Opinion

Minimum wage hikes just push up need for government spending

Government intervention becomes necessary when goods and services are made too expensive as a result of wage hikes

  • May 30, 2019

COLUMN: Does the B.C. government really want to help the tech industry?

BC needs to be wary of challengers within Canada who are increasing their share of the tech sector

  • May 29, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Money-laundering melodrama made for TV

Public inquiry staged to point fingers before 2021 election

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OPINIONS: Without safe injection sites, more opioid users will die

For safe injection sites to work, however, they must be placed in communities where injection drug users live

OPINION: Liberal environmental contradictions could pave way for Conservative win

Carbon pricing, the Trans Mountain pipeline to be key facets in upcoming election

District of Barriere corrects letter writer, says dogs must be leashed in Barriere Parks

To the editor; In today’s edition of the newspaper (May 23, 2019),…

  • May 23, 2019

Resident lays out the facts regarding dogs off leash in Barriere

To the editor; Lately there have been several complaints about dogs being…

  • May 23, 2019

Silence sometimes gives the perception of consent

People step up when they care about something – because that’s what people do

  • May 23, 2019

COLUMN: Forestry at the heart of B.C.’s export economy

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

  • May 22, 2019

LETTER: Fletcher ‘blurs reality’ on B.C. union public construction

Bridge, highway projects awarded to companies, not unions

  • May 21, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Reality of our plastic recycling routine exposed

Turns out dear old China wasn’t doing such a great job

Editorial: Taking it to court

Governments spending time and money in court

  • May 19, 2019

Climate change isn’t some distant risk to our grandchildren

To the editor; Climate change isn’t some distant risk to our grandchildren.…

  • May 17, 2019

Citizens of this province are saying enough is enough

To the editor; Enough is Enough! When I hear of all the…

  • May 16, 2019

Astonishing short-sighted selfishness

To the editor; I doubt that notably less plastic waste will occur…

  • May 15, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Welcome to the union ‘battle zone’ for pipeline construction

NDP labour code sets conditions to push independent unions out

Grab and go or lost forever – what did you forget?

The other side of being prepared – what did you forget to take with you when disaster struck?

Horgan has no solution for gas prices

To the editor: So, Premier Horgan and the Greens have no idea…

  • May 10, 2019

This is Emergency Preparedness Week May 5-11

By Jennifer Rice Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Preparedness VICTORIA - In 2017…

  • May 7, 2019

Peanut allergies: Research shows ‘oral immunotherapy’ is safe for preschoolers

Child eats small amounts of an allergenic food, dose gradually boosted to target maintenance amount