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The Editor’s Desk: Cold enough for you?

It’s one thing to read about extreme cold temperatures, and it’s another to get a taste of them

B.C. VIEWS: Finding hope for B.C.’s salmon

Is enough being done to save the iconic species?

The Editor’s Desk: We all have to do more

As wildfires rage in Australia, we have to ask what we can do to prevent them, and then do it

B.C. VIEWS: Magnetic interest in latest property prices

In recent years, property owners have pored over assessments much more closely

Victoria Report: A look back as we look forward

Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart reflects on 2019, and looks ahead to the New Year

  • Dec 30, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: A toast to civil debate in the new year

Not only is name calling juvenile, it is unproductive

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The Editor’s Desk: Boxing Day bliss

In many ways, Boxing Day is even better than Christmas Day: all the fun, none of the stress

B.C. VIEWS: An unpredictable year ahead

B.C. economy continues to do well generally, with low unemployment rates and good job creation numbers

The Editor’s Desk: A simple Christmas pleasure

The CP Holiday Train brings much more than food bank donations: it also brings beauty and happiness

B.C. VIEWS: Hunger does not end with the season

Despite innovations in food distribution, the need is still there in B.C. communities

Victoria Report: Reasons to give a helping hand this holiday season

Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart writes about the joy of giving

  • Dec 10, 2019

The Editor’s Desk: The best Christmas Carol?

It isn’t the best, but the Rich Little version of Dickens’s story is a favourite

COLUMN: Avoid the online temptation and buy local

Muriel Protzer is a policy analyst with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Dec 10, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: An engine that hums right along

First Nations are leading a new surge of investment in B.C.

The Editor’s Desk: Letters to Santa

There’s much to enjoy in what children write to the jolly old elf

COLUMN: B.C.’s biggest economic and business stories of 2019

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

  • Dec 2, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Don’t let anger over homelessness get in the way

Frustration in B.C. grows as the problem persists

  • Dec 1, 2019

The Editor’s Desk: ‘Tis almost the season

Get ready for the onslaught of Christmas music, decorations, lights, and more

B.C. VIEWS: Regulating fuel prices not a new idea

Fuel prices seem to remain stubbornly high in many places of B.C.

The Editor’s Desk: Ease off on millennials

The younger generation will be the ones cleaning up the mess they’ve inherited from the older one