Editorials

Our View: Langley still remembers

Remembrance Day crowds mark a committment to honouring veterans and future peace.

  • Nov 15, 2018

Our View: Lend a hand in Langley for the vets

The local poppy campaign needs volunteers.

  • Nov 1, 2018

Our View: Turnout still too low in Langley elections

Turnout was far from its highest levels in Langley’s recent civic vote.

  • Oct 25, 2018

OUR VIEW: Langley, be sure to get out and vote

Nothing changes if people don’t exercise their democratic right.

  • Oct 18, 2018

Our View: Election signs serve no purpose

Ugly, magnets for vandalism, and poor at informing – why do we need candidate signs?

Our View: Local papers still key to the news in your community

National Newspaper Week brings reminders of the role of the local news.

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Remembrance Day in Langley City
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Our View: Candidates must address Aldergrove’s future

New plans for the largely-dead mall are up for debate.

  • Sep 27, 2018

Our View: Poisoning streams demands strong response

We need more vigorous investigation and prosecutions of environmental crimes.

  • Sep 20, 2018

Our View: Who wants to be Langley Township’s mayor?

A vigorous debate on the issues would be helped by having more than one candidate.

  • Aug 30, 2018

DeMeer: Cats and dogs are reigning – and it’s wrong

Princeton editor Andra DeMeer tackles the issue placing pets over people

Our View: Operation Red Nose not far off

Christmas is coming soon, for those who could organize a safe ride program.

Our View: How much is the bill for Trans Mountain?

Costs are going up for the massive oil pipeline project Ottawa plans to buy.

  • Aug 9, 2018

Our View: Nexus now necessary for Langley

Getting out ahead of the train – the light rail train – is vital for City, Township, and Surrey, too.

  • Aug 2, 2018

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

EDITORIAL: Leisurely floats can turn deadly on Lower Mainland waters

Chilliwack’s lakes and rivers offer a great place to cool off, but their beauty belies their danger

Our View: Location matters when it comes to candidates

Those running for civic office should live in the community they want to represent.

  • Jul 19, 2018

Our View: Reliable northern bus service a necessity

The province has to keep connections open for those who can’t drive or fly.

  • Jul 11, 2018

Our View: Guaranteed income plan a hard sell

A basic income might work, but it would be tough to get the details right.

  • Jul 5, 2018

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

Our View: Transit and roads more in need of fix than ever

As population increases fast, we can’t handle the traffic without buses and better roadways.

  • Jun 29, 2018