Opinion

Building a better learning environment for B.C. students

Minister’s message for Education Week, April 23-27

  • Apr 20, 2019

Editorial: Plenty of alternatives to plastic straws

Plastics have their place in our society, but right now there are far too many of them

  • Apr 20, 2019

CLAIRE TREVENA: BC’s ferry system needed to be re-invested for coastal people

“For years, people living in these communities have been ignored”

  • Apr 19, 2019

PAC RIM ACTIVE: Cathedral Grove re-opened, Little Qualicum still closed after windstorm

December windstorm caused a great deal of damage to two provincial parks

  • Apr 18, 2019

Robert Barron column: Break-ins violate more than your property

My home has been broken into twice in the decade that I have lived there.

COLUMN: On National Day of Action, expert says overdose crisis is not about pain

There were 1,486 illicit drug overdose deaths last year in British Columbia

EDITORIAL: Take a page from Wally Vowel’s book on development

It’s horrifying that we have to fight our own governments to help save our environment

  • Apr 16, 2019

Editorial: Time for a #TrashTag spring cleaning on Vancouver Island

Heaps of clothing spilling out of garbage bags amidst grass and bushes.

  • Apr 15, 2019

Andrea Rondeau column: Never thought I’d be covering measles outbreaks

This is a disease that was declared eradicated in Canada in 1998.

LETTER: B.C.’s speculation tax is a wealth tax when it comes to second properties

Ingrid Rice is a cartoonist who lives in North Vancouver

  • Apr 15, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Community care workers next on NDP’s union checklist

Premier John Horgan blusters, deflects, then spills the beans

Should I say ‘disabled person’ or ‘person with a disability’??

Disability is a sensitive topic, and fear of saying the wrong thing stops some from saying anything at all

Andrea Rondeau column: Someone honked at me for stopping for a pedestrian in a crosswalk

What does it take to not see both a pedestrian in the crosswalk and the flashing lights?

OPINION: BC NDP has ‘change of heart’ on LNG

Shuswap MLA Greg Kyllo stunned by turnaround on issue by B.C. government

LETTER: CRD lacks teeth on Climate Emergency Declaration

You would have thought that the recent declaration of a climate emergency…

  • Apr 10, 2019

MIKE’S MUSINGS: We just can’t keep living this way

Shout-out to those of you doing what you can to make a positive difference in our eco-footprint

Editorial: Archaic backyard burning a health hazard and needs to stop

There’s still a blight on this idyllic scene — smoke.

  • Apr 10, 2019

Mommy’s Inside Voice: Living the fairytale life

Embrace the glorious grey area that lives between the obvious choices surrounding motherhood

  • Apr 9, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: David Suzuki has become the Don Cherry of TV science

Campaign against B.C. natural gas followed Alberta oil attack