Opinion

Odd Thoughts: the humanity of satire

Langley columnist says what distinguishes humans from animals if our ability to laugh at you.

  • Jan 17th, 2018

LETTERS: Plastic bags an ‘easy feel-good fix’

Bags have secondary uses, other problems more pressing

  • Jan 12th, 2018

Our View: Blood remains precious, and an easy donation

If you’ve never given blood, please consider donating.

  • Jan 12th, 2018

Story of Langley neighbourhood rekindled fond memories

Reader enjoyed a Christmas story about the Sperling store.

  • Jan 11th, 2018

Letter: Langley cyclist pleased councils are adding more bike infrastructure

A local letter writer is unapologetic about cyclists’ right to use the roads.

  • Jan 12th, 2018

MICHAELS: Bad McAd leaves a bad taste in my mouth

“If you are trying to figure out how to spend that fiver, consider taking a moment to unplug from the trite network of now and 15-seconds-from-now…”

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Painful Truth: Strange how well paying people works

Airlines are the latest industry to discover letting worker wages stagnate isn’t good for business.

Column: Swedish hockey captain missed the silver lining

Sportsmanship is also a skill that needs practice after Lias Andersson threw his silver medal into the crowd

  • Jan 8th, 2018

Odd Thoughts: Langley columnist says it was a very good year… or not

Columnist Bob Groeneveld’s predictions for 2018.

  • Jan 10th, 2018

Painful Truth: Free speech does not mean no consequences

A Conservative senator shouldn’t be shocked she’s the target of ire.

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians pose on plastic bags

Virtue signalling distracts from local government performance

Letter: SkyTrain, not trams, are in Langley’s best interest

A letter writer says Surrey wants trams for cities to its east so it monopolizes high speed transit.

  • Jan 8th, 2018

Letter: Loss of Langley venue means one less place to dance

A local letter writer says people have to have somewhere to boogie.

  • Jan 7th, 2018

Langley needs a sizable arts venue

The closure of the Summit Theatre leaves the community without a large performing arts space.

  • Jan 5th, 2018

Letter: Langley’s unsung heroes sought by awards committee

The Township is seeking nominations of people for two key local awards.

  • Jan 5th, 2018

Letter: Langley woman offers reminder that Christmas is not over for everyone

A letter writer outlines the religious timeframe for the many significant days of Christmas.

  • Jan 4th, 2018

Letter: Canada not doing its share to help the poor globally

Letter writer has called Canada a deadbeat for not contributing as much as other developed nations.

  • Jan 5th, 2018

Letter: Langley man notes Canada’s abortion milestone

A local letter writer contends that abortions in Canada are unnecessary.

  • Jan 4th, 2018

Our view: Hole in the safety net allowed Alexandru to die

Why is there no system to track at-risk children when the parents move between jurisdictions?

  • Jan 3rd, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan on forests and fires

Premier to tackle log shortages, exports and Interior ‘super-mills’