Opinion

Column: Mother orca’s display of grief sends powerful message

The grief of this orca mother may not be visible anymore, but we must not forget.

B.C. VIEWS: Canadian cities begin to declare themselves city-states

Local politicians meddle in immigration, environment issues

Editorial: Twinning the highway is integral to safety

This weekend, I was heading east from Kinbasket Lake, returning home after…

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LETTER: Sir John A. Macdonald’s role in residential schools

Canada’s first prime minister was progressive for his time

  • Aug 9, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Private health care crackdown touches painful nerve

Many people are no longer prepared to suffer in silence

Editorial: No end in sight to housing shortage

There has been quite the conversation going around that changes to taxation…

COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

Saul Klein at the University of Victoria writes about erosion of trust at Facebook and Twitter

  • Aug 2, 2018

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

B.C. VIEWS: Big unions living large in public construction-land

The boys like their steak, bosses like a beefy slush fund

EDITORIAL: Greyhound will be replaced

With Greyhound cancelling its services in most of Western Canada, it has…

B.C. VIEWS: Unions regain control of public construction

B.C.’s 40-year battle swings back to international big labour

Learning he was homeless, I invited him for coffee and Linda’s cookies.

Unpacking the realities of addiction

  • Jul 20, 2018

LETTER: Andrew Scheer may be most underrated political leader in Western world

Former MP John Weston writes about an evening he hosted with the federal Conservative leader

  • Jul 16, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Making private health care illegal again

Adrian Dix battles to maintain Cuba-style medical monopoly

Time to find a solution

There are a number of reasons for the employee shortage, but we need to figure out how to fix it

EDITORIAL: Protect our waters

Over and over, we are seeing reports of people missing or ignoring…

There are many reasons for decrease in animal populations

Dear Minister Donaldson, I was pleased to hear about, and thankful for…

  • Jul 12, 2018

Referendum advertising will cost a lot

Dear Editor, This fall we have the opportunity to modernize our voting…

Community development includes all activities, and Golden has a lot to offer

Submitted My name is Lynne Romano and I am proud to be…

  • Jul 9, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Do we need another layer of green government oversight?

Foresters, engineers may not be trusted to act ethically