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‘It only lacks your presence’: truth, art, words and the legacy of Gord Downie

The Tragically Hip frontman died Tuesday night

The Editor’s Desk: Moviemaking magic

The editor seizes the chance to get behind-the-scenes during a movie shoot in town.

B.C. VIEWS: Salmon farm smear campaign sinks

John Horgan, Lana Popham have to face reality now

The Editor’s Desk: Leave those leaves

And of course it’s not too early to put up Halloween decorations.

NDP budget doesn’t work for all

There’s much spending, but little job creation

  • Oct 10th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Getting past the homeless rhetoric

Politicians treat citizens protecting neighbourhoods as the problem

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BC Storm: Rain causes flooding in Metro Vancouver, turns to snow in Whistler
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Tearful Trudeau: Canada 'less as a country without Gord Downie'
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Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie dead at 53
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Kingcome, B.C. experiencing flooding

     

    The Editor’s Desk: The best place on earth

    A former Journal editor reflects on the charms of the town he once called home.

    Still figuring out how to communicate in a changing world

    There are a lot of ways to get news these days; you just have to be careful where it comes from.

    • Oct 5th, 2017

    B.C. VIEWS: Fanning fear of fire and flood

    Here’s real evidence for our record wildfire season

    B.C. VIEWS: Politicians loot public treasury

    John Horgan’s sudden reversal puts parties on welfare

    The Editor’s Desk: Random musings

    During a 920 km round trip, there’s lot of time to ponder all sorts of things.

    B.C. VIEWS: Plucking the golden goose

    B.C. NDP, federal Liberals raise high-earner income tax to 50%

    The Editor’s Desk: Don’t be afraid to have fun

    We’ve all been through a lot this summer; but it’s okay to go out and enjoy yourself.

    BC VIEWS: Little integrity left to protect

    Darryl Plecas taints an already shabby B.C. political scene

    The Editor’s Desk: Back to school buying blues

    The annual back to school buying frenzy is something this writer does not miss at all.

    Indigenous bureaucracy grows again

    B.C. offers stalled development, gambling money

    Help available for wildfire victims

    Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart says there is assistance for those affected by wildfires.

    • Aug 29th, 2017

    The Editor’s Desk: The summer that time forgot

    The wildfires have been devastating: but we can, and will, survive.

    B.C’s highway rest areas are a disgrace

    I’ve got a job that should be top priority for our new Highways minister

    No easy answers in ICBC mess

    David Eby blames problems that have already been fixed