Opinion

EDITORIAL: Words can hurt

These days, we have so many different ways to communicate at our…

If you’re going to pull Baby It’s Cold Outside, pull these songs too, B.C. man writes

Parksville resident Bernie Smith points to other offensive holiday tunes

  • Dec 5, 2018

LETTER: Exclusion of Indigenous voices puts salmon restoration in Columbia River at risk

By Graeme Lee Rowlands Salmon used to swim all the way up…

  • Dec 3, 2018
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B.C. VIEWS: The art of announcing things you haven’t done yet

Clinging to power, John Horgan and Andrew Weaver imagine a dynasty

EDITORIAL: Embracing cultures enriches our community

When I was younger I lived in a community with two elementary…

LETTER: A tragic end takes a family dog over the rainbow bridge

Dear Editor, I like white dogs, big white dogs, the ones you…

  • Nov 27, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas demonstrates his character again

B.C. legislature speaker’s latest self-serving move is incredible

EDITORIAL: A blessing and a curse

The time of year has come once again that most people will…

COLUMN: Higher interest rates will slow B.C. economy after ‘unusually robust’ show

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

  • Nov 20, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Setting speed limits in a post-fact political environment

Media prefer ‘speed kills’ narrative, even when it fails to appear

EDITORIAL: Marvelling at a super hero

Stan Lee has become a household name, and this week, we said…

Social media leaves anyone with an opinion vulnerable to scorched-earth attacks

Demonize and dog-pile. If you disagree with me, you are not only wrong, you are evil. The enemy…

  • Nov 15, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Seniors home worker discrimination finally ending

Health Minister Adrian Dix righting a serious wrong

Wolf: Keeping score is part of life

Fun is always paramount in youth sports - but winning and losing provide valuable lessons

Proposed law could treat serious offenders lightly

If Bill C-75 passes in its present form, criminals of various kinds will almost certainly be heartened and emboldened by the prospect of lighter penalties.

B.C. VIEWS: Going back to the disco era of labour relations

NDP may remove restrictions on school strikes, union sign-ups

EDITORIAL: Knowing your proportional representation options

After weeks and months of discussion about proportional representation, I have finally…

B.C. VIEWS: The conquest of rural B.C. nears completion

Chapter three: control MLA selection from party headquarters

EDITORIAL: Don’t get voter apathy

It is no surprise to me that voter turnout was so low…