Opinion

The Editor’s Desk: Christmas questions answered

Is the thought of another fraught family Christmas dinner getting you down? The answers are here!

The Editor’s Desk: The urge to create

Why do we devote so much time and effort to fleeting pleasures?

If you’re going to pull Baby It’s Cold Outside, pull these songs too, B.C. man writes

Parksville resident Bernie Smith points to other offensive holiday tunes

  • Dec 5, 2018

Victoria Report from Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart

Supports available to those in need in our community

  • Dec 4, 2018

Letters to the Editor

Readers write about some Christmas spirit, as well as help for cancer patients needing transport

  • Dec 4, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: The art of announcing things you haven’t done yet

Clinging to power, John Horgan and Andrew Weaver imagine a dynasty

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Christmas present from 1971 finally opened
Beams of light honour victims on Polytechnique anniversary
Mulroney fights tears in tribute to Bush
NHL approves Seattle expansion

The Editor’s Desk: Winter driving wonderland

How good and responsible a winter driver are you? Take this quiz and find out!

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas demonstrates his character again

B.C. legislature speaker’s latest self-serving move is incredible

The Editor’s Desk: A trip back in time

A photograph from the distant past conjures up memories.

Letters to the Editor

A reader writes about Remembrance Day

  • Nov 20, 2018

COLUMN: Higher interest rates will slow B.C. economy after ‘unusually robust’ show

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

  • Nov 20, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Setting speed limits in a post-fact political environment

Media prefer ‘speed kills’ narrative, even when it fails to appear

Social media leaves anyone with an opinion vulnerable to scorched-earth attacks

Demonize and dog-pile. If you disagree with me, you are not only wrong, you are evil. The enemy…

  • Nov 15, 2018

The Editor’s Desk: Mom, what’s a cheque?

Random thoughts on archaic items, chaotic debates, and respecting Remembrance Day

Letters to the Editor: Ashcroft recognizes importance of women in politics

Grateful to live in a community that cares about its people

  • Nov 15, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Seniors home worker discrimination finally ending

Health Minister Adrian Dix righting a serious wrong

Wolf: Keeping score is part of life

Fun is always paramount in youth sports - but winning and losing provide valuable lessons

Proposed law could treat serious offenders lightly

If Bill C-75 passes in its present form, criminals of various kinds will almost certainly be heartened and emboldened by the prospect of lighter penalties.

Victoria Report: Local representation could be lost

Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart says local connections could be lost with switch to PR

  • Nov 7, 2018

The Editor’s Desk: Sixpence on the meter

Avoiding ‘fossilisation’ when it comes to literary works is a difficult task