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When taking a road trip to border towns like Osoyoos, don’t travel without your passports or turn off your car’s GPS. (Black Press Media photo)

BUSH: Road trip wrong-turn triggers bungle at the Osoyoos border

Don’t shut off your GPS if you haven’t driven through Osoyoos in 30 years, warns columnist

 

Ryan Reynolds sent reporter Jessica Peters a celebratory message on Twitter when she announced the end of her cancer journey.

VIDEO: Message from Ryan Reynolds helps Black Press reporter celebrate end of cancer journey

Reporter Jessica Peters writes how one tweet helped share happiness around the world

 

The Black Loyalist Heritage Centre in Shelburne, Nova Scotia, is seen in August, 2022. (Photo: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)

COLUMN: Emancipation Day and the Black Loyalists of Nova Scotia

Ursula Maxwell-Lewis reflects on visiting the Black Loyalist Heritage Centre in Nova Scotia

 

Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Get ready for non-stop ‘electioneering’ in Surrey

Byelection and civic election coming so close together brings up wide range of issues

  • Sep 7, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
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ALEX HOUSE: Belonging at a time of alienation

‘We belong Surrey’ promotes inclusion, compassion, integrity, respect and empathy

  • Aug 11, 2022
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Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Surrey citizens owed an explanation on police transition

Questions remain over lengthy switchover, where SPS officers will come from

  • Aug 11, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
The T-33 was used in the Korean War, but is a mainstay at airshows across North America these days. My flight suit awaits. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)

COLUMN: Black Press reporter straps into old fighter jet at Abbotsford Airshow

‘Used in the Korean War 70 years ago, the T-33 is one of my favourite aircraft to watch in flight’

The T-33 was used in the Korean War, but is a mainstay at airshows across North America these days. My flight suit awaits. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)
Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: As many questions as candidates in Surrey municipal race

‘Best thing to do at this point is simply ask them’

  • Jul 28, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Saving Surrey’s trees is a worthy effort, whatever the motive

Not surprising that some see more in city petition than an effort to save a giant Sequoia

  • Jul 14, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Loss of South Surrey farmland to industry could have far-reaching effects

Heppell farm unique in its ability to avoid flood damage

  • Jun 30, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Manufactured-home dwellers among hardest hit by densification

Government has no plan in place to help those displaced in drive to densify along transity corridors

  • Jun 2, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
Movie poster at the advance screening of “Downton Abbey: A New Era” at the International Cinema in Vancouver. (Photo: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)

COLUMN: Escape to ‘Downton Abbey: A New Era’

Ursula Maxwell-Lewis reviews new Downton Abbey film

Movie poster at the advance screening of “Downton Abbey: A New Era” at the International Cinema in Vancouver. (Photo: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)
Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Lack of community connections in newly formed ridings

In some cases, cities that share a riding have nothing in common but a river

  • May 19, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
A health care worker is seen outside the Emergency dept. of the Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver on March 30, 2020. he B.C. government says temporary pandemic pay that was promised to essential workers in mid-May should be coming in October. The stipend was promised to hundreds of thousands of essential workers for work done between March and July and some workers say they’re frustrated it still hasn’t arrived. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

PETERS: Nurses give far more than just medical care

On National Nurses Week, it’s time to think back to the nurses who have cared for us

A health care worker is seen outside the Emergency dept. of the Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver on March 30, 2020. he B.C. government says temporary pandemic pay that was promised to essential workers in mid-May should be coming in October. The stipend was promised to hundreds of thousands of essential workers for work done between March and July and some workers say they’re frustrated it still hasn’t arrived. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Rebecca Smith is the executive director of Surrey Hospice and the president of the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce. (Photo Submitted: Rebecca Smith)

COLUMN: Caring and understanding at Surrey Hospice Society

Crisis assistance is critical to those who are grieving

Rebecca Smith is the executive director of Surrey Hospice and the president of the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce. (Photo Submitted: Rebecca Smith)
Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Security, size, design, amenities drive millennials to home ownership

Recent census figures show that “family-friendly” housing is attracting more residents to…

  • May 5, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
FILE: Four-year-old Jonah Arbez holds a protest sign at a Friday’s Strike for Climate on the steps of Nanaimo City Hall in 2019. (Cole Schisler/Black Press)

Cole’s Notes: It’s hard to be young these days

It won’t be easy to solve our problems, but our futures are worth fighting for

FILE: Four-year-old Jonah Arbez holds a protest sign at a Friday’s Strike for Climate on the steps of Nanaimo City Hall in 2019. (Cole Schisler/Black Press)
Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: There’s plenty for Surrey voters to consider before Oct. 15

Next six months should prove interesting, writes Frank Bucholtz

  • Apr 21, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
Langley Hospice Society board president Kathy Derksen (left) and Shannon Todd Booth, communications and fund development manager stand outside the new Langley hospice building. (Photo: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)

COLUMN: Caring and understanding at new hospice in Langley

‘Death is rarely a comfortable subject to discuss’

Langley Hospice Society board president Kathy Derksen (left) and Shannon Todd Booth, communications and fund development manager stand outside the new Langley hospice building. (Photo: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)
Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Surrey charging ahead with electric vehicle station network

Province aims to end sale of new fossil-fuel burning vehicles by 2040

  • Mar 24, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
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