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Painful Truth: Season of ice, season of puddles

Waiting for good cycling weather is a long process in a cold winter.

Odd Thoughts: Langley hospital birth a tale oft told

The local ‘emergency’ ward used to be in New Westminster.

  • Feb 21st, 2018

COLUMN: Benning stands firm on Gudbranson, will keep him with Canucks until 2021

Canucks opt to not trade the 26-year-old defenseman, but sign him to multi-year deal

B.C. VIEWS: Subsidy supercluster settles in B.C.

Ottawa, Victoria add to their overlapping ‘innovation’ budgets

Opinion: Seriously Kim? We have the right to bare arms

A Princeton reporter reacts after a former Canadian prime minister says women should cover up on TV

Painful Truth: The pathetic truth about gang life

Gangsters can barely scrape together a middle class lifestyle.

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Langley hospice supporters hit the cool streets during the Historic Half Marathon

Odd Thoughts: Olympic politics as high as ever

Langley columnist Bob Groeneveld looks at some of the dopes involved in the international games.

  • Feb 14th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Fixing the real problem at ICBC

Car insurance ‘dumpster fire’ mainly lawyer fees, neglected serious injuries

Painful Truth: Dow Jones tumble far from all bad

Is it worrying that the Dow plunged last week? Or is it (kinda) good news?

Municipalities racing the pot legalization clock

With time running out, B.C. cities still are not sure what the retail landscape will look like once recreational pot is legalized.

Odd Thoughts: Irony floats in B.C. politics

Langley’s Bob Groeneveld comments on politics and rough sailing.

  • Feb 7th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Who will care for frail elderly?

Today’s nursing home labour shortage is just the beginning

History shows influenza’s real potential

A look back at the great influenza epidemic of 1918

Odd Thoughts: Langley columnist can’t rely on the little birdie to be safe

Pedestrians be damned at a rural intersection despite new cross walk signals.

  • Jan 31st, 2018

Painful Truth: Amazon is coming for health care. Run!

Billionaires with no experience in health? Why does that sound like a recipe for disaster.

B.C. VIEWS: Polluted logic plagues pesticide bylaws

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

Painful Truth: U.S. congress always set to go boom

Only in America do the wheels fall off if you fail to hold a vote.

Odd Thoughts: Reality fades into radioactive background

Langley columnist Bob Groeneveld recalls the days when school children practiced nuclear war drills.

  • Jan 24th, 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

Opinion: Dare to be smarter

Just say no works for more than just substance abuse

  • Jan 18th, 2018