Opinion

EDITORIAL: Paying the price

The Canadian loonie is migrating south. It’s not an uncommon phenomenon, but one which grows when the Canuck buck nears parity with the American dollar, or as is the case now, actually surpasses it in value.

  • Mar 8, 2011

Tired of higher prices

I am tired of being a polite Canadian, sucking it up and paying higher prices to support businesses that are out of touch with their customers.

  • Mar 8, 2011

Timing poorly thought out

I’ve read quite a number of the articles and opinions on Abbotsford’s…

  • Mar 5, 2011

ANDREW HOLOTA: A healthy suspicion of health products

In this space, I recently offered some male-oriented observations about the complex…

School break options are ridiculous

I support the continuation of the current school calendar with a two-week…

  • Mar 5, 2011

Premier led in First Nations health care work

I appreciated Tom Fletcher’s article regarding the Gordon Campbell legacy. When it comes to the New Relationship, I share in the premier’s disappointment that we could not advance the proposal for recognition and reconciliation legislation.

  • Mar 3, 2011

EDITORIAL: A doubtful premise

It’s round two for the federal Conservatives’ goal of getting tough on pot growers.

  • Mar 3, 2011

The true Olympic spirit

‘Olympic fever’ captured the hearts of most Canadians in dramatic fashion last year, and many of us were lucky enough to witness it first-hand.

  • Mar 3, 2011

Abbotsford is drowning in debt

Correct me if I’m wrong, but aren’t we being penalized for saving…

  • Mar 3, 2011

Reward lower water use

Maybe an idea for the seasonal water rates could be keeping the rates where they are, and for those who use less water reward them by having them pay less.

  • Mar 3, 2011

More family immigrants

I am afraid that your newspaper has inadvertently misled your readers about family class immigration levels (Government chops visas that reunite immigrant families, February 18).

  • Mar 3, 2011

Location, location, location

I don’t believe there is any real concern about the art work, maybe a little on the cost.

  • Mar 1, 2011

Treat officials with respect

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”
This is a statement made by one of the presenters who spoke at the “proposed local school calendar consultation process” at the school board meeting of Feb. 21.

  • Mar 1, 2011

An art ignoramus?

So, the recent News article would characterize non-supporters of the new public art policy as unsupportive of arts altogether.

  • Mar 1, 2011

EDITORIAL: A major change for B.C.

B.C.’s new premier elect Christy Clark may have given the Liberals a new lease on political life, but how will the leadership change affect the Fraser Valley?

  • Mar 1, 2011

Art belongs in a gallery, not on a road

I have read and heard many comments regarding the city’s art initiative.

  • Mar 1, 2011
Unity was the theme as Mike de Jong

Christy Clark has a long road to unity

VANCOUVER – Christy Clark spoke passionately about teamwork, unity and listening in…

Unity was the theme as Mike de Jong

RUSHTON: It’s not nice being outside, facing the cold

Last Thursday morning the mercury was almost in minus double digits, the windchill forcing the felt-temperature into the -20s, and I was standing outside in PJs, rubber moccasins and a jacket over my bathrobe.

No instructional value in three minutes

I am one of the many parents who stand in opposition to (letter-writer) Mr. Jorgensen on the issue of the two-week spring break that currently runs in mid-March.

  • Feb 28, 2011

Negativity almost impossible to reverse

I support and have contributed to public art in Abbotsford, and I…

  • Feb 28, 2011