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B.C. VIEWS: Power politics wins over rational energy policy

B.C Hydro continues to face interference on rates

Untrending: More wisdom from the inbox

‘The death of long-form writing.’

  • Feb 17, 2019

Along the Fraser: When you know trees feel pain

‘Wounded trees don’t have to end up as stumps.’

  • Feb 16, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Time to listen to the doctors and legalize opioid drugs

Answer is the same as marijuana, get the criminal gangs out

MacDuff’s Call: What we can learn from ‘cell dad’

‘Negative impact on development of children from parents who spend too much time on smartphones.

  • Feb 9, 2019
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Wild and Immersive
Unveiling of Kwantlen art installation at Ruskin Dam
Variety telethon
West Coast kids learn about ocean safety

B.C. VIEWS: NDP government resumes taxing, spending to battle poverty

Legislature scandal, speculation tax distract from NDP agenda

Untrending: Decluttering your Facebook space

‘Changes to Your Member Lists.’

  • Feb 3, 2019

Being Young: Food brings people together

But how we consume food is changing.

  • Feb 2, 2019

Citizen’s Ink: Books are not clutter

‘They are humanity’s connective tissue.’

  • Feb 2, 2019

COLUMN: How you can get the government’s confidential stuff

The Abbotsford News’ handy guide to asking public bodies for their interesting information

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas splits legislature looting spree open

Long road to accountability began with MLA disclosures

On Community: Building bridges between business and non-profit sector

‘Let’s shake up the old way of doing business.’

  • Jan 27, 2019

MacDuff’s Call: ‘Beer was not a permissible expense’

‘Feeling sadness for legislative staff members.’

  • Jan 26, 2019

COLUMN: Four questions on the B.C. economy in 2019

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

  • Jan 20, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Fact-checking the NDP’s speculation tax on empty homes

Negative-option billing is still legal for governments

Untrending: From chaos to peace, decluttering 2019

Our challenge launches on Feb. 1

  • Jan 20, 2019

Being Young; Tackling the ‘second-week slump’

Defeating the slump is difficult.

  • Jan 19, 2019

Along the Fraser: A flawed made-in-B.C.-plan for wild salmon

‘The greatest value B.C. places on wild salmon is cultural.’

  • Jan 19, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Tracking propaganda around B.C.’s latest pipeline protest

‘Military invasion’ claims fly around the world in seconds