September 4, 2020 in Columns

City of Abbotsford Launches “Business Visitation Program” in the Middle of Pandemic

In an incredible announcement, that seems to coincide with a great deal of "tone deafness" coming out of City Hall…
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August 7, 2020 in Letters

Social assistance recipients allowed to double-dip on CERB payments

Tom Blackwell, "Social assistance recipients allowed to double-dip on CERB payments, depending on the province they live in," The National…
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May 21, 2020 in Issues

How the Alstom Group purchase of Bombardier Rail Division and the advent of the COVID-19 virus should scuttle TransLink’s SkyTrain expansion plan and the torpedoing of your wallet!

Submitted by the South Fraser Community Rail Society The recently announced purchase of Bombardier by the Alstom Group plus COVID-19…
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May 18, 2020 in Letters

It’s Time for a National Pharmacare Program

Submitted by Edward Sawdon Dear Editor: We all live in a very difficult and uncertain times with this global coronavirus…
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May 11, 2020 in Columns, Opinion

Black Press and the Abbotsford News Ask for Donations

by Vince Dimanno Have you visited the Abbotsford News web site recently? Give it a click: https://www.abbynews.com/ When the page…
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January 5, 2020 in Issues, 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 Issues, Opinion, Print Edition

The Federal Election…can we skip this one?

I know what you’re thinking. “If he wants to skip the election, he must be a Liberal. I knew he…
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October 16, 2019 in Columns, Opinion, Print Edition

Refugees Are Like Our Grandparents

There is so much controversy over immigration in our country. Some say we should slow down immigration so that the…
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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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