Columnists

B.C. VIEWS: Canadian cities begin to declare themselves city-states

Local politicians meddle in immigration, environment issues

Odd Thoughts: Historic date goes in both directions

From nukes to alternative facts to the doom of repeating history.

  • Aug 9, 2018

McGregor Says: The plastic oasis in the backyard

It was a hot afternoon and I was headed out to a…

  • Aug 8, 2018
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B.C. VIEWS: Private health care crackdown touches painful nerve

Many people are no longer prepared to suffer in silence

Painful Truth: Reboots and nostalgia turned toxic

Maybe liking a cartoon when you were seven isn’t that important when you’re 38?

COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

Saul Klein at the University of Victoria writes about erosion of trust at Facebook and Twitter

  • Aug 2, 2018

Green Beat: Refreshing signs of change

Elimination of plastic straws is a good first step, but much work remains

  • Aug 2, 2018

Odd Thoughts: Reading irony into historic humour

Pop ups on how to stop being interupted by pop ups is fodder for a Langley Advance columnist.

  • Aug 2, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Big unions living large in public construction-land

The boys like their steak, bosses like a beefy slush fund

Letter: Reader lays out all the ways Trump has helped America

Countering columnist Bob Groeneveld’s recent piece, a letter writer praises the U.S. president.

  • Jul 28, 2018

Painful Truth: No, we can’t just lock them all up

Non-violent offenders shouldn’t be put behind bars.

Odd Thoughts: Bunker mentality beginning to make sense

Langley columnist Bob Groeneveld is watching his dog and wondering if he understands politics.

  • Jul 26, 2018

McGregor Says: Running for office a full time job

It’s the time of the season when we start to see many…

  • Jul 25, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Unions regain control of public construction

B.C.’s 40-year battle swings back to international big labour

Learning he was homeless, I invited him for coffee and Linda’s cookies.

Unpacking the realities of addiction

  • Jul 20, 2018

Odd Thoughts: Complaining beyond value

People aren’t the only ones miserable in the heat.

  • Jul 20, 2018

Painful Truth: Don’t forget the deep stupidity of this time

People of the future! Don’t try to pretend we knew what we were doing!

Column: Marijuana grow locations among sticking points of legalization

The issue of the legal marijuana industry taking over existing greenhouses and…

  • Jul 18, 2018

Column: A service we can’t afford to lose

When Greyhound announced last week that it will end service in Western…

  • Jul 18, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Making private health care illegal again

Adrian Dix battles to maintain Cuba-style medical monopoly