Opinion

Column: A failure in communications around a simple piece of info

Professionals were MIA regarding Power of Attorney regulation for out-of-B.C. agreements

Editorial: Affordable housing is no longer affordable

Province needs to reset what affordable means to today’s families

Column: Shakira and J-Lo just latest of the power moms

Once invisible, mothers are showing that the skills of motherhood qualify them for high office.

  • Feb 4, 2020
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Robert Barron column: Earthquakes a fact of life on the West Coast

I’ve lived on Vancouver Island for almost 25 years now and have never felt an earthquake

B.C. VIEWS: Cannabis challenges hurt B.C. economy

It’s a mishmash of rules for cannabis sales in B.C.’s municipalities

Editorial: Vaccinations not really a choice

Vaccines have eliminated so much suffering, resistance is puzzling

  • Feb 2, 2020

T.W. Paterson column: Relax! It doesn’t snow like it used to

So I wrote, years ago, in one of the earliest Chronicles of the ‘Great Snow’ of 1916.

  • Feb 2, 2020

Andrea Rondeau column: Green Party at a crossroads

So the Green Party is looking for new leadership both federally and provincially.

EDITORIAL: It’s about time for action on petty crime

Communities at risk everywhere until there’s harsher punishments

Editorial: Bus connection to ferry terminals good next step

Creating proper transit connections throughout the Island is long overdue

  • Jan 30, 2020

LETTER: We need to thank those who work in public education

Andrea Sinclair is president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils

  • Jan 29, 2020

COLUMN: Lessons from a failed bureaucrat

Sometimes the rules need to be applied with reason

EDITORIAL: Education responds to the future

B.C.’s education system has had a rough ride in the press. In…

  • Jan 28, 2020

Stegemann: bear witness to the beginnings of a six-decade honeymoon

Who needs fancy accommodations, food and other luxuries when you have the one you love?

  • Jan 27, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: New coronavirus outbreak an important reminder

Walking the line between cautious and alarmist

Untrending: Maybe it’s time to define success on your own terms

Take a closer look at how to set and achieve your goals

  • Jan 26, 2020

Morris Moss: ‘One of the most colourful figures this coast has ever seen’

So one historian termed the handsome Jewish pioneer whose life was more exciting than fiction

  • Jan 26, 2020

Editorial: Have your say on changes to assisted dying law

In June of 2016 Canadians gained the right to physician assisted death — but there were caveats.

  • Jan 25, 2020

McQuarrie: Bad government has cooked the golden goose of rural B.C.

Resource-rich communities have been plundered for the benefit of urban taxpayers

  • Jan 24, 2020

Editorial: So, how’s the weather been?

Our preoccupation with the weather isn’t something to be scoffed at, it’s something to be embraced.

  • Jan 23, 2020