Opinion

COLUMN: Higher tax bracket ‘a risky game’ in the 2020 B.C. budget

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

  • Mar 1, 2020

Let In The Light: Opening Myself to God in Lent

Rev. Yme Woensdregt The church has begun the season of Lent. It…

  • Feb 28, 2020

COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest

Longer, sunnier days are one of the reasons why March has the most avalanche fatalities

  • Feb 28, 2020
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Dr. Bonnie Henry given a Gitxsan name

Farm life: the little things, February

A monthly roundup of the little things in life.

COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

Our reactions to a forestry downturn reflect the past, not the present

B.C. VIEWS: Pipeline dispute highlights need for clarity

As the B.C. treaty process grinds on, uncertainty remains

COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest

Longer, sunnier days are one of the reasons why March has the most avalanche fatalities

  • Feb 21, 2020

The next Russo-Turkish War?

Gwynne Dyer Turkey has not won a war against Russia since the…

  • Feb 21, 2020

On Living Faithfully and Compassionately

Pictured above: Baptist ethicism David Gushee By Yme Woensdregt Almost 26 years…

  • Feb 21, 2020

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

Farm life: a day of good, clean Canadian fun

One of the perks of living on a farm is the opportunity…

B.C. VIEWS: Inaction on pipeline protests not a viable response

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

Letter to the Editor: MLA Shypitka responds to NDP minister’s childcare comments

In response to Minister Katrine Conroy’s Letter to the Editor dated January…

  • Feb 13, 2020

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

Fighting to prove serious injuries doesn’t help anybody

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

As delays continue, costs climb and confusion reigns

Heroes hold flickering candles

Yme Woensdregt Two years ago, on February 14, a gunman opened fire…

Farm life: making plans for this year’s garden

Companion planting, soil health, and keeping weeds at bay are on the top of the to-do list.

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

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

Letter to the Editor: Minister responds to Cranbrook childcare study

Parents throughout the province, and especially in smaller centres like Cranbrook, have…

  • Jan 30, 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