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The Editor’s Desk: Back to school daze

Looking ahead to a new school year, from a variety of perspectives

B.C. VIEWS: Log exports and my other errors so far in 2019

Plastic bags, legislature overspending turn out differently

The Editor’s Desk: There’s no right to know

Think you have a right to know all about the recent police manhunt? Think again

B.C. VIEWS: Sawmill struggles as NDP boosts northwest log exports

Skeena Sawmills comeback threatened by B.C. government

OPINION: Why is the B.C. NDP government abandoning pensioners?

Michael Powell is the president of the Canadian Federation of Pensioners

  • Aug 8, 2019

COLUMN: Business owners hand B.C. government another dismal grade, CFIB says

CFIB wants policy makers to take three simple steps in order to improve their grade

  • Aug 6, 2019
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Footage of racist confrontation in Richmond circulates on social media
Trudeau arrives in Biarritz, France for the G7 summit
Climate change caused significant drop in wild Pacific salmon stocks: report
An epic cycle in honour of her mother

The Editor’s Desk: Armchair experts not wanted

In the wake of the disappearance of two teens wanted for murder, lots of people are expert trackers

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians grasp at straws, avoid climate policy reality

It doesn’t matter what parties offer in the fall Canadian election

The Editor’s Desk: An early start to the silly season

It looks as if we’re headed for a long August, as the silly season got going early this year

The Editor’s Desk: Saving a bit of history

The Journal is proud to have played a part in preserving a piece of local history

B.C. VIEWS: NDP pushes ahead with Crown forest redistribution

This isn’t the time for a radical Indigenous rights agenda

The Editor’s Desk: What, me sad?

The announcement that Mad Magazine is shutting down marks the end of an era

B.C. VIEWS: Will the NDP lose money selling marijuana?

Government monopoly sounds great, if you work there

COLUMN: B.C. must find new ways to grow economy as housing market unfurls

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

  • Jul 12, 2019

The Editor’s Desk: Can’t you read the sign?

Pop quiz: If a road sign says STREET CLOSED, do you obey it or do what you want?

GUEST COLUMN: Condemning caribou to extinction in B.C.

Province’s two-year moratorium on new mining, logging not enough

  • Jul 8, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killing B.C. industries won’t save the caribou

Herds dwindling across Canada, with or without logging

The Editor’s Desk: Hot diggety dog (not)

Running out of free hot dogs isn’t cause for complaint

The Editor’s Desk: I’d love to be laughed at

Given the choice of being laughed at or being killed, the answer is a pretty simple one

COLUMN: Clearcutting B.C.’s last old-growth leaves all of us poorer, forever

Jens Wieting of Sierra Club BC responds to columns by Tom Fletcher and David Elstone

  • Jun 24, 2019