Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: Money-laundering melodrama made for TV

Public inquiry staged to point fingers before 2021 election

EDITORIAL: Cancellation of drag races another hit to Port Alberni tourism

The first hit came a few months ago when city council shut down popular Alberni Pacific Railway

COLUMN: Motoring along sure to be different with changes to cars, infrastructure

Younger generation seems intent on creating a more efficient planet

  • May 25, 2019
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OPINIONS: Without safe injection sites, more opioid users will die

For safe injection sites to work, however, they must be placed in communities where injection drug users live

EDITORIAL: Paying high prices getting too painful

Gas, real estate remain a heavy burden on consumers

OPINION: Liberal environmental contradictions could pave way for Conservative win

Carbon pricing, the Trans Mountain pipeline to be key facets in upcoming election

COLUMN: It’s time for a crackdown on white-collar criminals

Justice is expensive, but letting white-collar criminals go unpunished costs society even more.

EDITORIAL: We need to change our fire behaviour

Most wildfires in BC during April and May were caused by humans.

COLUMN: Forestry at the heart of B.C.’s export economy

Jock Finlayson is the exectuive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • May 22, 2019

LETTER: Fletcher ‘blurs reality’ on B.C. union public construction

Bridge, highway projects awarded to companies, not unions

  • May 21, 2019

Robert Barron column: Respect needed for 911 program

The dispatcher said she would send a police unit to my home

Column: Rest in peace, customer service

Customer service on the phone is often lacking; online it’s nearly non-existent

B.C. VIEWS: Reality of our plastic recycling routine exposed

Turns out dear old China wasn’t doing such a great job

EDITORIAL: Summer camp offers a return to imagination

Put down the phone and unleash the potential within yourself

  • May 19, 2019

Mommy’s Inside Voice: Ice cream can soothe even the worst days

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

  • May 18, 2019

OUR VIEW: Trudeau playing hero on the world stage. Again.

His heroics would be better aimed at home

  • May 17, 2019

Editorial: Doggone it, let’s get dogs under control

Vicious attack by one dog on another typical of an ongoing concern

Editorial: Island important in fall election, too

Nanaimo-Ladysmith was the centre of attention for a little while in federal politics

EDITORIAL: A good start to childcare

$10-a-day care is still a long way off

  • May 13, 2019