Opinion

Op-ed: Green refineries better alternative than tankers

David Black, majority owner of Black Press Group Ltd., writes about air quality, ocean health and speedy spill clean-up

  • Nov 9th, 2016

BC VIEWS: Coastal protection isn’t a pipeline issue

Kinder Morgan oilsands expansion would put another 420 ships on the water a year, out of 6,200 passing through Port of Vancouver

  • Nov 8th, 2016

BC VIEWS: Racial prejudice in modern B.C.

A racist tirade caught on video illustrates a stubborn streak of ignorance, where many people don't know what 'Indian' actually means

  • Nov 1st, 2016
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Elk Valley Thrift Shop Society opens new doors
    Investigators hone in on timeline of deadly ammonia leak in Fernie
      Teck Coal pleads guilty to 2014 fish kill
        'She is a tough cookie,' says husband of found Coquitlam dog walker
        • 3 hours ago

        LETTERS: On oil tankers, fuel barges and cruise ships

        Readers from Bella Bella to Victoria respond to Tom Fletcher's column on reaction to the sinking of a tugboat on B.C.'s Central Coast

        • Oct 25th, 2016

        BC VIEWS: Health funding charade hides crisis

        The Justin Trudeau government is keeping Stephen Harper's restrictions on health care funding, and pushing home care. It's the right move

        • Oct 25th, 2016

        Committee report on PTSD hits mark, need for bill C-211

        Between 10 and 35 per cent of first responders will develop PTSD at some point in their lives.

        • Oct 20th, 2016

        Editorial – Cleveland Indians

        Douglas Cardinal, prominent Canadian architect argues that the Cleveland Indians’ team name and mascot are offensive and discriminatory.

        Ensuring successful students

        Effective school leadership has a profound impact on student learning.

        • Oct 20th, 2016

        Call for federal review

        B.C. New Democrats support the call for a federal review of the TFW program.

        • Oct 20th, 2016

        BC VIEWS: Petroleum panic a barge too far

        Ban on tankers extended to fuel barges would create new ghost towns along the remote B.C. coast

        • Oct 18th, 2016

        BC VIEWS: Site C dam, our latest global villain

        Now environmentalists want UN investigation of Peace River dam, based on claims rejected in federal-provincial assessment

        BC VIEWS: Big Brother’s coming to city hall

        Premier Christy Clark and minister Peter Fassbender turn their attention to CUPE contracts, police wages and city hall executive pay

        Lovely Nights – Goodbye Fernie

        My experience in the Elk Valley has been more than an extension of my journalism education.

        BC VIEWS: How not to run your city

        Stunts and waste by Victoria councillors obscure a more serious matter, the influence of CUPE on municipal bargaining

        Letters to the Editor – Sept. 15

        This week's letters focus on the Fernie Legion, Elk Valley Air Cadets and the upcoming provincial election.

        • Sep 16th, 2016

        Editorial – Fernie’s City Hall

        This week's editorial focuses on the importance of asking questions to City Hall for a healthy democracy.

        BC VIEWS: The state rescues your retirement (with VIDEO)

        Liberals' expansion of Canada Pension Plan is modest, but it comes at a price and discourages individual responsibility

        Letters to the Editor – Sept. 8

        Two letters to the editor for Sept. 8, both discussing the Dominion Coal Blocks.

        • Sep 9th, 2016

        Editorial – Abrupt change

        Does anyone else feel that a switch flipped and it became fall?

        • Sep 9th, 2016

        BC VIEWS: BC promotes poverty and crime

        Premier Christy Clark will likely make poverty and housing an election issue, but her government's approach is flawed