Opinion

Painful Truth: U.S. could take a lesson from Canada’s gerrymandered past

Democracy is better when politicians don’t draw the lines on the maps.

Odd Thoughts: Horrifying price needs to be remembered

Columnist Bob Groeneveld looks at the first Remembrance Day in Langley.

  • Nov 7, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Going back to the disco era of labour relations

NDP may remove restrictions on school strikes, union sign-ups

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Our View: Lend a hand in Langley for the vets

The local poppy campaign needs volunteers.

  • Nov 1, 2018

Painful Truth: Housing market adding to Langley traffic jams

Development patterns are skewing which roads we use the most.

POLL: Will you wear a poppy this year?

Remembrance Day is less than two weeks away.

  • Nov 1, 2018

Odd Thoughts: Voting referendum beyond understanding

PropRep, free votes, strategic voting and political parties – the ins and outs of different systems.

  • Oct 31, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: The conquest of rural B.C. nears completion

Chapter three: control MLA selection from party headquarters

GUEST COLUMN: Proportional representation curbs extremist movements

Pioneer of B.C. electoral reform argues for yes vote in referendum

  • Oct 27, 2018

LETTER: Looking forward to watching Langley’s new council at work

One local reader shares views on the outcome of the Township’s civic election – who’s in and who’s out.

  • Oct 26, 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

Painful Truth: Modern police newer than we think

Get in your time machine and go back two centuries. No police force.

Odd Thoughts: Neither polio nor the fight against it are finished

Langley Advance columnist Bob Groeneveld delves into the modern-day fight against a killer disease.

  • Oct 24, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Residents have had enough of catering to squatters

Media myth of homeless victims offends those who know better

GUEST COLUMN: B.C.’s proportional representation vote is dishonest, misleading

Veteran of 2005 Citizens’ Assembly urges rejection of new voting systems

  • Oct 21, 2018

LETTER: Retired firefighter defends union’s election involvement

In rebuttal to another letter writer’s stance on firefighter involvement in municipal politics.

  • Oct 19, 2018

Painful Truth: Homelessness is the only issue on Langley ballots

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

LETTER: Langley man wants firefighters to stay out of politics

A letter writer doesn’t agree with firefighters picking municipal election candidates.

  • Oct 19, 2018

LETTER: Environment as a Langley election issue

A reader shares link to a Facebook page offering candidates’ views on enviro issues in the Township.

  • Oct 18, 2018

LETTER: Langley housing group urges voters to pick pledge candidates

Housing is a key election issue for a local group.

  • Oct 18, 2018