Editorials

Darlene Bennett. (Submitted photo)

OUR VIEW: Surrey woman proves you can fight city hall

Darlene Bennett has scored a milestone achievement in what’s been a raging debate since city council took power in 2018

  • Jun 23, 2021
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EDITORIAL: A time for cautious optimism

It’s tempting to dream that COVID-19 is over and done, but wiser to continue doing our part

  • Jun 17, 2021
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OUR VIEW: Surrey public hearing theatrics juvenile

They are called public hearings for a reason. Not public spectacles.

  • Jun 16, 2021
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EDITORIAL: Council should stick with its one-way decision

Uncertainty is unfair to businesses and residents alike

  • Jun 10, 2021
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OUR VIEW: Surrey residents riled over tax increases

Surrey’s taxation discrepancy is puzzling, to say the least

  • Jun 9, 2021
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This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Photo courtesy NIAID-RML via AP.

OUR VIEW: It’s up to us to finish this pandemic

Half-hearted efforts earn a failing grade where this battle is concerned

  • May 26, 2021
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Photo courtesy NIAID-RML via AP.
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EDITORIAL: Kindness counts, now more than ever

COVID fatigue and frayed nerves aren’t bringing out the best in us

  • May 20, 2021
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Surrey-based entrepreneur Ekam Panesar, 19, says he’s ready to take on the big delivery apps with his Dishpal App. (Zoom meeting photo)

OUR VIEW: Surrey’s resiliency shines

In dark times, let your light shine bright

  • May 19, 2021
Surrey-based entrepreneur Ekam Panesar, 19, says he’s ready to take on the big delivery apps with his Dishpal App. (Zoom meeting photo)
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LETTERS: Concerns over White Rock city council’s path

Editor: Re: ‘Constructed criticism’ April 15 letters Stephen Crozier president of Democracy…

  • May 6, 2021
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Fruiticana boss Tony Singh with Surrey Food Bank executive director Feezah Jaffer and donated goods. (submitted photo)

OUR VIEW: Give whatever you can, Surrey, whenever you can

Remember there are always people who are worse off than you are and really need your help

  • Apr 30, 2021
Fruiticana boss Tony Singh with Surrey Food Bank executive director Feezah Jaffer and donated goods. (submitted photo)
Surrey forest trail, on Surrey Mound. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

OUR VIEW: Surrey should celebrate Earth Day every day, every week

Today – Thursday, April 22 – is Earth Day

  • Apr 22, 2021
Surrey forest trail, on Surrey Mound. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Surrey Liberal MLA Stephanie Cadieux. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

OPINION: In anticipation of a BC Accessibility Act

When it comes to reducing barriers, B.C. has made progress, but still has a long way to go

  • Apr 17, 2021
Surrey Liberal MLA Stephanie Cadieux. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
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EDITORIAL: Many just trying to stay afloat during third wave of COVID-19

Cutting through the mixed messages, the main goal must be to keep each other safe

  • Apr 15, 2021
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Surrey farmland (File photo)

OUR VIEW: Hey Surrey, don’t squash the squashes

Clearly more respect for other peoples’ property and livelihood is in order here

  • Apr 14, 2021
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Eliza Olson, speaking at the 2017 Earth Day pilgrimage in the Delta Nature Reserve. (Grace Kennedy photo)

OUR VIEW: We owe much to Eliza Olson, protector of Burns Bog

Her 32-year, four-month stint as president of Burns Bog Conservation Society has come to an end

  • Apr 8, 2021
Eliza Olson, speaking at the 2017 Earth Day pilgrimage in the Delta Nature Reserve. (Grace Kennedy photo)
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EDITORIAL: Optics matter in SPS hiring process

Tone deaf response to valid concern voiced over inspector’s selection

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B.C. Premier John Horgan wears a protective face mask to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 prior to being sworn in by The Honourable Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia during a virtual swearing in ceremony in Victoria, Thursday, November 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

OUR VIEW: It’s awful form to throw young people under the bus

Not all people of this particular age group carry on like they’re living in a beer commercial

  • Mar 30, 2021
B.C. Premier John Horgan wears a protective face mask to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 prior to being sworn in by The Honourable Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia during a virtual swearing in ceremony in Victoria, Thursday, November 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Safe Surrey Coalition petition. (Facebook image)

OUR VIEW: Surrey petition pointless because SSC majority voted in favour of project

Why is the SSC staging a petition when its council majority has already made up its mind on the 84th Avenue connector?

  • Mar 24, 2021
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EDITORIAL: Proposed tax increase a tough pill to swallow

White Rock council faces a tough decision when voting on the city’s 2021-2025 financial plan

  • Mar 18, 2021
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OUR VIEW: Surrey council pay raise in secret not a good look

As they say, in politics perception is everything

  • Mar 3, 2021
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