Opinion

Forest policies need to add up

China is buying a lot more lumber than logs

April 6 – Letters to the editor

Opinions and ideas from around the area sent to us and shared with you.

  • Apr 13th, 2017

BC Green Party policy still in daycare

Extending kindergarten to four- and three-year-olds, free child care, paying parents to stay home adds up to a fantasy

  • Apr 11th, 2017

Chasing The Dream with Caleb Brown – April 6

Free Press adventure writer, Caleb Brown, exposes a new aspect of Fernie living, every week.

  • Apr 10th, 2017

March 30 – Letters to the editor

Opinions and ideas from around the area sent to us and shared with you.

  • Apr 6th, 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
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Easter around B.C.
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REPLAY: This week in B.C. in video
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Proposed legal-pot regime focused on protecting kids: Liberals
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Is online justice a practical reality?

Online small claim disputes could serve as a giant leap in efficiency for the judicial system, and I’m almost on board.

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

March 23 – Letters to the editor

Opinions and ideas from around the area emailed to us and shared with you.

  • Mar 28th, 2017

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

March 16 – Letters to the editor

Opinions and ideas from around the area, emailed to us and shared with you.

  • Mar 20th, 2017

March 9 – Letters to the editor

Opinions and ideas from around the area, emailed to us and shared with you.

  • Mar 15th, 2017

O’Leary is too interesting

One of this country’s proudest traditions is a long history of boring politics.

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

Volunteers step up to make Griz Days a success

Without volunteers, it would be nothing but chaos but we don’t see all the hard work that goes into the making of Griz Days.

March 2 – Letters to the editor

Opinions and ideas from around the area, emailed to us and shared with you.

  • Mar 8th, 2017

Full disclosure: I do not like adhering to bylaws

Bylaws are like that geeky, know-it-all classmate who demands the rest of the class stop talking so she can concentrate and get an A.

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

February 23 – Letters to the editor

Ideas and opinions from around the area, emailed to us and shared with you.

  • Mar 1st, 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