Opinion

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

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

Letters to the Editor

A reader writes to say that health care needs to remain public, not private

  • Dec 3, 2019

The Editor’s Desk: Letters to Santa

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

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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

Letters to the Editor

Readers write about the Poppy Campaign, the forest industry, millennials, and more

  • Nov 28, 2019

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

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

A Chinese Canadian Museum in B.C. is an idea whose time has come

‘The Chinese community is important to our collective history and our future’

  • Nov 19, 2019

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

BC VIEWS: Action needed on healthcare workplace violence

While we’ve been talking about it, the number of B.C. victims has only grown

  • Nov 17, 2019

The Editor’s Desk: Freedom of speech explained

Freedom of speech is still guaranteed, but it doesn’t mean freedom from consequences

B.C. VIEWS: Transportation options can be few

Frank Bucholtz is a columnist and former editor with Black Press Media

The importance of personal memory on Remembrance Day

‘Our interdisciplinary research leads us to explore how memory can provide a powerful tool’

  • Nov 9, 2019

Victoria Report: Ashcroft glass mosaics honour history through art

Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart says that mosaics are a unique expression of community and harmony

  • Nov 5, 2019

The Editor’s Desk: Too much Christmas

Think working in an all-Christmas, all the time store would be fun? Think again

B.C. VIEWS: Is your community ready for the dementia wave?

Experts warn that the number of people living with dementia could nearly double in the next decade

Letters to the Editor

Talk of Western separatism is fanning the flames, while war amputees pass the torch

  • Oct 30, 2019

The Editor’s Desk: Ghosties and ghoulies

For someone with a lifelong love of spooky things, Halloween is a highlight of the year