Opinion

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

City caught unprepared by census results

In the words of Richard Attenborough, “Our lives are in your hands and you have butterfingers?”

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
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Fernie rallies for support in Kraft Hockeyville contest
VIDEO: Protesters rally for affordable housing ahead of B.C. budget
VIDEO: Valentine's Day extra sweet for a just-released shark
Rare sperm whale spotted in B.C. coastal waters

February 16 – Letters to the editor

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

  • Feb 20th, 2017

February 9 – Letters to the editor

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

  • Feb 17th, 2017

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

February 2 – Letters to the editor

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

  • Feb 14th, 2017

Quebec mosque shooting should be a wake-up call

As a diverse future beckons, Canadians need more intercultural dialogue to address undercurrents of intolerance.

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

January 26 – Letters to the editor

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

  • Feb 4th, 2017

Vogue theatre hosted best of modern indie cinema

Quality films shown at the Reel Canadian Film Festival.

  • Feb 1st, 2017

BC VIEWS: Clark’s ‘jobs plan’ spins faster

Premier Christy Clark's signature marketing vehicle steers toward technology and 'climate action' jobs, yet to be defined

  • Jan 31st, 2017

January 19 – Letters to the editor

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

  • Jan 25th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Flu fallacies are costing us all

People going to emergency rooms and doctors' offices to demand influenza treatment are making matters worse

  • Jan 24th, 2017

2008 was a bad year for Britney Spears

Why should our girl Britney get a pass from real-life when the rest of us have to weather the slings and arrows of responsibility?

  • Jan 23rd, 2017

BC VIEWS: Fake news is all around us

Jane Fonda's tour of Fort McMurray, latest well-publicized Gitxsan dissident lawsuit the latest examples of our fake news

  • Jan 17th, 2017

January 12 – Letters to the editor

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

  • Jan 17th, 2017

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: 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

Reminiscing on 2016

2016 was yet another year full of global phenomenon, victories and tragedies.

  • Dec 28th, 2016