Opinion

ANDREW HOLOTA: What makes a good woman, according to men

The past couple of columns in this corner have related to relationships,…

  • Feb 26, 2011

A lot of money for art

I want to comment on the art piece at the McCallum Road…

  • Feb 26, 2011

Drug-free building laudable but laughable

Re: Editorial, “An important project,” Feb. 22.After reading this editorial and also…

  • Feb 26, 2011

Not smarter than a fifth grader

The federal government is running deficits like never before. Some of the…

  • Feb 25, 2011

Taxpayers can’t afford the status quo

Our mayor and council are definitely out of touch with the financial…

  • Feb 24, 2011

Environmental politics

Environmental politics in B.C. have reached toxic levels, with malicious claims and…

  • Feb 24, 2011

Rumblings of a tax revolt

Just after I had a letter ready for the The News to show…

  • Feb 24, 2011

Government should stay out of gardens

An open letter to mayor and council:Please note that the new tree…

  • Feb 24, 2011

EDITORIAL: Review minimum wage

Try living on the minimum wage of $8/hour in British Columbia and…

  • Feb 24, 2011

TOM FLEtCHER: Campbell exits, his legacy uncertain

Gordon Campbell was in a buoyant mood as he left the legislative…

  • Feb 24, 2011

Younger voters – fewer voters

With a new Liberal premier about to take over, and with a…

  • Feb 22, 2011

EDITORIAL: An important project

A civic and provincial initiative now becoming reality in Abbotsford should be…

  • Feb 22, 2011
Gordon Campbell's evolution on aboriginal rights is remarkable

Campbell exits, his legacy uncertain

VICTORIA – Gordon Campbell was in a buoyant mood as he left…

Gordon Campbell's evolution on aboriginal rights is remarkable

RUSHTON: Little thought went into this

Last week, driving through the State of Washington (which some Americans inexplicably pronounce ‘Worshingtun’) I was surprised at how it has embraced roundabouts.

Taxpayers paying for McCallum sculpture

Whether we agree with the $64,000 expenditure for the sculpture for the McCallum interchange is a matter of personal opinion for each of us to consider.

  • Feb 22, 2011

Leave spring break in March

I am really concerned at the lack of respect that some of the elected school trustees seem to have for the intelligence of parents.

  • Feb 22, 2011

HOLOTA: What makes a good man, according to women

Heads up, gentlemen. As we learned in last week’s column, the majority of women have expectations of their partners that extend past Valentine’s Day, and right through the other 364.

Foreign students filling taxpayer-created university seats

It is ironic and dismaying that Canadian universities make inordinate efforts to attract foreign students while B.C. resident students sit on wait lists to obtain a post-secondary education.

  • Feb 20, 2011

No money, don’t buy

I read that the mayor of Toronto, Rob Ford, has foregone raises…

  • Feb 17, 2011

Abbotsford council adds insult upon injury

Re. Kevin Mills’ article on water and sewer rates.  Tell me something, wondrous…

  • Feb 17, 2011