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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

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Meet the Storm
Campbell River Plein Air Paint Out
The circus is in town
Q&A with members of the Campbell River Storm

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

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas splits legislature looting spree open

Long road to accountability began with MLA disclosures

Is Environment Canada a little too quick to issue wind warnings?

Weather is news, there’s no doubt about that but lately you have…

Is Environment Canada a little too quick to issue wind warnings?

Weather is news, there’s no doubt about that but lately you have…

COLUMN: Four questions on the B.C. economy in 2019

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

  • Jan 20, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Fact-checking the NDP’s speculation tax on empty homes

Negative-option billing is still legal for governments

B.C. VIEWS: Tracking propaganda around B.C.’s latest pipeline protest

‘Military invasion’ claims fly around the world in seconds

Assessment hike does not equal tax increase

Every January, when BC Assessment Authority sends out its annual assessments, many…

COLUMN: Why must people talk on the phone while on the toilet?

Taking care of business is no one’s business but your own

B.C. VIEWS: If this isn’t an Indigenous veto over development, what is?

Province surrenders salmon farms without scientific basis

B.C. VIEWS: For 2019, wishful thinking replaces evidence

‘CleanBC’ recycled strategies and gestures don’t help environment