirely add up.

Column: Mother orca’s display of grief sends powerful message

The grief of this orca mother may not be visible anymore, but we must not forget.

B.C. VIEWS: Canadian cities begin to declare themselves city-states

Local politicians meddle in immigration, environment issues

Odd Thoughts: Historic date goes in both directions

From nukes to alternative facts to the doom of repeating history.

  • Aug 9th, 2018
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Mustang lovers unite - in Langley
Langley City comes alive with art
Ribfest Langley - a new food festival is born
LEC hosts job fair

B.C. VIEWS: Private health care crackdown touches painful nerve

Many people are no longer prepared to suffer in silence

Painful Truth: Reboots and nostalgia turned toxic

Maybe liking a cartoon when you were seven isn’t that important when you’re 38?

COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

Saul Klein at the University of Victoria writes about erosion of trust at Facebook and Twitter

  • Aug 2nd, 2018

Odd Thoughts: Reading irony into historic humour

Pop ups on how to stop being interupted by pop ups is fodder for a Langley Advance columnist.

  • Aug 2nd, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Big unions living large in public construction-land

The boys like their steak, bosses like a beefy slush fund

Letter: Reader lays out all the ways Trump has helped America

Countering columnist Bob Groeneveld’s recent piece, a letter writer praises the U.S. president.

  • Jul 28th, 2018

Painful Truth: No, we can’t just lock them all up

Non-violent offenders shouldn’t be put behind bars.

Odd Thoughts: Bunker mentality beginning to make sense

Langley columnist Bob Groeneveld is watching his dog and wondering if he understands politics.

  • Jul 26th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Unions regain control of public construction

B.C.’s 40-year battle swings back to international big labour

Learning he was homeless, I invited him for coffee and Linda’s cookies.

Unpacking the realities of addiction

  • Jul 20th, 2018

Odd Thoughts: Complaining beyond value

People aren’t the only ones miserable in the heat.

  • Jul 20th, 2018

Painful Truth: Don’t forget the deep stupidity of this time

People of the future! Don’t try to pretend we knew what we were doing!

B.C. VIEWS: Making private health care illegal again

Adrian Dix battles to maintain Cuba-style medical monopoly

Painful Truth: What happens to a broken boomtown?

As the real estate market turns, what effects will this have on B.C.’s economy?