Columnists

Painful Truth: Easier to move appliances than people across borders

Easy immigration or movement isn’t as welcome as it once was.

Odd Thoughts: History lesson hard to learn

Langley Advance columnist Bob Groeneveld couldn’t contain his disgust and sorrow.

  • Jun 21st, 2018

Orphans of our urban drug culture neglected again

Child advocate Bernard Richard leaves B.C. with harsh message

‘I’d rather be anywhere else’

With cancer treatment set to begin, Chilliwack Progress reporter Jessica Peters has a few words of advice.

Odd Thoughts: Special place for Trump, too

Not all Canadians like Trudeau, but he’s ours to kick around!

  • Jun 14th, 2018

Painful Truth: When you have billions, have some fun

After you’ve cured cancer, you don’t have to just buy a Gulfstream or a private island.

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Inclusivity rally in Langley
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89-year-old father prepares for feast after crossing the finish line

Every parent fears the late night knock of a cop

The RCMP doesn’t drive to your house at 1:30 a.m. and take off its hat to tell you you’ve won the 6/49

COLUMN: For those about to snore…

Did you know that if you google ‘snoring’ you’ll get about 77,400,000 hits?

B.C. VIEWS: No time for maps in this rush to a referendum

Made-up electoral systems pushed out for Green Party deadline

Painful Truth: Carbon capture a hopeful story

A firm with a pilot project in Squamish is showing the way to decarbonizing the planet.

OPINION: Trudeau’s media snub in the Fraser Valley

Shouldn’t the PM be obliged to speak to members of a community he visits, at least via the media?

ZYTARUK: Keeping homicide victims’ names from public a disturbing trend

Not revealing the identities of homicide victims is bad public policy, and here’s why

Odd Thoughts: Excellent perception changes with time

Some teachers bring fun and learning together.

  • Jun 5th, 2018

OPINION: On helmets and helicopter parenting

How the “what-ifs’ and close calls can drive people with kids crazy

ZYTARUK: Road pricing is reprehensible

Fairness? Hah! It represents an attack on the working poor and all lower-income drivers

  • Jun 1st, 2018

Painful Truth: Trump chaos hits appetite for Canadian news

It’s hard to pay attention to Canadian politics given the circus south of the border.

Odd Thoughts: Bagging apples to beat the worms in Langley

Columnist Bob Groeneveld is doing battle in the backyard against a new foe.

  • May 31st, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Our poverty reduction plan is already in place

NDP has another promise it needs to appear to keep

COLUMN: Women’s breasts really aren’t that big a deal

A follow on some Princeton, B.C., students gained considerable exposure when they dropped their bras

Odd Thoughts: Inches between sighs and disasters

Floods are part of Langley’s history, literally re-shaping the land.

  • May 21st, 2018