Opinion

CVRD board should send letter opposing freighter anchorages

This letter follows a logical, fact-packed presentation to the board recently by Peter Holmes

  • Aug 8, 2019

On the recent death of three orcas

Earth’s biosphere is one living community of communities of living things.

  • Aug 8, 2019

Mary Lowther column: Adapting ideas from modern-day homesteaders

It may seem daunting to start out, with a patch of packed earth

  • Aug 8, 2019
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Thanks to leaders that lead in times of emergency

Get on electric bus, treat climate change emergency with the urgency science tells us is necessary

  • Aug 7, 2019

Editorial: Shame on airlines for trying to block basic consumer protections

In what other industry can a business wreck your things, not give you what you paid for?

  • Aug 7, 2019

COLUMN: Business owners hand B.C. government another dismal grade, CFIB says

CFIB wants policy makers to take three simple steps in order to improve their grade

  • Aug 6, 2019

Premier Horgan two-faced on length of fall session

Interesting how things change when John Horgan goes to being the premier of B.C.

  • Aug 6, 2019

Political will sorely lacking on climate change

The evidence of climate change and its consequences are becoming overwhelming.

  • Aug 6, 2019

Junkies a cancer on society

Let’s round up and prosecute these people.

  • Aug 6, 2019

Letter ill-informed on how unions work

Reasonable investigation would have determined that they are actually employees of the union

  • Aug 6, 2019

Stoney Hill blow-down harvest was very responsible

The actual logging sites have been portrayed as large clear-cuts and that just is not a fact.

  • Aug 6, 2019

Stop treating drugs as criminal and moral issue

Many of the problems we have today with illegal drugs are the same as during alcohol prohibition.

  • Aug 6, 2019

Farmers need to get with water conservation game-plan

Does it not make more sense to water in the morning or late afternoon?

  • Aug 6, 2019

Must have leaders debate on climate crisis ahead of next election

I recently experienced first hand the fires that raged through my husband’s neighbourhood

  • Aug 6, 2019

What about compulsory hospital for addicts?

Every other health problem in society is dealt with by making an effort to heal the body and mind.

  • Aug 6, 2019

Scientists can’t know what temperature was 200 years ago

I took his advice and in the conversation with myself, I asked myself

  • Aug 6, 2019

Guest column: Solar energy ‘pipelines’ needed, says B.C.’’s Community Solar Network

Instead of controversial fossil fuel pipelines, let’s build community ‘solar pipelines’.

  • Aug 5, 2019

Sarah Simpson column: Daddy Day yields clean lawnmower, unexpected guest

Hello again. I’m back this week with another column about my family;…

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians grasp at straws, avoid climate policy reality

It doesn’t matter what parties offer in the fall Canadian election