Opinion

BC ELECTION 2017: ‘Hulk Horgan’ hides health hole

John Horgan’s Irish bully routine avoids key NDP questions

Pray for the mothers too

Northwestern B.C. writer hopes that those who pray about abortion, consider the struggles of women involved.

  • Apr 16th, 2017

A generation easily offended

Northwest B.C. writer challenges this generation for how quickly people take offense and wonders if it helps to tiptoe around words.

Renovation add-ons can chalk up fast

Columnist thankful the name change for the Terrace B.C. aquatic centre doesn't mean significant changes and extra cost.

Editorial: Votes determined by who we trust

As the two provincial candidates in the Skeena riding vie for votes, the key question for Terrace B.C. voters is who do we trust?

BC Green Party policy still in daycare

Extending kindergarten to four- and three-year-olds, free child care, paying parents to stay home adds up to a fantasy

  • Apr 11th, 2017
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Dismayed at info for photo

Writer disagrees with wording of photo caption in recent issue of the Terrace Standard.

  • Apr 9th, 2017

Power outage not that bad after all

Writer was recently notified that he and his wife were about to experience public infrastructure upgrading as never before.

  • Apr 9th, 2017

Daycare called ‘win-win’ for all

Quality child care supports families and strengthens our communities.

  • Apr 8th, 2017

Treaties

THE provincial government continues to prepare the ground for an eventual liquefied natural gas industry in the northwest.

  • Apr 8th, 2017

Speeches won’t save lives

No matter how dire the circumstances, we can usually do something to improve things if we only try.

BC VIEWS: Forest policies need to add up

Log exports to China have surged along with lumber sales, which are far more valuable and keep sawmills going

  • Apr 4th, 2017

Better passenger rail – now that’s the ticket

Terrace B.C. writer urges investment in railways, pointing to the travel and success of that mode of travel in Europe.

Islamophobia motion the edge of the wedge

Parliament’s adoption of M-108 regarding discrimination may seem good, but is a step toward restricting freedoms, says Terrace B.C. writer.

  • Apr 2nd, 2017

Editorial: Thumbs up to hospital directors for standing firm

Directors of the northwest B.C. hospital district were right on when they stood firm about its share of hospital costs.

Garbage rules offer a feast for bears

Who's going to pay when bears go roaming through the organic garbage bins in Terrace B.C. and Thornhill? asks columnist.

BC VIEWS: Politicians can’t direct innovation

Ottawa has more than 140 programs to encourage innovation, and B.C. is getting on the bandwagon

  • Mar 28th, 2017

Site C project is too destructive

Site C will not produce many long-term jobs and with the massive area it floods, it's just not worth the harm, says Terrace B.C. council.

  • Mar 26th, 2017

It’s time to shift our healthcare priorities

Excruciating waiting lists demonstrate change is needed in the health care system in northwestern B.C. and Canada.

  • Mar 26th, 2017

Editorial: The best place for a hospital

Bordered by a school, Sande Overpass, and residential properties, is the current location of Mills Memorial Hospital the best place?