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Orphans of our urban drug culture neglected again

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

To quote or not to quote is a mechanic’s slippery slope

Mechanically Speaking; by Trail Times Columnist Ron Nutini

  • Jun 16th, 2018

Poverty affects social and emotional well-being

McEwan writes, “It’s no secret that people with low-incomes often struggle to meet basic needs.”

  • Jun 15th, 2018

‘I’d rather be anywhere else’

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

Trump’s trade delusion won’t ‘bring the jobs back’ to the U.S.

Gwynne Dyer’s new book is ‘Growing Pains: The Future of Democracy (and Work)’

  • Jun 12th, 2018

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

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COLUMN: For those about to snore…

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

Horgan’s hypocrisy, Weaver’s fantasy hurts all Canadians

Oil industry politics has morphed into a combination of schizophrenia, hypocrisy and fantasy

  • Jun 10th, 2018

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

Made-up electoral systems pushed out for Green Party deadline

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

Bizarre non-assassination puts Ukraine back in the headlines

”There was footage of Babchenko’s lifeless body lying in a pool of blood and being borne away …”

  • Jun 5th, 2018

OPINION: On helmets and helicopter parenting

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

Canadians looking for real election reform

Cannings; The bill doesn’t include the real election reform that Canadians were looking for

  • May 31st, 2018

Quick A/C fix could prove costly

A flash of hot weather quickly brings on requests for repairing vehicle air conditioning systems

  • 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

Climate is non-linear with a ‘tipping point’

Dyer writes, “Most people think of global warming as a smooth, gradual process …”

  • May 25th, 2018

Watching water, thinking about B.C. municipal elections

“Happy Local Government Awareness Week,” Macdonald begins.

  • May 25th, 2018

Italy’s fractured politics; enemy of my enemy is my friend

Dyer: Two and a half months after the election on March 4, Italy is finally getting a new government

  • May 24th, 2018