Columnists

Painful Truth: Homelessness is the only issue on Langley ballots

Reporter Matthew Claxton said reducing homelessness should be a focus for those elected.

Odd Thoughts: Consciousness legally deeper today

The rules governing marijuana sound like they were dreamed up at a pot party.

  • Oct 17th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Cast your municipal vote for sanity on homelessness

Thousands on waiting list while anti-capitalist bullies get priority

Painful Truth: Are we wise enough to avoid climate catastrophe?

I’m not hopeful we’ll escape the rising temperatures of global climate change.

ODD THOUGHTS: Community media matters, including here in Langley

Retired Langley Advance editor Bob Groeneveld encourages people to keep reading their newspapers.

  • Oct 11th, 2018

Column: If not now, when will we make the changes needed to stop global warming?

The thought of our children or grandchildren suffering from the ravages of climate change are unbearable to think about, too frightening to consider. So we don’t.

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B.C. VIEWS: LNG breakthrough likely means higher heating bills

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt

B.C. VIEWS: LNG breakthrough likely means higher heating bills

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt

Painful Truth: History made by pigs and potatoes

A war almost started not far from here, thanks to the shooting of an errant hog.

ODD THOUGHTS: Teen braggadacio rules the world

Columnist Bob Groeneveld has had enough of the drama from politicians.

  • Oct 3rd, 2018

COLUMN: Newspapers matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7

  • Oct 1st, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Adrian Dix’s private clinic crackdown begins

Province ramps up MRI machines, but what about surgery?

Odd Thoughts: People run in extraordinary jurisdictions

Make sure the candidate you vote for knows what powers they would actually have.

  • Sep 27th, 2018

COLUMN: B.C. doesn’t have enough workers to meet industries’ demand

Jock Finlayson of BC Business Council writes about the provincial government’s Labour Market Outlook

  • Sep 26th, 2018

Some stories are too painful to follow, and this is a million of them

Women in the 1980’s accepted sexual violence as an unfortunate byproduct of a social life

B.C. VIEWS: Looking under the hood of ICBC’s war on crashes

Is our accident rate really soaring, or is it inefficiency?

Odd Thoughts: Langley councillors get the easy chair

Getting onto a municipal council is a numbers game. You don’t have to be everyone’s top pick.

  • Sep 20th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: ’Not photo radar’ coming soon to high-crash areas

ICBC deficit now largely due to reckless and distracted driving

B.C. VIEWS: Canada’s carbon tax house of cards is falling down

Revealed as just another sales tax, it’s doomed in B.C. and nationally