Opinion

COLUMN: Not an expert on First Nations government structures? Then maybe you should calm down

Consider your knowledge about First Nations governance structures before getting really, really mad

BC Hydro: the last two decades and the decade ahead

When we start a new decade it is often a period of…

  • Feb 20, 2020

OUR VIEW: Listening is a skill worth mastering

If you cherish good listening, be a good listener. It’s a two-way street

  • Feb 18, 2020
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B.C. VIEWS: Inaction on pipeline protests not a viable response

Columnist Frank Bucholtz on how the Coastal GasLink pipeline dispute got so bad

Coastal GasLink-Wet’suwet’en conflict is not that simple

The larger, more conflict issue of land claims needs to be settled

Use your driving privilege wisely and respectfully

I don’t know if any one else has noticed, but it seems…

  • Feb 13, 2020

COLUMN: Models of care have varied greatly between ICBC and WorkSafe

Fighting to prove serious injuries doesn’t help anybody

TIEL’S TALES: Campbell River Food Bank rolling with the punches

Recent string of attempted break-ins, totalled truck don’t dampen staff, volunteers’ spirits

B.C. VIEWS: The glacial pace of resource development

As delays continue, costs climb and confusion reigns

LETTER – Doctor responds to North Island pathology concerns on behalf of Island Health

Dear editor, I felt it important to respond to the letter to…

  • Feb 7, 2020

LETTER- Removal of pathology labs from our hospitals is a step backward

Dear editor, It has come to my attention over the last couple…

  • Feb 5, 2020

OUT ON A LIMB: A myriad paths are laid out before me once again

You know what I’m hearing a lot lately? “So, you retired yet?”…

OUR VIEW: College upgrade a welcome addition to the region

The official opening of the North Island College’s Campbell River campus expansion…

  • Feb 4, 2020

We need strong leaders in government and industry to salvage our forest industry

Re: The Fall of the Coastal Forest Industry A half year strike.…

  • Feb 3, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Cannabis challenges hurt B.C. economy

It’s a mishmash of rules for cannabis sales in B.C.’s municipalities

LETTER – Overcrowding at North Island Hospital campuses must be addressed

In January, Brampton declared a healthcare emergency calling on the Ontario government…

  • Jan 31, 2020

LETTER: We need to thank those who work in public education

Andrea Sinclair is president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils

  • Jan 29, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: New coronavirus outbreak an important reminder

Walking the line between cautious and alarmist

MIKE’S MUSINGS: Pretty good blast of snow, in more ways than one

This one’s for those who enjoyed and/or helped during last week’s snowfall instead of complaining

COLUMN: Governments should modernize their processes, get with the times for 2020

Laura Jones is the chief strategic officer at the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Jan 22, 2020