Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: Pipelines set to roll as federal politicians posture

Projects to drive B.C., Canadian economy in years ahead

COLUMN: We shouldn’t need a program to speak to our elders

Society has forgotten the value of speaking to those who have lived through adversity

RODEN: Basking in warm glow of back to school

Looking ahead to a new school year, from a variety of perspectives

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VAUGHAN: Elections Canada grossly limiting free speech by limiting climate charities

Climate issues and confirmed science must have a seat at the table regardless of personal views

EDITORIAL: New rules a road block for ride sharing

Who knew B.C.’s taxi drivers had so much power?

  • Aug 22, 2019

EDITORIAL: Trudeau must apologize

It’s time for the excuses to stop and for the apologies to begin

  • Aug 21, 2019

Our View: Talking to kids about drugs

Communication is even more vital in the wake of an apparent overdose death

  • Aug 20, 2019

EDITORIAL: Island community livability list flawed

We each choose our own criteria, for our own reasons

B.C. VIEWS: Log exports and my other errors so far in 2019

Plastic bags, legislature overspending turn out differently

Mitchell’s Musings: Time flies faster in new millenium

Like Steve Miller before him, columnist feels time keeps on slipping, slipping, slipping

Vancouver Island Chronicles: meet the man who brought sawmilling to Alberni

Capt. Edward Stamp was a walking contradiction who built sawmills in outrageous places

  • Aug 18, 2019

EDITORIAL: TBT (think before you type)

Kneejerk social media reaction is ruining thoughtful public discourse

Sarah Simpson: A much-needed dog days lesson on the power of a smile

Refocusing on what a good deed can do can pull you out of the summer doldrums

EDITORIAL: Don’t muddy the waters, keep them clean and safe

The Alberni Valley has been hit with a spate of contaminated water advisories

  • Aug 15, 2019

Editorial: Graffiti is a Vancouver Island problem worth addressing

Vigilance needed so we aren’t overrun by this unwanted scrawling mess

  • Aug 14, 2019

LETTERS: B.C. Views column downplays urgency of climate change

‘Tom Fletcher should propose real solutions to climate crisis’

  • Aug 13, 2019

Our View: A summer of policies, please?

We’d like to see some actual platforms from the federal parties

  • Aug 13, 2019

Column: Where do kids go wrong?

Reality becomes distorted when virtue not mastered

  • Aug 12, 2019

Editorial: Shame on airlines for trying to block basic consumer protections

In what other industry can a business wreck your things, not give you what you paid for?

  • Aug 11, 2019

T.W. Paterson column: Intensive manhunt isn’t B.C.’s first, conclusion

The tempo picked up May 3, 1912, when ranch hand Charles Truran stumbled into the wanted men’s camp.

  • Aug 11, 2019