Opinion

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

B.C Hydro continues to face interference on rates

COLUMN: Ride-sharing isn’t sharing, it’s commerce

Ride-sharing apps aren’t going to straighten things out for the poor drivers

Editorial: British Columbians depending on affordability promises

Following last month’s campaigning, throne speech introduces coming initiatives

Valentine’s Day deserves contemptuous ridicule

Writer can’t resist marking the day with sarcasm and derision

LETTER: Fletcher forgets B.C. Liberals’ ‘weasel party’ at legislature

Salary escalation occurred under Gordon Campbell’s watch

  • Feb 12, 2019
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Robert Barron column: It’s cold; but it’s a lot colder back east

Vancouver Islanders have a peculiar view of winter, and I wouldn’t have it any other way

Kervin’s Corner: A look back in history at Alfred Waddington

“He was thought to be one of the first settlers in the Vancouver Island colony to publish a book.”

  • Feb 12, 2019

EDITORIAL: Take time to ask questions during Black History Month

Racism still lurks even in Canadian society

  • Feb 11, 2019

LETTER: Western Forest Products remains focused on B.C. employment

$350 million invested on B.C. coast in last six years, CEO says

  • Feb 11, 2019

Editorial: Stay vigilant, scammers adjusting their tactics

No one will ever accuse you of being foolish for asking for another opinion

  • Feb 10, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Time to listen to the doctors and legalize opioid drugs

Answer is the same as marijuana, get the criminal gangs out

COLUMN: Buried lines pose the best chance of sustaining hydro

Problems will continue where overhead lines are not clear of trees

  • Feb 9, 2019

EDITORIAL: Good councils have cooperation without collusion, decisions based on good discussion

Municipal government is the undeserved Charlie Brown of governance

  • Feb 8, 2019

Column: New food guide still includes some old favourites

There remain formidable obstacles to the reforms advocated in Canada Food Guide, says columnist

  • Feb 7, 2019

Column: Hilary Stewart map deserves a proper home

Hilary Stewart was a Northwest Coast archaeological legend who passed away in 2014, at the age of 90

  • Feb 6, 2019

Boomer Talk: Loneliness and the single boomer

Volunteer to combat loneliness, or find yourself a furry friend

  • Feb 5, 2019

MOMMY’S INSIDE VOICE: Boys battle an age-old stereotype

Mommy’s Inside Voice is a biweekly column by Amie Jay, a Vancouver Island mother of three.

  • Feb 4, 2019

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

Legislature scandal, speculation tax distract from NDP agenda

Student Voice: B.C. should lower voting age to 16 years

Mira Blakely is a Grade 9 student at Reynolds secondary school

  • Feb 3, 2019