Opinion

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.

B.C. VIEWS: New climate targets to miss

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

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 14th, 2018

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 10th, 2018

LETTER: Old-style politics is easier to cover

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

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Slocan River Overflowing
Rossland elders take trip up Grey and Granite
Aerial tour of mudslide
Castlegar mud slide

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 10th, 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 2nd, 2018

LETTER: Councillor pushes for Yes vote

Vassilakakis says ‘we can choose to be bold’

  • May 1st, 2018

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

Indigenous partnerships may be an antidote to ‘red washing’

COLUMN: Six questions to ask about Kinder Morgan

MP Richard Cannings says the government has failed to fully address several key considerations

  • Apr 23rd, 2018

LETTER: PM sets dangerous precedent with pipeline

Alberta and Ottawa are on the wrong side of the Trans Mountain debate, Cindy McCallum Miller argues

  • Apr 23rd, 2018

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 19th, 2018

Letter: Clarifying my position on the Referendum recommendation

There was nothing in the paper stating why I voted against it and I would just like to clarify.

  • Apr 19th, 2018

Letter: Hard to imagine what Humboldt is going through

I can’t imagine how the relatives and billet families will come to terms with the great loss.

  • Apr 19th, 2018

Walter Volovsek: Retrospectives — McCleary Homestead

John is standing at the entrance to the second McCleary residence

  • Apr 19th, 2018