Opinion

Odd Thoughts: Another little white pill needed

Modern medicine protects the heart from many ups and downs of politics.

  • Feb 25, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP moving to massive expansion of nanny state

$10-a-day daycare, tax subsidy for parents at heart of poverty plan

The long winding road to Tofino-Ucluelet—then and now

If you are feeling frustrated about the Highway 4 closures, sit back read about what came before.

  • Feb 24, 2019
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DAVE’S DIGS: Bold climate action must include jobs for oil patch workers

Ending fossil fuel addiction will require economic transformation

CRAFT BEER COUNTDOWN: Victoria Beer Week 2019 nearly upon us

Monday beer columnist Mathieu Poirier revels in this learning and tasting extravaganza

  • Feb 23, 2019

Editorial: Do you know what to do if faced with medical emergency?

Would you even know that they needed help?

  • Feb 23, 2019

Four weather extremes in just six months a cause for concern

Global warming contributing to the full gamut of conditions

OUR VIEW: Search and rescue organization needs to be examined

No organization should be immune to scrutiny

  • Feb 21, 2019

Robert Barron column: Thanks to municipal workers during snow storm

I’ve always wondered how anything gets done when mounds of snow fall from the sky.

Rickter Scale: For whom the bells tolled

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column that runs in the Goldstream News Gazette

  • Feb 19, 2019

System allows politicians to vote themselves a raise

At the very least, the optics aren’t ideal, even if they’re the…

  • Feb 18, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Power politics wins over rational energy policy

B.C Hydro continues to face interference on rates

COLUMN: Ride-sharing isn’t sharing, it’s commerce

Ride-sharing apps aren’t going to straighten things out for the poor drivers

Editorial: British Columbians depending on affordability promises

Following last month’s campaigning, throne speech introduces coming initiatives

EDITORIAL: Winter weather poses a challenge

While Vancouver Island residents may have been basking in a mild January,…

  • Feb 15, 2019

Valentine’s Day deserves contemptuous ridicule

Writer can’t resist marking the day with sarcasm and derision

Robert Barron column: It’s cold; but it’s a lot colder back east

Vancouver Islanders have a peculiar view of winter, and I wouldn’t have it any other way

LETTER: Fletcher forgets B.C. Liberals’ ‘weasel party’ at legislature

Salary escalation occurred under Gordon Campbell’s watch

  • Feb 12, 2019

Kervin’s Corner: A look back in history at Alfred Waddington

“He was thought to be one of the first settlers in the Vancouver Island colony to publish a book.”

  • Feb 12, 2019

LETTER: Western Forest Products remains focused on B.C. employment

$350 million invested on B.C. coast in last six years, CEO says

  • Feb 11, 2019