Opinion

What’s going on in Golden’s community

Merry Christmas to you and your family. I hope this season and…

  • Dec 28, 2018

EDITORIAL: Don’t set goals

Every year, we make promises to ourselves to become better, do better,…

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan on LNG exports, ride hailing and taxes

Premier discusses transit and climate action in year-end interview

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EDITORIAL: Happy holidays from the Golden Star

Welcome to the holidays: the time of year when we plan parties…

COLUMN: Dickens, Scrooge and the message of A Christmas Carol

Imagining a meeting between the author and the main character of a well-loved story, 175 years later

B.C. VIEWS: Andrew Wilkinson on taxes, ICBC and union changes

Opposition leader sees unpredictable year ahead in 2019

EDITORIAL: Giving season

December is a time when we get to indulge ourselves in a…

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

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