Opinion

Being Young: Concussions, not my idea of a good time

I had to get doctor’s notes excusing me from classes and from both of my jobs.

  • Mar 23, 2019

LETTER: ‘No discussion on protecting Thornhill aquifer’

‘Water is a priceless commodity.’

  • Mar 21, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s manufactured farmland crisis dies on the vine

Farmers no longer ‘persons’ to the Agricultural Land Commission

Letter: ‘Keep plastic out of our environment’

Editor, The News: Re: Single-use plastic bags more hygienic. I notice that…

  • Mar 14, 2019

Along the Fraser: B.C. Hydro’s ‘dirty little secret’

A fish ladder and sockeye hatchery could help build and sustain Alouette salmonids.

  • Mar 16, 2019

Untrending: Spring means Social Media Camp

Canada’s largest such conference.

  • Mar 16, 2019
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Construction near tent city
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RMMBA's first training session of season

LETTER: Single-use plastic bags more hygienic

Laundering increases cost of reusing cloth bags.

  • Mar 13, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Get up earlier, Americans control your clock too

B.C. must wait for Trump to decide on Daylight Saving Time

COLUMN: Think B.C.’s employer health tax doesn’t affect you? Think again

Richard Truscott with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business talks about the payroll tax

  • Mar 9, 2019

MacDuff’s Call: A voice of reason shines through

‘Settle your disputes by peaceful means only.’

  • Mar 9, 2019

Letter: We should thank B.C. Hydro crews

‘Crews are out there in the worst of weather.’

  • Mar 7, 2019

Letter: Justice, prison reform needed

‘Corrections’ is a misnomer.

  • Mar 7, 2019

COLUMN: National internet access plan needed in next federal budget

Garth Frizzell is a Councillor for the City of Prince George and Second Vice President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

  • Mar 6, 2019

LETTER: ‘Thank you, mayor, for getting rid of Maple Ridge tent city’

‘Some residents are afraid to walk their dogs.’

  • Mar 5, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killer whales are the new polar bears of politics

Dip in southern resident orca population one of many since 1970s

On Cooking: Eat your way through Portugal

Food is life in so many ways.

  • Mar 3, 2019

GUEST COLUMN: John Horgan has gone missing in U.S. lumber dispute

B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson questions payments to Washington governor

  • Mar 2, 2019

Citizen’s Ink: Shine a light into public offices

‘Politicians are only human.’

  • Mar 2, 2019

Letter: ‘Great job at camp on weekend’

‘Maple Ridge camp needs to be cleared and turned back into a park.’

  • Mar 1, 2019

COLUMN: This Pink Shirt Day, let’s stop with the slut-shaming

It’s the 21st century version of ‘witch,’ our columnist writes