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COLUMN: Shift in councils beginning to show

Major shifts on both Surrey and White Rock councils, demanded by voters…

  • Feb 27, 2019

COLUMN: Tough to feel secure with an extra 60 cents

Monthly increase to OAS doesn’t add up to much

COLUMN: Seattle to Surrey rail not yet a done deal

Premier John Horgan travelled to Seattle and Olympia last week for a…

  • Feb 20, 2019
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B.C. VIEWS: Power politics wins over rational energy policy

B.C Hydro continues to face interference on rates

COLUMN: Positive trends in municipal campaign spending

There were two positive trends in candidate spending on municipal election campaigns…

  • Feb 13, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Time to listen to the doctors and legalize opioid drugs

Answer is the same as marijuana, get the criminal gangs out

ZYTARUK: Jabs leads to uppercuts as Surrey mayor, board of trade duke it out

Anita Huberman vs. Doug McCallum…?

  • Feb 8, 2019

COLUMN: When regional identity and family values collide

For decades, we Canadians have struggled with our national identity and what…

  • Feb 8, 2019

COLUMN: SkyTrain shooting brings Surrey policing discussion to forefront

Policing in Surrey has become an even hotter topic than it was…

  • Feb 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP government resumes taxing, spending to battle poverty

Legislature scandal, speculation tax distract from NDP agenda

COLUMN: How you can get the government’s confidential stuff

The Abbotsford News’ handy guide to asking public bodies for their interesting information

COLUMN: Crime rate reflects many underlying factors

Policing in Surrey will soon see a great deal of transition, with…

  • Jan 30, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas splits legislature looting spree open

Long road to accountability began with MLA disclosures

COLUMN: Free parking a move in right direction

New ideas to promote White Rock are also worth considering, writes columnist Frank Bucholtz

  • Jan 23, 2019

COLUMN: Four questions on the B.C. economy in 2019

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

  • Jan 20, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Fact-checking the NDP’s speculation tax on empty homes

Negative-option billing is still legal for governments

COLUMN: When reality becomes a dream – repeatedly

The dream comes every six months or so, and has ever since…

COLUMN: New Surrey schools plagued by endless delays

Process to build new schools or additions is encumbered by bureaucracy, writes Frank Bucholtz

  • Jan 15, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Tracking propaganda around B.C.’s latest pipeline protest

‘Military invasion’ claims fly around the world in seconds

COLUMN: Why must people talk on the phone while on the toilet?

It’s been years since I first encountered the issue, but to this…

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