Opinion

Getting ‘big money’ out of B.C. politics

It’s not as simple as banning corporate, union donations

Can we get ‘big money’ out of B.C. politics?

Christy Clark’s money machine, third parties roll on

Skeena riding to stay NDP

But columnist for The Terrace Standard says it’ll be close

  • May 4th, 2017
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      Mining success starts with access to land base

      “A strong and vibrant mineral exploration and mining industry is in the interest of all British Columbians.”

      • May 6th, 2017

      One vote does count

      So cast your ballot on May 9

      • May 4th, 2017

      It’s time for real dialogue between our elected representatives

      MLAs may differ in their vision for the province and its people, but their views are equally valid.

      • May 3rd, 2017

      Election result crucial for northwestern B.C. businesses

      Uncertainty in the business environment reduces access to and/or increases the cost of capital

      • May 4th, 2017

      On balance, NDP edges out the rest based on environmental policies

      Governing BC Liberals have failed to increase carbon taxes

      • May 4th, 2017

      Terrace angler says Liberals have squandered their chances

      He says industry and business should not be advanced at the expense of the environment

      • May 3rd, 2017

      North Korea – scarier than you think

      Writer considers the nuclear threats involving North Korea and Donald Trump

      • May 2nd, 2017

      Air study should be independent of industry involvement

      At issue are emissions from Rio Tinto Alcan aluminum smelter in Kitimat, B.C.

      • May 2nd, 2017

      ELECTION 2017: Trash talk doesn’t help lumber trade

      Christy Clark, John Horgan trade nonsense allegations on softwood battle

      Northwest edged out of the Green debate

      Northwest B.C. is set apart from the rest of the province by the Green party, or rather lack of its presence here.

      Computer battles show Murphy’s law

      Terrace writer admits frustrations with computer issues and its inconvenient timing

      • Apr 29th, 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.

      Looking for the ties that bind us together

      Columnist Al Lehmann says common experience between people can be hard to come by, but is necessary to solve our mutual problems

      Magical worlds don’t reflect reality

      P.T. Barnum once said, no one ever went broke under estimating the intelligence of people. Sad, but true, says northwest B.C. writer.

      North America losing competitive edge

      By not addressing climate change, America and the Trump Government is costing us all, says Terrace B.C. writer.

      Refugees’ new life comes with challenges

      I recently had coffee with one of Terrace’s Syrian refugees. He and his family waited in a refugee camp for four years before coming here

      Turning all that noise into something useful

      Let's follow the thread from rudimentary phone to these odd thinking machines we call smartphones