Opinion

Toilets a necessity on Columbia River

Infrastructure important in tourism destinations

Let’s Eat Asparagus!

Food columnist Lara McCormack explores the world of asparagus.

  • May 25th, 2017

UPDATE: Final vote counts coming in, no seat changes yet

Recount in Courtenay-Comox leaves 13-vote NDP lead

Prepare for flood risk

The risk of flooding may be minimal, but it's better to be safe than sorry

BC VIEWS: This is your election on TV

Policies with big risks are put to voters, and our media cover it like it's a sporting event

Online commenting and the global watercooler

Watch what you write online; the words can come back to you in costly ways

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AKBLG votes on resolutions to send to UBCM

Several Columbia Valley elected officials attended the Association of Kootenay Boundary Local Government Association (AKBLG) AGM

ELECTION 2017: Unstable minority unlikely to last

Greens’ Andrew Weaver will want to see carbon tax increased

Getting ‘big money’ out of politics

B.C. Liberals cash in big, Christy Clark promises review of fundraising rules if she's re-elected

Learning About the Benefits of Natural Engineering

Regional Rundown with Area director Gerry Wilkie, talking about recent Climate Change conference

Political Gameplay while Jobs at Risk

Softwood lumber dispute has all the great elements for a political showdown

B.C. election trash talk doesn’t help trade

Christy Clark, John Horgan trade nonsense allegations about softwood lumber

Hulk Horgan hides health hole in NDP platform

NDP leader John Horgan's Irish bully routine can't conceal gap in plan to eliminate Medical Services Plan bills

BC VIEWS: BC Liberals are bold as brass

Christy Clark's now the one who's slowing down the carbon tax, while John Horgan wants to raise it and spend the money

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

Off the Record: They’re called wildlife for a reason


What really happens when humans feed the wildlife in the community

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

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