Opinion

ELECTION 2017: This is your election on TV

Campaigns are no time to discuss serious issues

Can we get ‘big money’ out of B.C. politics?

Christy Clark’s money machine, third parties roll on

ELECTION 2017: Unstable minority unlikely to last

Greens’ Andrew Weaver will want to see carbon tax increased

Getting ‘big money’ out of B.C. politics

It’s not as simple as banning corporate, union donations

Getting ‘big money’ out of B.C. politics

It’s not as simple as banning corporate, union donations

ELECTION 2017: Trash talk doesn’t help lumber trade

Christy Clark, John Horgan trade nonsense allegations on softwood battle

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Hulk Horgan hides health hole in NDP platform

NDP leader John Horgan's Irish bully routine can't conceal gap in plan to eliminate Medical Services Plan bills

BC VIEWS: BC Liberals are bold as brass

Christy Clark's now the one who's slowing down the carbon tax, while John Horgan wants to raise it and spend the money

BC Green Party policy still in daycare

Extending kindergarten to four- and three-year-olds, free child care, paying parents to stay home adds up to a fantasy

  • Apr 11th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Forest policies need to add up

Log exports to China have surged along with lumber sales, which are far more valuable and keep sawmills going

  • Apr 4th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Politicians can’t direct innovation

Ottawa has more than 140 programs to encourage innovation, and B.C. is getting on the bandwagon

  • Mar 28th, 2017

BC VIEWS: A graveyard of political visions

BC Liberals as cynical as ever, Greens and NDP target industry with endangered species legislation

  • Mar 21st, 2017

BC VIEWS: Bonus baths for B.C. seniors

Health Minister Terry Lake blames Ottawa for delay in increasing care home staff, but that doesn't add up

BC VIEWS: Fake news and the blood system

Labour groups claim paid donations to supply plasma-derived drugs are a health hazard, but BC already uses them from the U.S.

  • Mar 7th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Making health care ‘free’ again

Premier Christy Clark and Finance Minister Mike de Jong said MSP premiums send an important signal. Not any more

  • Feb 28th, 2017

Leave the beautiful Tow Hill Road as it is

Tow Hill Beach with the Fairy-tale Forest are priceless jewels in the glistening crown of Haida Gwaii.

  • Feb 24th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Zombie HST and other tax tales

Could some version of the harmonized sales tax return to B.C.? If Christy Clark is re-elected, it's possible

  • Feb 21st, 2017

BC VIEWS: Election budget sets the stage

Youth in care, hiring teachers, mental health and drug addiction hot topics as legislature resumes

  • Feb 15th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Voter’s guide to carbon taxes

NDP's John Horgan has completed his transition to climate warrior, now that Justin Trudeau has made it mandatory

  • Feb 7th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Clark’s ‘jobs plan’ spins faster

Premier Christy Clark's signature marketing vehicle steers toward technology and 'climate action' jobs, yet to be defined

  • Jan 31st, 2017