Opinion

COLUMN: Catching CERB fraud in the act a lesson in staying secure

With new scams and internet fraud constantly a threat, it’s important to stay on top of accounts

LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

One reader wants the province to create a more inclusive name for B.C.

  • Jul 20, 2020

LETTER: Kudos to Koot for bear rescues amid COVID-19 pandemic

Editor: Kudos to Lydia Koot, a humble, long time resident of Hope…

  • Jul 18, 2020

LETTER: Hope speed demons could prove deadly

Editor: I walk round Hope almost daily. The end of my walk…

  • Jul 13, 2020

COLUMN: Some more appropriate names for Washington NFL team

Finally, Washington’s NFL team would have a name everyone could cheer with pride

MLA’s View: Phase 3 brings tourists, and some worry for rural towns

Some good news is on the way as the province has officially…

  • Jul 2, 2020
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Reporter’s View: Licence plate hate, on the rise, even in Hope

The other day I was subjected to a phenomenon that has gained…

Letter: William Tell Overture rings out over Kawkawa Lake

Editor: Thank you to Mr. Stevens, who lives on the shores of…

  • Jun 29, 2020

LETTER: Few masks on in Hope store a worry

Editor: I have never written a letter to the editor before, but…

  • Jun 28, 2020

COLUMN: Connections – A lifeline for Hope’s seniors

Stay home. Avoid gatherings. Keep your social distance. These are the watchwords…

Finlayson: B.C.’s economy devastated by pandemic – and the measures taken to contain it

‘Policy-makers should be acutely sensitive to the financial health of the overall business sector’

  • Jun 24, 2020

Police should not have access to data from coronavirus contact tracing apps

‘This is not the first time that public health, privacy and law enforcement have collided’

  • Jun 24, 2020

COLUMN: I sneezed, I coughed, so I got tested for COVID-19

Accessing a swab test is easy these days, but the actual test can more than a little daunting

COLUMN: Fraser Valley lawyers warn ‘numerous criminal matters dangle on the precipice of oblivion’

Letter signed by 20 defence lawyers to provincial government says COVID-19 court delays need to end

COLUMN: Why you probably agree with the Black Lives Matter slogan, even if you think you don’t

‘Systemic racism’ isn’t complicated. It means a child’s skin colour affects their likelihood to prosper.

COLUMN: B.C.’s labour minister should look at COVID-19 financial carnage amid minimum wage increase

The timing couldn’t be worse for any government decision that drives up costs for business, writes Jock Finlayson

  • May 28, 2020

COLUMN: Canada needs to remember rural communities as thoughts turn to pandemic recovery

Small towns often rely on tourism, which has been decimated by COVID-19

  • May 28, 2020

Reporter’s View: Signs of life in Hope’s hub for local independent business

After a relatively desolate few weeks, signs of life are popping up…

GUEST COLUMN: B.C. COVID-19 survey brings answers closer

275,000 responses so far, broader health information helps

  • May 22, 2020

LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’

Seabridge Gold’s KSM project did incorporate independent and peer-reviewed science

  • May 19, 2020