Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan on LNG exports, ride hailing and taxes

Premier discusses transit and climate action in year-end interview

The critters who work all winter on the ranch

COLUMN: Working with nature is a great thing, a necessary thing

  • Dec 21, 2018

COLUMN: Dickens, Scrooge and the message of A Christmas Carol

Imagining a meeting between the author and the main character of a well-loved story, 175 years later

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COLUMNS: Two places to store water as protection against changing climate

Farmers and ranchers deal with changes every day. More extreme events jerk us around.

  • Dec 16, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Andrew Wilkinson on taxes, ICBC and union changes

Opposition leader sees unpredictable year ahead in 2019

Using waste forest products to reduce carbon emissions

Up to now most of this material has been burned in slash piles

  • Dec 16, 2018

Scientists have a sense of urgency, like never before, and farmers?

These days and these times, many of us feel we have to do something to adapt to climate changes.

  • Dec 7, 2018

If you’re going to pull Baby It’s Cold Outside, pull these songs too, B.C. man writes

Parksville resident Bernie Smith points to other offensive holiday tunes

  • Dec 5, 2018

COLUMN: Another newsy week

City council’s approval of three cannabis retail stores raised some eyebrows

  • Dec 3, 2018

The benefits of harvesting a live Christmas tree

Perhaps I should get a fake Christmas tree this year?

  • Dec 2, 2018

COLUMNS: Winter condition of cows and the mild early winter

This fall has ended up being pretty good for the conditioning of cows going into winter

  • Dec 2, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: The art of announcing things you haven’t done yet

Clinging to power, John Horgan and Andrew Weaver imagine a dynasty

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas demonstrates his character again

B.C. legislature speaker’s latest self-serving move is incredible

Resource management with pendulum politics

In 2001 the liberal government introduced Professional Reliance to reduce red tape

  • Nov 24, 2018

Work bees: many hands make light work

There has been a clear reminder of the advantages of members of communities working together

  • Nov 23, 2018

COLUMNS: The fight for power

Our mainstream media tends to focus on news coming from our neighbours to the south

  • Nov 22, 2018

COLUMN: Higher interest rates will slow B.C. economy after ‘unusually robust’ show

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Nov 20, 2018

Asbestos: What to know before renovating your home

Asbestos is an odourless, colourless, naturally occurring mineral

  • Nov 18, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Setting speed limits in a post-fact political environment

Media prefer ‘speed kills’ narrative, even when it fails to appear

COLUMNS: Winter water for livestock

Of course, water can be in the form of snow if there is enough for the cattle to get their fill

  • Nov 17, 2018