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COLUMN: We deserve more than the party line

Civic politicians too often step up… only to fade into the background, writes Lance Peverley

B.C. VIEWS: Private health care crackdown touches painful nerve

Many people are no longer prepared to suffer in silence

B.C. VIEWS: Big money and local elections

Slates discouraged in civic politics, unions get green light

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Cloverfest 2018
Grandma Hazel trains for the Inside Ride
2nd Annual Honey Harvest at HoneyBee Centre in Cloverdale
Grand opening of the Museum of Surrey

COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

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

  • Aug 2nd, 2018

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

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

ZYTARUK: Surrey’s dynastic approach to light rail

It looks to be more of the way of the future in Surrey than you might have thought

  • Jul 26th, 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 20th, 2018

COLUMN: At this stage, it’s the destination, not the journey

A long drive home brings back road-trip memories for a Peace Arch News reporter

  • Jul 19th, 2018

ZYTARUK: File it under ‘Who cares?’

Surely you’ve seen that Pulitzer prize-winner this week about the Florida cop who ‘heckled’ a tortoise?

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

Adrian Dix battles to maintain Cuba-style medical monopoly

ZYTARUK: Feds are living in a fiscal fairyland

$117 for a wine glass? C’mon, federal government

  • Jul 11th, 2018

COLUMN: So what is ‘summer effect’?

Library programs help to combat learning loss over the summer break

  • Jul 9th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Do we need another layer of green government oversight?

Foresters, engineers may not be trusted to act ethically

B.C. VIEWS: Cannabis Day celebration put off until October

Another government monopoly, what could go wrong?

COLUMN: Don’t judge a man by his limbs

One-armed reporter takes up boxing

COLUMN: B.C. mayor takes on Trump

Summerland Mayor Peter Waterman calls statements Trump disturbing

  • Jun 27th, 2018

ZYTARUK: To discern is to learn

We tend to jump to conclusions as we click, click, click away on the Internet

  • Jun 25th, 2018

Yes, we could use a soft drink tax

NDP rejects useful tax advice because it’s not popular

Orphans of our urban drug culture neglected again

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