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B.C. VIEWS: More Labour Day milestones for the NDP

Gift to U.S.-based construction unions keeps on giving

COLUMN: ICBC is not just broke, it’s broken

Richard Truscott is B.C. and Alberta vice-president at Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Aug 28, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Pipelines set to roll as federal politicians posture

Projects to drive B.C., Canadian economy in years ahead

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Forestry Rally sets off
Tyee Plaza Clocktower finds its new home
Campus expansion officially opened
Vogue Villains/Let The Wrong One In

B.C. VIEWS: Log exports and my other errors so far in 2019

Plastic bags, legislature overspending turn out differently

Our instincts respond to the kind of fear bears trigger

There’s been a lot of bear encounter stories lately, it seems. Last…

B.C. VIEWS: Sawmill struggles as NDP boosts northwest log exports

Skeena Sawmills comeback threatened by B.C. government

Mike’s Musings: I hereby postpone the end of summer

In which I convince myself there’s still time to do summer-y things before the end of summer

OPINION: Why is the B.C. NDP government abandoning pensioners?

Michael Powell is the president of the Canadian Federation of Pensioners

  • Aug 8, 2019

COLUMN: Business owners hand B.C. government another dismal grade, CFIB says

CFIB wants policy makers to take three simple steps in order to improve their grade

  • Aug 6, 2019

The local news is still where it has always been

We’re not producing fewer local stories because our website includes stories from across the country

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians grasp at straws, avoid climate policy reality

It doesn’t matter what parties offer in the fall Canadian election

Mike’s Musings: The unsung heroes of the school district

Let’s all take a second to think about what ‘cleaning a school’ entails

DAVE’S DIGS: Reporting on B.C. fugitives brings up questions of bias

Would non-Caucasian suspects be described as ‘teens’?

B.C. VIEWS: NDP pushes ahead with Crown forest redistribution

This isn’t the time for a radical Indigenous rights agenda

Mike’s Musings: A little more patience on the roads, please?

The kids are out of school, the tourists are in town, and it’s roadwork season. Let’s all slow down

B.C. VIEWS: Will the NDP lose money selling marijuana?

Government monopoly sounds great, if you work there

COLUMN: B.C. must find new ways to grow economy as housing market unfurls

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

  • Jul 12, 2019

GUEST COLUMN: Condemning caribou to extinction in B.C.

Province’s two-year moratorium on new mining, logging not enough

  • Jul 8, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killing B.C. industries won’t save the caribou

Herds dwindling across Canada, with or without logging

COLUMN: Clearcutting B.C.’s last old-growth leaves all of us poorer, forever

Jens Wieting of Sierra Club BC responds to columns by Tom Fletcher and David Elstone

  • Jun 24, 2019