Opinion

Jamie Irving is Vice President of Brunswick News Inc. and Chair of News Media Canada’s working group.

It’s time to level the playing field for Canadian news

When monopolies get caught with their hands in the cookie jar, you…

  • Nov 7, 2020
Jamie Irving is Vice President of Brunswick News Inc. and Chair of News Media Canada’s working group.
FILE – A salmon pictured in this undated photo (Joel Krahn/Black Press File)

OPINION: Biggest threat facing wild Pacific salmon is Fisheries and Oceans Canada

‘Only Canada allows the farming of Atlantic salmon on the migration routes of wild Pacific salmon’

  • Nov 6, 2020
FILE – A salmon pictured in this undated photo (Joel Krahn/Black Press File)
B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix addresses British Columbians at a press conference Monday detailing the latest COVID-19 case count and government responses. (B.C. Government image)

Editorial: British Columbians asked to re-commit to COVID-19 fight

More than 1,100 cases over the last three days should strengthen our resolve

B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix addresses British Columbians at a press conference Monday detailing the latest COVID-19 case count and government responses. (B.C. Government image)
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Aim for a win, hope for a win

To the Editor; Donald Trump is talking of claiming a victory if…

  • Nov 4, 2020
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Opinion: B.C. Election Results

I have always found that immediately after an election, there is a…

  • Oct 29, 2020
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A Tale of Two Voters: Shifting dynamics tighten BC Election race in its final days

As British Columbia’s three main political parties vie to lock in the…

  • Oct 21, 2020
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Opinion: Charging ahead safely

The following does not contain any mention of the provincial election. You’re…

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Sing with song sparrows, dance with bumblebees

Sing with song sparrows, dance with bumblebees

We can’t avoid adult responsibility to address sadness, neither can we permit sadness to consume us

  • Oct 10, 2020
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Most lanes remain closed at the Peace Arch border crossing into the U.S. from Canada, where the shared border has been closed for nonessential travel in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Thursday, May 7, 2020, in Blaine, Wash. The restrictions at the border took effect March 21, while allowing trade and other travel deemed essential to continue. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

OPINION: Why trade restrictions must be eliminated during 2nd wave of COVID-19

Nearly 100 countries enacted temporary restrictions or bans on the export of medical products this year

  • Oct 8, 2020
Most lanes remain closed at the Peace Arch border crossing into the U.S. from Canada, where the shared border has been closed for nonessential travel in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Thursday, May 7, 2020, in Blaine, Wash. The restrictions at the border took effect March 21, while allowing trade and other travel deemed essential to continue. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Ekamjit Ghuman in Victoria’s Fan Tan Alley.

GUEST COLUMN: Life with cerebral palsy full of triumph and tribulations

Tuesday, Oct. 6 is World Cerebral Palsy Day

  • Oct 6, 2020
Ekamjit Ghuman in Victoria’s Fan Tan Alley.
Local newspapers will be there

Local newspapers will be there

When COVID turned our world upside down, ‘local’ became more than a…

  • Oct 4, 2020
Local newspapers will be there
Far too many youth, services end when wellness begins to improve

Far too many youth, services end when wellness begins to improve

To the Editor; On September 16, 2020, the Representative for Children and…

  • Oct 1, 2020
Far too many youth, services end when wellness begins to improve
The umpire is not blind?

The umpire is not blind?

To the Editor; It appears that Donald Trump might not accept the…

  • Oct 1, 2020
The umpire is not blind?
FINLAYSON: COVID-related job losses concentrated in urban areas… especially Metro Vancouver

FINLAYSON: COVID-related job losses concentrated in urban areas… especially Metro Vancouver

The biggest job losses, in absolute terms, have been in Metro Vancouver

  • Sep 30, 2020
FINLAYSON: COVID-related job losses concentrated in urban areas… especially Metro Vancouver
STEM (Pixabay.com)

OPINION: Stop telling students to study STEM over humanities for post-COVID world

‘Humanities play an essential role in aspects of global competence which have not been the focus of the STEM’

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Susan Brown, president and CEO of Interior Health (Submitted photo).

Keep your bubbles small this fall

Fewer contacts and smaller bubbles will help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

  • Sep 23, 2020
Susan Brown, president and CEO of Interior Health (Submitted photo).
Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia (submitted)

FINLAYSON: A Labour Day snapshot of the B.C. job market

From following health advice and ‘doing no harm,’ to not hiking fees – one business expert has a number of suggestions

  • Sep 10, 2020
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Laird Cronk is the president and Sussanne Skidmore is the secretary-treasurer for the BC Federation of Labour. (File collage)

OPINION: Let’s celebrate working people — and work together for a fairer B.C.

‘This year has reminded us all of just how utterly and completely our province relies on working people’

  • Sep 6, 2020
Laird Cronk is the president and Sussanne Skidmore is the secretary-treasurer for the BC Federation of Labour. (File collage)
Minister Schulte on preparing for the second wave

Minister Schulte on preparing for the second wave

Acting now to put the right tools in place

  • Aug 29, 2020
Minister Schulte on preparing for the second wave
OPINION: Catching CERB fraud in the act a lesson in staying secure

OPINION: Catching CERB fraud in the act a lesson in staying secure

With new scams and internet fraud constantly a threat, it’s important to stay on top of accounts

OPINION: Catching CERB fraud in the act a lesson in staying secure