Opinion

COLUMN: Dickens, Scrooge and the message of A Christmas Carol

Imagining a meeting between the author and the main character of a well-loved story, 175 years later

B.C. VIEWS: Andrew Wilkinson on taxes, ICBC and union changes

Opposition leader sees unpredictable year ahead in 2019

Letter: With Greyhound cuts, cancer care still available for rural residents

Editor, In light of the Greyhound bus lines reducing service in British…

  • Dec 13, 2018
video
Day 2 of the 2019 Chainsaw Carving Competition in Hope
Frustrations boil at Coffee with a Cop event in Hope
Hope B.C.'s 2019 Chainsaw Carving Competition
Hope Curling Club celebrates 60 years on the links

Letter: It’s do or die time for humans to change their climate ways

Editor, The latest scientific predictions on the climate crisis paint a bleak…

  • Dec 9, 2018

Hope Secondary School Grade 9 Slam Poetry: Seven

Counting down the days till he dies, My dog Seven, Can’t hear,…

  • Dec 9, 2018

Letter: Community owes ‘local posties’ solidarity after back-to-work legislation

Editor, A few years back, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that…

  • Dec 8, 2018

If you’re going to pull Baby It’s Cold Outside, pull these songs too, B.C. man writes

Parksville resident Bernie Smith points to other offensive holiday tunes

  • Dec 5, 2018

Editorial: Violence against homeless man hits close to home

A few weeks ago, a man who is sleeping rough at the…

B.C. VIEWS: The art of announcing things you haven’t done yet

Clinging to power, John Horgan and Andrew Weaver imagine a dynasty

Hope Secondary School Grade 9 slam poetry: Alcoholics

For her, it started at home. The empty bottles, the stench of…

  • Dec 1, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas demonstrates his character again

B.C. legislature speaker’s latest self-serving move is incredible

Hope Secondary Grade 9 slam poetry: Family

Is your family big? Like my family? Well maybe but… There’s something…

  • Nov 25, 2018

Letter: Is this living?

Editor, The fentanyl crisis is only a way we can stop the…

LETTER: Discrimination at Chilliwack Library not new

First Nations man says he too has experienced racism at library

  • Nov 22, 2018

Rock Hutsul’s tips on how to save for your child’s education, no matter what income you are at

Options aplenty for parents wanting to avoid ‘home colleging’, from RESPs to Canada Learning Bonds to bursaries

  • Nov 21, 2018

COLUMN: Higher interest rates will slow B.C. economy after ‘unusually robust’ show

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

  • Nov 20, 2018

Letter: Treatment Indigenous man faced at Chilliwack Library was ignorant, arrogant

Editor, I feel that the library incident that Mike Wilson suffered last…

  • Nov 19, 2018

Accidental victims

What happens when the authorities think you’re homeless and you’re not?

B.C. VIEWS: Setting speed limits in a post-fact political environment

Media prefer ‘speed kills’ narrative, even when it fails to appear

Social media leaves anyone with an opinion vulnerable to scorched-earth attacks

Demonize and dog-pile. If you disagree with me, you are not only wrong, you are evil. The enemy…

  • Nov 15, 2018