Opinion

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

Web poll: Is the lack of new oil pipeline capacity in Canada a crisis?

New poll suggests two-thirds do.

  • Jan 16, 2019

Letter: Almost all work of stream monitoring downloaded

‘We need an open door of communications on all streams in our area.’

  • Jan 18, 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
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Letter: ‘Support those struggling with addictions’

Why can’t our city and council have caring approach?

  • Jan 15, 2019

Letter: Any signs of fences for train whistles?

‘Skeptical that all will be completed in the next few months.’

  • Jan 14, 2019

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

‘Military invasion’ claims fly around the world in seconds

MacDuff’s Call: Protecting the ‘Heart of the Fraser’

Department of Fisheries and Oceans ordered owners of two islands to take corrective measures.

  • Jan 12, 2019

LETTER: Andrew Wilkinson says B.C. minister’s pipeline protest visit a bridge too far

Premier John Horgan should remove Doug Donaldson from cabinet, opposition leader says

  • Jan 10, 2019

News Views: The moralist

Maple Ridge doesn’t want any more low-barrier shelter beds.

  • Jan 10, 2019

COLUMN: Why must people talk on the phone while on the toilet?

Taking care of business is no one’s business but your own

Letter: Trains keep blowing their whistles in Maple Ridge

City embarked on train whistle cessation program

Letter: ‘I had to limit hospice visits because of parking fees’

‘Losing a loved one is a difficult time enough’

  • Jan 7, 2019

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

Province surrenders salmon farms without scientific basis

Citizen’s Ink: Searching for hope in the new year

I hope a federal election will involve meaningful discussions.

  • Jan 5, 2019

OPINION: What’s Your Generosity Story?

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

  • Jan 4, 2019

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

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