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LETTERS: Great neighbours are a blessing

Editor: On Tuesday, Dec. 20, after it had snowed all night, I…

  • Jan 7, 2023
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LETTER: Peace Arch Hospital ER triage a model of efficient care

Editor: I recently spent almost seven hours in the new Peace Arch…

  • Jan 6, 2023
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LETTER: Stranger’s kindness and comfort appreciated after nasty fall

Editor: On Dec. 13, 2022, I had a rather nasty fall on…

  • Jan 6, 2023
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The Buffalo Bills pray on the field after their teammate Damar Hamlin was taken to hospital after suffering cardiac arrest. (@BuffaloBills/Twitter)

Jordy’s Journal: The good and the bad of the Damar Hamlin incident

As of Wednesday morning, Hamlin remains in critical condition in ICU, showing signs of improvement

The Buffalo Bills pray on the field after their teammate Damar Hamlin was taken to hospital after suffering cardiac arrest. (@BuffaloBills/Twitter)
A Surrey Mountie and a Surrey Police Service officer responding to a call. (File photo: Shane MacKichan)

ZYTARUK: Let’s make Farnworth’s call a Waterloo for long-fought Surrey policing war

Surrey needs to be able to move on from this horrendous controversy

  • Jan 4, 2023
A Surrey Mountie and a Surrey Police Service officer responding to a call. (File photo: Shane MacKichan)
Still from Chilliwack Realtor Kevin Schroeder’s January 2022 Instagram video where he explains how BC Assessment increases in property value have no impact on property taxes. (Instagram @kevinschroederrealtor)

OPINION: B.C. Realtor’s explanation how property assessment increases do not affect taxes

Because it’s important, a 2nd look at Kevin Schroeder’s Instagram video on how property taxes work

Still from Chilliwack Realtor Kevin Schroeder’s January 2022 Instagram video where he explains how BC Assessment increases in property value have no impact on property taxes. (Instagram @kevinschroederrealtor)
Premier David Eby and Premier Danielle Smith (Canadian Press photos)
Premier David Eby and Premier Danielle Smith (Canadian Press photos)
Jessica Peters is a reporter at the Abbotsford News and a big fan of Father Christmas.

COLUMN: The magic of Christmas isn’t so unbelievable, is it?

A deep adoration of Santa Claus and everything he represents has led to a life of loving Christmas

Jessica Peters is a reporter at the Abbotsford News and a big fan of Father Christmas.
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LETTERS: Don’t vilify Canada’s law-abiding gun owners

Editor: Re: Restrictions not ‘nonsense’ Dec. 8 letters The writers state that…

  • Dec 15, 2022
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LETTERS: Eby’s Bill 44 on strata rentals is heavy-handed and mean-spirited

Edior: Bill 44 was rushed through the legislature by invoking closure just…

  • Dec 15, 2022
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LETTERS: Grateful for caring strangers, health care professionals following bad fall

Editor: On Nov. 12, a beautiful sunny day, while taking a walk…

  • Dec 15, 2022
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Emily Bosak (Pippi), Mike Parker (Mama Dayus) and Maia Dueck (Pam) are among the stars of the new original White Rock Players Club Christmas show, The Magic Flute: The Panto, which runs to Dec. 23 at Oceana PARC Playhouse.

LETTERS: Magic Flute panto was an early Christmas present

Editor: I wanted to share a most pleasant, and first-time experience, (about)…

  • Dec 15, 2022
Emily Bosak (Pippi), Mike Parker (Mama Dayus) and Maia Dueck (Pam) are among the stars of the new original White Rock Players Club Christmas show, The Magic Flute: The Panto, which runs to Dec. 23 at Oceana PARC Playhouse.
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PENINSULA ZOOMER: A Christmas blessing for the broken among us

It’s important to remember that this can be an especially hard time of year for some

  • Dec 15, 2022
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AND FRANKLY: Surrey’s NDP MLAs given plenty of seats at the cabinet table

Education portfolio a nod to importance of B.C.’s largest, fastest-growing school district

  • Dec 15, 2022
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B.C. Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth speaks during a news conference in Vancouver on April 11, 2022. British Columbia is introducing a two-tiered heat alert and response system to help people and communities stay safe this summer when temperatures rise. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

OUR VIEW: Farnworth, consistency, and Surrey’s policing furor

Have B.C.’s Public Safety Minister and the NDP painted themselves into a corner?

  • Dec 14, 2022
B.C. Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth speaks during a news conference in Vancouver on April 11, 2022. British Columbia is introducing a two-tiered heat alert and response system to help people and communities stay safe this summer when temperatures rise. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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OPINION: Conserving forest, grassland and wetland ecosystems in B.C. has global impact

This week and next governments, scientists and conservation experts are gathering in…

  • Dec 8, 2022
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LETTERS: City of Surrey dropped ball on snow-clearing

Editor: By now, the video(s) of the CMBC Community Shuttle bus sliding…

  • Dec 8, 2022
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LETTERS: Issue of new cars’ blinding headlights must be addressed

Editor: At what point are we going to have a public conversation…

  • Dec 8, 2022
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LETTER: Undeniable that restricting access to firearms increases safety

Editor: Re: Liberals’ new gun laws will not make Canadians safer, Nov.…

  • Dec 8, 2022
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OFF TOPIC: Crocuses and chaos – welcome to winter on the West Coast

Is it unfair that we’re the laughing stock of Canada after every snowfall? Yes … and no

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