Opinion

Tlellagraph: No power, no problem

By Janet Rigg I’ve been out with a concussion for the past…

  • Dec 18, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Andrew Wilkinson on taxes, ICBC and union changes

Opposition leader sees unpredictable year ahead in 2019

On the Wing: Of treaties, feathers and shorebirds

By Margo Hearne It’s a blustery morning. The Green-winged Teal, which returned…

  • Dec 14, 2018
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On the Wing: Small birds and berries

By Margo Hearne Into the chill. The Christmas Bird Counts will be…

  • Dec 9, 2018

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

Tlellagraph: Community organizing, Tlell-style

By Janet Rigg Get ready folks, this is going to be newsy.…

  • Dec 5, 2018

On the Wing: Of falcons, gyres and sickles

By Margo Hearne We don’t often see a tussle between different species…

  • Dec 2, 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

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

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

Deer Gardener: Bracing for Christmas blooms

By Elaine Nyeholt Last week I had three people contact me for…

  • Nov 23, 2018

On the Wing: Owls among the seaweed drift

By Margo Hearne Dark-eyed Juncos are back at the feeder, Green-winged Teal…

  • Nov 23, 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

On the Wing: Arriving without fanfare in the high tide

By Margo Hearne As November rolls along we remember the birds of…

  • Nov 16, 2018

Tlellegraph: Montlellians to the core

By Janet Rigg Downtown Montreal to downtown Tlell. Nearly 13 years ago…

  • Nov 16, 2018

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

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

On the Wing: Living in chartless nothing

By Margo Hearne Juncos are back at the feeder, teal are in…

  • Nov 9, 2018

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.