Opinion

Letters to the Editor

Readers write about poverty, celebrating a life, and the Ashcroft firefighters

  • Dec 17, 2019

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

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DNA tests make fun holiday gifts, but beware of the hype

Whether interested in your health or your ancestors, it is important to understand how these tests work

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.

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

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