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Will 50 km/h make any difference to speeders?

As expected, our story about the city lowering the speed limit on…

Do Campbell River youth actually care about politics?

Carihi student Paige Pierce explores how engaged high school kids are with the political system

  • Mar 14, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Get up earlier, Americans control your clock too

B.C. must wait for Trump to decide on Daylight Saving Time

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Syrian culture day
Dazzling Dick Murphy Park
Pickup truck smashes into tree, damaging Campbell River home
Keeping their heads up

COLUMN: Think B.C.’s employer health tax doesn’t affect you? Think again

Richard Truscott with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business talks about the payroll tax

  • Mar 9, 2019

Avoid those ‘Enron’ tattoos when naming sports arenas

Let’s consider going back to using these facilities to honour people and communities

COLUMN: National internet access plan needed in next federal budget

Garth Frizzell is a Councillor for the City of Prince George and Second Vice President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

  • Mar 6, 2019

The contours of my life are etched into my face

Your first sense of aging is your driver’s licence picture. In your…

  • Mar 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killer whales are the new polar bears of politics

Dip in southern resident orca population one of many since 1970s

Mike’s Musings: I’m totally ready for spring. Wait a minute….

In which I make myself feel better about procrastinating on housework for the past four months

COLUMN: This Pink Shirt Day, let’s stop with the slut-shaming

It’s the 21st century version of ‘witch,’ our columnist writes

DAVE’S DIGS: Bold climate action must include jobs for oil patch workers

Ending fossil fuel addiction will require economic transformation

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

B.C Hydro continues to face interference on rates

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

Ride-sharing apps aren’t new, but they’ve been kept at bay in this…

B.C. VIEWS: Time to listen to the doctors and legalize opioid drugs

Answer is the same as marijuana, get the criminal gangs out

MIKE’S MUSINGS: ‘Common courtesy’ is maybe not so common

Just a short list of things that bother me about the way some people behave in public places

Hilary Stewart map deserves a proper home

The large document slid out from between a pile of metal plates…

  • Feb 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP government resumes taxing, spending to battle poverty

Legislature scandal, speculation tax distract from NDP agenda

Let’s keep talking mental health issues

Campaign aims to bring issues out of the dark

COLUMN: How you can get the government’s confidential stuff

The Abbotsford News’ handy guide to asking public bodies for their interesting information

DAVE’S DIGS: As the ranks of billionaires grow, why go after poor migrants?

Legitimate critics of migrant policy must address the problem of xenophobia among their supporters