Opinion

Canada’s food inspectors getting tough on olive oil fraud

Food fraud affects many food categories, but stakes are a little higher with olive oil due to potential allergens in substitute ingredients

  • Feb 22, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Power politics wins over rational energy policy

B.C Hydro continues to face interference on rates

Charter protection needed for rural Canadians

Writer on ICBC “relief” for rural rates, and says lack of protection means subsidizing urban voters.

  • Feb 20, 2019

Pickleball Players of the Lower North Thompson gearing up for Summer

To the editor; Expressions of happiness elude me after I read the…

  • Feb 14, 2019

Forest fire smoke a wake up call on climate change

To the editor; Forest fire smoke: the “aha” moment for climate change…

  • Feb 15, 2019

LETTER: Fletcher forgets B.C. Liberals’ ‘weasel party’ at legislature

Salary escalation occurred under Gordon Campbell’s watch

  • Feb 12, 2019
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LETTER: Western Forest Products remains focused on B.C. employment

$350 million invested on B.C. coast in last six years, CEO says

  • Feb 11, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Time to listen to the doctors and legalize opioid drugs

Answer is the same as marijuana, get the criminal gangs out

CPP contribution hikes penalize workers, dampen the economy

When the government makes employment more expensive, the sure result is fewer jobs

  • Feb 8, 2019

Focus On Health: The amazing avocado

Some people mistakenly believe avocados are an unhealthy food due to its…

  • Feb 6, 2019

Dementia campaign in Barriere challenges stigma

To the editor; The Alzheimer Society of B.C. thanks the people of…

  • Feb 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP government resumes taxing, spending to battle poverty

Legislature scandal, speculation tax distract from NDP agenda

Love it or hate it – but we still need the wind

While outside the other day I found the wind-chill really made a…

  • Feb 3, 2019

COLUMN: How you can get the government’s confidential stuff

The Abbotsford News’ handy guide to asking public bodies for their interesting information

If we cannot see you, how do we miss you?

Common sense has been missing in action for quite some time now - perhaps he was taken out by glaring lights or a tailgater?

Hope for nature – our collective actions can have a big impact

Nature Conservancy of Canada looking ahead in 2019

  • Jan 28, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas splits legislature looting spree open

Long road to accountability began with MLA disclosures

What names will our children be remembering fondly in their old age

To the editor; At a certain point we realize our youth has…

  • Jan 27, 2019

LETTER: Seniors home care, day programs expanding, Adrian Dix says

B.C. health minister responds to latest Seniors Advocate report

  • Jan 23, 2019

Winter musing: Cold and how it makes us feel during this time of year

The other day when I got into my car before running some…

  • Jan 23, 2019