Opinion

OUR VIEW: Surrey RCMP Basketball Classic is a keeper

What will become of it once a city police force replaces the RCMP in Surrey?

  • Jan 21, 2020

Surrey-White Rock group serves as a bridge to Canadian society

Columnist Frank Bucholtz says helping new Canadians ‘participate in the community is a great objective’

B.C. VIEWS: Few clouds on Horgan’s horizon

Horgan’s biggest challenge in the remainder of his term will be to keep the economy humming along

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Editorial: Doing nothing the most foolish failure of all

White Rock council to be commended for any action on climate change

LETTER: Old enough to know what’s been lost in B.C. salmon

Stephen Hume writes about the lack of discussion on the province’s dwindling salmon population

  • Jan 16, 2020

COLUMN: How to drive on an icy highway (and, maybe, save yourself from the tailgater behind you)

Physics can be your friend – or your highway – when the snow starts to fly

OUR VIEW: Speeding, tailgating on slippery streets is foolish

In the time most people work a full-time shift, Surrey recorded 26 traffic crashes

  • Jan 14, 2020

FRANKLY SPEAKING: Leadership is crucial in politics

Columnist Frank Bucholtz talks about the importance of leadership in politics and life

B.C. VIEWS: Finding hope for B.C.’s salmon

Is enough being done to save the iconic species?

OUR VIEW: Surrey residents have right to know about rapist in their midst

Victim’s relative shouldn’t be the one to reveal Marpole Rapist is on day parole – it should be police

  • Jan 10, 2020

COLUMN: Something fishy about B.C.’s ever-punctual New Year’s babies

Long odds that babies would be delivered so regularly within first minutes of midnight on Jan. 1

B.C. VIEWS: Magnetic interest in latest property prices

In recent years, property owners have pored over assessments much more closely

OUR VIEW: Lots to improve on in Surrey in 2020

We hope 2020 brings clarity of communication and a sharper sense of collaboration between city council members

  • Jan 1, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: A toast to civil debate in the new year

Not only is name calling juvenile, it is unproductive

OUR VIEW: Surrey policing process hardly ‘world class’

One simple question should have been put to residents: “Do you want the Surrey RCMP to be replaced with a city police force, yes or no?”

  • Dec 27, 2019

OUR VIEW: Surrey pedestrians, please stop jaywalking

In the years 2014 to 2018, there were 2,110 pedestrian-related crashes in Surrey

  • Dec 23, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: An unpredictable year ahead

B.C. economy continues to do well generally, with low unemployment rates and good job creation numbers

How youth protests shaped the discussion on climate change

Climate strikes are an example of youth becoming politicized and rejecting adult inaction

B.C. VIEWS: Hunger does not end with the season

Despite innovations in food distribution, the need is still there in B.C. communities