Opinion

BC Green Party policy still in daycare

Extending kindergarten to four- and three-year-olds, free child care, paying parents to stay home adds up to a fantasy

  • Apr 11th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Forest policies need to add up

Log exports to China have surged along with lumber sales, which are far more valuable and keep sawmills going

  • Apr 4th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Politicians can’t direct innovation

Ottawa has more than 140 programs to encourage innovation, and B.C. is getting on the bandwagon

  • Mar 28th, 2017

BC VIEWS: A graveyard of political visions

BC Liberals as cynical as ever, Greens and NDP target industry with endangered species legislation

  • Mar 21st, 2017

SIMPSON: Hey politicians, stop the masquerade – your project is actually old news

Politicians love getting the biggest bang for their buck when it comes to making announcements, especially in election years.

BC VIEWS: Bonus baths for B.C. seniors

Health Minister Terry Lake blames Ottawa for delay in increasing care home staff, but that doesn't add up

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RCMP Aldergrove Town Hall Meeting May 2017
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"The Mistress of Wholesome" play opens May 10
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Kids' Easter Party at Otter Co-op
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Alpaca shearing at Kensington Prairie Farm
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BC VIEWS: Fake news and the blood system

Labour groups claim paid donations to supply plasma-derived drugs are a health hazard, but BC already uses them from the U.S.

  • Mar 7th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Making health care ‘free’ again

Premier Christy Clark and Finance Minister Mike de Jong said MSP premiums send an important signal. Not any more

  • Feb 28th, 2017

Letter: Too many speedbumps in Langley already

Retired emergency responder says raised crosswalks and speed bumps are necessary, but too many can slow down response times

  • Feb 21st, 2017

BC VIEWS: Zombie HST and other tax tales

Could some version of the harmonized sales tax return to B.C.? If Christy Clark is re-elected, it's possible

  • Feb 21st, 2017

Letter: Daughter’s faith has been comfort to her family

Abbotsford family of Catherine Schoeman, who died following a skiing accident, offer thanks to all who provided care and support

  • Feb 21st, 2017

Pipeline not a done deal

Contrary to some public opinion, approval of the Kinder Morgan Expansion pipeline project (KMX) is not a done deal.

  • Feb 16th, 2017

Kudos to work crews

Kudos to the ladies and gentlemen who have worked so hard to keep our highways and byways and several parking lots cleared of snow

  • Feb 16th, 2017

Aid is a priority too

Why is it that international aid, much like music in the schools, is one of the first things to go when the budget gets tight?

  • Feb 16th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Election budget sets the stage

Youth in care, hiring teachers, mental health and drug addiction hot topics as legislature resumes

  • Feb 15th, 2017

SIMPSON: A night of WWE wrestling can teach you – and your son – a lot about life

Sitting with my son in Abbotsford Centre for WWE’s Road to Wrestlemania, I realized there can be much to learn from pro wrestling

BC VIEWS: Voter’s guide to carbon taxes

NDP's John Horgan has completed his transition to climate warrior, now that Justin Trudeau has made it mandatory

  • Feb 7th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Clark’s ‘jobs plan’ spins faster

Premier Christy Clark's signature marketing vehicle steers toward technology and 'climate action' jobs, yet to be defined

  • Jan 31st, 2017

BC VIEWS: Flu fallacies are costing us all

People going to emergency rooms and doctors' offices to demand influenza treatment are making matters worse

  • Jan 24th, 2017