Opinion

COLUMN: Troll response was my favourite story in 2018

Sarah Silverman used social media to show – get this – compassion

Mommy’s Inside Voice: My superpower and my downfall

Mommy’s Inside Voice is a bi-weekly column by Amie Jay, a Vancouver Island mother of three

  • Jan 7, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: If this isn’t an Indigenous veto over development, what is?

Province surrenders salmon farms without scientific basis

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Editorial: Optimism for Island rail corridor as 2019 begins

There is no doubt the price tag for the project has risen significantly.

  • Jan 6, 2019

Kervin’s Corner: The social media-borne cliché ‘New Year, New Me’ doesn’t work

Let’s put a little extra time into bettering oneself and a little less telling everyone about it.

OPINION: What’s Your Generosity Story?

For some, there reason for giving is because they were recipients of generosity themselves

  • Jan 4, 2019

Editorial: New year’s resolutions are generally worth a try

If the idea of a new year offers new motivation, then we might as well be motivated

Fireworks misery on New Year’s Eve

The thing I love most about Parksville is the peace and quiet.…

  • Jan 2, 2019

Fireworks misery on New Year’s Eve

The thing I love most about Parksville is the peace and quiet.…

  • Jan 2, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: For 2019, wishful thinking replaces evidence

‘CleanBC’ recycled strategies and gestures don’t help environment

EDITORIAL: Christmas is rooted in a simple belief

We wish you a peaceful holiday filled with the best of the Christmas spirit

  • Dec 24, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan on LNG exports, ride hailing and taxes

Premier discusses transit and climate action in year-end interview

Editorial: Need to encourage, not discourage transfer to green power

It’s frankly stupid tht we can be generating much-needed power, but our utility won’t accept it.

  • Dec 20, 2018

COLUMN: Dickens, Scrooge and the message of A Christmas Carol

Imagining a meeting between the author and the main character of a well-loved story, 175 years later

COLUMN: Raise a street kid, it’s good for them

Streets are important for childhood development, says guest columnist

  • Dec 19, 2018

Mommy’s Inside Voice: Yes, Vancouver Island, there is a Santa Claus

The holidays are a truly magical time of year

  • Dec 18, 2018

Editorial: We should be able to help everyone

Help and charity should be welcomed, no matter where it is aimed

  • Dec 17, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Andrew Wilkinson on taxes, ICBC and union changes

Opposition leader sees unpredictable year ahead in 2019

Andrea Rondeau column: Take a deep breath, and reflect on what’s really important

The one in my head goes like this: ‘Slow down, you move too fast’.