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OPINION: A brief look at the present and past of Chilliwack federal elections

For those who are new to town, or just haven’t been paying attention

OPINION: Rainbow crosswalk tells young people they have a future

Chilliwack-raised University of Regina professor weighs in on local controversy

  • Sep 10, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: It’s an uphill battle to build the nanny state

Training positions added, filling them is another question

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OPINION: Chilliwack city council made a regressive, terrible mistake

While disappointing, spiking the rainbow crosswalk is one backwards step in a city moving forward

LETTER: ICBC boss responds to accusations of failing to adapt

ICBC CEO Nicolas Jimenez responds to column by the CFIB’s Richard Truscott

  • Sep 4, 2019

COLUMN: Why the subtlety of the law can be so frustrating

Reasonable doubt is integral to the system but can vex observers who see criminals go free

B.C. VIEWS: More Labour Day milestones for the NDP

Gift to U.S.-based construction unions keeps on giving

COLUMN: ICBC is not just broke, it’s broken

Richard Truscott is B.C. and Alberta vice-president at Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Aug 28, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Pipelines set to roll as federal politicians posture

Projects to drive B.C., Canadian economy in years ahead

B.C. VIEWS: Log exports and my other errors so far in 2019

Plastic bags, legislature overspending turn out differently

B.C. VIEWS: Sawmill struggles as NDP boosts northwest log exports

Skeena Sawmills comeback threatened by B.C. government

OPINION: Why is the B.C. NDP government abandoning pensioners?

Michael Powell is the president of the Canadian Federation of Pensioners

  • Aug 8, 2019

COLUMN: Business owners hand B.C. government another dismal grade, CFIB says

CFIB wants policy makers to take three simple steps in order to improve their grade

  • Aug 6, 2019

OPINION: Caught between the urban and rural divide

All new city folk in town should go get a taste of rural life at the Chilliwack Fair this weekend

COLUMN: Pregnancy is stressful, hospitals shouldn’t add to it

Agassiz editor Grace Kennedy shares her thoughts on the latest updates from Chilliwack maternity

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians grasp at straws, avoid climate policy reality

It doesn’t matter what parties offer in the fall Canadian election

OPINION: Most victims of crime fear the devil they know

Many fear stranger danger but incidents of intimate partner violence – K files – are way more common

B.C. VIEWS: NDP pushes ahead with Crown forest redistribution

This isn’t the time for a radical Indigenous rights agenda

COLUMN: Search for Grace shows community’s true nature

As Chilliwack searches for missing woman, a writer looks back 61 years at a similar story

OPINION: Victims too often pushed aside in B.C.’s criminal justice system

What do the complainants in criminal cases want to see done? No one is asking