Opinion

Rickter Scale: The view through a smoky mirror

Remembering life in the glory days of smoking

  • Apr 25, 2019

Andrea Rondeau column: Why the Notre Dame fire touched us all

None of us could look away from the sight of the fire

Editorial: Take a shot at eradicating measles

Sadly, anti-vaxxers still exist in virtually every community

  • Apr 23, 2019
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Mommy’s Inside Voice: Take the help when you need it

Ignore the instinct to use that false voice of polite refusal

  • Apr 22, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s lawyer show is turning into a horror movie

Court actions pile up over pipelines, car insurance, care aides

EDITORIAL: Broken eggs are people, Mr. Premier

Our political leaders need to act with empathy

  • Apr 21, 2019

Building a better learning environment for B.C. students

Minister’s message for Education Week, April 23-27

  • Apr 20, 2019

Editorial: Plenty of alternatives to plastic straws

Plastics have their place in our society, but right now there are far too many of them

  • Apr 20, 2019

CLAIRE TREVENA: BC’s ferry system needed to be re-invested for coastal people

“For years, people living in these communities have been ignored”

  • Apr 19, 2019

PAC RIM ACTIVE: Cathedral Grove re-opened, Little Qualicum still closed after windstorm

December windstorm caused a great deal of damage to two provincial parks

  • Apr 18, 2019

Robert Barron column: Break-ins violate more than your property

My home has been broken into twice in the decade that I have lived there.

COLUMN: On National Day of Action, expert says overdose crisis is not about pain

There were 1,486 illicit drug overdose deaths last year in British Columbia

EDITORIAL: Take a page from Wally Vowel’s book on development

It’s horrifying that we have to fight our own governments to help save our environment

  • Apr 16, 2019

LETTER: B.C.’s speculation tax is a wealth tax when it comes to second properties

Ingrid Rice is a cartoonist who lives in North Vancouver

  • Apr 15, 2019

Editorial: Time for a #TrashTag spring cleaning on Vancouver Island

Heaps of clothing spilling out of garbage bags amidst grass and bushes.

  • Apr 15, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Community care workers next on NDP’s union checklist

Premier John Horgan blusters, deflects, then spills the beans

Andrea Rondeau column: Never thought I’d be covering measles outbreaks

This is a disease that was declared eradicated in Canada in 1998.

Should I say ‘disabled person’ or ‘person with a disability’??

Disability is a sensitive topic, and fear of saying the wrong thing stops some from saying anything at all

Andrea Rondeau column: Someone honked at me for stopping for a pedestrian in a crosswalk

What does it take to not see both a pedestrian in the crosswalk and the flashing lights?