Opinion

OPINION: On helmets and helicopter parenting

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

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

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B.C. VIEWS: Making sense of climate policy

Flood and fire predictions have poor track record so far

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

B.C. VIEWS: Pipeline theatre on TV and in court

John Horgan doesn’t have a hope on Trans Mountain, and he knows it

Who pays for journalism? One way or another — you

Tim Shoults of Aberdeen Publishing writes about Ed Greenspon’s report on the Canadian media industry

  • Apr 13, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Plastic garbage in, garbage out

Why bag bans may actually make things worse

B.C. VIEWS: More NDP myths to be shattered

Ferries aren’t highways, and other political realities that bite

A moment’s distraction, a lifetime of pain

Distracted driving leaves much collateral damage in its wake

John White: We need more than a bandage for this wound

It does nothing to address the lack of actual ambulances in the West Kootenay.