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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

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Rare footage of grizzly bears fighting on B.C. highway
Trudeau sets sights on tighter gun controls, Scheer talks health spending and Singh talks Trudeau
Peaceful party for revelers near Area 51 in Nevada
Climate change protests across B.C.

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

OPINION: Wading through the PR tsunami post-pipeline approval

Those who hate the pipeline, hate Trudeau’s decision – those who hate Trudeau, still hate him

The Editor’s Desk: The joy (?) of flying

Air travel was once glamorous and enjoyable. What happened?

B.C. VIEWS: When farmland protection doesn’t protect farmers

Secondary residences aren’t mansions, families tell Lana Popham

This is our generation’s opportunity to create an industry for B.C.: LNG Alliance

CEO says much of the work has already been awarded to First Nations

  • Jun 13, 2019

Victoria Report: Reconnecting after a busy Legislative session

Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart reflects on the session that is now winding down

  • Jun 11, 2019

The Editor’s Desk: Out of pocket(s)

The connection between pockets and purses explained.