Columnists

COLUMN: Winter still brings chills and thrills – just a different kind

Sliding on snow and ice was much more fun using a sled or skates

COLUMN: Good leadership is a crucial component of effective government

Leadership is as crucial in politics as it is in every other…

B.C. VIEWS: Finding hope for B.C.’s salmon

Is enough being done to save the iconic species?

B.C. VIEWS: Magnetic interest in latest property prices

In recent years, property owners have pored over assessments much more closely

COLUMN: A time for making lists and major life changes

‘Tis the season… of superlatives. We’ve now passed through the season of…

COLUMN: A year of big changes in Surrey and White Rock

It was quite a year. In Surrey in particular, the year was…

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B.C. VIEWS: A toast to civil debate in the new year

Not only is name calling juvenile, it is unproductive

COLUMN: Time for another spin around the sun

A new year brings new opportunities to do better

  • Dec 27, 2019

COLUMN: Santa’s sack brimming with gifts for council

Usually when Christmas approaches, Santa Claus sits down with me to discuss…

B.C. VIEWS: An unpredictable year ahead

B.C. economy continues to do well generally, with low unemployment rates and good job creation numbers

COLUMN: Second hospital for Surrey long overdue

Courtesy of a major financial commitment by the NDP government, Surrey is…

B.C. VIEWS: Hunger does not end with the season

Despite innovations in food distribution, the need is still there in B.C. communities

SURREY HISTORY: The 1914 Sedro-Woolley bank robbery and its connection to Cloverdale

Columnist Sue Bryant looks back at the Pacific Northwest’s biggest bank heist of 1914 and its entanglement with the Surrey area

  • Dec 12, 2019

COLUMN: Time for a referendum on Surrey policing transition

Six Surrey NDP MLAs should urge Farnworth to change his mind

COLUMN: Avoid the online temptation and buy local

Muriel Protzer is a policy analyst with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Dec 10, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: An engine that hums right along

First Nations are leading a new surge of investment in B.C.

COLUMN: Going grey is the new black

Recently, I treated myself to a mini-spa break. It wasn’t much, but…

  • Dec 6, 2019

HARDIE: With so much uncertainty, Surrey needs referendum on policing transition

Decision requires straight goods from mayor and council so residents know costs and trade-offs

  • Dec 4, 2019

COLUMN: Value of transit never more apparent

Threat of shutdown highlights region’s dependence on bus service

  • Dec 4, 2019
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