Opinion

Surrey council chambers in city hall. (File photo)

OUR VIEW: Whale of a story for Surrey council, KTRIS

Safe Surrey Coalition majority refused to apologize to seven KTRIS members for barring them from participating in council meetings last year

  • Aug 10, 2022
Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Surrey citizens owed an explanation on police transition

Questions remain over lengthy switchover, where SPS officers will come from

  • Aug 11, 2022
The T-33 was used in the Korean War, but is a mainstay at airshows across North America these days. My flight suit awaits. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)

COLUMN: Black Press reporter straps into old fighter jet at Abbotsford Airshow

‘Used in the Korean War 70 years ago, the T-33 is one of my favourite aircraft to watch in flight’

A Chilliwack Military Education Centre tank crushing cars is scheduled to be on display at the Chilliwack Fair on all three days, Aug. 5, 6 and 7, 2022. (Chilliwack Fair Facebook)

OPINION: Chilliwack Fair’s display of tank crushing cars deemed ‘insensitive’ in light of Ukraine war

Chilliwack has a proud military history but military tanks shouldn’t be crushing civilian vehicles

A Chilliwack Military Education Centre tank crushing cars is scheduled to be on display at the Chilliwack Fair on all three days, Aug. 5, 6 and 7, 2022. (Chilliwack Fair Facebook)
A ferry arrives at Horseshoe Bay near West Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 16, 2020. British Columbia’s health and safety agency for workers has imposed a hefty fine on BC Ferry Services Inc. over the death of one of its workers in June 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

CAMERON: Can a new captain at BC Ferries set the ship straight?

Joy McPhail moves on to herculean challenge of fixing problem-plagued BC Ferries

A ferry arrives at Horseshoe Bay near West Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 16, 2020. British Columbia’s health and safety agency for workers has imposed a hefty fine on BC Ferry Services Inc. over the death of one of its workers in June 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: As many questions as candidates in Surrey municipal race

‘Best thing to do at this point is simply ask them’

  • Jul 28, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
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OUR VIEW: Be a Surrey blood donation ‘Long weekend hero’

You can book an appointment now on blood.ca, using the GiveBlood app or by calling 1-888-2-DONATE (1-888-236-6283)

  • Jul 27, 2022
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Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Saving Surrey’s trees is a worthy effort, whatever the motive

Not surprising that some see more in city petition than an effort to save a giant Sequoia

  • Jul 14, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
A view of Surrey city hall. (File photo)

OUR VIEW: Surrey’s vital farmland rightly acknowledged

Council passed a motion Monday it can be proud of

  • Jul 13, 2022
A view of Surrey city hall. (File photo)
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum takes to the stage in Cloverdale during Canada Day, with other dignitaries including MP Sukh Dhaliwal (stage left) and Mounties in red serge (stage right). (Photo: City of Surrey)

OUR VIEW: No excuse for city’s snubs at Surrey Canada Day event

Giving Mounties cold shoulder on Canada Day like barring hockey from ice arenas and maple syrup from breakfast tables

  • Jul 6, 2022
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum takes to the stage in Cloverdale during Canada Day, with other dignitaries including MP Sukh Dhaliwal (stage left) and Mounties in red serge (stage right). (Photo: City of Surrey)
Bruce Cameron has been a pollster and strategist for over 35 years, working initially for Gallup Polls, Decima Research and the Angus Reid Group before founding his own consultancy, Return On Insight. (Black Press Media files)

CAMERON: Horgan’s about-face and departure changes the political landscape

Newly elected BC Liberal leader Kevin Falcon must think the planets are aligning in his favour

Bruce Cameron has been a pollster and strategist for over 35 years, working initially for Gallup Polls, Decima Research and the Angus Reid Group before founding his own consultancy, Return On Insight. (Black Press Media files)
Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Loss of South Surrey farmland to industry could have far-reaching effects

Heppell farm unique in its ability to avoid flood damage

  • Jun 30, 2022
Frank Bucholtz
Bruce Cameron

CAMERON: What’s in a name? The BC Liberal Party contemplates a name change

‘The name change effort may look trivial, but it is a crucial step on the road to potentially regaining power’

Bruce Cameron
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OFF TOPIC: Trash talking dead birds, garbage barges and billionaires

This is not to suggest I was a young genius or anything,…

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People contribute to a hand painting during the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

OP-ED: Anti-Racism Data Act will help to dismantle systemic racism

National Indigenous Peoples Day is an opportunity to celebrate B.C.’s historic Anti-Racism Data Act

  • Jun 21, 2022
People contribute to a hand painting during the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
FILE – Nathan Cullen on February 28, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

CULLEN: Collective effort to support Ukrainians a testament to B.C.’s spirit

World Refugee Day to be held June 20 in British Columbia

  • Jun 20, 2022
FILE – Nathan Cullen on February 28, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Surrey council chambers at city hall. (File photo)

OUR VIEW: No time for Surrey council to rethink meeting start times

Maybe daytime public hearings aren’t a good idea

  • Jun 15, 2022
Surrey council chambers at city hall. (File photo)
Canadian actor Hayden Christensen, centre, and his mother, Alie, arrive for the charity premiere screening of Star Wars: Episode Two Attack of the Clones, in Toronto Sunday May 12, 2002. Christensen plays the role of Anakin Skywalker in the film. (CP PHOTO/Aaron Harris)

Cole’s Notes: Hayden Christensen deserves better from Canadians

Christensen hails from Vancouver, a fact too few Canadians celebrate

Canadian actor Hayden Christensen, centre, and his mother, Alie, arrive for the charity premiere screening of Star Wars: Episode Two Attack of the Clones, in Toronto Sunday May 12, 2002. Christensen plays the role of Anakin Skywalker in the film. (CP PHOTO/Aaron Harris)
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LETTER: Crescent Park corner the ideal spot for pickleball courts

Editor: Re: Game popular, but noisy, May 26 letters I play pickleball…

  • Jun 2, 2022
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Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Manufactured-home dwellers among hardest hit by densification

Government has no plan in place to help those displaced in drive to densify along transity corridors

  • Jun 2, 2022
Frank Bucholtz