Opinion

COMMENTARY: COVID-19 modelling useful, but not a crystal ball

B.C.’s chief health officer explains risk of relaxing too soon

  • Apr 19, 2020

RANCH MUSINGS: The privilege of staying calm in place

A calm response is one which ratchets down the cadence, volume, and tone of our response

  • Apr 18, 2020

FRENCH CONNECTION: Contemplating COVID-19

How long should the lock down continue to hurry the end of the pandemic?

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COLUMN: Helping those who use substances during the COVID-19 pandemic

B.C. Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Judy Darcy talks about both public health emergencies

  • Apr 18, 2020

COLUMN: Where to turn to for help during pandemic

Beyond financial assistance available, you can seek additional help through support lines

  • Apr 12, 2020

RANCH MUSINGS: Mental health and well-being in these times of COVID-19

In this week’s column, David Zirnhelt discusses being vulnerable during the pandemic

  • Apr 11, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: Take care with non-medical cloth masks during COVID-19

If you wear one, don’t touch your face, Dr. Bonnie Henry advises

  • Apr 11, 2020

COLUMN: Economic impact of COVID-19 will be enormous and difficult to estimate

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

  • Apr 9, 2020

COMMENTARY: Knowing where COVID-19 cases are does not protect you

Dr. Bonnie Henry explains why B.C. withholds community names

  • Apr 7, 2020

COLUMN: The other graph that shows B.C. can beat COVID-19

Is the curve being flattened? data on hospitalizations provides a crucial answer.

DOWN TO EARTH: Adjusting to our new normal

Water wise instructor says school shutdown prompts finding ways to reach out to community

  • Apr 6, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Pandemic shows need for adequate care home staffing

Seniors in B.C. care homes face challenging times

LETTER: ‘Bless their hearts’

I went shopping in Williams lake and I was beyond impressed

  • Apr 5, 2020

FOREST INK: Introduced species that haven’t become invasive

Have you heard of the African hippos in Colombia, South Africa?

  • Apr 1, 2020

LETTERS: COVID-19 will impact us all, one way or another

Let me say that our hospital staff are heroes

  • Mar 29, 2020

COLUMN: We’ll get through this

MLA Donna Barnett and BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson on the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Mar 29, 2020

COLUMN: Small scale logging contractors have to be versatile

There is logging activity in the Fox Mountain area with chip trucks heading into town

  • Mar 29, 2020

French Connection: Observations from isolation

In her column, Diana French talks about the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Mar 29, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Small businesses need our help

Just as integral in neighbourhoods in Vancouver and Surrey as they are in Prince George or Kelowna