Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: We can’t ignore the little things, lest they grow into a pandemic

COVID-19 can help us prepare for the major pandemic experts say is still to come

LETTER: Maybe expanding Highway 1 isn’t the smartest solution

Editor: In your recent Op-Ed from CEO Dave Earl of the BC…

COLUMN: Higher tax bracket ‘a risky game’ in the 2020 B.C. budget

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Mar 1, 2020
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Raw footage of May 31 cabin fire in Spuzzum
Man catches bald eagle from water in Kootenay lake
No new COVID-19 cases related to BLM protests
Slow-mo video captures eagle hunting for fish in B.C.

EDITORIAL: Fraser Health needs to be transparent to fight coronavirus panic

Fraser Health and other authorities are not helping by being vague in recent communications

  • Feb 26, 2020

COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

Our reactions to a forestry downturn reflect the past, not the present

B.C. VIEWS: Pipeline dispute highlights need for clarity

As the B.C. treaty process grinds on, uncertainty remains

COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest

Longer, sunnier days are one of the reasons why March has the most avalanche fatalities

  • Feb 21, 2020

COLUMN: Not an expert on First Nations government structures? Then maybe you should calm down

Consider your knowledge about First Nations governance structures before getting really, really mad

LETTER: Glad to see changes finally coming to insurance corporation

Editor: BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson has been everywhere these last few…

  • Feb 18, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Inaction on pipeline protests not a viable response

Columnist Frank Bucholtz on how the Coastal GasLink pipeline dispute got so bad

COLUMN: Models of care have varied greatly between ICBC and WorkSafe

Fighting to prove serious injuries doesn’t help anybody

LETTER: Time to read up on BC Housing strategies

Editor: I read your article in the Hope Standard regarding the BC…

  • Feb 9, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: The glacial pace of resource development

As delays continue, costs climb and confusion reigns

LETTER: Treacherous Hemlock Valley Rd. negligence could someday be fatal

Government silence is equal to outrageous indifference, writes Aaron Nielsen

LETTER: Newspaper keeps her in touch with community

Editor: Not everyone in Hope is on Facebook. For that reason, I…

  • Feb 4, 2020

LETTER: Encounter with homeless man a positive thing

Editor: A few days ago I was walking down Wallace Street. I…

  • Feb 4, 2020

Letter: Ministers of Hope come together in support of housing project for homeless

Editor: As members of the Hope Ministerial Committee we are writing to…

  • Feb 3, 2020

Letter: Step up and help Legion with vandalism repairs

Editor: After reading your story about the vandalism I was angry and…

  • Feb 3, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Cannabis challenges hurt B.C. economy

It’s a mishmash of rules for cannabis sales in B.C.’s municipalities

LETTER: We need to thank those who work in public education

Andrea Sinclair is president of the BC Parent Advisory Councils

  • Jan 29, 2020