Opinion

LETTER: Many thanks to Chilliwack hospital staff after recent stay amid a pandemic

Working in these conditions is challenging

  • May 4, 2020

COLUMN: From flattening the COVID-19 curve to Team B.C. recovery

B.C. business leaders say they’re ready to restart economy

  • Apr 30, 2020

COLUMN: We can all do more – until we can’t. Thank you for doing what you can.

Stressed? Anxious? Laid off? Working? Unhappy? Bored? Thanks for carrying on.

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EDITORIAL: Remembering that this free government cash is not forever

Much-needed supports are here but many will certainly take advantage

  • Apr 30, 2020

LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

‘We are continuing our commitment to print our flyers and distribute them through community newspapers’

  • Apr 30, 2020

COLUMN: Relationship challenges amid a global pandemic

Absence is one type of pain but too much presence is leading to spike in domestic abuse

LETTER: Cycle Chilliwack co-chair says closing trails ‘nonsensical’

City bans cyclists and equestrian riders from popular Vedder Greenway west of Lickman

  • Apr 27, 2020

EDITORIAL: This is no time for complacency

Poll shows we are doing some things more, some less

  • Apr 25, 2020

COLUMN: Fighting an ‘infodemic’ amid a pandemic

Don’t be tricked by the lies, damn lies and nonsense shared on social media

Earth Day: A new relationship to wildlife is needed for nature and people

Dan Kraus is senior conservation biologist with the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

  • Apr 22, 2020

Earth Day: The roots of our current environmental crisis go back 12,000 years

The story of how our current environmental state came to be is over 12,000 years old

  • Apr 22, 2020

COMMENTARY: COVID-19 modelling useful, but not a crystal ball

B.C.’s chief health officer explains risk of relaxing too soon

  • Apr 19, 2020

COLUMN: Helping those who use substances during the COVID-19 pandemic

B.C. Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Judy Darcy talks about both public health emergencies

  • Apr 18, 2020

LETTER: Homeschooling is just too much

Parent stressed out by added work of teaching children in the home

  • Apr 17, 2020

LETTER: A moment of kindness in challenging times

Weekend cinnamon bun ritual saved by nice gesture

  • Apr 17, 2020

LETTER: Giving up our rights is not the solution

Moves to ‘keep us safe’ are eroding our constitutional rights

  • Apr 17, 2020

EDITORIAL: The tough task of finding balance in a crisis

With the guiding words of Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C. is getting it right

  • Apr 17, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge MP should be censured for ‘cold-blooded’ tweet

‘Recent thoughtless and insensitive tweet by Marc Dalton did not go unnoticed by Canadian seniors’

  • Apr 16, 2020

COLUMN: Chilliwack citizen’s purchase of a newspaper ad sparks community journalism discussion

‘I see The Progress as the vital link for dependable news and information in our community’

COLUMN: If you had cancer, would you stop chemotherapy as soon as a doctor said it was working?

The success of social distancing shows its necessity to stop COVID-19, not the reverse