Opinion

Column: nothing beats fall, except a fall with markets

One of my favourite things is walking where all the trees are beginning to turn red and gold

  • Oct 8th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: LNG breakthrough likely means higher heating bills

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt

B.C. VIEWS: LNG breakthrough likely means higher heating bills

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt

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Postal workers strike in Victoria
As long as you are in line by 8 p.m. you can vote
Advance polls not necessarily sign of higher voter turnout
Changes coming for speculation tax

Column: A lament for mushroom picking

Autumn Chanterelles getting harder to find due to logging

  • Oct 7th, 2018

COLUMN: First-Past-the-Post imperfect, but don’t expect greener grass on the other side

MLA urges constituents to get informed about the different electoral systems and vote

  • Oct 6th, 2018

Column: Battle bullying, wear orange

Murray Rankin speaks to why he thinks Orange Shirt Day should be nationally recognized

  • Oct 5th, 2018

Editorial: Everywhere a sign

Are elections signs really a good idea?

  • Oct 4th, 2018

Editorial: Indonesia quake would cripple us here

You could even be forgiven for not having heard of it at all.

  • Oct 3rd, 2018

Editorial: Feeding seniors antipsychotic drugs they don’t need is abuse

That’s no way to live, even if you’re over 80, 90 or 100.

  • Oct 2nd, 2018

COLUMN: Newspapers matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7

  • Oct 1st, 2018

Let’s have a laugh during ‘silly’ season

It’s harder to pick out real headlines from the satire

B.C. VIEWS: Adrian Dix’s private clinic crackdown begins

Province ramps up MRI machines, but what about surgery?

RICKTER SCALE: With apologies to good Catholics everywhere

Columnist ponders whether this pope will break the persisting cycle of silence

  • Sep 30th, 2018

Column: Getting funky on four wheels

Monday’s intrepid adventure columnist gets her roller dance groove on

  • Sep 29th, 2018

Column: best friend, best price or best value?

Taxpayers can’t trust the government to be responsible with big-ticket projects

  • Sep 29th, 2018

Column: What I’d like to see and hear this election season

I don’t want to hear vague, catchy soundbites. I want concrete ideas and proposed actions

Column: Island river is a canary in the coal mine

Koksilah River flows dropped so low officials preparing Critical Environmental Flow Protection Order

  • Sep 27th, 2018

COLUMN: B.C. doesn’t have enough workers to meet industries’ demand

Jock Finlayson of BC Business Council writes about the provincial government’s Labour Market Outlook

  • Sep 26th, 2018

Column: Homeless issues heat up as cold weather returns

Only about 30 per cent of those who are currently homeless have drug addictions.