Editorials

EDITORIAL: Canadian is Canadian

When you’re Canadian, you’re Canadian. Period.

  • Jul 15, 2017

EDITORIAL: Extreme weather warrants caution, obey instructions

It should come as no surprise that it has been a year of extreme and turbulent weather

  • Jul 14, 2017

SIMPSON: Canadians rally for wildfire victims

It’s encouraging to see the province – and nation – come together for the thousands affected

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Quick action by Abbotsford Firefighters IAFF local 2864 Kept a fast moving fire from spreading to a large farm building
Abbotsford Firefighters quickly knock down intentionally set SUV before it spread to the home
Fraser Valley Bandits vs. Hamilton Honey Badgers - May 22
Mouat Mudder 2019 slideshow

Invasive pests not deserving of our sympathy

Human settlers created much of the pest problems we have in the lower mainland

EDITORIAL: Moving forward as minority

It has been a suspenseful and dramatic couple of months in provincial politics

  • Jul 7, 2017

Liberal gamesmanship carries risks

The BC Liberal Party could find itself alienating the support that has kept it in power for 16 years.

EDITORIAL: Daycare relief not likely

Families seeking daycare relief may be watching their child graduate from high school …

  • Jun 23, 2017

OPINION: Some consolation in post-election wrangling

Last month has helped British Columbians improve upon their abysmal knowledge of our government

EDITORIAL: Legal pot poses legal questions

Whether you agree with the decision to legalize marijuana or not …

  • Jun 8, 2017

EDITORIAL: Searching for a solution

Impact of the opioid crisis can be seen with disturbing clarity on any day in Abbotsford

  • Jun 1, 2017

EDITORIAL: Obey the signs, save a life

A disturbing sight on Abbotsford roads is watching motorists race through a construction zone

  • May 19, 2017

EDITORIAL: Beware politicians’ interpretations of election results

The public has spoken, albeit not in the way certain elected leaders would have you believe.

EDITORIAL: Just vote – it’s your duty

It’s up to you to cast your ballot in provincial election

  • May 5, 2017

EDITORIAL: Democracy needs people to stand up for their beliefs

Running for office and subjecting oneself to the temperamental public – and media! – isn’t easy

  • Apr 28, 2017