Opinion

LETTER: Subsidize transit to get cars off the road

A monthly BC Transit bus pass costs $85, or $1020 per year.…

  • Feb 6, 2019

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

Legislature scandal, speculation tax distract from NDP agenda

LETTER: Bridge won’t ease emissions

I was puzzled by the letter from Richard Young as to just…

  • 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

LETTER: Bakery closure a sad day for Brentwood Bay

It is the end of an era for Breadstuffs Bakery in Brentwood…

  • Jan 30, 2019

LETTER: Protecting birds should be a priority

We are writing in support of the letter the mayor and council…

  • Jan 30, 2019

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

Long road to accountability began with MLA disclosures

LETTER: Starbucks means losing local businesses

Now that enough time has passed and the coffee grounds have settled,…

  • Jan 26, 2019

Student Voice: B.C. should lower voting age to 16 years

Mira Blakely is a Grade 9 student at Reynolds secondary school

  • Jan 26, 2019

LETTER: BC Ferries Transitions to a Low-Carbon Future

Words from the president and CEO of BC Ferries

  • Jan 25, 2019

LOCAL FLAVOUR: Farms bustle with activity even in the winter months

Linda Geggie is the executive director with the CR-FAIR

  • Jan 24, 2019

RICKTER SCALE: The silencing of the crickets

Rick Stiebel is a semi-retired local journalist

  • Jan 23, 2019