October 16, 2019 in Columns, Opinion, Print Edition

Policing, Crime Rates, Your Safety and Quality of Life… It’s Better Than You Think!

If you watch the news, or follow any media, it seems that the world is full of crime, danger and…
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October 16, 2019 in Columns, Opinion, Print Edition

Anomalies of the Environmental Movement

by James R. Coggins One of the anomalies of the environmental movement is the sources of its strength. Support for…
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August 14, 2019 in Issues, Opinion, Print Edition

A Conversation with Bill Vander Zalm

In our recent conversation with former Premier Bill Vander Zalm, we spoke about his history in politics and his time…
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August 14, 2019 in Columns, Opinion, Print Edition

Manufactured Authoritativeness and Contrived Objectivity

It seems that everyone is an expert. Sure, we all have opinions, but when those opinions start to be taken…
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July 4, 2019 in Columns, Opinion, Print Edition

Why the Federal Government Deficit Matters to You

It seems that taxes are all we talk about. They come in every form and in every aspect of our…
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April 10, 2019 in Columns, Opinion

Black Holes and Other Investments

by James R. Coggins Let me ask you a question. As an investor, would you invest in BlackBerry Limited? This…
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January 30, 2019 in Letters, Opinion

Dementia campaign in Abbotsford challenges stigma

Editor, The Alzheimer Society of B.C. thanks the people of Abbotsford and the entire East Fraser region for their encouraging…
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January 8, 2019 in Columns, Opinion

Minister Sajjan: Canadian Government’s Investment in the Mining Sector

The mineral exploration and mining sector has long provided good middle class jobs for Canadians. Across the country, Canada’s mining…
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January 7, 2019 in Columns, Opinion

Abbotsford is Falling Behind

by Vince Dimanno One of the most contentious issues raised during the municipal election campaign last October was that of…
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January 3, 2019 in Columns, Opinion

Proactive Pay Equity: It’s Time to Walk the Talk!

By Scott Brison, Patty Hajdu and Maryam Monsef In 1977, ABBA’s Dancing Queen was climbing the charts in Canada, highway…
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January 2, 2019 in Columns, Opinion

Specious Deliveries

By James R. Coggins Military strategists have pointed out that the great and often fatal mistake committed by many armies…
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December 9, 2018 in Columns, Opinion

Manufactured Authoritativeness and Contrived Objectivity

By James R. Coggins I have noticed a disturbing trend in modern news media, particularly television news. It is a…
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November 28, 2018 in Letters, Opinion

Letter to the editor re: Greyhound route closures in BC

Dear editor, In light of the Greyhound bus lines reducing service in British Columbia, the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) wanted…
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November 21, 2018 in Columns, Opinion

Election Results Inspire an Apology

The voters of Abbotsford have spoken, and they have decided that no change was required at the Council table. I've…
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