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COLUMN: Let waste diversion become second nature

Did you know that the Cariboo Chilcotin Conservation Society runs a Green Events program?

  • May 5th, 2017

Time to deliver

May is here. Does that mean spring is here too? Or, like April, will May be confused?

  • May 2nd, 2017

SMART 55: OAPO regional meeting coming up May 4

The election is coming up for May 12 and every group is demanding more hand out.

  • May 2nd, 2017
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TRU executive director with new communications manager
Behind the scenes: Musical Accompaniment
Younger generation learns bagpipes
Young cougar kitten rescued by COS

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

BC VIEWS: Carbon tax hits a Trump wall

Can the Justin Trudeau government go it alone with a price on carbon emissions, with China, India and now the United States exempt?

  • Nov 22nd, 2016

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

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