Opinion

BC VIEWS: The roots of our ‘homeless’ crisis

It's an epidemic of 'mental health and addictions,' says housing minister Rich Coleman, not just bad behaviour in a welfare state

LETTER: Homeless or moneyless?

Sorry, I don’t give money to people who smoke. Besides, I just gave a toonie to someone else.

  • Aug 27th, 2016

LETTER: Protect the children

As a father of four children, including two under seven years of age, I’m disgusted by the decision to move a “repeat offender” to Mission.

  • Aug 27th, 2016
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National Aboriginal Day festivities in Mission
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21 truck procession down First Ave. in Mission
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LETTER: Decision will become a 2018 election issue

Granted, there were some issues with the observatory, but nothing that could not be resolved using creativity, problem solving.

  • Aug 26th, 2016

LETTER: Observatory controversy ‘is not finished’

The physical building is destroyed, but the ideas and values behind it are not destroyed and this council will forever be remembered.

  • Aug 26th, 2016

BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planet

Premier Christy Clark isn't going into next year's election with a promise to jack up Canada's only significant carbon tax

BC VIEWS: Premier Red Green’s fast fixes

Premier Christy Clark has pulled out the duct tape to fix up rural schools, school buses and the minimum wage

EDITORIAL: Keep pets safe

There’s nothing better than the dog days of summer. Life seems brighter when the sun shines.

  • Aug 12th, 2016

BC VIEWS: Missing women inquiry pre-determined

Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett's position boils down to blaming racist, indifferent cops

LETTER: Thanks for supporting folk music festival

We welcomed over 4,000 attendees on the weekend to our festival in the beautiful Fraser River Heritage Park.

  • Aug 5th, 2016

LETTER: Drivers should be educated at an early age

Drivers tailgate, pass at pedestrian crossings, pass on the right shoulder while one is waiting to make a left turn, and run stop signs.

  • Aug 4th, 2016

LETTER: Reader says people of Mission want to keep observatory

Hawes keeps digging up possible future problems with the observatory. But these are not insurmountable.

  • Aug 4th, 2016

BC VIEWS: Real estate tax increases windfall

Finance Minister Mike de Jong found an extra half billion from property transfer tax last year, with much more to come

LETTER: Your blood donation can help save a life

Approximately 300 donations were collected in Mission, which helped us meet hospital demand.

  • Jul 29th, 2016

LETTER: Play Pokemon Go with respect

It would be a little more respectful to the patients, staff and families instead of causing a disruption inside the facility.

  • Jul 29th, 2016

LETTER: U.S. foundations protecting salmon

Representative of Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation says it doesn't support efforts to stop oil and gas development

  • Jul 28th, 2016

BC VIEWS: Housing ‘crisis’ decades in the making

Expo 86, and later the Vancouver Olympics, were designed to put B.C. and Vancouver on the world map

BC VIEWS: Tree-spikers cling to Lelu Island

Who's behind Prince Rupert anti-LNG protest camp? A father, his son, and their U.S. foundation backers [WITH VIDEO]

LETTER: Reconsider decision to dismantle

In my opinion, there is nothing identified in the reports that would justify the outright dismissal and dismantling of the building.

  • Jul 16th, 2016

LETTER: Glad that council took over the park

Buildings were going up, funding not in place, no plan for the future and the public still had to use crappy washroom facilities.

  • Jul 16th, 2016