Opinion

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LETTER: Trump in Canada?

Editor: What’s with the guy with the Trump signs on his lawn?…

One Hope resident is calling on Mayor and council to designate indoor spaces for seniors to meet safely this winter, during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. (Besnopile/Pixabay photo)

LETTER: Need for meeting space for Hope seniors, as COVID and winter is upon us

Editor: The tragedy of the COVID virus has been well documented, however,…

  • Oct 18, 2020

Community news, what does it mean to you?

“Democracy dies in darkness.” “The pen is mightier than the sword.” “First…

OPINION: Why trade restrictions must be eliminated during 2nd wave of COVID-19

Nearly 100 countries enacted temporary restrictions or bans on the export of medical products this year

  • Oct 8, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: Life with cerebral palsy full of triumph and tribulations

Tuesday, Oct. 6 is World Cerebral Palsy Day

  • Oct 6, 2020

FINLAYSON: COVID-related job losses concentrated in urban areas… especially Metro Vancouver

The biggest job losses, in absolute terms, have been in Metro Vancouver

  • Sep 30, 2020
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OPINION: Stop telling students to study STEM over humanities for post-COVID world

‘Humanities play an essential role in aspects of global competence which have not been the focus of the STEM’

ZYTARUK: Fleecing students at U. of Fees

Students are forced to pay a scandalous heap of mandatory fees on top of their tuition

  • Sep 28, 2020

COLUMN: We don’t need an election. But it’s 2020, so we’ll probably get one anyways.

There are only selfish reasons for the NDP to trigger an election this fall

FINLAYSON: A Labour Day snapshot of the B.C. job market

From following health advice and ‘doing no harm,’ to not hiking fees – one business expert has a number of suggestions

  • Sep 10, 2020

OPINION: Parents reminded to stay calm behind wheel as school starts

Stressful pandemic situation could exacerbate traffic issues, says BCAA

LETTER: Longtime Hope company, developing gravel pit, supports our community

Letter writer in support of Emil Anderson Construction’s plans for a gravel pit in Silver Creek

  • Sep 6, 2020

OPINION: Let’s celebrate working people — and work together for a fairer B.C.

‘This year has reminded us all of just how utterly and completely our province relies on working people’

  • Sep 6, 2020

LETTER: Pandemic shines a light on ‘chronic underfunding’ of B.C.’s parks

Editor: The current health pandemic has shone a light on the cracks…

  • Sep 5, 2020

MLA’s view: Back-to-school season, in unfamiliar times

For parents, students, and teachers across the province, September is synonymous with…

  • Sep 5, 2020

LETTER: District should move on cleaning up ‘eyesore’ at entrance to Hope

Editor: For the tourists travelling through Hope, this location either is the…

  • Aug 22, 2020

Overheard online: Your response to Hope’s first John Rambo carving

Hope’s newest chainsaw carving, a lifelike John Rambo in the well-known pose…

How to help your child cope with the transition back to school during COVID-19

Experts say listening and validating your child’s fears is key

FINLAYSON: Next 6-12 months not the time for government to hike taxes

From following health advice and ‘doing no harm,’ to not hiking fees – one business expert has a number of suggestions

  • Aug 17, 2020

B.C.’s steelhead need our support: Fraser-Nicola MLA

Conservation of our natural wildlife is an important factor in keeping British…

  • Aug 10, 2020