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BC VIEWS: China’s worst addiction isn’t coal

With choking smog, China is reducing thermal coal use, and is now turning to urban impact of massive concrete construction

  • Dec 13th, 2016

BC VIEWS: Coastal protection isn’t a pipeline issue

Kinder Morgan oilsands expansion would put another 420 ships on the water a year, out of 6,200 passing through Port of Vancouver

  • Nov 8th, 2016

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
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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: 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

          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: 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: Polluting the climate change debate

          A fresh look at the obvious biases of climate change politics.

          BC VIEWS: Racial prejudice in modern B.C.

          A racist tirade caught on video illustrates a stubborn streak of ignorance, where many people don't know what 'Indian' actually means

          • Nov 1st, 2016

          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: Yes Justin, Canadian culture exists

          Justin Trudeau has declared Canada a 'post-national state' with no identity, beyond being nice to each other

          • Nov 15th, 2016

          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

          COLUMNS: ‘Alternative facts’

          Given the growing number of sports stars we have it makes sense for city council to develop a policy to support players.

          COLUMNS: A quick and easy gourmet, macaroni dish

          In our busy work-a-day-world, we sometimes don’t have a lot of time to cook dinner.

          COLUMNS: Barbecued vegetables can help cure winter blues

          There are lots of days representing something other than the date.