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LETTER: Kids are going to explore their sexuality whether Chilliwack school trustees like it or not

If it causes discomfort, they need to step down to make room for those looking after kids’ future

  • Jul 8, 2022
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LETTER: Drug dealers are selling poison

They should be charged with attempted murder

  • Jul 8, 2022
Skelton Park on Young Road in Chilliwack on June 30, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

LETTER: City of Chilliwack staff doing great garden work

A wonderful display at Skelton Park

  • Jul 8, 2022
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LETTER: Chilliwack gas prices should not include Metro Vancouver transit tax

Maybe service stations overcharging should be held to account for their actions

  • Jul 8, 2022
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LETTER: Millions of people are slaves, but not you

Those holding ‘Freedom not slavery’ signs don’t see their own hypocrisy and don’t understand slavery

  • Jul 8, 2022
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LETTER: Quit looking for hidden agendas under every rock

‘We should be proud of our teacher-librarians in our school district’

  • Jul 8, 2022
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with the media as he make his way to caucus on Parliament Hill, Wednesday, May 4, 2022 in Ottawa.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government is looking at using legislation to ensure a woman’s right to a safe and legal abortion will be permanently protected in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

EDITORIAL: U.S. abortion decision will have major impacts in Canada

From the practical to the political, Canada will deal with repercussions

  • Jul 8, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with the media as he make his way to caucus on Parliament Hill, Wednesday, May 4, 2022 in Ottawa.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government is looking at using legislation to ensure a woman’s right to a safe and legal abortion will be permanently protected in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Bruce Cameron has been a pollster and strategist for over 35 years, working initially for Gallup Polls, Decima Research and the Angus Reid Group before founding his own consultancy, Return On Insight. (Black Press Media files)

CAMERON: Horgan’s about-face and departure changes the political landscape

Newly elected BC Liberal leader Kevin Falcon must think the planets are aligning in his favour

Bruce Cameron has been a pollster and strategist for over 35 years, working initially for Gallup Polls, Decima Research and the Angus Reid Group before founding his own consultancy, Return On Insight. (Black Press Media files)
Chilliwack School Trustee Heather Maahs (right) suggested people within Chilliwack SD33 are "grooming children" during an appearance with fellow trustee Barry Neufeld (middle) on an internet talk show hosted by Laura-Lynn Tyler Thompson. (Screenshot)

LETTER: School trustees who talk of book bans are hypocritical

There aren’t any conditions of ‘love thy neighbour’ in the Bible

  • Jun 30, 2022
Chilliwack School Trustee Heather Maahs (right) suggested people within Chilliwack SD33 are "grooming children" during an appearance with fellow trustee Barry Neufeld (middle) on an internet talk show hosted by Laura-Lynn Tyler Thompson. (Screenshot)
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LETTER: Most racist biases are learned and not innate

‘The earliest years are typically the best time to instill and even solidify positive social-interaction life skills’

  • Jun 30, 2022
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Dr. Wenona Hall (File)

EDITORIAL: A more muted Canada Day should be the new normal

‘Canadians need to take the time to learn what it is that we are trying to reconcile’

  • Jul 1, 2022
Dr. Wenona Hall (File)
Bruce Cameron

CAMERON: What’s in a name? The BC Liberal Party contemplates a name change

‘The name change effort may look trivial, but it is a crucial step on the road to potentially regaining power’

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(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

LETTER: Youth aren’t choosing phones over a loving family

Reader responds to letter writer opposed to giving cellphones to kids in care

  • Jun 24, 2022
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Commissioner Austin Cullen listens to a question while meeting with reporters after releasing his report from his Inquiry into Money Laundering in British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C., Wednesday, June 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rich Lam

EDITORIAL: A massive B.C. problem that cannot be ignored

Investigation into money laundering reveals need for action

  • Jun 24, 2022
Commissioner Austin Cullen listens to a question while meeting with reporters after releasing his report from his Inquiry into Money Laundering in British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C., Wednesday, June 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rich Lam
Chilliwack School Trustee Heather Maahs (right) suggested people within Chilliwack SD33 are “grooming children” during an appearance with fellow trustee Barry Neufeld (middle) on an internet talk show hosted by Laura-Lynn Tyler Thompson. (Screenshot)

LETTER: School trustee Heather Maahs says some books make children unsafe

‘Their innocence has been violated’

  • Jun 24, 2022
Chilliwack School Trustee Heather Maahs (right) suggested people within Chilliwack SD33 are “grooming children” during an appearance with fellow trustee Barry Neufeld (middle) on an internet talk show hosted by Laura-Lynn Tyler Thompson. (Screenshot)
Chilliwack Law Courts. (Progress file)

OPINION: Number of people in jail with mental illness and substance use disorder on a sharp rise

SFU researcher finds that many offenders ‘are affected by acquired brain injury from toxic drugs’

Chilliwack Law Courts. (Progress file)
People contribute to a hand painting during the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

OP-ED: Anti-Racism Data Act will help to dismantle systemic racism

National Indigenous Peoples Day is an opportunity to celebrate B.C.’s historic Anti-Racism Data Act

  • Jun 21, 2022
People contribute to a hand painting during the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
FILE – Nathan Cullen on February 28, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

CULLEN: Collective effort to support Ukrainians a testament to B.C.’s spirit

World Refugee Day to be held June 20 in British Columbia

  • Jun 20, 2022
FILE – Nathan Cullen on February 28, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
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LETTER: Cats are beautiful yet often misunderstood

Boggles the mind how much violent contempt there is out there for homeless/stray and feral cats

  • Jun 17, 2022
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Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl. (Black Press file)

LETTER: MP Strahl blames Trudeau for cost-of-living crisis

Strahl responds to letter criticizing his constituency flyer

  • Jun 17, 2022
Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl. (Black Press file)