Opinion

BC VIEWS: Big Brother’s coming to city hall

Premier Christy Clark and minister Peter Fassbender turn their attention to CUPE contracts, police wages and city hall executive pay

BC VIEWS: How not to run your city

Stunts and waste by Victoria councillors obscure a more serious matter, the influence of CUPE on municipal bargaining

BC VIEWS: The state rescues your retirement (with VIDEO)

Liberals' expansion of Canada Pension Plan is modest, but it comes at a price and discourages individual responsibility

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          BC VIEWS: BC promotes poverty and crime

          Premier Christy Clark will likely make poverty and housing an election issue, but her government's approach is flawed

          Exclusive op-ed: Outgoing head of B.C.’s civilian-led police watchdog asks for more support

          Richard Rosenthal, who ends his term as the head of the Independent Investigations Office next week, has this message for government.

          • Sep 2nd, 2016

          BC VIEWS: The roots of our ‘homeless’ crisis

          It's an epidemic of 'mental health and addictions,' says housing minister Rich Coleman, not just bad behaviour in a welfare state

          BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planet

          Premier Christy Clark isn't going into next year's election with a promise to jack up Canada's only significant carbon tax

          BC VIEWS: Premier Red Green’s fast fixes

          Premier Christy Clark has pulled out the duct tape to fix up rural schools, school buses and the minimum wage

          BC VIEWS: Missing women inquiry pre-determined

          Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett's position boils down to blaming racist, indifferent cops

          BC VIEWS: Real estate tax increases windfall

          Finance Minister Mike de Jong found an extra half billion from property transfer tax last year, with much more to come

          LETTER: U.S. foundations protecting salmon

          Representative of Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation says it doesn't support efforts to stop oil and gas development

          • Jul 28th, 2016

          BC VIEWS: Housing ‘crisis’ decades in the making

          Expo 86, and later the Vancouver Olympics, were designed to put B.C. and Vancouver on the world map

          BC VIEWS: Tree-spikers cling to Lelu Island

          Who's behind Prince Rupert anti-LNG protest camp? A father, his son, and their U.S. foundation backers [WITH VIDEO]

          BC VIEWS: The great campground crisis explained

          Are commercial operators scalping public campsites to foreign tourists and leaving B.C. folks out in the cold? Not exactly.

          BC VIEWS: Politicians herded on housing

          Justin Trudeau's new housing minister resumes the Liberal Ottawa tradition of meddling in provincial jurisdiction

          BC VIEWS: Heavy weather events aren’t new

          Premier Christy Clark exploits another natural disaster, this time the latest flood damage to northeast B.C.

          Biosolids recycling a concern for citizens

          More on the potential 'Clean Technology' facility for Hope

          • Jun 23rd, 2016

          ZYTARUK: What to do this summer? Maybe jump into Tomslake…

          Do the folks in Katz get along with the folks in Dog Creek?

          • Jun 22nd, 2016

          BC VIEWS: Decoding politically correct terms

          What does 'progressive' mean these days? How about 'inequality' or 'social justice'?

          • Jun 18th, 2016

          BC VIEWS: The shape of an NDP government

          John Horgan has confirmed the party's position on restricting political donations, bringing in real estate speculation tax