Opinion

April Lewis

PENINSULA ZOOMERS: Ridin’ with Biden will be better, but not perfect for Canada

Call us Zoomers, please! That was the title of the first column…

  • Nov 19, 2020
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LETTERS: Surrey mayor should explain himself over vehicle controversy

Editor: Re: Vehicle controversy follows mayor, Nov. 5 A 2019 Buick Envision…

  • Nov 19, 2020
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LETTERS: Surrey’s electorate elected not to vote

Editor: Re: No reason to replace the RCMP, Oct. 29, letters On…

  • Nov 19, 2020
More than a dozen tents were pitched in Peace Arch Park Monday, however, residents in the area said up to 85 were spotted in the park on Sunday. (Aaron Hinks photo)

LETTERS: Park loophole represents complete failure to protect Canadians

Editor: An open letter to MP Kerry-Lynne Findlay, MLA Stephanie Cadieux, Mayor…

  • Nov 19, 2020
More than a dozen tents were pitched in Peace Arch Park Monday, however, residents in the area said up to 85 were spotted in the park on Sunday. (Aaron Hinks photo)
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LETTERS: White Rock has prioritized dogs over the environment

Editor: Re: Finally time for people, dogs, to enjoy waterfront together, Sept.…

  • Nov 19, 2020
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COLUMN: Let there be lights – lots and lots of lights

In a dismal year like this, it’s not too soon to decorate for Christmas

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The back seat of a car with four bags of Christmas gifts and decor. (123rf.com)

EDITORIAL: Support local business this holiday season

That small business you love may not be around come spring if it’s not supported now

  • Nov 18, 2020
The back seat of a car with four bags of Christmas gifts and decor. (123rf.com)
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry views the Murals of Gratitude exhibition in Vancouver’s Gastown, July 5, 2020. (The Canadian Press)

GUEST COLUMN: COVID-19 masks mandatory in B.C., but not everywhere

Orders require them where necessary, Provincial Health Officer says

  • Nov 17, 2020
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry views the Murals of Gratitude exhibition in Vancouver’s Gastown, July 5, 2020. (The Canadian Press)
People take in the scenery at sunset on Kitsilano Beach in Vancouver, B.C. Thursday, March 19, 2020. The province of British Columbia and the provincial health minister are urging people to practice social distancing to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, and business leaders across the province are encouraging continued unity and commitment from all British Columbians. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

LETTER: Together, for a brighter future for all British Columbians

‘Time and time again, British Columbians have shown resolve and strength in coming together’

  • Nov 18, 2020
People take in the scenery at sunset on Kitsilano Beach in Vancouver, B.C. Thursday, March 19, 2020. The province of British Columbia and the provincial health minister are urging people to practice social distancing to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, and business leaders across the province are encouraging continued unity and commitment from all British Columbians. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
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LETTERS: Head of Vancouver transit service shouldn’t earn more than the PM

Editor: Why should TransLink receive any more money from the citizens of…

  • Nov 12, 2020
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LETTERS: Give local merchants your business whenever possible

Editor: Please support our local merchants so they will continue to be…

  • Nov 12, 2020
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LETTERS: Side-street speeders serious cause for concern

Editor: Re: Stretch of 8 Avenue remains a speedway, Oct. 29 letters…

  • Nov 12, 2020
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LETTERS: Specialized services needed for people in mental health crisis

Editor: Re: Bill for officers’ excess time in hospital: top cop, Oct.…

  • Nov 12, 2020
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EDITORIAL: Pfizer vaccine is great news, but there’s still a long road ahead

New vaccine will likely be tougher to get than a pack of toilet paper in April

  • Nov 12, 2020
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LETTERS: Blessed to live in White Rock and be surrounded by parks

Editor: I live in an apartment on North Bluff Road between Blackwood…

  • Nov 12, 2020
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LETTER: Joint replacement wait times in B.C.

Arthritis society’s call for government to make reducing wait times a priority

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FILE – A salmon pictured in this undated photo (Joel Krahn/Black Press File)

OPINION: Biggest threat facing wild Pacific salmon is Fisheries and Oceans Canada

‘Only Canada allows the farming of Atlantic salmon on the migration routes of wild Pacific salmon’

  • Nov 6, 2020
FILE – A salmon pictured in this undated photo (Joel Krahn/Black Press File)
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LETTERS: Buses running mostly empty

Editor: Re: Service ‘drastically’ reduced, Oct. 29 letters Further to the letter…

  • Nov 5, 2020
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The Rialto theatre has closed its doors. (Aaron Hinks photo)

LETTERS: Warm memories of time spent at the Rialto Theatre

Welcoming atmosphere and ‘best popcorn anywhere’ will be missed

  • Nov 5, 2020
The Rialto theatre has closed its doors. (Aaron Hinks photo)
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LETTERS: Policing transition has lacked transparency from the start

Editor: Surrey’s policing transition has not been transparent from the start. With…

  • Nov 5, 2020
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