Opinion

EDITORIAL: Take time to ask questions during Black History Month

Racism still lurks even in Canadian society

  • Feb 11, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Time to listen to the doctors and legalize opioid drugs

Answer is the same as marijuana, get the criminal gangs out

Editorial: Stay vigilant, scammers adjusting their tactics

No one will ever accuse you of being foolish for asking for another opinion

  • Feb 10, 2019
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COLUMN: Buried lines pose the best chance of sustaining hydro

Problems will continue where overhead lines are not clear of trees

  • Feb 9, 2019

EDITORIAL: Good councils have cooperation without collusion, decisions based on good discussion

Municipal government is the undeserved Charlie Brown of governance

  • Feb 8, 2019

Column: New food guide still includes some old favourites

There remain formidable obstacles to the reforms advocated in Canada Food Guide, says columnist

  • Feb 7, 2019

Column: Hilary Stewart map deserves a proper home

Hilary Stewart was a Northwest Coast archaeological legend who passed away in 2014, at the age of 90

  • Feb 6, 2019

Boomer Talk: Loneliness and the single boomer

Volunteer to combat loneliness, or find yourself a furry friend

  • Feb 5, 2019

MOMMY’S INSIDE VOICE: Boys battle an age-old stereotype

Mommy’s Inside Voice is a biweekly column by Amie Jay, a Vancouver Island mother of three.

  • Feb 4, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP government resumes taxing, spending to battle poverty

Legislature scandal, speculation tax distract from NDP agenda

Student Voice: B.C. should lower voting age to 16 years

Mira Blakely is a Grade 9 student at Reynolds secondary school

  • Feb 3, 2019

Opinion: Let’s keep talking mental health issues

Campaign aims to bring issues out of the dark

COLUMN: Fresh food for thought

Health Canada’s new food guide is more inclusive of all diets

COLUMN: How you can get the government’s confidential stuff

The Abbotsford News’ handy guide to asking public bodies for their interesting information

Andrea Rondeau: Price not the real barrier to eating fruits and veggies

There were a number of complaints that vegetables cost too much.

OPINION: Respect ferry etiquette

Writer suggests that we consider the ferry terminal and the ferry itself as a ‘village’

  • Jan 29, 2019

EDITORIAL: What value do vacant homes bring to a community?

Government’s priority shouldn’t be to ensure speculators will always be able to line their pockets

  • Jan 28, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas splits legislature looting spree open

Long road to accountability began with MLA disclosures

EDITORIAL: Island traffic strategy lacks key initiatives

Overpass installation and rail implementation needed