Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: An engine that hums right along

First Nations are leading a new surge of investment in B.C.

Tips for surviving the holidays while dealing with grief

Castlegar Hospice director offers some good advice

  • Dec 7, 2019

COLUMN: B.C.’s biggest economic and business stories of 2019

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Dec 2, 2019
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B.C. VIEWS: Don’t let anger over homelessness get in the way

Frustration in B.C. grows as the problem persists

  • Dec 1, 2019

COLUMN: Passage to India reveals country’s glories

Castlegar columnist Gord Turner shares about his trip to India

B.C. VIEWS: Regulating fuel prices not a new idea

Fuel prices seem to remain stubbornly high in many places of B.C.

LETTER: Attorney General owes response to Sons of Freedom children

Letter from Castelgar area residents Mickey Nazarov and Laura (Konkin) Powell

  • Nov 23, 2019

BC VIEWS: Action needed on healthcare workplace violence

While we’ve been talking about it, the number of B.C. victims has only grown

  • Nov 17, 2019

Gord Turner: Obstacles stand in the way of recycling everything

Castlegar columnists looks at recycling challenges.

B.C. VIEWS: Transportation options can be few

Frank Bucholtz is a columnist and former editor with Black Press Media

The importance of personal memory on Remembrance Day

‘Our interdisciplinary research leads us to explore how memory can provide a powerful tool’

  • Nov 9, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Is your community ready for the dementia wave?

Experts warn that the number of people living with dementia could nearly double in the next decade

COLUMN: Priorities in a divided province following 2019 election

Black Press Media columnist Frank Bucholtz on the fallout for B.C.

  • Oct 28, 2019

LETTERS: Homelessness, climate and illegal dumping

This week’s letters from Castlegar readers look at a variety of topics.

LETTER: Middle class better off with Trudeau’s child benefit boost

It’s a transfer, not a tax cut, but it helps families get ahead

  • Oct 21, 2019

LETTER: On the future of salmon farming in B.C.

Ecologists have been sounding the alarm for decades

  • Oct 20, 2019