Frank Bucholtz

COLUMN: It takes more than transit to build a city

Announcement of transit funds for Surrey is a good start but more needs to be done.

COLUMN: Urban forest commitment less than wholehearted

Surrey residents are raising concerns about further intrusions on the Green Timbers urban forest

COLUMN: School construction must be next step

After a 15-year battle between the province and teachers, the next step needs to be adding classroom space for students.

COLUMN: Time to talk tolls should be now

The best time to apply pressure to any government is just before an election ­– not afterwards, writes columnist Frank Bucholtz

COLUMN: Broken Liberal promise will have lasting effect

Federal Liberals promised electoral reform during the last election campaign.

COLUMN: Education funding for Surrey is long overdue

Education Minister Mike Bernier’s announcement that $217 million has been earmarked for Surrey school construction projects is welcome.

COLUMN: Pre-election posturing

Tolls, bridge crowding and time spent commuting are major issues going into the spring provincial election.

COLUMN: 60-year-old perk may impact election

The homeowner grant was first introduced by premier W.A.C. Bennnett in 1957.

COLUMN: Sledge of gifts for newsmakers

Peace Arch News columnist Frank Bucholtz hands out some end-of-year gifts for local politicians.

COLUMN: Surge of politics in Surrey pipeline

The decision by the federal Liberals to twin the Kinder Morgan oil pipeline has prompted criticism, especially in B.C.

COLUMN: We’re caught in a loop of transit shortcomings

Improved transit south-of-the-Fraser has always been an issue, and it may not be one going away anytime soon.

COLUMN: Crime in Surrey by the numbers

Despite a gang war that continues throughout the province, Surrey's violent crime numbers are down this year.

COLUMN: No reason White Rock can’t thrive year-round

Plenty of food for thought when it comes to finding solutions to Marine Drive restuarants' issues.

COLUMN: More help needed for Surrey’s ‘working poor’

Surrey's call for a poverty-reduction plan needs to be heeded by the province.

COLUMN: Political shifts in Surrey keep candidates moving

Surrey's representation in the provincial legislature will change significantly after the next election.

COLUMN: Semiahmoo First Nation water threat unwarranted

The federal government needs to show leadership and undertake constitutional obligations to supply the needs of First Nations people.

COLUMN: City support of farming a ‘win-win’ situation

Initiative to promote Surrey agriculture is a good idea, writes columnist Frank Bucholtz.

COLUMN: Surrey needs solution for RV park residents

A development proposal in South Surrey brings up many important questions requiring answers, writes Frank Bucholtz.

COLUMN: Losing track of our homeless population

Cities on their own don't have the resources to address the issue, writes columnist Frank Bucholtz

COLUMN: Developing a city beyond its past

There is no better example of what White Rock once was than the homes and vintage apartment building in West Beach.

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