Opinion

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

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: Fake news is all around us

Jane Fonda's tour of Fort McMurray, latest well-publicized Gitxsan dissident lawsuit the latest examples of our fake news

  • Jan 17th, 2017
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          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

          BC VIEWS: Here’s to a year of working forests

          2017 looks like a tough year for the B.C. forest industry, but at least the environmental attacks are waning

          • Jan 3rd, 2017

          BC VIEWS: Horgan faces big test in 2017

          Tom Fletcher's year-end interview with NDP leader John Horgan, on MSP premiums, the housing market and $10-a-day child care

          • Dec 21st, 2016

          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

          BC VIEWS: Vancouver’s ice follies entertain us

          Winter of ice and salt shortage takes Vancouver by storm, sparks debate about personal responsibility for snow clearing

          • Jan 10th, 2017

          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: 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

          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

          Transport system can handle diluted bitumen

          Oil industry representative responds to David Black's recent columns on the hazards of diluted bitumen and his Kitimat refinery proposal

          • May 6th, 2014

          Addition to Events Centre was above board

          with extreme disappointment I reviewed Councillor Kim Richter’s surprising and distorted comments about the Langley Events Centre

          • Sep 19th, 2012

          Think about it

          With the municipal elections around the corner, many people will put their name in the hat to run for council.

          • Oct 13th, 2011

          Critic responds to Mayor and Council on Aldergrove pool

          Thank you to those on council who spoke for and voted for heat and a cover for the proposed Aldergrove pool.

          • Mar 15th, 2016

          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