Columnists

COLUMN: Higher interest rates will slow B.C. economy after ‘unusually robust’ show

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

  • Nov 20, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Setting speed limits in a post-fact political environment

Media prefer ‘speed kills’ narrative, even when it fails to appear

Social media leaves anyone with an opinion vulnerable to scorched-earth attacks

Demonize and dog-pile. If you disagree with me, you are not only wrong, you are evil. The enemy…

  • Nov 15, 2018
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Painful Truth: Housing funding is long overdue

Low income projects like these could have prevented much of the homelessness crisis.

B.C. VIEWS: Seniors home worker discrimination finally ending

Health Minister Adrian Dix righting a serious wrong

Wolf: Keeping score is part of life

Fun is always paramount in youth sports - but winning and losing provide valuable lessons

Fort Langley cenotaph: Men behind the names

Veteran Michael Major explains a research project that has left him in awe of soldiers who served.

  • Nov 8, 2018

Proposed law could treat serious offenders lightly

If Bill C-75 passes in its present form, criminals of various kinds will almost certainly be heartened and emboldened by the prospect of lighter penalties.

Painful Truth: U.S. could take a lesson from Canada’s gerrymandered past

Democracy is better when politicians don’t draw the lines on the maps.

Odd Thoughts: Horrifying price needs to be remembered

Columnist Bob Groeneveld looks at the first Remembrance Day in Langley.

  • Nov 7, 2018

McGregor Says: From a different perspective

Remembrance Day flybys take on varied meaning for one older veteran.

  • Nov 7, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Going back to the disco era of labour relations

NDP may remove restrictions on school strikes, union sign-ups

B.C. dentist fills a need in the world’s poorest countries

What we do gives people hope. It’s a good feeling to help people who have so little”

  • Nov 3, 2018

Painful Truth: Housing market adding to Langley traffic jams

Development patterns are skewing which roads we use the most.

Odd Thoughts: Voting referendum beyond understanding

PropRep, free votes, strategic voting and political parties – the ins and outs of different systems.

  • Oct 31, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: The conquest of rural B.C. nears completion

Chapter three: control MLA selection from party headquarters

GUEST COLUMN: Proportional representation curbs extremist movements

Pioneer of B.C. electoral reform argues for yes vote in referendum

  • Oct 27, 2018

Painful Truth: Modern police newer than we think

Get in your time machine and go back two centuries. No police force.

‘Mild’ surprises in Langley election results

Some notable changes at both council tables

  • Oct 24, 2018

Odd Thoughts: Neither polio nor the fight against it are finished

Langley Advance columnist Bob Groeneveld delves into the modern-day fight against a killer disease.

  • Oct 24, 2018