Opinion

COLUMN: Clearcutting B.C.’s last old-growth leaves all of us poorer, forever

Jens Wieting of Sierra Club BC responds to columns by Tom Fletcher and David Elstone

  • Jun 24, 2019

Historian recalls Nanaimo’s drunken disorder back in 1890

Imagine the seamen’s surprise when they found themselves inside a brewery, writes columnist

  • Jun 24, 2019

EDITORIAL: Plastics ban needs to start from the top

The more people talk about the plastics ban, the more it may catch on elsewhere…

  • Jun 22, 2019
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Opinion: Genocide an appropriate term

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls inquiry findings need to be respected

  • Jun 21, 2019

COLUMN: Revisiting a decade ago as Victoria celebrates 20 years of Ska

4 million tourists visit Greater Victoria each year and there’s a reason we remain despite them

OPINION: Wading through the PR tsunami post-pipeline approval

Those who hate the pipeline, hate Trudeau’s decision – those who hate Trudeau, still hate him

Editorial: Time for action on national pharmacare plan

The report calls for a basic plan for essential medications by 2022, and comprehensive list by 2027

  • Jun 19, 2019

Editorial: Self-serve, no service

Self-serve mentality is invading our economy

  • Jun 17, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: When farmland protection doesn’t protect farmers

Secondary residences aren’t mansions, families tell Lana Popham

EDITORIAL: Oh, the places they’ll go

Exciting opportunities await the graduating class of 2019

  • Jun 16, 2019

LETTER: British Columbia’s forest industry crisis being made worse

Andrew Wilkinson warns of regulatory overload by John Horgan’s NDP

  • Jun 15, 2019

Editorial: Attention to small actions can prevent forest fires

The summer is heating up, and many people have been excited about…

  • Jun 15, 2019

Editorial: We have nothing to lose and everything to gain by conserving water

It’s time to start considering before you haul out the power washer for any reason

  • Jun 14, 2019

This is our generation’s opportunity to create an industry for B.C.: LNG Alliance

CEO says much of the work has already been awarded to First Nations

  • Jun 13, 2019

Editorial: Whale of a win in parliament not the end of the fight

Whales and dolphins are amazing creatures that need to be respected

  • Jun 13, 2019

Rickter Scale: Meanwhile back in Toronto

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • Jun 12, 2019

T.W. Paterson column: We owe it to our veterans — no ifs, buts, or maybes

Today I want to tell you about a man who hit Juno Beach at Normandy on D-Day.

  • Jun 11, 2019

Editorial: Pride Week keeps Nanaimo parading forward

We should celebrate the LGBTQ community and the strength that has brought us to Pride Week 2019