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Buried lines pose the best chance of sustaining hydro

Problems will continue where overhead lines are not clear of trees

  • Feb 7, 2019

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

Legislature scandal, speculation tax distract from NDP agenda

Person strength comes in all forms

You shouldn’t make everything about appearance for well-being

  • Feb 1, 2019
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COLUMN: How you can get the government’s confidential stuff

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

Drivesmart column: Is your car falling apart? Roadside mechanical inspections

Inspections were frequently triggered by seeing something amiss

  • Jan 27, 2019

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

Long road to accountability began with MLA disclosures

Robert Barron column: Canada has a lot to offer

The 18 year-old from Saudi Arabia came to Canada

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

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

T.W. Paterson column: For some miners it was never say die

For 12 years, single-handed, A.L. Marsh bored his way to bedrock.

  • Jan 26, 2019

COLUMN: Four questions on the B.C. economy in 2019

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Jan 20, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Fact-checking the NDP’s speculation tax on empty homes

Negative-option billing is still legal for governments

Robert Barron column: Kudos to hydro crews

It would have been enough work for any hydro crew just to deal with a few houses on one street

B.C. VIEWS: Tracking propaganda around B.C.’s latest pipeline protest

‘Military invasion’ claims fly around the world in seconds

T.W. Paterson column: Old Kelly of Wild Horse Creek

“…sitting behind his desk with a muzzle-loading Colt revolver in each hand!”

  • Jan 12, 2019

Storytelling brings amazing details of power outage to light

We enrich each other’s lives when we share our stories

  • Jan 11, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Winter veggies still going strong in the garden

This winter has been so mild that parsley still grows in the garden and my lettuce has resprouted.

  • Jan 10, 2019

COLUMN: Why must people talk on the phone while on the toilet?

Taking care of business is no one’s business but your own

Drivesmart column: What to keep in mind for 2019: suggestions from the Twitterverse

@kevinsgonriding wonders why car manufacturers are allowed to make [rear] signal lights red.

  • Jan 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: If this isn’t an Indigenous veto over development, what is?

Province surrenders salmon farms without scientific basis