Opinion

A woman checks out a jobs advertisement sign during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Statistics Canada will release its latest reading on the job market on Friday. The agency will release its labour force survey for April. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

FINLAYSON: A post-Labour Day review of B.C.’s job market

‘The province’s economy is now losing steam amid a turbulent and uncertain global backdrop and decelerating growth in both the U.S. and Canada’

  • Sep 7, 2022
A woman checks out a jobs advertisement sign during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Statistics Canada will release its latest reading on the job market on Friday. The agency will release its labour force survey for April. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Black Press Media has joined 46 other journalism associations and media outlets to call for more action against hate and threats that target journalists and their safety. (CAJ creative)

Black Press Media joins 46 media outlets to call for plan to protect journalists against hate, threats

Led by the Canadian Association of Journalists, police and the federal government need to do more to protect reporters

  • Sep 1, 2022
Black Press Media has joined 46 other journalism associations and media outlets to call for more action against hate and threats that target journalists and their safety. (CAJ creative)
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OUR VIEW: Paramedic shortage is a black eye for NDP government

No ambulance staffing in Maple Ridge on Saturday is a crisis situation

  • Sep 1, 2022
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PAUSE FOR THOUGHT: Be Ready

A little over 20 miles from Capernaum was the village of Nain,…

  • Sep 1, 2022
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Almost $400,000 is coming into our region for arts and sports organizations through the latest round of Community Gaming Grants. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

Weston: Why is money so confusing?

Tips on how to get you and your money speaking the same language

Almost $400,000 is coming into our region for arts and sports organizations through the latest round of Community Gaming Grants. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
The Suncor oil sands facility seen from a helicopter near Fort McMurray, Alta., Tuesday, July 10, 2012. The insurance industry is grappling with whether to continue supporting fossil fuels in the face of the climate change threat. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

COLE’s NOTES: Is it time to put warning labels on fossil fuel products?

Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment says more climate literacy is needed

The Suncor oil sands facility seen from a helicopter near Fort McMurray, Alta., Tuesday, July 10, 2012. The insurance industry is grappling with whether to continue supporting fossil fuels in the face of the climate change threat. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
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Oops, here we go again

To the editor, I’ve just been watchin the celebrations going on in…

  • Aug 28, 2022
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Unemployment and robots

Demographics and a changing economy have flipped how we view automation

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Purporting to promote the cause of freedom?

To the editor, Interesting! We had a promotional display on the Barriere…

  • Aug 26, 2022
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Drowning is “not the violent splashing and shouting for help that one sees on TV. There’s no screaming or flailing of arms,” writes reporter Jenna Hauck. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

COLUMN: Drowning is silent; familiarize yourself with the signs of it

Chilliwack reporter shares what signs of drowning look like after incident with son in pool

Drowning is “not the violent splashing and shouting for help that one sees on TV. There’s no screaming or flailing of arms,” writes reporter Jenna Hauck. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
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PAUSE FOR THOUGHT: Come Be Healed

A centurion‘s servant was stricken with paralysis and was dying. While the…

  • Aug 25, 2022
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Help Wanted signs are becoming more common as the unemployment rate has reached a record low level. (Black Press file photo)

Low unemployment rate means new challenges for employers

Canada’s population is aging and people are leaving or preparing to leave the job market

  • Aug 20, 2022
Help Wanted signs are becoming more common as the unemployment rate has reached a record low level. (Black Press file photo)
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Pause For Thought: Ask and receive

By Bible Mentor Marie Odell Another four principles Jesus presented were; the…

  • Aug 18, 2022
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B.C. deserves more than jokes about ERs

John Horgan’s crack about newspaper ads isn’t enough

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If only all highways looked like this, all the time, all summer long. (Photo credit: Pixabay)

Summer road trip sanity

Summer road trips will provide you with lots of happy memories. You just have to survive them first.

If only all highways looked like this, all the time, all summer long. (Photo credit: Pixabay)
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Set the truth free

To the editor, Is there any real truth in the comment “Speech…

  • Aug 12, 2022
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Learning to live with COVID

The risk is not gone, but a return to sweeping restrictions is unlikely to be tolerated

  • Aug 11, 2022
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PAUSE FOR THOUGHT: Love never fails

Jesus taught, “Blessed are the meek for they shall inherit the earth”…

  • Aug 11, 2022
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The T-33 was used in the Korean War, but is a mainstay at airshows across North America these days. My flight suit awaits. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)

COLUMN: Black Press reporter straps into old fighter jet at Abbotsford Airshow

‘Used in the Korean War 70 years ago, the T-33 is one of my favourite aircraft to watch in flight’

The T-33 was used in the Korean War, but is a mainstay at airshows across North America these days. My flight suit awaits. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)
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PAUSE FOR THOUGHT: Come for healing

Christ’s work was to reach the multitudes who were in ignorance. Often…

  • Aug 4, 2022
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