Opinion

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Justin Trudeau left himself no choice on pipeline

Federal Liberals undermined National Energy Board, then realized the cost

OPINION: On helmets and helicopter parenting

How the “what-ifs’ and close calls can drive people with kids crazy

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Giant rotating ice disk forms in Maine river

Quick A/C fix could prove costly

A flash of hot weather quickly brings on requests for repairing vehicle air conditioning systems

  • May 31, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Our poverty reduction plan is already in place

NDP has another promise it needs to appear to keep

COLUMN: Women’s breasts really aren’t that big a deal

A follow on some Princeton, B.C., students gained considerable exposure when they dropped their bras

Reader ‘jolted’ by Rossland council’s decision

Letter to the Editor: Red Mountain Resort’s proposed cabins will have negative impact

  • May 23, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Making sense of climate policy

Flood and fire predictions have poor track record so far

Column: Bearing witness to this flood

Reporter Kate Saylors reflects on what it was like to cover those first few days of the flood.

  • May 17, 2018

COLUMN: Building a coastal refinery in B.C. is just ‘common sense’

Coastal refineries would also protect our oceans, writes Black Press chairman David Black

  • May 14, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: New climate targets to miss

B.C. has new greenhouse gas target, still no plan to reach it

EDITORIAL: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices

Higher gas prices are said to drive us to take public transit. Are we there yet?

  • May 10, 2018

LETTER: Old-style politics is easier to cover

B.C.’s current party system offers more conflict, fewer solutions

EDITORIAL: Food fight breaks out in B.C. Legislature

Private members bill would eliminate $61-a-day per diem for local MLAs in Greater Victoria

  • May 10, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Waiting for a secret referendum

John Horgan admits the fix is in on proportional representation

COLUMN: When we fail inmates, we fail ourselves

Solutions for inmates go far beyond the walls of the Okanagan Correctional Centre

B.C. Grade 8 student pens letter to premier on residential schools

Terrace teen writes current school curriculum underplays past violations of basic human rights

  • May 2, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: How to salvage a pipeline project

Indigenous partnerships may be an antidote to ‘red washing’

B.C. VIEWS: Eliminating efficiency for farm workers

Don’t worry, NDP says, the B.C. economy’s booming

Column: Let’s get bear aware in the Kootenays

Black bears are a pretty common sight around town.

  • Apr 19, 2018