Opinion

LETTER: Who has to pay for the by-election?

If Pam Alexis wins her bid to become MLA, public will have to vote for a new mayor

  • Oct 8, 2020

OPINION: Why trade restrictions must be eliminated during 2nd wave of COVID-19

Nearly 100 countries enacted temporary restrictions or bans on the export of medical products this year

  • Oct 8, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: Life with cerebral palsy full of triumph and tribulations

Tuesday, Oct. 6 is World Cerebral Palsy Day

  • Oct 6, 2020

LETTER: Waterfront story missing some context

Article need more details, according to Stacey Crawford, District’s Director of Economic Development

  • Oct 1, 2020

LETTER: BC parks and trails should be part of political platforms

When I am outside in nature, no matter the weather, I can be fully present and at peace, says writer

  • Oct 1, 2020

FINLAYSON: COVID-related job losses concentrated in urban areas… especially Metro Vancouver

The biggest job losses, in absolute terms, have been in Metro Vancouver

  • Sep 30, 2020
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OPINION: Stop telling students to study STEM over humanities for post-COVID world

‘Humanities play an essential role in aspects of global competence which have not been the focus of the STEM’

ZYTARUK: Fleecing students at U. of Fees

Students are forced to pay a scandalous heap of mandatory fees on top of their tuition

  • Sep 28, 2020

COLUMN: We don’t need an election. But it’s 2020, so we’ll probably get one anyways.

There are only selfish reasons for the NDP to trigger an election this fall

LETTER: Mission Heritage Association began 40 years ago

Norma Kenney had the vision to save the OMI lands, now Fraser River Heritage Park

  • Sep 17, 2020

LETTER: Waterfront idea unacceptable?

Council appears to be out of its depth regarding negotiations with any developer

  • Sep 17, 2020

FINLAYSON: A Labour Day snapshot of the B.C. job market

From following health advice and ‘doing no harm,’ to not hiking fees – one business expert has a number of suggestions

  • Sep 10, 2020

OPINION: Parents reminded to stay calm behind wheel as school starts

Stressful pandemic situation could exacerbate traffic issues, says BCAA

LETTER: Former service road to kids camp needs to be paved

VIDEO: Almost 200,000 drivers use Florence Lake Road – just east of Maple Ridge – each year

  • Sep 6, 2020

OPINION: Let’s celebrate working people — and work together for a fairer B.C.

‘This year has reminded us all of just how utterly and completely our province relies on working people’

  • Sep 6, 2020

LETTER: Apartment complex doesn’t belong on Third Ave.

Letter writer is ‘livid’ after council moves proposal forward

  • Sep 3, 2020

LETTER: Let the Mission-based pawn shop move next store

Council and the store owner should be able to come to an agreement on a variance

  • Sep 3, 2020

LETTERS: Fines for putting garbage out early called ‘ridiculous’

‘We pay taxes for garbage collection, not garbage collection with restraints’

  • Aug 24, 2020

LETTER: A warning would have been enough

Mission resident felt threatened by $250 fine comment on garbage tag

  • Aug 18, 2020

How to help your child cope with the transition back to school during COVID-19

Experts say listening and validating your child’s fears is key