Opinion

Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)

LETTER: Public Fishery Alliance clarifies stance on ways to restore B.C.’s salmon population

‘Fishing is enjoyable, but that’s not why the public fishery supports adipose fin clipping all chinook production’

  • Jan 14, 2021
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Rural riding tour first on list for MP in 2021

To the Editor; After a quiet holiday enjoying outdoor activities in our…

  • Jan 14, 2021
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The first priority of government must be to invest and maintain vital public services

To the Editor: When COVID-19 began taking a deadly toll in China,…

  • Jan 14, 2021
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“American” Democracy

By Gwynne Dyer If I have to read one more hand-wringing article…

  • Jan 14, 2021
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Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)

LETTER: Compulsory trades training for B.C. apprentices makes sense

B.C. Building Trades women’s group endorses NDP’s move

  • Jan 7, 2021
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)
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When did the NDP become Liberal?

To the Editor, The upcoming clawback of disability support by Horgan’s NDP…

  • Jan 8, 2021
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Editorial: We can resolve to limit what COVID-19 costs us

If we feel like we ‘lost a year’ in 2020, we can resolve for better in 2021

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The language of eyes — highly evolved mode of communication that will lift us as a society to a kinder, calmer, more empathetic level. (Photo courtesy Google)

The eyes have it: An evolving communication skill

Now that we are all masked, we will be communicating much more through the language of eyes

The language of eyes — highly evolved mode of communication that will lift us as a society to a kinder, calmer, more empathetic level. (Photo courtesy Google)
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A NEW YEAR SOLILOQUY…

As my mind darted here and there, thoughts of a new year…

  • Dec 31, 2020
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Strides made in nature conservation in 2020

Despite the pandemic, and in some cases because of it, nature made headlines around the world

  • Dec 24, 2020
A trail along Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park, southeast of Kelowna. Photo: Tourism BC

OPINION: Hoping for broader support and better days ahead for tourism sector

Now as we turn the page on 2020, there is room for optimism

  • Dec 22, 2020
A trail along Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park, southeast of Kelowna. Photo: Tourism BC
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Reflections: Moon Weavings

As far back as I can remember, although my love interests have…

  • Dec 20, 2020
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Empowering seniors in the North Thompson Valley:The assignment – Selective seasons

A writers’ group assignment was on the theme of one’s most favorite…

  • Dec 20, 2020
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University Hospital of Northern B.C., in Prince George. (UBC photo)

‘I am tired, and my soul hurts’: B.C. nurse reflects on working in ICU unit during COVID

Renée Bush writes about what it is like on the front-line of the pandemic in the north

  • Dec 16, 2020
University Hospital of Northern B.C., in Prince George. (UBC photo)
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Synthetic meat is the new frontier of food

If our livestock farmers were threatened by the plant-based revolution, they haven’t seen anything yet

  • Dec 12, 2020
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FINLAYSON: The long economic tail of COVID-19

‘Fast forward to late 2020 and the situation has partially stabilized’

  • Dec 11, 2020
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This will end – but the ending is up to us

To the Editor; As this pandemic proceeds on its destructive course, I…

  • Dec 10, 2020
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A little history lesson that fits the times

To the Editor; On April 12, 1955, the Salk vaccine for polio…

  • Nov 28, 2020
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Trump will forever insist he won the election

To the Editor; Trump has a lot of media savvy, and his…

  • Nov 26, 2020
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BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

LETTER: Teachers union encourages culture of mask wearing in B.C. schools

BCTF President Teri Mooring asks parents to talk with children about wearing masks in school

  • Nov 24, 2020
BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)