Opinion

The history of candy canes goes back 350 years

It was about 350 years ago that candy makers were making hard…

  • Dec 24, 2018

Roadside admirer says “thanks”

To the editor; We found the letter below attached to our snowman…

  • Dec 24, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan on LNG exports, ride hailing and taxes

Premier discusses transit and climate action in year-end interview

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Clearing the air on cannabis, driving and the holidays

VICTORIA - Cannabis is now legal - but if you choose to…

  • Dec 23, 2018

Comparing Trump to Pinocchio

To the editor; President Trump’s former lawyer Michael Coney has admitted to…

  • Dec 23, 2018

This is the time to come together and celebrate

Most of us are looking forward to celebrating with our family and…

  • Dec 20, 2018

A memorable Christmas peace during World War II

By Elli Kohnert World War II was raging. My Mom with my…

  • Dec 20, 2018

COLUMN: Dickens, Scrooge and the message of A Christmas Carol

Imagining a meeting between the author and the main character of a well-loved story, 175 years later

Barriere family recovered from carbon monoxide poisoning thanks First Responders

To the editor; This is an open letter of gratitude. On the…

  • Dec 19, 2018

Rest in peace Canada you are too soft

Michel Letour British Columbia

  • Dec 19, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Andrew Wilkinson on taxes, ICBC and union changes

Opposition leader sees unpredictable year ahead in 2019

Hunters can be everyday heroes

To the editor; I was told by a volunteer rescue worker that…

  • Dec 12, 2018

Butter: to churn or not to churn? That is the Question

I was having a muffin the other day and watching myself spread…

  • Dec 11, 2018

Fog and our moods

Did you ever notice how much the fog changes our outlook on…

  • Dec 10, 2018

Comparing the California wildfires to B.C.

To the editor; What would it take for those wildfires in the…

  • Dec 8, 2018

Take extra time, extra care

To the editor; They say that Christmas will soon be here—a time…

  • Dec 6, 2018

If you’re going to pull Baby It’s Cold Outside, pull these songs too, B.C. man writes

Parksville resident Bernie Smith points to other offensive holiday tunes

  • Dec 5, 2018

Cancer Society travel treatment fund can help

To the editor; In light of the Greyhound bus lines reducing service…

  • Dec 4, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: The art of announcing things you haven’t done yet

Clinging to power, John Horgan and Andrew Weaver imagine a dynasty

Ask questions: A huge step for our world

To the editor; Don’t worry! The Group of Twenty (G20), composed of…

  • Nov 30, 2018