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B.C. VIEWS: NDP government resumes taxing, spending to battle poverty

Legislature scandal, speculation tax distract from NDP agenda

Agent Orange, meet Agent Brown – Trump, Brexit and dog poop

I love the word verisimilitude. It’s a literary term that means the…

  • Feb 1, 2019

City halls need a good decluttering

The District of Kitimat responds

  • Feb 1, 2019
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COLUMN: How you can get the government’s confidential stuff

The Abbotsford News’ handy guide to asking public bodies for their interesting information

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas splits legislature looting spree open

Long road to accountability began with MLA disclosures

We have become our own worst enemy.

A column by Chris Sankey, former elected councillor for the community of Lax Kw Alaams.

  • Jan 24, 2019

Investing in ourselves is not selling out

I know our Council is doing what is right to support our members and our community

COLUMN: Four questions on the B.C. economy in 2019

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

  • Jan 20, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Fact-checking the NDP’s speculation tax on empty homes

Negative-option billing is still legal for governments

When the push comes to shove, we are all to blame

We no longer repair anything. If it stops working we throw it away.

  • Jan 19, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Tracking propaganda around B.C.’s latest pipeline protest

‘Military invasion’ claims fly around the world in seconds

LNG pressure builds on B.C.’s minority government in 2019

Greenhouse gases, Nanaimo by-election add to tension in B.C. legislature

I’m totally out of tune with the music industry

The music industry is booming, but artists appear to be losing

  • Jan 12, 2019

Let’s hope 2019 has a lot less of 2018 in it

Mail-in ballots should go the way of the dodo bird

  • Jan 12, 2019

COLUMN: Why must people talk on the phone while on the toilet?

Taking care of business is no one’s business but your own

B.C. VIEWS: If this isn’t an Indigenous veto over development, what is?

Province surrenders salmon farms without scientific basis

B.C. VIEWS: For 2019, wishful thinking replaces evidence

‘CleanBC’ recycled strategies and gestures don’t help environment

Not quite putting my feet up yet

I wanted to be a spectator as LNG Canada proceeds with its massive project

  • Dec 28, 2018

The measure of any democracy is its ability to protect the rights of the vulnerable

That this madness exists in a modern world is despicable

  • Dec 22, 2018

COLUMN: Dickens, Scrooge and the message of A Christmas Carol

Imagining a meeting between the author and the main character of a well-loved story, 175 years later