Opinion

Science Matters: Climate and conservation

Conservation and climate action go together

  • Jan 23, 2020

LETTER – Wood will always be needed; our working forests must be protected

Dear editor, Like B.C.’s world-renowned parks system, our working forests need to…

  • Jan 23, 2020

COLUMN: Governments should modernize their processes, get with the times for 2020

Laura Jones is the chief strategic officer at the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Jan 22, 2020
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Under the Glacier cartoon for Jan. 21, 2020

Under the Glacier cartoon for Jan. 21, 2020

  • Jan 21, 2020

LETTER – Premier Horgan not acting as a representative of the people

Dear editor, When my law trumps your law: Although Premier John Horgan…

  • Jan 21, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Few clouds on Horgan’s horizon

Horgan’s biggest challenge in the remainder of his term will be to keep the economy humming along

LETTER: Old enough to know what’s been lost in B.C. salmon

Stephen Hume writes about the lack of discussion on the province’s dwindling salmon population

  • Jan 16, 2020

The ‘Four C’s’ of the mid-Island should market themselves as one entity

The Four C’s are Cumberland, Comox, Courtenay, and Campbell River

  • Jan 16, 2020

LETTER – Alberta and Saskatchewan would be wise to accept the threat associated with climate change

Dear editor, Since the federal election, Alberta and Saskatchewan have been making…

  • Jan 16, 2020

LETTER – Don’t forget another important environmental ‘R:’ Refuse

Dear editor, Your editorial “Cleaning up our act” struck a chord with…

  • Jan 16, 2020

EDITORIAL: Lend Australia a helping hand

As we watch the daily reports from Australia regarding the wildfire situation…

  • Jan 16, 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Jan. 16, 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Jan. 16, 2020

  • Jan 16, 2020

LETTER – Duck hunters leave a trail of plastic discard in their wake

Dear editor, Duck hunters are back in Baynes Sound and leaving their…

  • Jan 16, 2020

LETTER – Privately-owned care facilities an example of the erosion of our healthcare system

Dear editor, Barb Biley raises several good points in her Dec. 19…

  • Jan 16, 2020

LETTER – ‘Bogus’ stats on Fifth Street Bridge cyclists actually a conservative count

Dear editor, In his Jan. 2 letter (Clarification necessary on 5th Street…

  • Jan 13, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Finding hope for B.C.’s salmon

Is enough being done to save the iconic species?

LETTER – If there’s going to be development, let’s do it right

Dear editor, Many area residents have expressed valid concerns regarding a proposal…

  • Jan 9, 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Jan. 9, 2020

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for Jan. 9, 2020

  • Jan 9, 2020

COLUMN: Something fishy about B.C.’s ever-punctual New Year’s babies

Long odds that babies would be delivered so regularly within first minutes of midnight on Jan. 1

EDITORIAL: Battling the stigma surrounding dementia

January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

  • Jan 8, 2020