Jack Emberly

Our rights to respect and protection

Safety is an issue when answers are near impossible to come by from those in charge

Maple Ridge is bigger than Mayberry

Good neighbours give the district a small-town feel.

The public didn’t bring up education

Is government secretly trying to undermine public education and favouring the private?

Along the Fraser: I read it in the Fish and Flies news

Puppet play written for Earth Day to make point about our fish

Getting word out about local food

A column by Jack Emberly, a retired teacher, Maple Ridge author and environmentalist.

Crossing Grand Canyon off my list

You can trail ride, gorge on barbecue, or helicopter above mesas, and red pock-marked boulders.

A path and footbridge to a plan

There’s still no blossoms on my tree, but community groups in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows aren’t waiting to launch plans for 2013.

Idle, as if there is nothing to do

Native talks with government need a unified voice if they hope to stop projects like Gateway.

Champions are ready at the helm

Local government should assist with, but can’t solve all the needs of communities.

Equal and inalienable rights for all

Justice for those with disabilities has been reasserted in Canada

The villain behind sockeye decline

Examining the causes proves there's plenty of blame to go around.

Making a community bundle of sticks

Residents circulated fliers and wrote letters to council, condemning the gravel proposal and urging it be killed.

Fish act changes are unacceptable

A Maple Ridge ad hoc Committee charged with assessing local implications of those changes thinks they’re already frightening.

Where people work, live and play

Gerry Pinel heads the Golden Ears Transition Initiative, one of 440 grassroots community building projects around the world.

Different take on fish act changes

Conservative MP Randy Kamp says change is about serious harm, death to fish.

Prices rising, time to grow our own

Idea of co-op store in Maple Ridge, could lead to a community focus place

If Fisheries Act wasn’t broken, why fix it?

A column by Maple Ridge resident Jack Emberly, a retired teacher, local author and environmentalist.

A plan to protect salmon habitat

Fifteen years ago, DFO thought its job was preventing pollution, saving habitat, and protecting fish.

The price of doing business in Ridge

The owner of a popular Maple Ridge restaurant couldn’t survive high costs of doing business here.

Who will save Supernatural B.C.?

Individuals whose lifelong reverence of all living things is reflected in their deeds.