Opinion

Sarah Simpson: sitting still as the seasons change has its benefits

Grateful for the unexpected chance to watch as summer turns to fall

B.C. VIEWS: It’s an uphill battle to build the nanny state

Training positions added, filling them is another question

T.W. Paterson column: Peter Skene Ogden the latest victim of map mending

Predicted that he’d end his days in dissolution and madness; Ogden proved him wrong.

  • Sep 8, 2019
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Andrea Rondeau column: Parents worst offenders in school zones

They get out with their young children and proceed to jaywalk across the street

OPINION: Chilliwack city council made a regressive, terrible mistake

While disappointing, spiking the rainbow crosswalk is one backwards step in a city moving forward

OPINION: Right choices will only come via cultural revolution

Climate change is only one facet of the colossal wicked problem facing our species, says columnist

  • Sep 5, 2019

EDITORIAL: Cannabis is here to stay; but how?

Regardless of how the ACRD scenario plays out, cannabis is a growing industry…

  • Sep 4, 2019

LETTER: ICBC boss responds to accusations of failing to adapt

ICBC CEO Nicolas Jimenez responds to column by the CFIB’s Richard Truscott

  • Sep 4, 2019

Editorial: Voting season about to begin, get yourself informed

Taking an active role in finding out what your vote signifies makes things better for all

  • Sep 3, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: More Labour Day milestones for the NDP

Gift to U.S.-based construction unions keeps on giving

ZYTARUK: In the greater scheme of things, just how important a nail salon spat?

When people don’t get along, does the presence of a cell phone make it news?

  • Sep 1, 2019

T.W. Paterson: Vancouver Island home to B.C.’s oldest power pole

Plus, the explosive truth about kids, power poles and dynamite, back in the day

  • Sep 1, 2019

What does ‘We are all treaty people’ mean, and who speaks for Indigenous students on campus?

Universities have mostly adopted a top-down approach to Indigenization

  • Aug 31, 2019

VAUGHAN: Demand more than tribalism from your politicians this election

Parties offering partisan rhetoric, it’s up to you to focus on policy

EDITORIAL: Where’s the time to match the crime?

Justice system failing good citizens with too much leniency for offenders

Editorial: Pumping over Cowichan weir a wake-up call on drought

Even after the pumps were installed, many thought it wouldn’t come to this

  • Aug 29, 2019

COLUMN: ICBC is not just broke, it’s broken

Richard Truscott is B.C. and Alberta vice-president at Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Aug 28, 2019

Planet Matters: Bears are not the problem, humans are

You can’t expect enough conservation officers to solve the problems we cause

COLUMN: Trudeau trips his way towards election campaign

Glenn Mitchell thinks the drama teacher in Canada’s Prime Minister is coming through

Painful Truth: Rural-urban brawl incoming

The political divide between city and country will only grow more acute in B.C.