Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: NDP government resumes taxing, spending to battle poverty

Legislature scandal, speculation tax distract from NDP agenda

EDITORIAL: Food bank helps relieve some pressure

There are times in almost everyone’s life where we struggle financially. Many…

COLUMN: How you can get the government’s confidential stuff

The Abbotsford News’ handy guide to asking public bodies for their interesting information

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Letter: Short term rentals infringing on long term rentals

To the Editor: After being invited by the Town of Golden (TOG)…

  • Jan 30, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas splits legislature looting spree open

Long road to accountability began with MLA disclosures

EDITORIAL: Another one gone too soon

It seems too soon to be writing once again about losing someone…

LETTER: Seniors home care, day programs expanding, Adrian Dix says

B.C. health minister responds to latest Seniors Advocate report

  • Jan 23, 2019

Letter: Melting glaciers could have broader impacts

Dear Editor, This responds to Mr. Tom Fletcher’s January 3 article: “Wishful…

  • Jan 22, 2019

COLUMN: Four questions on the B.C. economy in 2019

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Jan 20, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Fact-checking the NDP’s speculation tax on empty homes

Negative-option billing is still legal for governments

EDITORIAL: Gillette ad challenges men

Recently, Gillette changed their logo and put out a two-minute ad, all…

B.C. VIEWS: Tracking propaganda around B.C.’s latest pipeline protest

‘Military invasion’ claims fly around the world in seconds

EDITORIAL: Ski safe and take care of each other

One of the most difficult parts of journalism is reporting on tragedy.…

LETTER: Andrew Wilkinson says B.C. minister’s pipeline protest visit a bridge too far

Premier John Horgan should remove Doug Donaldson from cabinet, opposition leader says

  • Jan 10, 2019

Bridging the Gap connects seniors with volunteers who care

Submitted by Mickey Balas Loneliness and social isolation are serious facts of…

  • Jan 10, 2019

COLUMN: Why must people talk on the phone while on the toilet?

Taking care of business is no one’s business but your own

B.C. VIEWS: If this isn’t an Indigenous veto over development, what is?

Province surrenders salmon farms without scientific basis

EDITORIAL: Nowhere to go

It seems to be that every winter, we see someone down on…

OPINION: What’s Your Generosity Story?

For some, there reason for giving is because they were recipients of generosity themselves

  • Jan 4, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: For 2019, wishful thinking replaces evidence

‘CleanBC’ recycled strategies and gestures don’t help environment