Opinion

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
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Protesters rally in Victoria against approved pipeline
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Top NHL prospects talk draft dreams

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.

Letter: Gwaii Trust change would sow division

A change of representation for the non-Haida communities of Gwaii Trust has…

  • Nov 5, 2018

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

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

Deer Gardener: Bulbs go boldly into winter

By Elaine Nyeholt Bulb time! I love bulbs. I think of each…

  • Nov 3, 2018

On the Wing: Wind, wave, and swell height

By Margo Hearne The winds of morning brought thousands of birds to…

  • Oct 31, 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

On the Wing: El Niño, La Niña and Crows

By Margo Hearne Is El Niño on its way? It is predicted…

  • Oct 25, 2018

Odds ‘n Sods: Scaring up costumes and a quicker council

By Elaine Nyeholt Spooky Halloween season is upon us once again. It…

  • Oct 24, 2018

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

Media myth of homeless victims offends those who know better

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

On the Wing: Night migration and crane colours

By Margo Hearne A small flock of White-fronted geese flew over this…

  • Oct 19, 2018