Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: Small businesses need our help

Just as integral in neighbourhoods in Vancouver and Surrey as they are in Prince George or Kelowna

LETTER: Barriere Food Bank is there to help

A letter to the editor from the Barriere Food Bank

  • Mar 28, 2020

COLUMN: Four reasons to hope that B.C. will win COVID-19 fight

Number of hospitalizations in B.C. remain low as thousands of beds freed up

B.C. VIEWS: The good, bad and the ugly of COVID-19

Hoarding doesn’t help anyone – it is unnecessary, selfish, and promotes fear

New disease revives old traditions

An editorial for the Barriere Star Journal

  • Mar 20, 2020

COLUMN: Navigating working from home during these pandemic times

This is a chance to work in the best conditions possible. In your sweat pants, on your couch.

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B.C. VIEWS: Effects of COVID-19 pandemic will be long-lasting

A steep drop in tourist visits will hit hard, in particular, Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and the Okanagan hard

Rita Joan Dozlaw: You can also weave with words

By Rita Joan Dozlaw Interlacing threads or straw on a loom or…

  • Mar 15, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: We can’t ignore the little things, lest they grow into a pandemic

COVID-19 can help us prepare for the major pandemic experts say is still to come

Corporate interests bleeding into governmental decisions

To the editor, Once again, grand business interests are likely covertly calling…

  • Mar 2, 2020

COLUMN: Higher tax bracket ‘a risky game’ in the 2020 B.C. budget

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Mar 1, 2020

Trans Mountain pipeline: Economic hopeful or tax-funded gamble?

To the editor, The Paris Agreement has a loophole. Carbon emissions are…

  • Mar 1, 2020

Fight against pipeline “grand scam”

To the editor, The Grand Scam. By re-branding First Nations peoples and…

  • Feb 29, 2020

Informal 50 year high school reunion planned for August

Dear Editor, We are planning an informal 50th year class graduation celebration…

  • Feb 29, 2020

In honour of the creator of ‘cut and paste’

To the editor, Most obituaries and death notices look like cut and…

  • Feb 28, 2020

COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

Our reactions to a forestry downturn reflect the past, not the present

B.C. VIEWS: Pipeline dispute highlights need for clarity

As the B.C. treaty process grinds on, uncertainty remains

COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest

Longer, sunnier days are one of the reasons why March has the most avalanche fatalities

  • Feb 21, 2020

COLUMN: Not an expert on First Nations government structures? Then maybe you should calm down

Consider your knowledge about First Nations governance structures before getting really, really mad

B.C. VIEWS: Inaction on pipeline protests not a viable response

Columnist Frank Bucholtz on how the Coastal GasLink pipeline dispute got so bad