Opinion

COLUMN: Economic impact of COVID-19 will be enormous and difficult to estimate

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

  • Apr 9, 2020

DiManno: Once again, the Queen leads while others let us down

‘Self-discipline, quiet good-humoured resolve and fellow-feeling still characterize this country’

  • Apr 9, 2020

Delacourt: For Trump, the coronavirus is about trade

President’s mask action and Canada’s response were most predictable

  • Apr 8, 2020

COMMENTARY: Knowing where COVID-19 cases are does not protect you

Dr. Bonnie Henry explains why B.C. withholds community names

  • Apr 7, 2020

COLUMN: The other graph that shows B.C. can beat COVID-19

Is the curve being flattened? data on hospitalizations provides a crucial answer.

COLUMN: On the importance of wearing pants

Having a sense of normalcy is critical while working from home during pandemic

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B.C. VIEWS: Pandemic shows need for adequate care home staffing

Seniors in B.C. care homes face challenging times

EDITORIAL: Social distancing means some sacrifice, please make it

Thank your frontline workers and protect your loved ones, don’t leave home unless you really have to

EDITORIAL: Island’s ongoing loud thank yous well deserved

Stay at home, stay the course so we can beat coronavirus

  • Apr 5, 2020

Mitchell’s Musings: Parking tickets in a pandemic

Despite COVID-19 crisis, paid parking police is still going to get you

  • Apr 4, 2020

Column: dealing with the shifting cloud of COVID-19 shame

The goalposts are moving daily and most of us are doing what we can to keep up

Editorial: It’s never too early to think about water conservation

The weir at Cowichan Lake resuming operations early this year should be a warning

  • Apr 6, 2020

COVID-19 means stepping away from the ordinary

Freelance writer Marcie Callewaert talks about her self-isolation in Ahousaht

  • Apr 1, 2020

The COVID-19 silver lining: a new deal for everyone

We should take the chance to rethink our world

EDITORIAL: If you feel creative, be creative, if you want chill, chill

Do what you need to get yourself through this period of social distancing

ZYTARUK: Step back, people. Personal space is where it’s at

These days, crowds plus cozy equals — you guessed it — COVIDiots

  • Mar 29, 2020

T.W. Paterson column: Friendly card game led to fatal shooting in Nanaimo

The final witness, Dr. L.T. Davis, refused to give testimony until he was paid in advance

  • Mar 29, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Small businesses need our help

Just as integral in neighbourhoods in Vancouver and Surrey as they are in Prince George or Kelowna

Sarah Simpson Column: Jelly beans the key to efficient family hikes

Have you ever hiked with small children? You wouldn’t believe how painful…

Andrea Rondeau column: We all need a little downtime

With the technologies we have now at least it’s not as isolating as it once would have been.