Lance Peverley

COLUMN: Time for one last verse as Christmas nears

Newspaper writer aims - in penultimate column - for a unique, non-controversial way to sign off

COLUMN: Mixed messages on who speaks for cities

Two proclamations from two cities leaves one wondering if politicians, city staff on same page

COLUMN: Not just would-be voters caught by surprise

Surrey and White Rock election results proved it's important to pay attention

COLUMN: Glowing kudos and ‘non-endorsements’

MP's high praise for a White Rock candidate - then clarification - doesn't come off as advertised

COLUMN: A sign that some criticism of politicians can be off-course

Elected officials in Surrey and beyond have lost votes for less than a poorly placed campaign sign

COLUMN: We deserve more than the party line

Civic politicians too often step up... only to fade into the background, writes Lance Peverley

COLUMN: Miscalculating support for anti-rainbow cause

Hijacked poll shows how far some will go to show that their opinion is not in the minority

COLUMN: The bigger the bias, the louder they call

If you have yet to make up your mind, the best news articles are the ones that leave you perplexed

COLUMN: It’s time for a serious look at silly season

It's too easy to give politicians a pass in back-to-back elections, writes Lance Peverley

COLUMN: In the beginning was the (printed) word

Driven to distraction reading online news, columnist Lance Peverley pays tribute to newsprint

COLUMN: Miscalculations along the way

South Surrey-White Rock vote was no byelection by the numbers

VIDEO: Cloverdale reception centre welcomes wildfire evacuees

Surrey is lending a helping hand to some of the 13,000 evacuees displaced by the B.C. wildfires

COLUMN: Lies, damned lies and counting on our votes

Remember a time when the very act of knowingly uttering an untruth would destroy a political career?

COLUMN: No absolution for the party faithful

You know that feeling you get, as a voter, when you’ve found the perfect candidate? PAN columnist Lance Peverley doesn't.

COLUMN: Some of us do nothing as the world burns

A confession of sorts from somebody who watches with hope from the sidelines as tragedies unfold.

COLUMN: Reading into a campaign of fear

Columnist Lance Peverley's fear of fine print is being replaced by a fear of much broader strokes.

COLUMN: Connectivity makes a world of difference

Our cellphones have more than one trick up their sleeves, tracking our every move at home and abroad, writes columnist Lance Peverley.

COLUMN: Refusing refugees rooted in more than fear

Those who say Canada should not accept Syrian refugees should look deeper into the subconscious, writes Lance Peverley.

COLUMN: Consumers of news must be discerning

Political parties aren't the only institutions that needed a dose of healthy skepticism, writes Peace Arch News editor Lance Peverley.

REVIEW: White Rock Players’ gamble pays off

Actors shine in Arthur Miller classic, Death of A Salesman.