Opinion

COLUMN: Changes in the ER wait room may be causing more grief than good

Staff “grimaced, muttered, rolled their eyes and faked smiles as they negotiated the choke point”

B.C. VIEWS: Is the NDP giving away our natural gas reserves?

Andrew Weaver again denounces the government he put in power

COLUMN: Making the call to cut the cord

Cost of a keeping a landline makes little sense in 2019

  • Mar 27, 2019
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No crackers for quackers!
Practice makes perfect
No chance at parole for 50 years for Calgary double killer
Climber attempts to scale Eiffel Tower in Paris

COLUMN: Smart phone too powerful a tool to yank from students’ hands

Rather than ban them from schools, let’s teach kids to harness their phone’s power and use it properly

  • Mar 25, 2019

Dying of embarrassment: Asking for a Naloxone kit in a small B.C. town

Naloxone is free for everyone, amid an opioid overdose epidemic killing thousands

B.C. VIEWS: The hijacking of our education system gathers speed

Children taught to strike and shout fringe far-left demands

Don’t be afraid to share pictures of your children

I would argue sharing photos of children does more good than harm for them and the community

Letter: Chilliwack grad says modesty doesn’t protect girls from assault

Sardis alumni was ‘catcalled, harassed, and groped by my male classmates’ despite modest clothing

  • Mar 18, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s manufactured farmland crisis dies on the vine

Farmers no longer ‘persons’ to the Agricultural Land Commission

Chilliwack music graduate speaks out about KPU cuts

Sterkenburg: Thankful for voices across our continent who have cried out in shock at this news

B.C. VIEWS: Get up earlier, Americans control your clock too

B.C. must wait for Trump to decide on Daylight Saving Time

COLUMN: Think B.C.’s employer health tax doesn’t affect you? Think again

Richard Truscott with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business talks about the payroll tax

  • Mar 9, 2019

COLUMN: There isn’t a better teacher than the arts

‘It shows kids that we value those who practise the arts, who act, dance, draw, and cook.’

COLUMN: National internet access plan needed in next federal budget

Garth Frizzell is a Councillor for the City of Prince George and Second Vice President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

  • Mar 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killer whales are the new polar bears of politics

Dip in southern resident orca population one of many since 1970s

GUEST COLUMN: John Horgan has gone missing in U.S. lumber dispute

B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson questions payments to Washington governor

  • Mar 2, 2019

One chapter ends, another set to begin

Looking back at a life in journalism

COLUMN: This Pink Shirt Day, let’s stop with the slut-shaming

It’s the 21st century version of ‘witch,’ our columnist writes

B.C. VIEWS: NDP moving to massive expansion of nanny state

$10-a-day daycare, tax subsidy for parents at heart of poverty plan

The Earring Man

My father makes earrings from rocks. He has a philosophy about it,…

  • Feb 17, 2019