Opinion

OUR VIEW: Denying delegations is not what Surrey council was elected to do

To be an elected official is to be a servant, not a censor

  • Jul 16, 2019

COLUMN: Courting disaster with city police force

Vancouver’s history should serve as a warning

B.C. VIEWS: Will the NDP lose money selling marijuana?

Government monopoly sounds great, if you work there

COLUMN: B.C. must find new ways to grow economy as housing market unfurls

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

  • Jul 12, 2019

ZYTARUK: And just like that, Surrey’s trees disappear

Some consider it progress. Others, a path to peril

  • Jul 9, 2019
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OUR VIEW: Check your smoke alarm today, Surrey

Early warning is a critical component to any sound escape plan

  • Jul 9, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killing B.C. industries won’t save the caribou

Herds dwindling across Canada, with or without logging

GUEST COLUMN: Condemning caribou to extinction in B.C.

Province’s two-year moratorium on new mining, logging not enough

  • Jul 8, 2019

OUR VIEW: Farnworth must stay the course in reviewing Surrey policing plan

Future of policing in Surrey far too big a deal for politicians to bend to cheap election threats

  • Jul 4, 2019

TRAVEL: ‘Pod ‘n me?’ Zurich-bound airline reflections

Former airline hostess looks back on 60 years in the air

  • Jul 4, 2019

EDITORIAL: Trees a hot-button issue

When trees come down on the Semiahmoo Peninsula, people are going to ask questions.

COLUMN: Safe Surrey Coalition increasingly divided

SCC is no longer safe for those with dissenting opinions, writes columnist Frank Bucholtz

  • Jun 30, 2019

LETTERS: So much for ‘Safe Surrey,’ we need to keep RCMP

Letter writers submit opinions on Surrey’s planned transition to a municipal police force

  • Jun 28, 2019

OUR VIEW: Hey Surrey, make safety a summer must

If you have children, you might want to pin this editorial on your fridge

  • Jun 27, 2019

OUR VIEW: Surrey mayor jumps to conclusion on police transition survey results

The real question: Should the City create its own police department or continue with the RCMP?

  • Jun 25, 2019

COLUMN: Clearcutting B.C.’s last old-growth leaves all of us poorer, forever

Jens Wieting of Sierra Club BC responds to columns by Tom Fletcher and David Elstone

  • Jun 24, 2019

GUEST COLUMN: Looks like TransLink aims to ‘short-circuit’ plan for rail service on Interurban corridor

‘We are not going away,’ writes Rick Green, of South Fraser Community Rail Group

  • Jun 24, 2019

OUR VIEW: Silos won’t solve overcrowding in Surrey’s schools

It’s going to take a concerted team effort from all levels of government to improve this situation

  • Jun 20, 2019