Opinion

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

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B.C. VIEWS: Going back to the disco era of labour relations

NDP may remove restrictions on school strikes, union sign-ups

The Editor’s Desk: Lost in translation

Is it really necessary to translate British words to American ones for a U.S. audience?

Victoria Report: Back in local communities

Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart recently toured the riding and met with constituents.

  • Nov 2, 2018

Letters to the Editor

Readers write about Steelhead fishery, local politics

  • Nov 1, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: The conquest of rural B.C. nears completion

Chapter three: control MLA selection from party headquarters

GUEST COLUMN: Proportional representation curbs extremist movements

Pioneer of B.C. electoral reform argues for yes vote in referendum

  • Oct 27, 2018

Letters to the Editor

Readers write about the recent election, and clarification about the Chinese Cemetery.

  • Oct 25, 2018

The Editor’s Desk: Trick-or-treat time

A handy guide to gauging your Halloween spirit.

B.C. VIEWS: Residents have had enough of catering to squatters

Media myth of homeless victims offends those who know better

LETTER: Writer prefers proportional representation system

‘One more step along the path toward more representatives and better-functioning governments.’

  • Oct 21, 2018

GUEST COLUMN: B.C.’s proportional representation vote is dishonest, misleading

Veteran of 2005 Citizens’ Assembly urges rejection of new voting systems

  • Oct 21, 2018

LETTER: Communities in Bloom judges erred in their comments

Rotary and Lions clubs, not Ashcroft CiB, did the work on Chinese Cemetery

  • Oct 21, 2018

EDITORIAL: Halloween is coming, so be scared, but be safe

Parents and motorists have a huge responsibility on Halloween night

GUEST COLUMN: A better way to manage B.C.’s public construction

Claire Trevena responds to Andrew Wilkinson on NDP union policy

  • Oct 14, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Cast your municipal vote for sanity on homelessness

Thousands on waiting list while anti-capitalist bullies get priority

GUEST COLUMN: B.C.’s union-only construction plan doesn’t benefit communities

B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson calls it payoff to NDP supporters

  • Oct 13, 2018

Writer concerned about Proportional Representation set-up

Huge ridings will give large urban communities advantage over smaller rural ridings

  • Oct 13, 2018