Opinion

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

Province surrenders salmon farms without scientific basis

OPINION: What’s Your Generosity Story?

For some, there reason for giving is because they were recipients of generosity themselves

  • Jan 4, 2019

OUR VIEW: New Year, new you

Have you ever noticed how hard we are on ourselves when it…

  • Jan 3, 2019
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What’s in store for the coming year?

Will 2019 be a better year economically? It’s a new year and…

  • Dec 31, 2018

Our 2019 resolutions

We resolve to improve our connection to the community and responding to its changing news needs

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

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

MIKE’S MUSINGS: Interesting people doing interesting things

I meet a ton of interesting people in this job. Here are some of the memorable ones from 2018

Troll response was my favourite story in 2018

Sarah Silverman used social media to show – get this – compassion

The December river roils; the wrens twitter Merry Christmas

On Christmas Day my Campbell River sparkles. It starts with coffee or…

  • Dec 24, 2018

Editorial: Enjoy the moments

Have yourself a mindful little Christmas

  • Dec 24, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan on LNG exports, ride hailing and taxes

Premier discusses transit and climate action in year-end interview

COLUMN: Dickens, Scrooge and the message of A Christmas Carol

Imagining a meeting between the author and the main character of a well-loved story, 175 years later

DAVE’S DIGS: There’s no time for complacency as alt-right racism spreads online

Anti-immigrant disinformation should be met with opposition from all quarters

B.C. VIEWS: Andrew Wilkinson on taxes, ICBC and union changes

Opposition leader sees unpredictable year ahead in 2019

Parking garages still safer than email

There are reasons good and bad to want anonymity

OUR VIEW: Thanks for Listening

Well, it seems you can fight City Hall after all. And BC…

  • Dec 12, 2018

The Speaker shouldn’t be an MLA

Regardless of the outcome of the B.C. referendum on electoral reform, it’s…

  • Dec 12, 2018

This mindset was inevitable

What right? I was reading the article “Mobile harm reduction team hits…

  • Dec 5, 2018

If you’re going to pull Baby It’s Cold Outside, pull these songs too, B.C. man writes

Parksville resident Bernie Smith points to other offensive holiday tunes

  • Dec 5, 2018

DAVE’S DIGS: Even oil companies admit that CO2 emissions cause climate change

It’s often a futile task to argue with those who continue to…