LETTERS: On oil tankers, fuel barges and cruise ships

Readers from Bella Bella to Victoria respond to Tom Fletcher's column on reaction to the sinking of a tugboat on B.C.'s Central Coast

  • Oct 25th, 2016

BC VIEWS: Health funding charade hides crisis

The Justin Trudeau government is keeping Stephen Harper's restrictions on health care funding, and pushing home care. It's the right move

  • Oct 25th, 2016

LETTER: Downtown drivers should pay more attention to the crosswalks

Railway Avenue also has crosswalks but there is never a problem with crossing safely.

  • Oct 21st, 2016
Mission Soapbox Derby
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National Aboriginal Day festivities in Mission


Mission Annual Vintage Car Show


21 truck procession down First Ave. in Mission


LETTER: More safety measures needed on the highway

Accidents could have been avoided if our Ministry of Transportation began to invest money in constructing medians and street lights.

  • Oct 21st, 2016

BC VIEWS: Petroleum panic a barge too far

Ban on tankers extended to fuel barges would create new ghost towns along the remote B.C. coast

  • Oct 18th, 2016

BC VIEWS: Site C dam, our latest global villain

Now environmentalists want UN investigation of Peace River dam, based on claims rejected in federal-provincial assessment

EDITORIAL: Diversity battle continues

On Monday morning, a flyer from the Ku Klux Klan was distributed to homes in Mission and Abbotsford.

  • Oct 6th, 2016

BC VIEWS: Big Brother’s coming to city hall

Premier Christy Clark and minister Peter Fassbender turn their attention to CUPE contracts, police wages and city hall executive pay

BC VIEWS: How not to run your city

Stunts and waste by Victoria councillors obscure a more serious matter, the influence of CUPE on municipal bargaining

BC VIEWS: The state rescues your retirement (with VIDEO)

Liberals' expansion of Canada Pension Plan is modest, but it comes at a price and discourages individual responsibility

EDITORIAL: There’s a push to get the Salish Sea designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Just what effect would the designation have on shipping, fishing, oil tankers, etc.?

EDITORIAL: Downtown dollars

Council has done its part to help downtown, now businesses, building owners and the public have to do theirs.

  • Sep 8th, 2016

BC VIEWS: BC promotes poverty and crime

Premier Christy Clark will likely make poverty and housing an election issue, but her government's approach is flawed

LETTER: Keep pot smoke to yourself

The pot they are smoking makes me cough, upsets my stomach and gives me a headache.

  • Sep 4th, 2016

EDITORIAL: A pointless crime

Grief probably wasn't on the vandals’ minds when they trashed the Hospice’s property.

  • Sep 3rd, 2016

LETTER: Let’s keep our trails maintained and clean

Pollution should be a major concern for this community.

  • Sep 3rd, 2016

LETTER: Summer meetings are a bad choice

Holding a meeting at the height of summer is begging for a low turnout.

  • Sep 2nd, 2016

LETTER: Publisher will be missed

His work has traceable evidence that has helped enlighten businesses and charities to showcase their products and services.

  • Sep 2nd, 2016

Exclusive op-ed: Outgoing head of B.C.’s civilian-led police watchdog asks for more support

Richard Rosenthal, who ends his term as the head of the Independent Investigations Office next week, has this message for government.

  • Sep 2nd, 2016

COLUMN: A farewell and thank you to Abbotsford

News publisher Andrew Franklin says goodbye to Abbotsford readers, moves to role heading up Black Press digital development in BC