Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: The art of announcing things you haven’t done yet

Clinging to power, John Horgan and Andrew Weaver imagine a dynasty

How I became a Movember Man

Since about 2007, Movember has reminded men in Canada to get checked.…

  • Nov 29, 2018

Why out of country money supports “yes” vote

This writer is not a political activist or a foreign affairs official,…

  • Nov 27, 2018
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Beware of fake plastic creeds

The question of banning plastic shopping bags is on the agenda in…

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas demonstrates his character again

B.C. legislature speaker’s latest self-serving move is incredible

Granny grateful for two helpful boys after fall

On walking up Dogwood after my afternoon of volunteer work, I expect…

  • Nov 23, 2018

You never cease to amaze me, Campbell River

For all its faults, this community is certainly amazing at helping when it’s needed

The purpose of the RCMP officer’s weapon is protection of the officer and the public

While I am not in the habit of sending letters to the…

  • Nov 21, 2018

DAVE’S DIGS: In search of the word for the flavour of fish

How do you describe fish that ‘tastes like the sea’?

Learn about wood smoke and how it affects your health

For some, the smell of wood smoke on a cold, clear night…

  • Nov 20, 2018

Referendum ill conceived

So far less thansix per cent of British Columbian voters have returned…

  • Nov 20, 2018

COLUMN: Higher interest rates will slow B.C. economy after ‘unusually robust’ show

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

  • Nov 20, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Setting speed limits in a post-fact political environment

Media prefer ‘speed kills’ narrative, even when it fails to appear

Creating the wrong impression

Seeing a member of the RCMP standing in the middle of the…

  • Nov 16, 2018

Vote for first-past-the-post

Take the last election. Approximately 40 per cent Liberal, 40per cent NDP,…

  • Nov 16, 2018

A shocking statistic in a democracy

Further to Lucas Schuller’s letter of Nov. 9, 2018, I wish to…

  • Nov 16, 2018

Social media leaves anyone with an opinion vulnerable to scorched-earth attacks

Demonize and dog-pile. If you disagree with me, you are not only wrong, you are evil. The enemy…

  • Nov 15, 2018

We need fuel price regulation

I have been pounding the drum for several years now about the…

  • Nov 15, 2018

Family of deceased mushroom picker appreciates help of friends, community, Search and Rescue and the RCMP

When your loved one is missing, the unknown is agonizing. My father…

  • Nov 14, 2018

Declare fentanyl crisis a provincial state of emergency

Our family lost a loved son and brother at the age of…

  • Nov 13, 2018