Opinion

Rare Vancouver Island marmot spotted on Mt. Arrowsmith

Grassy Mountain colony was wiped out in 1910, but appears to be returning

  • Jul 5th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Cannabis Day celebration put off until October

Another government monopoly, what could go wrong?

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BC Summer Games: Volunteer commitment
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Some of the faces in Justin Trudeau cabinet shuffle
Truck driver faces 29 charges in Humboldt Broncos bus crash

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

Editorial: Invasive plants are a big deal

Why spend money trying to keep back the tide?

  • Jul 2nd, 2018

The sharp yet selective hearing of the family dog

A Langley columnist knows his dogs understand what he’s saying.

  • Jun 30th, 2018

Column: heed your instincts and protect your neighbours

Neighbourhood Watch not just an organization, but a useful philosophy

  • Jun 29th, 2018

COLUMN: Don’t judge a man by his limbs

One-armed reporter takes up boxing

  • Jun 27th, 2018

COLUMN: B.C. mayor takes on Trump

Summerland Mayor Peter Waterman calls statements Trump disturbing

  • Jun 27th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Women’s voices need to be heard in government

When more women are represented in government, things happen

  • Jun 27th, 2018

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26th, 2018

Yes, we could use a soft drink tax

NDP rejects useful tax advice because it’s not popular

COLUMN: Okay, so, about this whole ‘buy Canadian’ thing…

Why does it take a trade war to make us think about our buying decisions?

Why Scotch broom makes a great road trip companion

An unexpected detour along the Pacific Marine Circle Route turns into a good thing

EDITORIAL: Let’s be great ambassadors of summer

Island people the best sales pitch we can make to visitors

Robert Barron column: Island a beautiful and dangerous place

But we do face even more of a threat from earthquakes than many had thought.