Opinion

COLUMN: Smart phone too powerful a tool to yank from students’ hands

Rather than ban them from schools, let’s teach kids to harness their phone’s power and use it properly

  • Mar 25, 2019

Dying of embarrassment: Asking for a Naloxone kit in a small B.C. town

Naloxone is free for everyone, amid an opioid overdose epidemic killing thousands

OUR VIEW: Budget circus further erodes trust

Some Canadians think the Conservatives are on a righteous, truth-seeking path in…

  • Mar 25, 2019
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Discovery Passage Aquarium opens for the season
Carihi Pride flag raising
Tourism Kick-Off Day in Campbell River

B.C. VIEWS: The hijacking of our education system gathers speed

Children taught to strike and shout fringe far-left demands

CF movie hits home pretty closely to me

Campbell River woman offers perspective on Hollywood’s Five Feet Apart

  • Mar 21, 2019

Just get some housing up please

Next election I don’t care which party it is I am voting…

  • Mar 18, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s manufactured farmland crisis dies on the vine

Farmers no longer ‘persons’ to the Agricultural Land Commission

Our paradise is being threatened

Thank you for posting photos of today’s student demonstrations around the globe.…

  • Mar 15, 2019

Will 50 km/h make any difference to speeders?

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

Our basic needs

We all need food, clothing and shelter first

  • Mar 14, 2019

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

OUR VIEW: Power, influence and pressure

Like it or not, all governments sometimes use power politics

  • Mar 13, 2019

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

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

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

EDITORIAL: Investigation needed into SNC-Lavalin affair

Facts must be examined before calling for Prime Minister’s resignation

  • Mar 5, 2019

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

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

GUEST COLUMN: John Horgan has gone missing in U.S. lumber dispute

B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson questions payments to Washington governor

  • Mar 2, 2019