Opinion

BC VIEWS: Here’s to a year of working forests

2017 looks like a tough year for the B.C. forest industry, but at least the environmental attacks are waning

  • Jan 3rd, 2017

BC VIEWS: Horgan faces big test in 2017

Tom Fletcher's year-end interview with NDP leader John Horgan, on MSP premiums, the housing market and $10-a-day child care

  • Dec 21st, 2016

BC Views: Polluting the climate change debate

A fresh look at the obvious biases of climate change politics.

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      BC VIEWS: Vancouver’s ice follies entertain us

      Winter of ice and salt shortage takes Vancouver by storm, sparks debate about personal responsibility for snow clearing

      • Jan 10th, 2017

      BC VIEWS: Yes Justin, Canadian culture exists

      Justin Trudeau has declared Canada a 'post-national state' with no identity, beyond being nice to each other

      • Nov 15th, 2016

      BC VIEWS: A graveyard of political visions

      BC Liberals as cynical as ever, Greens and NDP target industry with endangered species legislation

      • Mar 21st, 2017

      BC VIEWS: Bonus baths for B.C. seniors

      Health Minister Terry Lake blames Ottawa for delay in increasing care home staff, but that doesn't add up

      BC VIEWS: Election budget sets the stage

      Youth in care, hiring teachers, mental health and drug addiction hot topics as legislature resumes

      • Feb 15th, 2017

      BC VIEWS: Fake news and the blood system

      Labour groups claim paid donations to supply plasma-derived drugs are a health hazard, but BC already uses them from the U.S.

      • Mar 7th, 2017

      BC VIEWS: Forest policies need to add up

      Log exports to China have surged along with lumber sales, which are far more valuable and keep sawmills going

      • Apr 4th, 2017

      BC VIEWS: Making health care ‘free’ again

      Premier Christy Clark and Finance Minister Mike de Jong said MSP premiums send an important signal. Not any more

      • Feb 28th, 2017

      BC VIEWS: Politicians can’t direct innovation

      Ottawa has more than 140 programs to encourage innovation, and B.C. is getting on the bandwagon

      • Mar 28th, 2017

      BC VIEWS: Voter’s guide to carbon taxes

      NDP's John Horgan has completed his transition to climate warrior, now that Justin Trudeau has made it mandatory

      • Feb 7th, 2017

      BC VIEWS: Zombie HST and other tax tales

      Could some version of the harmonized sales tax return to B.C.? If Christy Clark is re-elected, it's possible

      • Feb 21st, 2017

      ELECTION 2017: Trash talk doesn’t help lumber trade

      Christy Clark, John Horgan trade nonsense allegations on softwood battle

      John Horgan on trade, carbon tax and his energy plan

      A year-end interview with NDP leader John Horgan as he looks ahead to facing Premier Christy Clark in the 2017 election

      • Dec 22nd, 2015

      Cabinet rookies handed hot files

      Newcomers have some of the thorniest assignments in the B.C. government, and this is the time for unpopular moves

      Spring reminder about bears and trash in area

      The District of Hope did a terrific job last year in reducing attractants to wildlife

      • Feb 21st, 2013

      Hulk Horgan hides health hole in NDP platform

      NDP leader John Horgan's Irish bully routine can't conceal gap in plan to eliminate Medical Services Plan bills

      BC VIEWS: BC Liberals are bold as brass

      Christy Clark's now the one who's slowing down the carbon tax, while John Horgan wants to raise it and spend the money