Opinion

OPINION: Liberal environmental contradictions could pave way for Conservative win

Carbon pricing, the Trans Mountain pipeline to be key facets in upcoming election

LETTER: Fletcher ‘blurs reality’ on B.C. union public construction

Bridge, highway projects awarded to companies, not unions

  • May 21, 2019

FISHING CORNER: North Island anglers are adjusting to catch and release fishing

By Don Daniels In mid April when we got the news from…

  • May 21, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Reality of our plastic recycling routine exposed

Turns out dear old China wasn’t doing such a great job

OUR VIEW: Trudeau playing hero on the world stage. Again.

Trudeau’s largesse abroad with Canadian’s resources is beyond offensive. Young Canadians can…

  • May 16, 2019

Campbell River Walk for Hearts organizers say thanks

From the bottom of our refurbished hearts we thank all of you…

  • May 13, 2019
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Discovery Passage Aquarium opens for the season
Carihi Pride flag raising
Tourism Kick-Off Day in Campbell River

Campbell River needs to get behind Rod’s Hurricanes

We’re in the eye of the Hurricanes and, seemingly, don’t know it.…

  • May 13, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Welcome to the union ‘battle zone’ for pipeline construction

NDP labour code sets conditions to push independent unions out

Our View: Road safety week underlines impaired-driving dangers

May 14-20 is National Road Safety Week

  • May 13, 2019

Rest in peace, customer service

The telephone took customer service into the back alley and beat it…

EDITORIAL: A good start to childcare

$10-a-day care is still a long way off

  • May 9, 2019

DAVE’S DIGS: Beyond the ‘garbage dispute,’ support human rights and dignity in the Philippines

Canadians implicated in pollution from mining operations and exploitative working conditions

Peanut allergies: Research shows ‘oral immunotherapy’ is safe for preschoolers

Child eats small amounts of an allergenic food, dose gradually boosted to target maintenance amount

B.C. VIEWS: Forest industry revitalization looks like the opposite

Caribou protection, forest tenure restriction, increasing stumpage

Fly tying lessons done for now, I’m going fishing

Also a few tips on what’s working right now on the local lakes

  • May 3, 2019

Durand: Do what you say and say what you do

Mirror bike columnist James Durand on the importance of setting goals and having a plan to meet them

  • May 3, 2019

Wine Wise: Italian reds are always worth discovering

Wine columnist Doug Sloan has some recommendations on a few good Italian reds

  • May 3, 2019

COLUMN: Are B.C. communities in boom?

CFIB’s Richard Truscott on how B.C. municipalities fared on annual report on small business sentiment

  • Apr 29, 2019

Brain injuries can be invisible to many of us

At least 165,000 Canadians are affected each year

DAVE’S DIGS: Politicians must answer young people’s calls for climate action

Policies should give a helping hand to workers and go beyond carbon pricing