Columnists

Odd Thoughts: 2020 visions to tempt the Fates

Langley columnist tests his ability to change history by using his poor prediction percentage

  • Jan 3, 2020

Ryan’s Regards: Welcome to the roaring twenties

Anyone have any good New Years resolutions this decade?

B.C. VIEWS: A toast to civil debate in the new year

Not only is name calling juvenile, it is unproductive

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Odd Thoughts: Smile for a year of happiness

May you take this grin and let it lead you in to the New Year

  • Dec 27, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: An unpredictable year ahead

B.C. economy continues to do well generally, with low unemployment rates and good job creation numbers

A Langley fable for Christmas

Part one of Jim McGregor’s tale of the holiday season

  • Dec 20, 2019

Odd Thoughts: Darkness assures brighter days ahead

Winter solstice at the heart of Christmas and multi-religious experience

  • Dec 20, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Hunger does not end with the season

Despite innovations in food distribution, the need is still there in B.C. communities

Odd Thoughts: Wet or white incidental to Christmas cheer

There are better things to do than worry about how much snow falls in Langley on Christmas Day

  • Dec 13, 2019

COLUMN: Avoid the online temptation and buy local

Muriel Protzer is a policy analyst with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Dec 10, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: An engine that hums right along

First Nations are leading a new surge of investment in B.C.

Odd Thoughts: Miracles can multiply Christmas

Being able to celebrate one more Christmas can be a miracle in itself

  • Dec 6, 2019

Ryan’s Regards: The elves have been at it again in Langley

How early is too early to put up Christmas lights? Does it matter?

COLUMN: B.C.’s biggest economic and business stories of 2019

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

  • Dec 2, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Don’t let anger over homelessness get in the way

Frustration in B.C. grows as the problem persists

  • Dec 1, 2019

Odd Thoughts: Pain doesn’t just vapourize in the end

Vaping is just a new version of stupid for today’s kids.

  • Nov 29, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Regulating fuel prices not a new idea

Fuel prices seem to remain stubbornly high in many places of B.C.

Odd Thoughts: Dumb Nail as foul by any other name

What is it about Trump and Cherry that make them such… Donalds?

  • Nov 22, 2019

Odd Thoughts: Don’t stop remembering

One day a year doesn’t seem enough remembering to stop the world from going crazy.

  • Nov 15, 2019

GREEN BEAT: Why is the sun setting on the sedan?

Environmental columnist David Clements talks to the demise of the sedan in favour of trucks and SUVs

  • Nov 12, 2019