Opinion

COLUMN: Smart phone too powerful a tool to yank from students’ hands

Rather than ban them from schools, let’s teach kids to harness their phone’s power and use it properly

  • Mar 25, 2019

Dying of embarrassment: Asking for a Naloxone kit in a small B.C. town

Naloxone is free for everyone, amid an opioid overdose epidemic killing thousands

B.C. VIEWS: The hijacking of our education system gathers speed

Children taught to strike and shout fringe far-left demands

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EDITORIAL: Dusty days ahead

The weather is getting warmer, Golden’s resident grizzly bear Boo has come…

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s manufactured farmland crisis dies on the vine

Farmers no longer ‘persons’ to the Agricultural Land Commission

EDITORIAL: We still need Women’s Day

International Women’s Day has always been a good time to reflect on…

B.C. VIEWS: Get up earlier, Americans control your clock too

B.C. must wait for Trump to decide on Daylight Saving Time

EDITORIAL: The weird and wicked Internet

The world we live in is constantly changing, and because of that,…

COLUMN: Think B.C.’s employer health tax doesn’t affect you? Think again

Richard Truscott with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business talks about the payroll tax

  • Mar 9, 2019

COLUMN: National internet access plan needed in next federal budget

Garth Frizzell is a Councillor for the City of Prince George and Second Vice President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

  • Mar 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killer whales are the new polar bears of politics

Dip in southern resident orca population one of many since 1970s

EDITORIAL: Finding services for men

February can be such a tough month for anyone, especially those dealing…

GUEST COLUMN: John Horgan has gone missing in U.S. lumber dispute

B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson questions payments to Washington governor

  • Mar 2, 2019

COLUMN: This Pink Shirt Day, let’s stop with the slut-shaming

It’s the 21st century version of ‘witch,’ our columnist writes

B.C. VIEWS: NDP moving to massive expansion of nanny state

$10-a-day daycare, tax subsidy for parents at heart of poverty plan

EDITORIAL: Winter pet safety

Every pet owner’s worst nightmare. My dog fell through the ice. Luckily,…

B.C. VIEWS: Power politics wins over rational energy policy

B.C Hydro continues to face interference on rates

EDITORIAL: A lucrative opportunity

How many times have you needed to travel, and haven’t been able…

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I hope that this column finds you someplace cozy and warm and…

Letter: Cashing in Save-on points can be difficult

To the Editor, Are you a Save-on More shopper? Here’s some information…

  • Feb 12, 2019