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Orphans of our urban drug culture neglected again

Child advocate Bernard Richard leaves B.C. with harsh message

‘I’d rather be anywhere else’

With cancer treatment set to begin, Chilliwack Progress reporter Jessica Peters has a few words of advice.

Every parent fears the late night knock of a cop

The RCMP doesn’t drive to your house at 1:30 a.m. and take off its hat to tell you you’ve won the 6/49

B.C. VIEWS: No time for maps in this rush to a referendum

Made-up electoral systems pushed out for Green Party deadline

COLUMN: Libraries are summer’s best friend

No matter what your summer plans, the George Mackie Library has you covered

  • Jun 9th, 2018

ZYTARUK: For those about to snore…

Did you know that if you google ‘snoring’ you’ll get about 77,400,000 hits?

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OPINION: Trudeau’s media snub in the Fraser Valley

Shouldn’t the PM be obliged to speak to members of a community he visits, at least via the media?

ZYTARUK: Keeping homicide victims’ names from public a disturbing trend

Not revealing the identities of homicide victims is bad public policy, and here’s why

OPINION: On helmets and helicopter parenting

How the “what-ifs’ and close calls can drive people with kids crazy

ZYTARUK: Road pricing is reprehensible

Fairness? Hah! It represents an attack on the working poor and all lower-income drivers

  • Jun 1st, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Our poverty reduction plan is already in place

NDP has another promise it needs to appear to keep

COLUMN: Women’s breasts really aren’t that big a deal

A follow on some Princeton, B.C., students gained considerable exposure when they dropped their bras

B.C. VIEWS: Making sense of climate policy

Flood and fire predictions have poor track record so far

COLUMN: Building a coastal refinery in B.C. is just ‘common sense’

Coastal refineries would also protect our oceans, writes Black Press chairman David Black

  • May 14th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: New climate targets to miss

B.C. has new greenhouse gas target, still no plan to reach it

ZYTARUK: My broken car sent me down memory lane

To make lemonade out of this lemon of a day, there are some things I’d like to share

  • May 11th, 2018

COLUMN: Sense of community found after fire

Peace Arch News reporter explains aftermath of fire that displaced seven, including himself

B.C. VIEWS: Waiting for a secret referendum

John Horgan admits the fix is in on proportional representation

SIMPSON: Peacock problems dragged on far too long in Surrey

Homeowner was wrong to cut down tree but his frustration is symptomatic of city’s inaction

  • May 3rd, 2018

Complacency is never the right response

Opioid drug use might be more common, but we should never let the tragedy of addiction become commonplace.