Opinion

Column: Let’s all be in this pandemic together

Column: Let’s all be in this pandemic together

Opening Our Eyes by Nan Dickie

  • Aug 20, 2020
Column: Let’s all be in this pandemic together
A empty classroom is pictured at Eric Hamber Secondary school in Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

How to help your child cope with the transition back to school during COVID-19

Experts say listening and validating your child’s fears is key

A empty classroom is pictured at Eric Hamber Secondary school in Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia (submitted)

FINLAYSON: Next 6-12 months not the time for government to hike taxes

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

  • Aug 17, 2020
Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia (submitted)
OPINION: Grade school students don’t have a voice during COVID pandemic

OPINION: Grade school students don’t have a voice during COVID pandemic

As adults weigh pros and cons of returning kids to school, is anyone asking kids what they think?

OPINION: Grade school students don’t have a voice during COVID pandemic
Constant reader enjoys Barriere Star Journal

Constant reader enjoys Barriere Star Journal

To the Editor; This week’s copy of the Star Journal finally found…

  • Aug 13, 2020
Constant reader enjoys Barriere Star Journal
Investing in parks means investing in community well-being

Investing in parks means investing in community well-being

To the Editor; The current health pandemic has shone a light on…

  • Aug 7, 2020
Investing in parks means investing in community well-being
Reforming the PST can be a powerful tool to get people, businesses back to work long-term

Reforming the PST can be a powerful tool to get people, businesses back to work long-term

Stronger tomorrow plan offers blueprint for job-rich recovery, says Jeff Zweig and Greg D’Avignon

  • Aug 5, 2020
Reforming the PST can be a powerful tool to get people, businesses back to work long-term
EDITORIAL: Pandemic carries a staggering cost

EDITORIAL: Pandemic carries a staggering cost

Forecasts from the federal government predict close to two million Canadians without…

  • Aug 3, 2020
EDITORIAL: Pandemic carries a staggering cost
Longing to return to a world that never was

Longing to return to a world that never was

What we know of Mars today is nothing like the depictions of the planet in earlier times

  • Jul 25, 2020
Longing to return to a world that never was
Canadians joined together in first-ever IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s

Canadians joined together in first-ever IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s

To the editor; Each May in communities around B.C., people unite to…

  • Jul 23, 2020
Canadians joined together in first-ever IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s
Problem with travellers must be addressed

Problem with travellers must be addressed

To the editor; There is a situation happening, as I write, where…

  • Jul 23, 2020
Problem with travellers must be addressed
LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

One reader wants the province to create a more inclusive name for B.C.

  • Jul 20, 2020
LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia
One of the latest is the discussion about face masks being mandatory or voluntary. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

FOREST INK: Using observations until detailed results are available

Reliable test results often includes thousands of subjects and many years of observations.

  • Jul 17, 2020
One of the latest is the discussion about face masks being mandatory or voluntary. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
It really doesn’t matter if one believes or not

It really doesn’t matter if one believes or not

To the editor: The other day I was having a conversation, or…

  • Jul 17, 2020
It really doesn’t matter if one believes or not
Actions and spoken words will prompt change and become laws

Actions and spoken words will prompt change and become laws

To the Editor; History is no longer just a collection of dates,…

  • Jul 16, 2020
Actions and spoken words will prompt change and become laws
Join the the Great Canadian Seniors Challenge

Join the the Great Canadian Seniors Challenge

To the editor; Beginning on July 6, the federal government will be…

  • Jul 16, 2020
Join the the Great Canadian Seniors Challenge
Relationships key to success for youth in care

Relationships key to success for youth in care

By Kimberly Alaric Provincial Youth Advisor As a former youth in care,…

  • Jul 10, 2020
Relationships key to success for youth in care
We’ve done well on COVID, we must do the same on climate change

We’ve done well on COVID, we must do the same on climate change

We have proven on a national and international scale that we humans can mobilize vast efforts

  • Jul 10, 2020
We’ve done well on COVID, we must do the same on climate change

LETTER: Officers should be able to focus on policing

To the Editor; Regrettably, there is a movement both in this country…

  • Jul 9, 2020
Respect neighbours, health-care workers: drive safely

Respect neighbours, health-care workers: drive safely

VICTORIA - Many British Columbians are driving much less than they did…

  • Jul 5, 2020
Respect neighbours, health-care workers: drive safely