B.C. VIEWS: Sawmill struggles as NDP boosts northwest log exports

Skeena Sawmills comeback threatened by B.C. government

OPINION: Why do we keep having debates about video-game violence?

The presence of video games in the online habits of perpetrators is one relevant piece of information

  • Aug 10, 2019

Mike’s Musings: I hereby postpone the end of summer

In which I convince myself there’s still time to do summer-y things before the end of summer

Stranger Things 3 breaks record on Netflix
Mass funerals begin after deadly Sri Lanka attacks
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of April 15th
Minister not feeling great about social media co-operation as election nears

Mike’s Musings: The unsung heroes of the school district

Let’s all take a second to think about what ‘cleaning a school’ entails

OPINION: Why is the B.C. NDP government abandoning pensioners?

Michael Powell is the president of the Canadian Federation of Pensioners

  • Aug 8, 2019

Open minds crucial as Island creates supportive housing

Lessons learned in Parksville need to be applied across our communities

  • Aug 8, 2019

Editorial: Don’t think fire season has passed us by

Only you can prevent forest fires

  • Aug 7, 2019

Editorial: Pumping forecast a wake-up call on Cowichan water

Drought shows the need to raise the weir and store more water in Cowichan Lake

  • Aug 7, 2019

COLUMN: Business owners hand B.C. government another dismal grade, CFIB says

CFIB wants policy makers to take three simple steps in order to improve their grade

  • Aug 6, 2019

EDITORIAL: Truth exists despite the jargon of today’s world

Despite the constant spin and relentless warping, truth still matters

  • Aug 6, 2019

Rickter Scale: Time to put the brakes on those creeps behind the wheel

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • Aug 5, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians grasp at straws, avoid climate policy reality

It doesn’t matter what parties offer in the fall Canadian election

Editorial: Populism isn’t all its cracked up to be

Government isn’t about big promises and easy decisions

  • Aug 4, 2019

T.W. Paterson column: Current intensive police manhunt isn’t B.C.’s first (Part 1)

This 107-year-old news account recalls one of the greatest manhunts in B.C. history

  • Aug 4, 2019

Editorial: We’re overshooting our capacity at a greater rate than ever

July 29 earliest Earth overshoot day in history, Canada’s overshoot day is even earlier

Selfie examination: What we lose when Instagram shapes our travels

Planning of a vacation around what will play on Instagram, won’t deliver on what travel does best

  • Aug 2, 2019

COLUMN: Language police are annoying but necessary

The English language is suffering a decline

Editorial: It’s time to rethink our cold war

Just keeping our cool in the heat needs some far thinking

  • Jul 31, 2019

Editorial: Admire killer whales, but from a distance

Boaters need to make an effort to stay 200 metres from killer whales

COLUMN: It’s past time to let the girls play

Women in sports have been sitting on the sideline for too long