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OPINION: Wading through the PR tsunami post-pipeline approval

Those who hate the pipeline, hate Trudeau’s decision – those who hate Trudeau, still hate him

Odd Thoughts: Langley berries sandwich solstice into summer

The best summer solstice ceremonies centre on strawberries and white bread

  • Jun 19, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: When farmland protection doesn’t protect farmers

Secondary residences aren’t mansions, families tell Lana Popham

ODD THOUGHTS: Pizza master plan aims for the heart

Langley pizzerias in on Chinese world domination strategy

  • Jun 14, 2019

This is our generation’s opportunity to create an industry for B.C.: LNG Alliance

CEO says much of the work has already been awarded to First Nations

  • Jun 13, 2019
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B.C. VIEWS: Urban environmental ‘emergency’ routine wearing thin

Forests, killer whales stubbornly defy predictions they are dying

ODD THOUGHTS: Thar’s gold in them thar Olympics

If there’s no sport to suit your lust for gold, start a new one

  • Jun 7, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s construction rebuild showing some big cracks

Highway cost overruns have just begun under U.S. union deal

ODD THOUGHTS: What’s a bit of rain when you’re having fun in Langley?

The only water that puts a damper on Langley celebrations comes from the Fraser River

  • May 31, 2019

COLUMN: Does the B.C. government really want to help the tech industry?

BC needs to be wary of challengers within Canada who are increasing their share of the tech sector

  • May 29, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Money-laundering melodrama made for TV

Public inquiry staged to point fingers before 2021 election

Odd Thoughts: Shopping for humanity in a Langley garden

Nest-building birds in the garden show unmistakable similarities to mall-shopping couples

  • May 24, 2019

COLUMN: Forestry at the heart of B.C.’s export economy

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

  • May 22, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Reality of our plastic recycling routine exposed

Turns out dear old China wasn’t doing such a great job

ODD THOUGHTS: When mom-wisdom misses the bus

Some moms seem to have difficulty packing their wisdom into the SUV

  • May 17, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Welcome to the union ‘battle zone’ for pipeline construction

NDP labour code sets conditions to push independent unions out

Listen up, cats! Dogs dig tunes

The difference: dogs appreciate music, while cats need to be told

  • May 10, 2019

COLUMN: Parents need to get informed about mental health illnesses

Just like basic first aid and keeping them physically healthy, we need to support our kids mentally

Peanut allergies: Research shows ‘oral immunotherapy’ is safe for preschoolers

Child eats small amounts of an allergenic food, dose gradually boosted to target maintenance amount