Opinion

NEVER GIVE UP

Racist acts and speech on this side of the border are on the rise in the wake of the US presidential election

CARTOON: Notley pleads her case

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley focus of editorial cartoon

  • Dec 7th, 2016

BC Views: Polluting the climate change debate

A fresh look at the obvious biases of climate change politics.

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      BC VIEWS: Carbon tax hits a Trump wall

      Can the Justin Trudeau government go it alone with a price on carbon emissions, with China, India and now the United States exempt?

      • Nov 22nd, 2016

      BC VIEWS: Yes Justin, Canadian culture exists

      Justin Trudeau has declared Canada a 'post-national state' with no identity, beyond being nice to each other

      • Nov 15th, 2016

      Op-ed: Green refineries better alternative than tankers

      David Black, majority owner of Black Press Group Ltd., writes about air quality, ocean health and speedy spill clean-up

      • Nov 9th, 2016

      BC VIEWS: Coastal protection isn’t a pipeline issue

      Kinder Morgan oilsands expansion would put another 420 ships on the water a year, out of 6,200 passing through Port of Vancouver

      • Nov 8th, 2016

      BC VIEWS: Racial prejudice in modern B.C.

      A racist tirade caught on video illustrates a stubborn streak of ignorance, where many people don't know what 'Indian' actually means

      • Nov 1st, 2016

      BC VIEWS: Health funding charade hides crisis

      The Justin Trudeau government is keeping Stephen Harper's restrictions on health care funding, and pushing home care. It's the right move

      • Oct 25th, 2016

      LETTERS: On oil tankers, fuel barges and cruise ships

      Readers from Bella Bella to Victoria respond to Tom Fletcher's column on reaction to the sinking of a tugboat on B.C.'s Central Coast

      • Oct 25th, 2016

      BC VIEWS: Petroleum panic a barge too far

      Ban on tankers extended to fuel barges would create new ghost towns along the remote B.C. coast

      • Oct 18th, 2016

      BC VIEWS: Site C dam, our latest global villain

      Now environmentalists want UN investigation of Peace River dam, based on claims rejected in federal-provincial assessment

      Nature Wise: Dams are more complicated than they look

      Once upon a time I designed and built a 28- foot Peace River shoreline diorama for a Site C dam information exhibit

      • Oct 11th, 2016

      BC VIEWS: Big Brother’s coming to city hall

      Premier Christy Clark and minister Peter Fassbender turn their attention to CUPE contracts, police wages and city hall executive pay

      BC VIEWS: How not to run your city

      Stunts and waste by Victoria councillors obscure a more serious matter, the influence of CUPE on municipal bargaining

      BC VIEWS: The state rescues your retirement (with VIDEO)

      Liberals' expansion of Canada Pension Plan is modest, but it comes at a price and discourages individual responsibility

      BC VIEWS: BC promotes poverty and crime

      Premier Christy Clark will likely make poverty and housing an election issue, but her government's approach is flawed

      Exclusive op-ed: Outgoing head of B.C.’s civilian-led police watchdog asks for more support

      Richard Rosenthal, who ends his term as the head of the Independent Investigations Office next week, has this message for government.

      • Sep 2nd, 2016

      BC VIEWS: The roots of our ‘homeless’ crisis

      It's an epidemic of 'mental health and addictions,' says housing minister Rich Coleman, not just bad behaviour in a welfare state

      BC VIEWS: B.C. fails to save the planet

      Premier Christy Clark isn't going into next year's election with a promise to jack up Canada's only significant carbon tax