Opinion

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.

Big picture thinking needed for area’s future

Would a shared council for Terrace, B.C. and Thornhill be a more efficient way to administer the common interests of both communities?

Businesses and people deserve recognition

Businesses give a lot to community initiatives in Terrace B.C. and some receive as high as seven or eight requests for local sponsorship.

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      Perhaps the best way to address the problem of brownfields is to somehow inject a bit of common sense into the whole brownfield industry.

      Saying ‘no’ to industry leaves community in disrepair

      Terrace and the northwest will remain strapped for cash until there is more investment here

      We can’t let ourselves be defined by outsiders

      Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a decision that killed off the already mortally wounded Enbridge Northern Gateway Project.

      You can’t say he doesn’t have sole

      Buying shoes can be a terrifying experience for the unprepared

      We can’t put homelessness on the back burner

      Guest Columnist Steve Smyth hopes people won't go silent on the homelessness situation in Terrace, B.C.

      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.

      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

      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

      Dismayed at info for photo

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

      • Apr 9th, 2017

      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

      BC VIEWS: A graveyard of political visions

      BC Liberals as cynical as ever, Greens and NDP target industry with endangered species legislation

      • Mar 21st, 2017

      BC VIEWS: Bonus baths for B.C. seniors

      Health Minister Terry Lake blames Ottawa for delay in increasing care home staff, but that doesn't add up

      BC VIEWS: Fake news and the blood system

      Labour groups claim paid donations to supply plasma-derived drugs are a health hazard, but BC already uses them from the U.S.

      • Mar 7th, 2017

      BC VIEWS: Making health care ‘free’ again

      Premier Christy Clark and Finance Minister Mike de Jong said MSP premiums send an important signal. Not any more

      • Feb 28th, 2017

      BC VIEWS: Zombie HST and other tax tales

      Could some version of the harmonized sales tax return to B.C.? If Christy Clark is re-elected, it's possible

      • Feb 21st, 2017

      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

      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