Columnists

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…

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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

COLUMN: B.C.’s biggest economic and business stories of 2019

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Dec 2, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Don’t let anger over homelessness get in the way

Frustration in B.C. grows as the problem persists

  • Dec 1, 2019

COLUMN: Surrey councillors’ non-residence a serious concern

Draft budget’s singular focus makes Surrey council members’ home address relevant

B.C. VIEWS: Regulating fuel prices not a new idea

Fuel prices seem to remain stubbornly high in many places of B.C.

COLUMN: Feedback needn’t be a dirty word

Our new environmental columnist welcomes comments, but please remember she’s a teen

COLUMN: Community leaders make Surrey a better place to live

A city like Surrey, which is fast-growing, diverse and in a constant…

COLUMN: Politics and policing are not a good mix

The transition to a new Surrey Police force is now firmly in…

  • Nov 13, 2019
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