Opinion

Tiel’s Tales: Illegal dumpers, let’s be better

This completely unnecessary problem isn’t going away

B.C. VIEWS: Finding hope for B.C.’s salmon

Is enough being done to save the iconic species?

Editorial: We haven’t done a great job of planning ahead

Going forward, our governments need to do a better job of taking inventory of the public facilities

  • Jan 12, 2020
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T.W. Paterson column: ‘Newspaper warfare’ overshadowed Nanaimo woman’s death

“The offer to bet on a subject of this sort shows that Dr. Gamble is a heartless, unfeeling man.”

  • Jan 12, 2020

Editorial: We can’t leave B.C. residents to their own devices

B.C. Hydro would like us to declutter our reliance on our technological toys

  • Jan 11, 2020

EDITORIAL: Timbit cereal seems like a mistake

Canada’s biggest donut franchise seems to be making one misstep after another

Bodger: Do we really need more slow-motion selfies?

These so-called advances aren’t really advances at all

COLUMN: Something fishy about B.C.’s ever-punctual New Year’s babies

Long odds that babies would be delivered so regularly within first minutes of midnight on Jan. 1

OPINION: Modern life lacking at teaching people ‘adulting’ skills

Takeout trend a manifestation of the kind of individualism promoted by smart phone dependency

  • Jan 8, 2020

Welsh: Help! I’m stuck behind a wall of junk.

January finds 43 years of accumulated stuff standing between writer and freedom

Robert Barron column: Polar bear dip not for the weak

It always seems like a great idea the night before when everyone is in party mode

B.C. VIEWS: Magnetic interest in latest property prices

In recent years, property owners have pored over assessments much more closely

T.W. Paterson column: ‘Erasing history’: unfinished business from 2019

Both of these men served the bulk of their careers in public office

  • Jan 5, 2020

Untrending: The decades are flying by

How can I contribute to making the world a better, more peaceful place?

  • Jan 1, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: A toast to civil debate in the new year

Not only is name calling juvenile, it is unproductive

Editorial: How to make the Malahat safer

The road itself is not the problem when it comes to the Malahat highway, the drivers are.

  • Dec 29, 2019

T.W. Paterson column: No women or gambling allowed under revised 1910 liquor laws

All bar-rooms in the province had to close at 11 a.m. Saturdays. No, that’s not a typo!

  • Dec 29, 2019

Editorial: The real gift of the season is hope

For people of many faiths, this season has come to stand for a renewed commitment to good will

  • Dec 28, 2019

Mike’s Musings: ‘How can I help?’ instead of ‘Whose fault is it?’

Instead of playing the blame game, why can’t we just look at what the fix is?

Marisca Bakker: How to keep the family healthy and happy over the holidays

Marisca has some ideas on keeping your sanity this season