Columnists

COLUMN: The best day to be blue – you do the math

There’s an official day for everything but, it turns out, ‘Blue Monday’ is a bit of a sham

  • Jan 23, 2020

COLUMN: Governments should modernize their processes, get with the times for 2020

Laura Jones is the chief strategic officer at the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Jan 22, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Few clouds on Horgan’s horizon

Horgan’s biggest challenge in the remainder of his term will be to keep the economy humming along

COLUMN: A final word

ML Burke’s final column for the North Delta Reporter

  • Jan 14, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Finding hope for B.C.’s salmon

Is enough being done to save the iconic species?

B.C. VIEWS: Magnetic interest in latest property prices

In recent years, property owners have pored over assessments much more closely

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

Not only is name calling juvenile, it is unproductive

B.C. VIEWS: An unpredictable year ahead

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

COLUMN: Donating or dumping?

Columnist ML Burke champions thrifting this holiday season, urges responsible donations not dumping

  • Dec 16, 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

SURREY HISTORY: The 1914 Sedro-Woolley bank robbery and its connection to Cloverdale

Columnist Sue Bryant looks back at the Pacific Northwest’s biggest bank heist of 1914 and its entanglement with the Surrey area

  • Dec 12, 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.

HARDIE: With so much uncertainty, Surrey needs referendum on policing transition

Decision requires straight goods from mayor and council so residents know costs and trade-offs

  • Dec 4, 2019

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

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

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

COLUMN: Approach to homicide investigations in Delta highly successful

The DPD has investigated nearly 30 homicides since 1990, and three-quarters ended in a conviction

  • Nov 22, 2019

COLUMN: Remembering the civilians who served

Columnist ML Burke remembers her father’s contribution to the war effort, inventing the walkie-talkie

  • Nov 15, 2019