Opinion

Kaiden Finley leaves a legacy of inspiration

“He was seriously the strongest 11-year-old.” A definite lump-in-your-throat comment this week,…

  • Mar 27, 2019

COLUMN: Making the call to cut the cord

Cost of a keeping a landline makes little sense in 2019

  • Mar 27, 2019

COLUMN: Smart phone too powerful a tool to yank from students’ hands

Rather than ban them from schools, let’s teach kids to harness their phone’s power and use it properly

  • Mar 25, 2019
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Dying of embarrassment: Asking for a Naloxone kit in a small B.C. town

Naloxone is free for everyone, amid an opioid overdose epidemic killing thousands

B.C. VIEWS: The hijacking of our education system gathers speed

Children taught to strike and shout fringe far-left demands

Roundtable a great idea, now let’s see some action

As a politician, or collection of politicians, gathering public input should always…

  • Mar 21, 2019

Editorial: Stupidity is never a good look

They say you can’t fix stupid. But we should never stop trying.…

  • Mar 20, 2019

POLL: Should electric motorboats be allowed on Spider Lake?

Question of the week for March 18

  • Mar 17, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s manufactured farmland crisis dies on the vine

Farmers no longer ‘persons’ to the Agricultural Land Commission

POLL: Do you believe daylight saving time should be abolished?

Question of the week for March 11

  • Mar 10, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Get up earlier, Americans control your clock too

B.C. must wait for Trump to decide on Daylight Saving Time

COLUMN: Think B.C.’s employer health tax doesn’t affect you? Think again

Richard Truscott with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business talks about the payroll tax

  • Mar 9, 2019

COLUMN: National internet access plan needed in next federal budget

Garth Frizzell is a Councillor for the City of Prince George and Second Vice President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

  • Mar 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killer whales are the new polar bears of politics

Dip in southern resident orca population one of many since 1970s

GUEST COLUMN: John Horgan has gone missing in U.S. lumber dispute

B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson questions payments to Washington governor

  • Mar 2, 2019

COLUMN: This Pink Shirt Day, let’s stop with the slut-shaming

It’s the 21st century version of ‘witch,’ our columnist writes

Plastic bag bans sure to spark great debate

Think globally, act locally. Something we’ve all heard many times. But how…

  • Feb 26, 2019

POLL: Are you in favour of a ban on single-use plastic bags?

Question of the week for Feb. 25

  • Feb 24, 2019