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The Liberals are doing themselves no favours

The carbon tax announcement seemed like a lot more than just bad timing

  • Apr 19, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Community care workers next on NDP’s union checklist

Premier John Horgan blusters, deflects, then spills the beans

Industrial bleach is the new snake oil

Our tolerance for these dangerous scams should be exactly zero

B.C. VIEWS: David Suzuki has become the Don Cherry of TV science

Campaign against B.C. natural gas followed Alberta oil attack

OPINION: BC NDP has ‘change of heart’ on LNG

Shuswap MLA Greg Kyllo stunned by turnaround on issue by B.C. government

B.C. VIEWS: Hippie pseudoscience leaks into our NDP government

Energy minister clings to urban myths about gas drilling

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When issues of national interest take a back seat to political interest

Take political decisions and place them in the hands of subject experts

  • Apr 5, 2019

When top of the news isn’t top of the news

There will be no shortages of imponderables and incomprehensibles

  • Apr 5, 2019

COLUMN: Getting a handle on B.C.’s export economy

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

  • Apr 3, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Is the NDP giving away our natural gas reserves?

Andrew Weaver again denounces the government he put in power

What the world needs is unity, cooperation and common purpose

The politics of Nationalism is gaining force and it is us who must stop it

  • Mar 29, 2019

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue

Dermod Travis takes a look at some unusual budget items

  • Mar 29, 2019

COLUMN: Making the call to cut the cord

Cost of a keeping a landline makes little sense in 2019

  • Mar 27, 2019

COLUMN: Smart phone too powerful a tool to yank from students’ hands

Rather than ban them from schools, let’s teach kids to harness their phone’s power and use it properly

  • Mar 25, 2019

Dying of embarrassment: Asking for a Naloxone kit in a small B.C. town

Naloxone is free for everyone, amid an opioid overdose epidemic killing thousands

B.C. VIEWS: The hijacking of our education system gathers speed

Children taught to strike and shout fringe far-left demands

EDITORIAL: The quest to assign blame

Instead of sympathy, some have worked to distance themselves from these attacks or to assign blame.

  • Mar 22, 2019

Don’t spend that pension yet – you may owe money

It may be no coincidence that this is back in the news just about tax-filing time

Column: The storms of Jupiter

You think we’re getting some bad weather?

  • Mar 22, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s manufactured farmland crisis dies on the vine

Farmers no longer ‘persons’ to the Agricultural Land Commission